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Youth & Adult

JuDo

Ages 13 & UP

We know how busy life can be - it's easy to forget how important your mental and physical health is, which is why: 

SWPA Judo & JuJutsu 

is here to help!

Whether you’re interested in physical fitness, self-defense, or even an athletic social outlet, our school maintains a safe and positive environment for you to achieve your goals.

The Adult Judo curriculum is a great way to stay in shape. It won’t become dull or routine because as soon as you get better and continue learning, there are always more challenges ahead to keep you inspired and coming back for more!

You will find yourself more focused and competitive in both your business life and personal life. You will perform better, feel better, and overall, be better. All you have to do is get started to start seeing the benefits! Stop doing the same mindless exercises at the gym and start working out with a purpose.

Even if you've never practiced a martial art before, or participated in any sport for that matter, we warmly invite you to give Judo a try

WHAT IS JUDO?

 

Judo was created in Japan in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano.

Judo is one of the first modern martial arts to emerge from traditional JuJutsu. Judo is a very effective system of self defense that has evolved into a  sport for all ages.

 

It is considered one of the safest contact sports for children and adults.

It's most prominent feature is it's competitive element, the object of which is to throw one's opponent to the ground, immobilize one's opponent with a grappling maneuver, or force one's opponent to submit. 
There is only one recognized form of Judo in the world which is governed by the international Judo Federation (IJF). With 183 member nations, Judo is the largest international sports organization in the world and the first martial art to be part of the Olympic Games. Judo is the second most practiced sport in the world with over 8 million registered athletes, second only to soccer.