Carolina Judo promotes the study and practice of Kodokan Judo for recreational and competitive purposes. The Judo club will hold regular practices and participate in sanctioned judo competitions. Regular opportunities for promotion will be offered as well.    The essence of Judo is captured in its American translation — the “gentle way”. The sport of Judo is a delicate balance between an art form and a form of combat. Balance is an integral part of Judo’s ultimate goal: the perfection of human character through harmony. Judo, then, is more than just a sport, it is a way of life. Each student is a teacher and each teacher a student. Carolina Judo exists to give members the opportunity to strive towards the highest levels of Judo, both mentally and physically, in an atmosphere of friendship and mutual respect.

How to Join: Open membership/Join at any time

Dues: $15 dues per semester. $30 total for the year; New members will be expected to buy their own uniform after trying out the club and deciding to stay with us.

Competitive Season: Fall/Spring

Competition Level: Regional

National Governing Body: USA Judo

Recent Accomplishments:

  • Three gold medals by community member, Kaitlyn
  • Competed in two tournaments
  • Participated in group training with other dojos across the state

Contact: Maya Kapoor mkapoor@live.unc.edu 704-460-7668

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