Notes: (No Class 03/10 & 03/12)
Judo I is an introduction to the Olympic sport of Judo. Students will learn the fundamentals of mat etiquette, falling techniques, throwing techniques, and the principles of dynamic physical movement. Judo I introduces foundational skills that help increase understanding of the principles of body leverage, strength, balance, momentum, and mental conditioning. Learning how these principles relate and work together provides a physical advantage over an opponent. Students will be introduced to varied standing and ground techniques that are aligned with a basic introduction to the Art of Judo. Open to ages 16+.