University of Chicago Judo ClubSeriyoku Zenyo - Maximum Efficiency. Jita Kyoei - Mutual Welfare
The purpose of the study of judo is to perfect yourself and to contribute to society.
-Shihan Kano Jigoro
Judo is a Japanese Martial Art and Olympic Sport invented by Dr. Jigoro Kano in Tokyo, Japan in 1882.
Judo is a fantastic full body workout, competitive sport, recreational activity, and self defense system.
The University of Chicago Judo Club is a tight-knit club committed to providing enjoyable, rewarding, and free instruction of judo to the UChicago community. Interested parties should join our Facebook page for schedule and updates, and show up to practice in comfortable, athletic clothing ready for a rewarding workout!
Our practices are currently being led by instructor Robby Desmond <email@example.com>, Ikkyu (first degree brown belt) from the CJBBA (www.cjbba.org) yudanshakai in the US Judo Federation (www.usjf.com) and Olivier Kooi <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Nikkyu (second degree brown belt).
See you on the mat!