As a prospective student, you probably aren’t too sure what Judo is and how it is different from other martial arts. You probably also want to know why our facility and instruction is the best in the region. You can find all this information by following the links below. And don’t forget to check out the Did you know? facts right below the links.
Thanks again for visiting our website and please feel free to call (519) 570-0999 or email us with any questions you may have about the sport of Judo or Kaizen Judo Club.
- What is Judo?
- About Us: The Evolution of Kaizen
- Our Facility
- Judo 101-FREE Intro to Judo
- Photo Gallery
Canada’s premiere Judoka, Nicholas Gill, was honoured as Canada’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
Judo is always one of the first Olympic events to sell out of tickets, and more countries participate in Judo than all other Olympic sports except Track and Field.
Judo is the 2nd most widely-practiced sport worldwide. (Soccer is #1)
The only other sport that burns more calories/hour than Judo is polo (yes, the horse kind.)
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, Judo is the safest contact sport for children under age 13.
The Red and White Judo tournament was started by Judo’s founder, Professor Jigoro Kano in 1884 and continues today as one of the longest running sports events in the world, predating the Modern Olympic Games by 12 years.
In Japanese, Judo means “The Gentle Way”.