"I think it would only represent a contamination if you think judo is a mere sport, and not a form of budo. Kano Shihan established Kodokan Judo by having judoka participate in numerous taryu jiai (inter art competitions). Sometimes Judo won,…"
"I don't know Hector Lombard, but I'm surprised you say punching and kicking is against the principles of Judo. I was teaching the Kime No Kata last night, and it includes a number of punches and kicks. Not to mention all the strikes…"