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Judo

Judo literally translates as “gentle way.” This martial art comprises throwing techniques, and groundwork. It uses the opponent’s strength and momentum to perform techniques. The world famous Fukuoka International Women’s Judo Championships is held at the Kokusai Center in December every year.

Where to try it:

Meidokan

1-14-10 Akasaka,

 Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi.

Tel 092-761-2580.

Shishinkai Judo Club

http://www.shishinkai.com/about_e.html

Kokura-minami dojo

2-10-1 Tokuriki

Kokuraminami-ku, Kitakyushu

3 minute walk from tokuriki kodanmae monorail station

Moji dojo

Togo Junior High School

1-9-1 Kurokawanishi, Moji

Kitakyushu

Tel: 093-474-6500

Kokura Kita Judo and Kendo Club

Kokurakita-ku, Tamachi 14-19-2F

Kitakyushu

Tel: 093-592-5209