Judo is a martial art and combat sport of Japanese origin.
UNESCO declared judo as the best initial training sport for children and young people from 4 to 21 years old, since it allows an integral physical education, enhancing, through the knowledge of this sport, all its psychomotor possibilities (spatial location, perspective, ambidextrism , laterality, throwing, pushing, crawling, jumping, rolling, falling, joint and independent coordination of both hands and feet, etc.) and develops relationships with other people, making use of the game of the fight as an integrating-dynamic element.
Judo is one of children’s favorite martial arts, through which they can develop their physical and psychic abilities and improve fitness while learning important values such as companionship, respect, self-control and desire to excel.
- Encourages teamwork, camaraderie, generosity and solidarity 100% 100%
- Helps the development of concentration, speed, confidence or balance 60% 60%
- Strengthens the muscles of the whole body and especially those of the legs 80% 80%
- Increases a child’s the physical resistance. 70% 70%