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About US

Metro Orlando Judo Kai (MOJ) offers both recreational and competition oriented Judo program. While our focus is on teaching the traditional techniques and philosophy of Kodokan Judo, we also are guided in our training by the most recent finding of sports medicine & science, and the most current ideas on safe and effective physical training. And we incorporate in our curriculum some of the most recently developed Judo techniques used in international Judo competitions. Additionally we teach Judo Katas, and a practical self-defense system based on Judo, JuJutsu, Aikido, and various striking arts.

We warmly welcome beginning students and advanced students. Our goal at MOJ is to provide an environment where individuals can improve their physical and mental health through the practice of Judo, to develop elite Judo athletes who will be able to successfully compete at any level of competition, and to teach a viable and proven method of self-defense to the Central Florida community. MOJ has an extremely experienced and international Teaching/Coaching staff. MOJ also has a unique relationship, and active exchange program, with Japan's famous Tokai University Judo Club, and we often host visiting instructors from Japan, as well as send students to Japan for training. In addition to to Japan, we also maintain strong ties with Judo clubs in Korea, Germany, England, Poland, France, Spain, & the Netherlands. MOJ students compete, and medal, in Judo competitions at the local, regional, national, and even international Level. MOJ is very active in the Central Florida community and can often be seen giving Judo demonstrations at various cultural events throughout the Metro Orlando area. 

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Metro Orlando Judo Kai (MOJ) is a chartered Judo club with USA Judo, and Florida Judo, Inc.. USA Judo is the official national governing body (NGB) for Judo in the US. It is also a member of the US Olympic Committee. We are also a chartered club with the United States Judo Federation (USJF), being a member club in the historic & prestigious Shufu Yudanshakai. Our head coach has the highest level, International Level, of coaching certification through USA Judo. We are also in support of the Kodokan Judo Institute, the International Judo Federation, the US Olympic Committee/Team USA, Tokai University Judo,  and the Judo NPO created by Kosei Inoue, JUDOs.

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