• Adult Martial Arts

  • Judo means "the gentle way," though the martial art an intense physical sport and an effective means of self-defense.
    Judo techniques include, throws, falls and grappling moves. Mastering judo requires vigorous physical training and mental discipline.

    Judo benefits people in multiple physical ways, including:

    Developing physical fitness
    Growth in strength and flexibility
    Increased speed and agility
    Greater endurance
    Good static and dynamic balance
    Improved reaction time
    Excellent coordination
    Increased self-confidence

    Beyond the physical, Judo students learn:

    Mental discipline
    To control their feelings, emotions, and impulses
    How to show courage in the face of pressure or fear
    The dojo community helps build meaningful relationships with others

    Some Quotes from Kano Jigoro, judo's founder that speak to the value of the practice of judo:

    Judo should be free as art and science from any external influences, political, national, racial, and financial or any other organized interest. And all things connected with it should be directed to its ultimate object, the "Benefit of Humanity". Human sacrifice is a matter of ancient history.