WHO: You and the other DC Judo members.
WHAT: Sport Judo classes for beginners and ongoing practice and training for members.
WHEN: Basic Judo Wednesday and Friday nights from 6-8 PM
Freestyle Judo Mondays 7:30-9:30PM
Intermediate Judo Tuesdays 6:30-8:30PM
Deep Judo Saturdays from 11:30AM-1:30PM Updated Schedule and Class Sign Up Here
Not sure which class to take? View class descriptions here. Payment and Registration FAQ
WHERE: W&F Kennedy Recreation Center 1401 7th St NW DC AND M,T,Sat Edgewood Arts 3415 8th St NE DC (Travel and Directions)
WHY: fun, fitness, competition, or cross training
HOW: Come to class, share some information, start practicing with us. Registration is online here.
Judo is for everybody. Your shape, size or fitness level doesn’t matter. What does matter is your enthusiasm to learn and begin to reshape how you move and think. Come visit us and discover for yourself what Judo can offer you. You won’t know until you try.
Interested? Got a question? Click here to email us.
WHAT TO WEAR
Bring a gi if you have one. Otherwise, wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes with no hard (metal or plastic) parts. We usually have a few loaner gis for you too. We have a discount program for Fuji and other gis through Hatashita Sports.
DUES AND FEES
Judo classes at Kennedy Recreation are pay-what-you-can (i.e. no fixed fee). Visitors and those interested in experiencing Judo for their time are encouraged to try us out.
Judo classes at Edgewood are fixed fee. Check out our online registration site for schedule and fees.
Students who are interested in pursuing a practical study of Judo are encouraged to join the DC Judo Club as part of the United States Judo Federation (USJF). USJF membership costs $50 annually and includes supplementary insurance coverage for your Judo practices, clinics, and competition events. USJF membership qualifies you for Student Membership in DC Judo.