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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Cottleville, MO area. We have the judo classes for you, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. Our Cottleville, MO judo classes are taught at all levels from introductory to advanced and even competitive classes. Embark on a journey as a martial arts student by trying out your very first judo class for free, and see how far your journey takes you. Gracie Barra offers all the Cottleville, MO judo classes necessary to help you develop into an accomplished judoka (or judo practitioner) or simply become a stronger, more peaceful person. Achieve your personal goals and grow past your perceived limits by joining judo classes near you in Cottleville, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra O’Fallon is proud to offer the people of Cottleville an opportunity to enjoy the practice and principles of judo. We have a team of accomplished martial arts instructors who have years of professional and competitive experience in the arts of judo, Brazilian jiu jitsu, and other martial arts. We are passionate about our craft and share our love of the sport in every class we hold. Gracie Barra is standard for martial arts teams throughout the world, and we have produced some of the most elite competitors in the world.

Whether you have long admired the art of judo, are looking for an interesting, rewarding new way to get in shape and stay active, or need an afterschool activity your child will actually enjoy, our Cottleville judo classes are the perfect way to bring the skills and benefits of judo into your life. Join Gracie Barra and embark on your journey of personal growth by signing up for your first judo class today. Speak to one of our experienced, qualified martial arts instructor to find the best judo class for you and to register for classes in advance. Call us at (636) 544-3655, contact us online, or sign up for one of our programs online.

Our Judo Programs

Our Cottleville, MO teachings cannot be reduced to a single label or a single type of martial art. We believe in a holistic approach that incorporates the best skills and techniques from many different martial arts. In our judo classes, you can also expect to learn skills that are unique to judo that will be supplemented by other grappling styles like wrestling, sambo, and Brazilian jiu jitsu.

Our goal as a judo class provider to the Cottleville, MO area is to present an place where all athletes, regardless of age, gender, ability, or experience level, are included and encouraged – a place that allows them to grow and face challenges both athletically and personally. We offer a judo class program that feature different focuses and are catered to various experience levels. Choose the judo class that best suits your current needs, and challenge yourself to take more challenging classes as your skills progress.

Some of our other programs to supplement your judo classes are:

Learning Judo

Judo classes teach the Japanese art of judo: an unarmed grappling sport focused on self-defense. Judo emphasizes the use of indirect force to subdue their opponent. Judo is made up of a series of throws, submission holds, and take-downs.

As we teach in our Cottleville, MO judo classes, in the sport is to overcome your opponent, not through brute force, but rather skillfully and tactfully. Succeeding in judo depend on your abilities in strategy and timing. Students study in judo classes to learn how to use indirect force and how to put their opponent’s strength to use for their own gain.

In our Cottleville, MO judo classes, students learn the judo fundamentals: throws and holds. These are grappling techniques that beautifully compliment the skills we teach in other martial arts such as Brazilian jiu jitsu. Arguably the most important and fundamental of all skills a student learns in judo classes is how to fall. Judo frequently involves throwing your opponent, so breakfalls techniques are vital to master. By learning breakfalls, you will be more effective in throwing your opponent and defending against their attacks.

Reasons to Take Cottleville, MO Judo Classes

Judo is a distinguished and serious art. However, that doesn’t mean that judo classes must always be solemn to honor the sport. Our Cottleville judo classes are fun, friendly, inclusive, and challenging. People of all ages, from young kids pre-teens, teenagers to adults, are welcome in our classes. Our classes are structured for the needs and requirements of every age group and tailored to give individual attention to our dedicated students.

Experience structure in your schedule and rewarding physical activity by signing up for Cottleville, MO judo classes. The art of judo improves a student’s physical, mental, and emotional health and interpersonal skills. Through judo classes, one gains:

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Stamina
  • Physical fitness
  • Overall health
  • Energy
  • Posture
  • Self esteem
  • Confidence
  • Emotional regulation
  • Respect
  • Focus
  • Mindfulness
  • Character

In addition to the long list of personal and physical benefits, learning judo can help keep you safe. The skills you learn in judo classes are effective self-defense tools that you can use to protect yourself against an assailant. In addition, the skills you learn in judo classes will help you succeed if you are interested in trying martial arts competitively. The fundamentals you learn in judo classes are important in competitive judo and Brazilian jiu jitsu.

Sign Up for Judo Classes Near Me

Join Gracie Barra to learn the art of judo, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, or ability level. Through our Cottleville, MO judo classes, you will learn the subtle, quiet power of judo and will take on the poise and discipline that are essential to being a martial artist. If you are interested in trying out a form of martial arts for the first time, are seeking to expand your existing martial arts repertoire, or looking for a demanding and rewarding activity for yourself, your children, or a family member, become a Gracie Barra member today. To get started with our judo classes near you, call (636) 544-3655, contact us now.

Monday 4:30–8PM
Tuesday 12–8:30PM
Wednesday 4:30–8PM
Thursday 12–8:30PM
Friday 4:30–8PM
Saturday 10AM–12PM
Sunday Closed

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(314) 550-0507

Important update regarding COVID‑19

As of June 15th we are open again! Due to the Corona virus pandemic, at this time we are unable to accept walk-ins or drop-ins. we have social distancing and enhanced sanitization protocols in place for everyone's safety. If you are interested in the program please give us a call or email us to schedule your appointment to come in and talk to one of our staff members.

If you are an existing student coming back from a freeze, please remember that you must use the booking system to book yourself into the classes you wish to attend as we have reduced maximum class sizes in effect for everyone's safety.

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