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Judo classes near me. Judo classes are difficult to find in the Valley Park, MO area. We offer judo classes for everyone, whether you are a child, school-aged student, teenager, man, or woman. We offer introductory Valley Park, MO judo classes as well as intermediate and advanced, competitive judo classes. Embark on a journey as a martial arts student by trying out a complimentary first judo class, and see what you can accomplish. Gracie Barra offers all the Valley Park, 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 Valley Park, MO.

Gracie Barra Judo Classes

Gracie Barra West County is honored to bring the practice and principles of judo to individuals in the Valley Park area. Our instructors are all accomplished practitioners of martial arts with years of experience in the techniques 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 a world-leading martial arts team, 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 Valley Park 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 (314) 550-0507, contact us online, or sign up for one of our programs online.

Our Judo Programs

We do not limit our Valley Park, MO martial arts teachings to a singular label or genre. 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.

As the leading judo class facility in the Valley Park, 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. 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

In judo classes, students learn the Japanese art of judo: a defense-focused type of unarmed grappling sport. Judo emphasizes the use of indirect force to subdue their opponent. Judo is made up of a series of throws, submission holds, and take-downs.

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

Valley Park, 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 Valley Park, 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. 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 Valley Park, MO judo classes. Learning and practicing 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 an attacker. Also, 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

Join Gracie Barra to learn the art of judo, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, or ability level. Valley Park, MO judo classes impart students with the poise and discipline martial arts require and introduce them to the subtlety and quiet power of judo. 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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