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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Chesterfield, MO area. We offer judo classes for everyone, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. We offer introductory Chesterfield, MO judo classes as well as intermediate and advanced, competitive judo classes. Take the first step on your path of self-improvement by signing up for your very first judo class for free, and see how far your journey takes you. Our range of Chesterfield, MO judo classes will help you develop into an accomplished judoka (or judo practitioner) or simply become a stronger, more peaceful person. Reach your personal goals and shatter the glass ceilings above you by joining judo classes near you in Chesterfield, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra West County is honored to bring the practice and principles of judo to individuals in the Chesterfield 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 love what we do, and we bring our passion and drive to every class that we hold in our martial arts facility. Gracie Barra is standard for martial arts teams throughout the world, and we have produced some of the most competitive athletes in the world.

Have you always wanted to try judo? Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding new way to exercise and challenge yourself? Maybe you just need a new extracurricular activity for your child. Whatever it is that brings you here, our Chesterfield 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 knowledgeable, qualified martial arts instructor to find the best judo class for you and to register for classes in advance. Call us at (314) 550-0507, contact us online, or sign up for one of our programs online.

Our Judo Programs

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

Our goal as a judo class provider to the Chesterfield, MO area is to create an inclusive, encouraging environment where athletes of all ages, genders, abilities, and experience levels can come to grow and be challenged both as an athlete and as a person. We teach 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 you advance.

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

Learning Judo

Judo classes teach the Japanese art of judo: a defense-focused type of unarmed grappling sport. In judo, one uses indirect force to subdue their opponent. The primary strategies in judo are throws, submission holds, and take-downs.

When you take Chesterfield, 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. In judo classes, you will learn to use indirect force and to best your opponent using their own strength against them.

Chesterfield, 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. One of the most important, most fundamental things you will learn as a student 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 Chesterfield, 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. The environment in our judo classes is are fun, friendly, inclusive, and challenging. We offer classes for all ages, from young children to teens and adults. 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 Chesterfield, 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. 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

Gracie Barra is dedicated to instructing individuals of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and ability levels in the art of judo. Through our Chesterfield, 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 (314) 550-0507, contact us now.

St. Peters Location

953 Jungermann Rd
St. Peters, MO 63376

Hours

Monday: 11AM-2PM, 4-9PM
Tuesday: 11AM-2PM, 4-9PM
Wednesday: 11AM-2PM, 4-9PM
Thursday: 11AM-2PM, 4-9PM
Friday: 11AM-2PM, 4-9PM
Saturday: 11AM–1:30PM
Sunday: Closed

For class times, please see our Schedule page

Phone: (636) 339-4277

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