Part of the Clearfield rec program at Clearfield Aquatic Center
At Kaizen Judo Dojo, we encourage students to develop personal efficiency, by training their mind and body. We emphasize the importance of continuous improvement of working practices, and cultivating your internal growth. In addition, building good relationships between fellow members and be a positive influence to society!
Judo (which translates to "gentle way") is a modern martial art, combat sport and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to either throw or takedown one's opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue one's opponent with a grappling maneuver, or force an opponent to submit by joint locking or by executing a strangle hold or choke. Strikes and thrusts by hands and feet as well as weapons defence are a part of judo, but only in pre-arranged forms (kata) and are not allowed in judo competition or free practice (randori).