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A Judo Technique insight

A judo technique insight

A Judo Technique insight Judo, often referred to as the “gentle way,” is a martial art that traces its roots to Japan. Developed by Jigoro Kano in the late 19th century, Judo emphasizes using an opponent’s force against them, making it an effective and strategic form of self-defence. At its core, Judo is a sport, […]

Asking a parent why Judo?

Why Judo kids

Asking a parent, why judo? Our judokas are no doubt what makes United Judo a great judo club, but additionally, we’d be nowhere without our fantastic Judo parents too. Taking them to each session, driving them to each competition, paying for every licence, mat fee, Judogi and more. We count ourselves lucky to have such […]

Why is Judo good for your Mental Health

Chelsea Giles winning the Bronze Olympic Medal

How is Judo Good for you: Mental Health The Gentle Path to Mental Wellness: Why Judo Is Good for Your Mental Health In a world where stress and anxiety have become commonplace, finding effective ways to manage our mental health is more important than ever. While traditional approaches like therapy and medication can be beneficial, […]

Why is Judo Good for your: Physical Health

Why is judo good for physical health

Why is Judo good for Physical Health The Art of Balance: How Judo Enhances Your Physical Health Judo, the Japanese martial art and Olympic sport, has long been recognized for its profound impact on both physical and mental well-being. While it is renowned for its self-defense techniques and competitive nature, Judo also offers a myriad […]

Breaking Barriers within Judo

Tom Mawdsley Judo

Breaking down barriers: Judo Breaking Barriers: Why Disability in Judo is Good for the Sport and Society Judo, the Japanese martial art that emphasizes physical and mental development, is not limited to those without disabilities. In fact, the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the sport has opened up new avenues for growth, diversity, and […]