Wrestling, Fitness & Self-Defense Training
Judo: The Gentle Way
Art of Takedowns Judo Academy is a premier martial arts center in Escondido, California, where we strive to provide the highest level of instruction in the traditional Japanese-American style of Judo with a wrestling influence. Our experienced and dedicated instructors are committed to helping each student reach their full potential and develop the physical and mental skills required to excel in the sport. We offer a wide range of classes for students of all ages and abilities, including beginner, intermediate, and advanced level classes as well as competition training. Our state-of-the-art training facility is equipped with the latest equipment and resources, including a large mat area, to ensure that our students have the best training experience. At Art of Takedowns, we believe in fostering a positive, inclusive environment where discipline, respect, and perseverance are emphasized. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or simply looking to improve your fitness and self-defense skills, our academy has something to offer for everyone. Join our Judo family and experience the many benefits of this ancient and revered martial art.
Art of Takedowns
We are so thankful for the opportunity to share our passion for Judo with our Art of Takedowns family! Stay tuned for more upcoming tournaments and events. We encourage judokas of all ages that are interested in competing to reach out and set a plan to reach your goals! Check out our website today for upcoming classes or to schedule your private lessons.
Home of San Diego's 2022 USA Judo National Champion & bronze medalist.
READY TO DEFEND YOURSELF IN ANY SITUATION?
* LEARN EFFECTIVE SELF-DEFENSE TECHNIQUES
* DEVELOP SELF CONFIDENCE
* MENTAL & PHYSICAL READINESS
* TAKE CONTROL OF THE SITUATION
Learn the most effective self-defense techniques with AOT’s self-defense program! AOT’s Art of Self-Defense fighting system emphasizes the importance of physical readiness, situational awareness and de-escalation techniques. As a last resort, learn how to swiftly and aggressively react and escape to safety. Our training focuses on utilizing the world's most popular combat sports, Judo, Muay Thai, Wrestling & Jujutsu.
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