The very best Judo Ippons from 1999 - 2002 are gathered together here. All types of ippon, the maximum score, are featured in separate sections of strangulations, armlocks, hold downs and dramatic throws. This, the fourth release in the best-selling 101 series this production is a must for every judo enthusiast from beginner to champion.
The footage for this instalement in the 101 Ippons series comes from the 1999 and 2001 World Championships, the 2000 European Championships, the 2001 Millennium Cup and Grand Prix, and the 2002 World Team Championships and World Masters.
The fighters featured were the very best in the World at the time, like the explosive Estonian Alexi Budolin, the all-out attacking Russian Vitali Makarov, Cuba's stylish lightweight Manolo Poulot and Holland's mighty heavyweight Dennis Van Der Geest, Britain's World Champion Graeme Randall, Belgium's Olympic Champion Ulla Werbrouck, and, of course, Japan's incredible -100kg fighter Kosei Inoue.
101 Judo Ippons 1999-2002 includes 45 unseen Ippons from the Fighting Films archive, a Ko-uchi-gari that knocks out the opponent and the story of Japan's dominance in the 2002 World Team Championships, containing five Ippons from the men's final