The Gentle Way

Judo 柔道

Judo is a Japanese martial art developed in the late 19th century by Jigoro Kano. It is based on the principles of maximum efficiency, mutual benefit and respect, and combines elements of throwing and grappling techniques.

Physical Fitness

Judo contributes to improving overall physical fitness, including strength, flexibility, and endurance.


Judo teaches practical self-defense techniques that can be applied in real-life situations.


Judo offers the opportunity to meet new people and form friendships through training and competition.

    Discover Judo

    Judo is a versatile martial art that promotes both physical and mental discipline. Judo offers the opportunity to enhance personal skills, boost self-confidence, and find a community of like-minded individuals.


    In den Judo-Ressourcen finden Interessierte eine Zusammenstellung von Übungen, Informationen zu Techniken, Ergebnisse, Downloads und vieles mehr.



    Wurftechniken im Judo nutzen das Prinzip von Bewegung und Balance, um den Gegner effektiv auf die Matte zu bringen.



    Bodentechniken im Judo konzentrieren sich auf Festhalte, Hebel und Würgegriffe, um den am Boden liegenden Gegner zu kontrollieren.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Judo?

Judo is a Japanese martial art. It's a very popular sport featured on the global Olympic stage. Judo is often described as the "gentle way," as it doesn't involve strikes or kicks in competition.

How is Judo different from other martial arts?

Judo differs from other martial arts as it focuses more on grappling, throws, and holds, rather than strikes and kicks. It's a non-aggressive martial art that aims at controlling the opponent, not harming them.

What are the benefits of Judo?

Active participation in Judo improves coordination, posture, balance, and endurance. It also helps to boost self-confidence, reduce stress, and increase self-esteem. What principles and values does Judo follow?

What principles and values does Judo follow?

Judo is characterized by values such as courage, respect, concentration, fairness, patience, and discipline.

What do the different belt colors mean?

In Judo, belt colors symbolize progress and skill level of a Judoka. Each color represents a different level of skill and training experience.

What are the different throws and techniques in Judo?

There are many different throws and techniques. To learn more about the various throws and techniques, you can select the appropriate menu item Nage-waza (standing techniques) or Ne-waza (ground techniques).

How do you fall correctly in Judo?

Ukemi is an essential part of Judo. It's the art of falling correctly. Proper Ukemi significantly reduces the risk of injury during the practice of certain techniques or in competition.