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Judo is a great sport for children, teaching them discipline, respect, and physical fitness. Our programs welcome children from the age of 5.

The best way to find out if Judo is right for you is to try it out right here in our dojo. Drop in for a free trial class and see for yourself why Tolide Judo Kwai is your best option for physical fitness, confidence, and self-defense.

No special equipment required – just wear sweatpants and a long-sleeved shirt (recommended) or a t-shirt will do. Also, remember to keep your fingernails and toenails trimmed.

Our Judo class starts with a light stretch and warm-up. A lesson and concept are taught with very helpful details that make it easy for anyone to understand. We then pair up and practice the techniques. New students are paired up with more experienced students to help them along.

Beginners are not required to purchase a Judo Gi immediately. However, it is recommended for continued practice and available for purchase from $65 to $85.

Absolutely! Our adult programs are designed for participants of all levels, including complete beginners. Judo is a rewarding journey at any age or skill level.

Judo emphasizes physical fitness, mental discipline, and self-defense with a unique focus on throws and grappling, making it a comprehensive martial art and sport.

Yes, we offer training and preparation for those interested in competing. Our dojo has a history of participating in and hosting successful tournaments.

Classes for both youth and adults run from September to June, with options for attending twice a week and an optional Sunday session for focused practice.

Progression in Judo is marked by belt ranks, reflecting skill and knowledge levels. Belts are awarded through assessments of technique, practice, and understanding of Judo principles.

Membership costs $450 for the first family member with a discounted rate of $300 for additional family members. Mid-season rates apply from January to June. *Prices subject to change without notice*

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