Ages 6 & Up
Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of Judo in our invigorating classes!
Learn the art of balance, leverage, and controlled throws as expert instructors guide you through fundamental techniques. Enhance physical strength, mental focus, and self-confidence while fostering respect and discipline. Whether a beginner or experienced practitioner, our Judo class offers a welcoming environment to refine skills, engage in friendly sparring, and embark on a journey of personal growth. Join us to experience the harmony of body and mind through this traditional Japanese martial art.View Class Times
Judo - Ages 6 & Up
What is Judo:
Judo is a dynamic and versatile martial art that originated in Japan. It emphasizes the principles of balance, leverage, and technique rather than relying solely on brute force. Practitioners, known as judokas, learn to use their opponent’s strength and movements against them, making it an effective self-defense system and a competitive sport. Techniques include throws, pins, joint locks, and strangles, providing a well-rounded skillset for both self-defense and physical development.
Why Train Judo:
Our program at Shorindokai Karate: Family Martial Arts Center offers numerous benefits for participants of all ages. Through training, individuals can enhance their physical fitness, improve mental focus, develop self-discipline, and gain confidence. Judo promotes personal growth by fostering respect for oneself and others, cultivating teamwork, and teaching essential life skills such as problem-solving, adaptability, and resilience. Whether pursuing martial arts as a means of self-improvement or as a competitive pursuit, the training provides a holistic approach to physical and mental development.
Kids & Adult Judo:
Our classes are designed to introduce children as young as 6 the fundamentals of judo in a safe and enjoyable environment. Through interactive games and age-appropriate techniques, young judokas develop their motor skills, coordination, and balance. The classes promote discipline, respect, and cooperation, helping kids build strong foundations for character development. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, children not only learn essential self-defense skills but also gain valuable life skills that will serve them well in various aspects of their lives.
Our Judo classes cater to individuals aged 13 and above, as well, who are looking to embark on a journey of self-improvement and skill mastery. Participants delve deeper into the intricacies of techniques, strategies, and applications. As teenagers and adults, judokas refine their physical strength, flexibility, and endurance, while also honing their mental focus and decision-making abilities. The program offers a blend of traditional martial arts training, modern coaching methodologies, and personalized guidance, creating an inclusive and motivating environment for all skill levels.
Family Training Opportunities:
The Family Martial Arts Center is proud to offer families the chance to train together in the Judo program. This unique opportunity allows family members of different ages and skill levels to bond over shared learning experiences, all while gaining valuable self-defense skills and fostering unity within the family unit.
Traditional & Contemporary Training:
Join us at Shorindokai Karate: Family Martial Arts Center’s Judo Program to experience the transformative power of judo. Whether you’re a child discovering the world of martial arts for the first time or an adult seeking to enrich your life through physical and mental growth, our program welcomes you to explore the art of judo and all the benefits it brings.