MWF 5:00 – 5:30 PM
The beginner class is primarily for younger students (ages 5 and up). First and foremost, students will learn proper falling technique, including ukemi. Students will learn 3-4 basic tachiwaza (standing) throws and beginning newaza (matwork) skills. These students will only partake in newaza randori.
MWF 5:30 – 6:15 PM
This practice is for the younger students who have shown dedication to judo. Here, the students will continue to master their falling technique, experience an increased variety in tachiwaza and newaza technique, and learn how to incorporate movement into their repertoire. Students in this class will be introduced to tachiwaza randori and will continue in newaza randori.
MW 6:15 – 7:15 PM; F 6:15 – 7:30 PM
Students in the intermediate class are typically between ages 8 and 13. Many of these students regularly attend local competitions and some compete at the national level as well. The emphasis of this class is on competition strategy, tactics, gripping, and combination techniques. Students in this class will continue with tachiwaza and newaza randori.
High School and Adult Class
MW 7:15 – 8:30 PM; F 7:30 – 8:45 PM
Students in this practice are typically ages 14 and up. The focus of this class is on advanced competition technique sand strategies and advanced matwork including chokes and armbars.