Brief history 7 synopsis

Judo means gentle way. Modern judo has its origins in jujitsu, a fighting art that can be traced back over a thousand years into Japanese history. Judo itself, however, is a relatively recent synthesis and owes it existence to the genius of one man: Dr. Jigoro Kano. Modern judo is an Olympic sport and although a strong martial art it is almost always practiced as a sport.


XION GYM has classes in judo for both kids and adults. Were you will be shown throws hold downs and some joint locks and chokes with a very high emphasis on the throwing aspect of the sport in a accordance with the British judo association (BJA) syllabus all judo classes are in a GI traditional training attire (JUDO KIMONO).