Judo is probably best known for it's spectacular throwing techniques but also involves considerable grappling on the ground utilizing specialized holds, arm locks, and strangling/choking techniques. Judo emphasizes safety, and full physical activity for top conditioning. Judo is taught on special mats to ensure comfort and safety.

Judo is a unique sport in that all age groups, both sexes, and most disabled persons can participate together in learning and practicing the sport. Judo is an inexpensive, indoor, year-round activity, that appeals to people from all walks of life. Many people over sixty years of age enjoy the sport, as well as very young boys and girls.

Judo develops self-discipline and respect for oneself and others. Judo provides the means for learning self-confidence, concentration, and leadership skills, as well as physical coordination, power, and flexibility. As a sport that has evolved from a fighting art, it develops complete body control, fine balance, and fast reflexive action. Above all, it develops a sharp reacting mind well-coordinated with the same kind of body. Judo training also gives a person an effective self-defence system if the need arises.

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