Kodokan Mid-Winter Training Session
- Time Period
- January 7-16, 2015
- Tokyo, Japan
- Sport/Programme Category
- Kodokan Judo Institute
- Number of Individual Beneficiaries
- 41, from 15 countries (Argentina, Switzerland, USA, Canada, France, Brazil, Romania, Germany, UK, Australia, New Caledonia, Netherlands, The Bahamas, Italy, Norway)
The mid-winter training session at Kodokan is an annual tradition. The training goes on for ten days, and is held before sunrise for two hours—from 5:30 to 7:30 am.
Over 200 participants from Japan and overseas took part, training rigorously each day in the Main Dojo amid the harsh cold.
41 overseas participants from 15 different countries attended. Taking part in the mid-winter training, a traditional event with a long history, gives participants the chance to come into contact with Japanese culture, as well as helping forge not only physical skill, but also the mental strength to master the self