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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Clayton, MO area. We have the judo classes for you, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. Our Clayton, 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 what you can accomplish. Gracie Barra offers all the Clayton, 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 Clayton, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra West County is proud to bring the practice and principles of judo to individuals in the Clayton 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 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 Clayton 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. You can talk 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

We do not limit our Clayton, MO martial arts teachings to a singular label or genre. Our approach is a holistic one, cultivating a combination of 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 Clayton, 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 as an athlete and as a person. We offer a selection of judo class programs with various focuses and experience levels. Choose the judo class that best suits your current needs, and extend yourself into additional classes as your skills advance.

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

Learning Judo

In judo classes, students learn the Japanese art of judo: an unarmed grappling sport focused on self-defense. In judo, one uses indirect force to subdue their opponent. The primary strategies in judo are throws, submission holds, and take-downs.

As we teach in our Clayton, MO judo classes, to the focus on defeating your opponent through tact and skill rather than blatant force. Succeeding in judo depend on your abilities in strategy and timing. In judo classes, you will learn to use indirect force and to best your opponent using their own strength against them.

In our Clayton, 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 Clayton, 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. 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.

Clayton, 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. In a dangerous situation, you can apply what you learn in your judo classes as self-defense, to protect yourself against an attacker. In addition, the skills you learn in judo classes are fundamental to becoming a competitive martial arts athlete. 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 Clayton, 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. Now that you are ready to finally try a form of martial arts, want to expand your existing martial arts repertoire with a new skill, or think that this would make a fun 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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