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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Gilmore, MO area. We have judo classes for everyone, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. Our Gilmore, MO judo classes are taught at all levels from introductory to advanced and even competitive classes. Take the first step on your path of self-improvement by signing up for a complimentary first judo class, and see what you can accomplish. Our range of Gilmore, MO judo classes will help you develop into an accomplished judoka (or judo practitioner) or simply become a stronger, more peaceful person. Achieve your personal goals and shatter the glass ceilings above you by joining judo classes near you in Gilmore, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra O’Fallon is proud to bring the practice and principles of judo to individuals in the Gilmore area. 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 competitive athletes 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 Gilmore judo classes are the perfect way to bring the skills and benefits of judo into your life. Begin your personal journey in judo by joining Gracie Barra and signing up for your first judo class today. Speak to a 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 Gilmore, 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.

As the leading judo class facility in the Gilmore, MO area, we work to create an inclusive, encouraging environment where athletes of all ages, genders, abilities, and experience levels can come to grow and be challenged 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. In judo, one uses indirect force to subdue their opponent. Judo is made up of a series of throws, submission holds, and take-downs.

When you take Gilmore, MO judo classes, you will learn in the sport is to overcome your opponent, not through brute force, but rather skillfully and tactfully. Timing and strategy are key in becoming a judo champion. .

Gilmore, MO judo classes emphasize the learning of 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. Mastering breakfalls make a judo student better able to throw their opponent and defend against attacks.

Reasons to Take Gilmore, MO Judo Classes

Judo is a distinguished and serious art. It’s important that those who practice it honor the traditions of the sport, but that doesn’t have to mean we must always be gravely serious. Our Gilmore 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. We design our classes to meet the needs of each age group as well as provide individual attention to our invested students.

Gilmore, MO judo classes are a way to add structure and physical activity in a person’s life. 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 your attacker. Also, the skills you learn in judo classes will help you succeed if you are interested in trying martial arts competitively. Competitive judo and competitive Brazilian jiu jitsu require a mastering of the fundamentals one learns in judo classes.

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 Gilmore, 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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