Georgetown Judo Program at Yates

People practicing judo.

The Georgetown Judo program has been cancelled until further notice. Please visit our FAQs page for more information.

Judo is set to resume in 2023.

Program Details

The Georgetown Judo Program at Yates offers Georgetown University Students, Faculty, Staff, and community members the opportunity to receive instruction in the Olympic sport of Judo. The program teaches the fundamentals of Judo: breaking one’s fall, maintaining balance, developing skill and coordination, strength and speed as necessary for the study of throws, pins, chokes, and arm lock techniques. Judo classes are offered for both beginners and advanced levels. Class instruction is available to males and females regardless of age or experience (minimum age to participate is 5 years old).

The course is taught by World Class instructors and competitors including Tad Nalls, Yoshi Komori, Fran Vall, Rachel Friedrich, and Edwin Vallejo.


The Judo program is offered during three sessions each year: Fall, Spring, and Summer. The first two classes of each session are free for participants to trial before registering for the program.

Date and Time
No Judo sessions have been scheduled at this time.

Session Fees
Fees are broken down by class type, Campus Recreation membership status, and age: Adult (18 and up) and Youth (under 18).

Initial practice (beginners) may wear sweatshirts/sweatpants or other loose fitting clothing.