A Global Sport
What Does Judo Offer?
All athletes are different and judo fulfills different roles for different people.
PHYSICAL EXERCISE • DISCIPLINE • SOCIAL SPORT • MENTAL FOCUS • FITNESS • FUN • COMPETITION • FRIENDS & FAMILY • OLYMPIC GOALS • PERSONAL GOALS • SELF DEFENSE • CONFIDENCE • SELF CONTROL
Whatever you are looking for in a sport, you are likely to find it in judo.
Fun for Kids
Judo for kids is about having fun. It's all about learning the joys of exercise and movement. It's learning about friendly competition and doing one's best.
Judo requires participants to become fit and strong. When practicing judo on a regular basis athletes develop excellent all round physical conditioning.
Judo is based on a strong moral code: Courtesy, Courage, Friendship, Honesty, Honour, Modesty, Respect and Self-Control.
Internationally Recognised Grades
Judo provides a structured and formal progression of grades that are recognised internationally.
No Age Limits
Children can start learning the basic fundamentals of judo from as young as 3 years of age. There is no upper limit for enjoying the benefits of judo with many players continuing into their 50's & 60's and beyond.
Judo empowers and inspires irrespective of gender or physical strength. For girls & women with passion and a drive to achieve their best, judo provides a means to develop and thrive.
Regulated & CompliantA strong international federation gives judo credibility & organisation. The sport has a year round calendar of international competitions governed by standardised rules and regulations. Judo is a clean sport.
Pathways & Options
Judo offers a variety of pathways including competition, kata, coaching, refereeing, officiating and volunteering. Further, there is a range of levels for competition including local, state, national & international from juniors to veterans.