Kids Judo is our online dojo, packed with activities for junior judoka, with animations to watch, and free certificates to download.
Learn judo basics like how to tie your belt or how to perform a judo ukemi.
Improve your throwing skills by watching the judo throws animations or taking part in the uchikomi challenge.
Get creative and learn how to draw the judo monkey, Uchi Banani and enter your artwork in the Dojo Art Gallery.
Lots of these fun games and activities can be done at home, but do check with your parent or guardian first.
Always make sure you have lots of space around you and let your judo coach know what you are doing!
Any Japanese judo words you don’t understand? See this page to discover English meanings to 85 Japanese judo terms and phrases.
Want to find out how to do a certain judo technique? We have you covered! Here are lots of judo throw animations to help you study and learn how to do each technique.
Find out how to throw with Morote Seoi Nage or how to do Yamarashi like Olympic champion, Ilias Iliadis.
If you can’t get to a dojo right now, then remember you can always practise tandoku renshu – solo judo training. Find out what that is and get some ideas to use here with our Shadow Training Drills.
Enter the Judo Throws Class now.
Ukemi means breakfalls. We are certain you know that, already. But can you do all four judo breakfalls?
Test your knowledge by entering the Ukemi Class now.
In this class learn how to fall forwards, backwards and sideways and gain confidence with your judo.
Each month we hold a Judo Colouring Competition, with some great judo prizes for you to win.
Use pages from the Judo Colouring Book or the How to Draw the Koka Kids cartoon characters and get creative!
Find out how to enter the competition here.
Learn how to draw Uchi Banani.
First learn how to tie your judo belt correctly. Then when you’ve got that nailed, speed it up!
Let’s see how fast you can tie your belt. See how you rate on the Belt Tying speed chart.
Are you fast enough to get your Judo Belt Up Certificate?
Take the Obi Speed Challenge now!
Uchikomi is the repetition of a judo throw and a great way to train to get better at judo.
Take any of the judo techniques you know and begin the Uchikomi challenge today. Can you achieve the very top level?
Why not use the best scoring techniques at an Olympic Games to complete this class.
See if you can get all five certificates. Remember to contact us and let us know, if you complete the 1,000 Certificate so we can add you into the Koka Kids leaderboard.
Uchi Banani is everyone’s favourite judo monkey (you can even buy him in the Shop!) and now you can learn how to draw him by getting your copy of How to Draw the Koka Kids Cartoon Characters.
Coaches, take a look at the IJF Schools Programme for Kids for more ideas about teaching judo to kids in schools.