🇧🇷 from Brazil
This modern Martial Art focuses on submissions and is for the fun and creative.
🇯🇵 from Japan
Learn throws, pins, and submissions in this structured and traditional Martial Art.
ages 4 to 6
Fun classes that build coordination, teach self-control, and respectful habits.
ages 7 to 12
We build life skills through games, drills, and fun techniques as they earn new belts.
This class reinforces the value of hard work and diligence as they integrate with adult students.
Workouts shouldn't be boring. Our classes burn calories, build muscle, and are very fun.
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Judo in Minneapolis - St Paul, MN
Learn Judo in a fun, safe, and structured dojo
Get in amazing shape and make friends while learning Judo, a traditional Japanese Martial Art with rich history.
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Brief History of Judo 柔道
Created by Kano Jigoro
1882, Kodokan in Japan
As a lifelong educator, Kano derived Judo from Jujutsu and other martial arts into a new training methodology that focused on efficiency and developing respectful traits.
Becomes Olympic Sport
1964, Tokyo Olympics
To be accepted as an Olympic sport is monumental. In order to be accepted, a sport has to have large, global popularity and large participation numbers.
2020, World Participation
204 different nations and regions practice Judo, making it one of the most accessible and diverse sports in the world.
It is not important to be better than someone else, but to be better than yesterday.
Founder of Judo
What are the benefits of Judo?
through workouts tailored to your level.
learning a new skill and self defense techniques.
in your ability to overcome challenges.
Learning Judo from scratch is hard when you don't have a plan
Are you having any of these challenges?
You have low motivation to workout or inconsistent exercise routines.
You're not sure where to start. There are too many conflicting recommendations.
You're bored doing the same thing and running/lifting isn't exciting anymore.
You want to build a skill while you're working out, but don't know how.
the average amount of time it takes to receive a Judo black belt
That's where we come in
Expert Instructors who guide you through fun, structured workouts that build your strength and confidence.
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#1 Rated Judo in Minneapolis & St Paul
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“I am seeing grade school kids with maturity and patience of adults. They are teaching my son much more than the arts. Our son wakes up excited on days he knows he has practice.”
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“This is a great place for kids to be challenged and to have fun. It feels like a family and my son loves it!”
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