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Updated Covid Training Procedure
Metro Orlando Judo Kai is currently holding Judo classes 3 days per week, on Saturday from 12:00PM -1:30PM, and Tuesday/Thur evenings from 8:00PM-9:15PM. In accordance with the new CDC guidelines as of 5/13/2021, Metro Orlando Judo Kai is no longer requiring masking for those students who have received either 1 dose of the J&J vaccine, or both doses of the Pfizer/Moderna Covid vaccine. We respectfully ask, and require, those who have not been vaccinated to please continue to wear a mask during practice, as well as following other CDC recommended guidelines. This will help to prevent possible spread of Covid between unvaccinated students. This also applies for any existing Judoka visiting from another club, or Judoka visiting from out of state or from overseas. We thank you for your understanding and support in this matter. Click below for the new CDC advisory
Florida's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard
Who is Metro Orlando Judo Kai
Metro Orlando Judo Kai, Inc. (MOJ) is a Sports, Educational, & Cultural Club, and an association of local Judo clubs in Central Florida dedicated to the promotion and practice of Judo. Metro Orlando Judo Kai teaches Olympic Sport & Traditional Kodokan Judo, Self-Defense & Japanese Ju Jutsu, and a Judo based fitness program. Metro Orlando Judo Kai students have competed at the local, state, national, and even International level. Our instructors are experienced & certified coaches, and we frequently host world class visiting instructors from Japan, Korea, and Europe. Whether you are looking for a competitive combat sport outlet or a way to get into better physical shape, or whether you are looking for an effective and time-proven form of Self-Defense, Metro Orlando Judo Kai can meet your needs. Come join us and be part of TEAM MOJ!
*For general information on Covid-19 you can visit the Center for Disease Control, and the Florida Department of Health Orange County Websites by clicking on their respective logos below. We strongly urge everyone to wear masks, wash your hands regularly, and observer social distancing guidelines. Again, We will continue to post updates on social media and this website.
What is Judo?
KODOKAN JUDO is an Olympic Sport, Martial Art, and a method of physical education and mental conditioning...and is the most popular Martial Art practiced in the world. Watch the great videos below to give you a more detailed idea of Judo, and read more about Judo on our "About Judo" page.
MOJ is now offering Judo Classes at our
New Location in East Downtown Orlando!
Pay Month by Month
$75/month for 2 days/week
Or $40 for 1 day/week
Pay 3 months in advance and
Only pay $65/month!!
New location Address
Orlando Academy of Martial Arts Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu located at
3837 E Colonial Dr,
Orlando, FL 32803
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Metro Orlando Judo Kai (MOJ) is a chartered Judo club with USA Judo. USA Judo is the official national governing body (NGB) for Judo in the US. It is also a member of the US Olympic Committee. Our head coach has the highest level of coaching certification from USA Judo. We are also in support of the Kodokan, the International Judo Federation, the United States Judo Federation, the United States Judo Association, the US Olympic Committee/Team USA, Tokai University Judo, and Florida Judo, Inc.
Take a look at Metro Orlando Judo Kai in Action!
MOJ Adult Competitors in Action
MOJ Judo Demonstration at the 2019 Orlando Japan Festival 11/17/2019
Learn More About Judo by Visiting our "About Judo" Page
MOJ Club News & Announcements
A Big MOJ Welcome To Our Newest Members from May & June!!!
Holdermes, Tiago, Sofia, Sharibel, Jenny, & John
MOJ Adult Class Promotions for June 2021
Congratulations to Francisco & Ramiro on the promotion to Orange Belt, and to Joe & Malena on their promotion to Yellow Belt! Well done guys, and well deserved!!!
Congratulations to Dylan Peterson on taking a Bronze Medal at the 2019 US Open in the IJF 66 kg Category!
MOJ attends 2019 Tokai University's Japan Study Abroad Program 5/24 - 6/12
Metro Orlando Judo & Gator Judo teamed up to attend the 2019 Study Abroad Japan program sponsored by Tokai University. Sensei Doug Clark, who organized the trip, and Daniel Diaz of Gator Judo participated in the program. The program included daily practice at Tokai's Matsumae Judo Juku, practice Sessions at Tokai University Takanawadai High School Judo Club, Tokai University Gyosei High School in Osaka, and Tokai University Seisho High School in Kumamoto, lectures on the history and philosophy of Judo and the Tokai Educational System, visits to the Kodokan and other historic Judo sites, and a tour of major attractions in Tokyo and surrounding areas. The Tokai University Instructors and students were incredible, both in Judo technique and in Judo spirit. You couldn't ask for a better experience...It was an awesome trip!!! Sensei Clark will be organizing a group for next year's program starting in January 2020, so please contact him for more information.