Electric City BJJ

Judo Program

(All Ages)
Judo is a very unique martial art discipline. While many other forms of martial arts focus on striking, attacking, and overcoming an opponent using intense kicks and punches, this martial art emphasizes defense. For example, in a match, the martial artist aims to exhaust their opponent through grappling. Judo is softer, gentler, and more efficient in its use of energy and effort than all other disciplines. This martial art teaches moves and maneuvers that allow a smaller fighter to succeed against a larger and often stronger opponent. This distinctive element of Judo makes it ideal for self-defense, particularly among children and smaller individuals.

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Electric City BJJ - Judo Program

Fosters A Rich History?

So…what is Judo anyways?

The Japanese martial art of Judo arose from Jiu Jitsu in the late 1800s, and has been included in the Olympics since 1964. Judo is a combat sport that primarily utilizes throwing and grappling techniques. NBC Olympics explains that a Judo match can be won in a variety of ways – such as scoring an ippon, scoring two waza-aris, or your opponent receiving one hansoku-make penalty or four shido penalties.

Solid Base

Our Judo class is the perfect supplement to any and all of the martial arts you practice. This course teaches basic grappling movements such as throws, takedowns, and pins. The techniques behind Judo are found throughout many different martial arts, so it’s no surprise that many professionals feel athletes with a solid base in wrestling bring unique advantages and attitudes to the martial arts.


Electric City BJJ’s Judo classes are challenging, yet extremely welcoming and fulfilling. We feel that Judo is the perfect martial art for athletes looking to drastically expand their physical abilities and gain greater experience in self-defense. Still not seeing the advantages? Just take a look at Electric City BJJ’s very own fighters. Our martial artists who practice this martial art o are known for their quick thinking and high levels of strength, coordination, and agility. Not only is Judo an amazing martial art to practice, but the skills you’ll acquire from it are guaranteed to take your athletic game in all other martial art disciplines to the next level.

Promote Important Values

At Electric City BJJ, we believe that mastery in body and mind must happen simultaneously. We teach our students that in order to be successful, they must apply the Judo moral code to every single class, grappling session, and match. When martial artists are in tune with their emotions, are able to control their actions, and hold strong standards for themselves, their athletic performance will reach new heights. We push our students to take care of those around them, act with integrity, persevere through challenges, and learn from their mistakes. Thanks to these values, Electric City BJJ is home to an amazing martial art community, where all students are sure to thrive.

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