WHAT IS JUDO ?
Judo is a modern Olympic sport originating in
Japan, which uses techniques and quick
reflexes to get another partner off balance and
take them down to the mat. It combines the
ancient culture of the orient with today’s
concept of sport, fair play, sense of
achievement and the fun of taking part.
WHO CAN PLAY JUDO ?
Children of all ages from five upwards, both
boys and girls can practice judo together. It
is very much a group activity.
ABOUT THE CLASSES
Classes usually last between forty five minutes
to one hour depending on the age group
involved. The emphasis of the class is on
safety and fun. The lesson consists of a
thorough warm-up, followed by instruction in
- FALLING SAFELY AND TUMBLING
- THE JUDO TECHNIQUES
- ETIQUETTE AND JAPANESE
Judo helps physical fitness, co-ordination,
discipline, self control and reduces
aggressive behaviour. It also develops
confidence and encourages interaction with
Judo is played on a special matted area.
Children may start the course in a tracksuit or
similar loose clothing, however a proper judo
suit can be purchased from the instructor if so
required. The reasons for this are SAFETY and A
SENSE OF BELONGING.
We can supply a judo suit (judo gi) for your
child prices start at twenty one pounds fifty.
Tuition fees and booking details upon request.