Judo is a martial art that originated in Japan and was founded by Jigoro Kano in the late 1800s. It is a modernized form of jujutsu, a traditional Japanese martial art, and is primarily a grappling art that involves throws, holds, and submission techniques.
One of the main benefits of Judo is that it helps to improve physical fitness and coordination. Judo involves a lot of movement and quick reflexes, which can help to increase flexibility, strength, and endurance. It also requires a high level of balance and body control, which can help to improve overall physical coordination.
In addition to the physical benefits, Judo also has numerous mental benefits. It requires a high level of focus and concentration, and practitioners must constantly think and strategize in order to outmaneuver their opponents. This can help to improve problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities.
Judo is also a great way to build self-confidence and discipline. It requires a great deal of discipline and commitment to progress in the art, and the sense of accomplishment that comes with learning and mastering new techniques can be very empowering.
Overall, Judo is a fantastic martial art that offers numerous physical and mental benefits. Whether you are looking to get in shape, improve your coordination, or build self-confidence, Judo is definitely worth considering. So, if you want to try something new and exciting, give Judo a try!
Our Judo program is headed by Judo black belt and retired seasoned competitor, Fred Dyke.
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