What is Judo?

Judo is a Japanese martial art that was created by Dr. Jigoro Kano in 1882. Judo has its roots in Jujutsu. It is an Olympic sport with techniques such as throws and holds.


  • Judo New Brunswick - www.judonb.com

  • Judo NB is the provincial organizing body that helps the promotions and operations of Judo in the province. Judo is a highly respected sport with a great history and an exciting future. Judo in New Brunswick has been alive and vibrant in the province for many years and is continually growing.

  • Judo Canada - www.judocanada.org

  • Judo Canada is the national sport governing body for the sport of judo in Canada and has overall authority to provide leadership in promotion and development as well as govern all aspects of Judo in Canada and to select and prepare Canadian teams for international competition.

  • The Kodokan (The dojo founded by Jigoro Kano) - www.kodokan.org

  • The Kodokan Judo Institute(Kodokan)is the origin of Judo that was started by Kano Jigoro Shihan (professor) in 1882 and that has spread in about 200 countries and regions in the world.

  • P.R.O. Kids - www.prokidssj.ca/main.html

  • Our Mission : To provide assistance to as many children and youth as possible who are unable to participate in sport, art, recreation or cultural activities due to financial limitations. Activities such as the arts, culture, recreation and sports are known to promote self-esteem, healthy growth, increased knowledge and personal development.