Judo Clubs & Instructors offering some of the best local Judo Classes Near You - children & adults, beginners to advanced welcome - Pay per session or join a monthly membership
Judo, like many disciplines of martial arts these days, is not just for people wanting to compete. Judo classes in Auckland are available for people of all walks of life - all ages, gender, and fitness levels. There are adult judo classes and there are also classes more aimed towards children and teenagers. Everyone is welcome to join, whether you are a first-timer or experienced in Judo or even other martial arts. Through classes at one of the Judo clubs you will learn the striking, grappling and throwing techniques that shouldn't be tried without a qualified instructor. Look for Judo clubs near you to get involved in this dynamic sport!
A rather unusual aspect of judo as a martial art is that you will be practising breakfall skills. That is, learning how to fall to avoid unnecessary injury and how to effectively recover. These skills are useful not just for judo but also for everyday life, as we are prone to slipping and falling every now and then! Judo training helps you become stronger, faster, and more flexible. You will have improved coordination, a better sense of balance, and even improved reaction time. It will also teach you the value of hard work, perseverance, and to control impulse and emotion. All in all, judo training is a great activity for children and adults alike. Find a judo club near you and book a class today!
The proper judo outfit depends on the Judo Club you choose. Inquire if you will be required to wear a judo suit (called gi) and if so, where they would recommend you to get one. For first-timers at a taster judo class, you or your child might be okay with sticking with casual clothing such as jogging bottoms and a t-shirt. Make sure to remove all jewelry and other accessories. Long hair should be tied by an elastic band; avoid using metal clips or anything with hard metal studs. Judo also places high importance on hygiene such as keeping nails short, regularly washing uniform, covering cuts or wounds with bandages, showering before class, and avoiding using footwear on the mat. And of course, a bottle of water and towels are always a must-have for any workout.
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