Adult Kodokan Judo

Men & Women Judo

Judo is best known for its spectacular throwing techniques but also involves considerable grappling on the ground utilizing specialized pins, control holds, arm locks, and Judo choking techniques. Hidden Valley Mixed Martial Arts Judo program emphasis’s safety and full physical training for top conditioning.  Hidden Valley Mixed Martial Arts keeps to the traditions of the original Kodokan Judo curriculum and techniques as developed by Dr. Jigoro Kano its founder. We teach Judo in its purest form. Judo develops self-discipline and respect for oneself and others. Judo provides the means for learning self-confidence, discipline, concentration, and leadership skills, as well as physical coordination, power, and flexibility. As a sport that has evolved from a fighting art, it develops complete body control, fine balance, and fast reflexive action. Above all, it develops a sharp reacting mind well-coordinated with the same kind of body. Judo training gives a person an effective self-defense system if the need arises. Judo is often a part of the training done by athletes preparing for MMA and Jiu-Jitsu matches.