Exodus Jiu-Jitsu


Judo provides tremendous benefits for practitioners of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Judo focuses on efficient throws, takedowns and grappling techniques. It places great importance on off-balancing, timing and precision of movement. Judo enhances a Jiu-Jitsu practitioner’s understanding of body mechanics, balancing and timing, leading to the improved execution of techniques in both martial arts. Judo greatly helps Jiu-Jitsu practitioners improve their stand-up game, enabling students the opportunity to develop into world class grapplers and martial artists. Here at Exodus Jiu Jitsu, our teaching methodology incorporates a unique blend of both Judo and Jiu-Jitsu, allowing our students to be simultaneously ranked at both martial arts. Being ranked in both Judo and Jiu-Jitsu simultaneously expands the skill level of our students by combining the beauty of both arts and helps to create a well-rounded and versatile fighting style. The dual ranking helps our students to be better prepared for the real-world self-defense situation, tournaments and competitions. Additionally, being proficient in both Judo and Jiu-Jitsu helps our students to achieve discipline, enhances their physical fitness, agility and overall conditioning.

Focuses on Defense

Judo is a very unique martial art discipline. While many other forms of martial arts focus on striking, attacking, and overcoming an opponent using intense kicks and punches, Judo emphasizes defense. For example, in a Judo match, the martial artist aims to exhaust their opponent through grappling. Judo is softer, gentler, and more efficient in its use of energy and effort than all other disciplines. This martial art teaches moves and maneuvers that allow a smaller fighter to succeed against a larger and often stronger opponent. This distinctive element of Judo makes it ideal for self-defense, particularly among children and smaller individuals. 

Promotes Important Values

Judo is not just about overcoming an opponent or winning a medal. In fact, it has its very own moral code. This set of guidelines outlines how all Judo martial artists should live and behave – not just as athletes, but as people. The Team USA website states that this code includes values surrounding courtesy, courage, friendship, honesty, honor, modesty, respect, and self-control.


At Exodus Jiu-Jitsu, we believe that mastery in body and mind must happen simultaneously. We teach our students that in order to be successful, they must apply the Judo moral code to every single class, grappling session, and match. When martial artists are in tune with their emotions, are able to control their actions, and hold strong standards for themselves, their athletic performance will reach new heights. We push our students to take care of those around them, act with integrity, persevere through challenges, and learn from their mistakes. Thanks to these values, Exodus Jiu-Jitsu is home to an amazing martial art community, where all students are sure to thrive.

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