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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Des Peres, MO area. We have the judo classes for you, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. Our Des Peres, 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. Our range of Des Peres, 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 grow past your perceived limits by joining judo classes near you in Des Peres, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra West County is proud to offer the people of Des Peres 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 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.

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 Des Peres 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 a experienced, 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 Des Peres, 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 Des Peres, MO area, we work 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 teach a judo class program that feature different focuses and are catered to various experience levels. Find the judo class that best suits your current needs, and challenge yourself to take more challenging 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 Des Peres, 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. 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.

Des Peres, 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. Because throws are a large part of the sport of judo, a student must learn breakfalls techniques. Mastering breakfalls make a judo student better able to throw their opponent and defend against attacks.

Reasons to Take Des Peres, 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 Des Peres, 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

Beyond these many internal benefits, judo is a practical skill to familiarize yourself with. In a dangerous situation, you can apply what you learn in your judo classes as self-defense, to protect yourself against your assailant. Also, 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

Gracie Barra is dedicated to instructing individuals of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and ability levels in the art of judo. Through our Des Peres, 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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