Japanese modern martial art, combat sport, and Olympic sport of throwing, pinning, choking, and locking; developed by *Kano Jigoro* in 1882.

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Etymology and meaning of ukemi

I believe that ukemi can be translated as receiving body (受け身). It is what uke (受け, whoever receives the technique) does when nage (投げ thrower) or tori (取り, grabber) applies a technique. Am I correct ...