Kirk demonstrates Judo to Charles Evans

Kirk teaches judo to Charlie Evans

Judo was a sport and a martial art that originated from Japan on Earth. It involved throws, pins, and submissions.

Captain James T. Kirk demonstrated his knowledge of judo in hand-to-hand combat against numerous foes. In an attempt to befriend young Charles Evans, Kirk taught him basic judo techniques. (TOS: "Charlie X")

Kirk often used a judo cut (or chop) to disable would be assailants, such as an Ekosian SS lieutenant on Ekos. (TOS: "Patterns of Force")

This technique was identified as such in the episode's shooting schedule.

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