Teen & Adult Judo Classes (Ages 13 and Up)
MOJ teaches both a Beginning and Advanced Judo students class in the Throwing & Grappling techniques of Kodokan Judo, starting from age 13 and up.
Beginner's Class: focuses on basics: how to fall, how to move, some basic throws, how to set-up a throw, and how to hold and control an opponent on the ground.
Advanced Judo: This class focuses on learning more sophisticated throws and throwing methods; gripping skills and strategies for controlling your opponent in the standing position, and more advanced Ne Waza ( ground fighting techniques) such as Chokes and Armbars and the various methods of getting into them, and escaping from them. We also teach our students the rules of modern Olympic Sport Judo, and the focus on Randori (fighting) is greater than in the Begginer's Class.
Judo Fitness & Competition Training: This class is designed to improve your strength, speed, and flexibility through aerobic and anaerobic training exercises and methods. Exercises that improve coordination and build motor skills are also emphasized with the goal of maximizing your performance in competition, or just to get yourself in the best shape possible. Find out what you can do at your peak level! MOJ has the staff and the training to help you achieve your goals.
Little Samurai Judo Class
(Temporarily Suspended, keep checking back for updates)
MOJ offers a basic Judo an Fitness class for children between the ages of 6-12 years old. The class emphasizes coordination and motor skill development, as well as teaching discipline and respect. Age appropriate physical exercise is taught to improve your child's overall physical condition...great for helping with weight loss! How to fall and roll safely is stressed in the class, as well as how to perform basic throwing techniques, and holding and controlling ground techniques. Also emphasized in the class is basic, age appropriate, self defense, and anti-bullying strategies. Children leaving this class should be able to easily integrate into most other sports programs.
Specialty Grappling Classes & Seminars
MOJ offers specialty Classes & Seminars featuring Gi & No-Gi Submission grappling techniques from Judo, Japanese Ju Jitsu, Russian Sambo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Wrestling. Cross-training in other grappling arts is available through MOJ. Notification will be given for these special classes or seminars when available. Private lessons are also available.
Women's Self Defense & Fitness
Learn practical and realistic Self-Defense, and get into shape while you do it! MOJ offers classes, private lessons, and seminars on Women's Self Defense. Our Self Defense program is based on practical and time proven techniques from Judo, Aiki Jujutsu, Karate, Aikido, & Muay Thai. You will not be taught "Cage Fighting" or MMA...these are not realistic method for untrained people to quickly learn and apply in "real world" environments. Our goal is to teach you ways to avoid becoming a target, and how to perceive dangerous situations before you get into them. Real Self Defense is 99% mental, but physical training is essential too. Our Students are taught escapes from basic holds and grabs, how to make your body feel heavy to lift, and how to safely fall to the ground. We will teach you simple, fundamental strikes to vital points, effective joint locks & joint dislocations, and simple throws and takedowns that can be learned in a short period of time. For more information, please email us.