an Olympic Sport, with local, national, and international competition. It was the first sport derived from asian martial arts that was included in the Olympic Games. (Tokyo 1964)
a Means of Personal Development, that teaches you discipline, self-respect, and confidence. It is a way of life.
a Method of Self-Defense, that teaches you how to protect yourself.
Through practicing Judo, students learn:
Discipline & hard work
Social manners, rules, & etiquette
Respect for themselves & for others
Fair-play & honesty
Modesty & frugality
Patience & understanding
Goal setting & achievement
Responsibility & commitment
Team work & appreciation
Self-improvement & pursuit of excellence