Sportjudo is a nationally known judo club located in North Springfield, Virginia. Our focus is on sport judo–big throws, submission techniques, and pins. We regularly compete in local, regional and national tournaments. A number of our members have won national trophies. A few of our members have competed in international tournaments.

Judo is a formidable (and fun) style of self-defense and sport for students from six to sixty. We welcome newcomers! We’ve got classes for all ages and skill levels. Competition is encouraged, but not required. Nobody is too weak or too out of shape to join. We provide beginners with training in the basics and progress students at a pace comfortable to them. As skill and endurance improve students are phased into advanced drills and live judo grappling. We recognize that different ages and different body types adjust at a different pace and work with each student to maximize their potential and ensure safety.


Congratulations to Our Promoted Junior Students!

Some of our Juniors Class participants earned being promoted on Monday, October 23rd after a lot of learning, hard work, and determination. Congratulations to everyone promoted from the SportJudo family!

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2017 IJF Rules Explained

This video explains the IJF rules put in place in January of 2017. The narrator fails to say at the beginning that the techniques shown in the first portion of the video are forbidden and will result in a shido (penalty). In later sections of the video the narrator is more explicit about whether the techniques […]

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Beltsville Open Judo Championships

Saturday, September 16, 2017 DeMatha Catholic High School, 4318 Madison St, Hyattsville, Maryland, 20781 Junior, Senior, Masters Shiai Competition – Double Elimination with Round Robin for smaller divisions – match number system will be used Kata Competition – Advanced and Novice divisions for Nage-No-Kata, Katame-No-Kata, Ju-No-Kata, Kime-No-Kata, Goshin Jitsu Local and Regional Referee Certification Pre-Registration Only – No Onsite Registration. Register here.

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