YOUTH CLASSES ARE RETURNING TO DENVER JUDO!
Beginning Tuesday, January 4, 2022 we will be
reinstating our youth classes!
Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 – 6:00pm
Welcome to Denver Judo!
We are located at 719 Mariposa St, Denver, CO 80204
We offer classes for students ages 5 and up and for all experience levels. Denver Judo is led by Scott and Heidi Moore, both 6th degree black belts, former elite athletes and USA Judo A-level coaches. Our coaching staff includes more than a dozen black belt instructors, including several nationally ranked players. Classes are ongoing and you can start any time. Come try a free introductory class!
If you have any questions please contact us at 303.621.6976.
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Youth Judo: RESUMING JANUARY 4, 2022
Our Youth Judo class is taught by Sensei Nikki Alexander (Nidan). The class is open to kids ages 5 and older. Students begin with basic safety techniques (falling methods) and progress to throwing and grappling techniques. Students will participate in local and national tournaments and test for advancing belt ranks. This unique class focuses on the competitive aspects of judo while instilling the values of self-confidence, coordination, respect, and discipline.
Led by Senseis Kedge and Alyssa Zawack, this class is open to all levels. This class will introduce the basic techniques of judo, beginning with falling and progressing to throwing and grappling. Once basic skills are attained, students will be encouraged to participate in tournaments and join the competitive class.
This class is led by 3 time Paralympic Medalist Scott Moore and 2 time Pan American and World Team member Heidi Moore, and Sensei Keith Lewis. This class focuses on the techniques of competition judo with the intention of training participants for tournaments. This is a high-intensity class, so expect a hard workout. Participants are expected to participate in local and national tournaments, and will be offered the opportunity to test for advanced ranks on a quarterly basis. You do not have to have judo experience to attend this class. New students will be paired with a black belt instructor to work on fundamentals. Morning classes are led by Sensei Keith Lewis (Yodan) and are open to all experience and skill levels.
Classes in the kata of judo (forms) are available under senseis Jim Carmer and Jessica Lockfeld.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu:
Lead by Howie Spratte, black belt first stripe, head instructor of A.C.T. Jiu Jitsu, Scott Witsoe, and Kirk Brachman. Open to all experience levels. Gi and no-gi classes are available. BJJ is included in your monthly fees!
Judo for the Blind and Visually Impaired:
Denver Judo is strongly involved with the US Paralympic Judo program and is happy to accept individuals with visually impairments. Judo is an excellent sport for the visually impaired and the blind, as it relies largely on one’s sense of touch, balance, and timing, and does not involve kicking or punching. Only minor modifications are needed to allow visually impaired individuals fully participate judo practices and tournaments. Our classes are open to visually impaired and blind individuals on a fully integrated basis. Please watch this video for more information on judo for the blind and visually impaired.
Visitors are always welcome and we encourage you to try a free introductory class before you join! For more information contact us at 303.621.6976 or email@example.com.