Melbourne Judo is a dedicated Judo program for adults and children. For those looking to compete or just to learn an art, Melbourne Judo is the place for you.
Judo, the gentle way, specializes in harmonizing and redirecting. We are a traditional school with strong Japanese culture & teachings.
What is Judo?
For adults and children over 10yo, Judo is a grappling martial art devised by Professor Jigoro Kano, who opened his school in 1881 in Tokyo - Japan. As a well-respected martial art grown and
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refined from the many different aspects of jujitsu, Judo does NOT include punching or kicking which makes it among the safest of all contact sports. It places emphasis only on throws when standing and pins when going to the ground. Judo is complemented with submission holds and arm-locks. Our permanent dojo, Martial Spirit dedicates special classes for these last 2 aspects during our Grappling training sessions which also include “Brazilian Jiu Jitsu” (BJJ) moves.
As a martial art and competitive ...