Judo Information

ISU Judo at the 2012 Iowa Games

Judo was introduced in 1882 by Jigoro Kano in Tokyo. It is an Olympic sport based on the self-defence techniques of ju-jutsu, including throwing, pinning, armlocks and chokeholds. These techniques have been adapted so that they are safe to use without competitors having to "pull their punches."

The Iowa State University Judo Club (part of the Martial Arts Club at ISU) normally trains two or three times a week in 202E Forker. The current academic year schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 - 7 pm. Beginners are always welcome. A women's judo class is held Thursdays at 5 pm. For further information, visit the Post Office.

Guide to weight divisions for seniors

Basic techniques for early ISU Judo testing

ISU Judo testing techniques by rank

Iowa Judo Inc. promotion requirements

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