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    Trending Now: This Girl Participates in Her First Judo Match, and It's Adorable

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    Post by Cichorei Kano Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:54 am


    See: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/trending-now/this-girl-participates-in-her-first-judo-match--and-it-s-adorable-185959671.html


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    Post by Heisenberg Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:36 pm

    At that age is it really for the enjoyment and growth of the child, or to self ingratiate the parent? Never mind; I think I already know the answer.


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    Post by BillC Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:40 am

    Heisenberg wrote:At that age is it really for the enjoyment and growth of the child, or to self ingratiate the parent? Never mind; I think I already know the answer.

    Well ... depends on what's going on with the parent and child before and after the tournament, would you agree?


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    Post by tafftaz Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:11 am

    One of the guys in class pointed this out to me on a face book page.
    A lot of comments. Mostly negative.
    Phrases such as "sick" and "bullying" are bandied about throughout the comments section of this video.
    Mostly from people who have never set foot on a tatami, let alone even know what judo is.
    The article call it a competition, but I just think it is 2 toddlers having fun.
    I have seen demo's like this with 5-8 yr olds done before the older kids participate in a more structured shiai and that's all they are, demonstrations. Plus they all get a little medal for taking part, and we all know how much kids love medals.
    Whether it is good or bad I don't know, but they seemed to be enjoying.
    Personally not my cup of tea but what do I know.
    At least they were bowing to each other, maybe too much sometimes Very Happy 
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    Post by ThePieman Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:40 am

    Those rei looked lethal!!  Shocked 


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