Judo Newaza means Judo grappling, Judo developed from the principles of jujitsu, a weaponless system of self-defense. which was developed by Buddhist monks over a period of 2,000 years. Jigoro Kano, a Japanese jujitsu expert, created judo in 1882. By dropping some of the more dangerous moves, he created a sport which depends for success upon the skill of using an opponent's own weight and strength against him.
A Japanese martial art founded in the 19th century. A derivative of Jiu-jitsu, both share some of the same history and techniques, though Judo has been refined as more of a sport.