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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Ellisville, MO area. We have the judo classes for you, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. Our Ellisville, 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 how far your journey takes you. Our range of Ellisville, 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 Ellisville, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra West County is proud to bring the practice and principles of judo to individuals in the Ellisville 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.

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 Ellisville 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. 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 Ellisville, MO martial arts teachings to a singular label or genre. 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 judo moves that will be supplemented by other grappling styles like wrestling, sambo, and Brazilian jiu jitsu.

As the leading judo class facility in the Ellisville, MO area, we work to present 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 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 extend yourself into additional 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: 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.

When you take Ellisville, MO judo classes, you will learn to the focus on defeating your opponent through tact and skill rather than blatant force. Timing and strategy are key in becoming a judo champion. 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.

Ellisville, 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 Ellisville, 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 Ellisville judo classes 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.

Ellisville, 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 your assailant. In addition, the skills you learn in judo classes are fundamental to becoming a competitive martial arts athlete. 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. Ellisville, MO judo classes impart students with the poise and discipline martial arts require and introduce them to the subtlety and quiet power of judo. 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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