Troy, Michigan is a northern suburb of Detroit,
Michigan. The Troy Judo Club has been providing
Judo instruction to area residents for over 30 years.
The primary focus of the Club is to teach Kodokan
Judo and Sport Judo to children and adults. Our
classes are designed to be challenging and fun.
Students have the opportunity to learn at their own
pace and to participate in a variety of activities.
Students will be taught falling techniques, methods
of off balancing an opponent, throws, pins(hold-downs)
and submissions (choking and joint locks; taught only
to advanced students of appropriate age).
Streetwise Self Defense training is also available
for interested individuals.
The Troy Judo Club meets year-round on Monday
evenings. The Club is subject to the School District schedule, however, and select
nights may be closed due to holidays, school breaks, or other school interruptions (snow
days, etc). We will make every attempt to provide notification on our Home Page regarding
WHAT IS JUDO?
Judo is a Japanese Martial Art which incorporates the use of throwing, grappling, hold-
downs, and submission holds. The literal translation of Judo in English is The Gentle Way.
Judo teaches the flexible or efficient use of balance, leverage, and
movement in the performance of various techniques. Skill, technique
and timing, rather than strength, are the essential ingredients for Judo.
Dr. Jigoro Kano founded Judo in 1882. Judo is a refinement of the ancient
martial art of Jiujutsu. Dr. Kano studied ancient forms and integrated what
he considered to be the best techniques into what is now the modern sport
of Judo. Judo develops self-discipline and respect for oneself and others.
Judo provides the means for learning self-confidence, concentration, as well
as physical coordination, power, and flexibility. As a sport that has evolved
from a fighting art, it develops complete body control, fine balance, and
JUDO INFORMATION SITE:
For more information about Judo take time to visit the "Judo Information Site". This is the
most comprehensive Judo web site on the Internet.
For registration, schedule, and fee information, go to the registration page.
- Monday registration is through Troy Parks and Recreation. Troy residents may register
on-line, others will need to register in person, at the Troy Community Center.
VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!
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