Welcome to Budokan Judo Dojo

Budokan Dojo is a non-profit judo club that has been teaching Japanese-style competition-focused Judo in Seattle for over 50 years. Judo is an Olympic sport and martial art that promotes physical fitness, self-defense, and positive values.  Budokan Dojo is affiliated with the Northwest Yudanshakai, United States Judo Federation, and USA Judo.  Budokan Dojo offers classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced judokas.   We also host seminars, clinics, and camps with guest instructors from around the country and the world. Our students participate in local, regional, national, and international competitions and have earned many medals and honors. Our instructors are certified, experienced, and passionate about sharing their knowledge and love of Judo.

Japanese Olympian Misato Nakamura visiting Budokan Dojo

Budokan is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization that provides high quality instruction for all skill levels for all of our students

We are open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please refer to our class schedule page for more information

Budokan Dojo has instructors from all over the world from various backgrounds

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I'm writing to ask for your support in making a difference in the lives of poor orphans. Our GoFundMe campaign aims to provide them with access to education, healthcare, and a chance at a brighter future.

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"Dear friends and families,

I`m writing to ask for your support in making a difference in the lives of poor orphans. Our GoFundMe campaign aims to provide them with access to education, healthcare, and a chance at a brighter future.

Every donation, no matter how small, counts! Your contribution will help us:

- Provide educational resources and school supplies
- Fund medical care and wellness programs
- Support nutritious meals and a safe living environment

Your generosity will give these deserving children a chance to thrive and reach their full potential.

Please consider donating to our GoFundMe campaign:๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡
https://gofund.me/980ad181

Thank you for your kindness and support in shaping a better future for these young lives!

Best regards,
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๐Ÿ”ฅ Thank you Sensei Robert and USA judo for working with us to host the PNW Regional Training Camp ๐Ÿ™Œ what an amazing opportunity it was for our judo community. We hope to have you back soon! 

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๐Ÿ”ฅ Thank you Sensei Robert and USA judo for working with us to host the PNW Regional Training Camp ๐Ÿ™Œ what an amazing opportunity it was for our judo community. We hope to have you back soon!

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first session last night with Sensei Robert Erickson from USA Judo! 

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first session last night with Sensei Robert Erickson from USA Judo!

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June 3rd I will be teaching a class on fundamentals at ivansalaverrymma for my good friend philbertlin 
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June 3rd I will be teaching a class on fundamentals at ivansalaverrymma for my good friend philbertlin
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Letโ€™s have some fun.
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I taught uchimata to my friends at seattlebudokan judointhe206 
Fun times, as always.
(Jason, please donโ€™t rip apart my technique).
jasonmorrisjudocenter

I taught uchimata to my friends at seattlebudokan judointhe206
Fun times, as always.
(Jason, please donโ€™t rip apart my technique).
jasonmorrisjudocenter
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This past weekend was the annual Washington High School and Middle School State Championships hosted  by Kentridge High School.  Both our competitors and referees who represented Budokan did a very good job.  Keep up the good work!

High School State Champions 

@kaiya.boni -70kg 2x State Champion 

@nathan.terada -81kg 2x State Champion 

@yoshikijudoka 100+kg 2x State Champion
 
@iisderek -66kg 2x State Champion 

@dontknowjaxon -52kg State Champion 

@canbo__ -60kg State Champion 

Middle School State Championships

@n0t_truly -55kg Runner Up

Referees 
@calvinterada 
@thicc_judoka_boss 
@iiamjayne 

Coaches 
Sensei Marvin Terada
Sensei @kmtsteele 
Sensei @victor.yagi.1

This past weekend was the annual Washington High School and Middle School State Championships hosted by Kentridge High School. Both our competitors and referees who represented Budokan did a very good job. Keep up the good work!

High School State Champions

@kaiya.boni -70kg 2x State Champion

@nathan.terada -81kg 2x State Champion

@yoshikijudoka 100+kg 2x State Champion

@iisderek -66kg 2x State Champion

@dontknowjaxon -52kg State Champion

@canbo__ -60kg State Champion

Middle School State Championships

@n0t_truly -55kg Runner Up

Referees
@calvinterada
@thicc_judoka_boss
@iiamjayne

Coaches
Sensei Marvin Terada
Sensei @kmtsteele
Sensei @victor.yagi.1
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One handed uchimata off the leg entanglement/ura nage exchange. Beautiful stuff.
Wed. 7:30p
Sat. 11a
Join us. Itโ€™s good for you. We promise.

One handed uchimata off the leg entanglement/ura nage exchange. Beautiful stuff.
Wed. 7:30p
Sat. 11a
Join us. Itโ€™s good for you. We promise.
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Stop watching my videos. Come in and join us. Learn something. Medal at your next tournament. I believe in you.

Stop watching my videos. Come in and join us. Learn something. Medal at your next tournament. I believe in you. ...

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๐Ÿ† 2024 BUDOKAN ๐Ÿฅ‹ Congratulations to Lincoln! After many hard fights through 2 divisions he brought home 2 trophies for the team! 

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๐Ÿ† 2024 BUDOKAN ๐Ÿฅ‹ Congratulations to Lincoln! After many hard fights through 2 divisions he brought home 2 trophies for the team!

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๐Ÿ† 2024 BUDOKAN ๐Ÿฅ‹ Congratulations to Kostya and Kai Kai for bringing home ๐Ÿฅˆ and ๐Ÿฅ‰ Awesome work boys!!! 

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๐Ÿ† 2024 BUDOKAN ๐Ÿฅ‹ Congratulations to Kostya and Kai Kai for bringing home ๐Ÿฅˆ and ๐Ÿฅ‰ Awesome work boys!!!

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๐Ÿ† BUDOKAN 2024 Congratulations to Sensei David and Sensei Eugene! After many years out of competition they had the courage to once again step on the mats! 

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๐Ÿ† BUDOKAN 2024 Congratulations to Sensei David and Sensei Eugene! After many years out of competition they had the courage to once again step on the mats!

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Adult Judo squad from the Washington Judo Academy at the end of the seattlebudokan Judo Tournament. The picture misses a few coaches and players - Sensei Micah, Sensei Chris & Alex.

Adult Judo squad from the Washington Judo Academy at the end of the seattlebudokan Judo Tournament. The picture misses a few coaches and players - Sensei Micah, Sensei Chris & Alex. ...

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๐Ÿฅ‹๐ŸŽฎ Youth warriors from Washington Judo Academy, assisted by a few adult players and coaches, racked up 205 points, unlocking epic power moves and rare artifacts at the seattlebudokan Judo Tournament 2024!
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#LevelUp #JudoQuest #GameOn #JudoLife #Judo

๐Ÿฅ‹๐ŸŽฎ Youth warriors from Washington Judo Academy, assisted by a few adult players and coaches, racked up 205 points, unlocking epic power moves and rare artifacts at the seattlebudokan Judo Tournament 2024!
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โ€œI cry sometimes too.โ€

โ€œI cry sometimes too.โ€ ...

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Budokan Judo Dojo is where tradition meets progress. ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿฅ‹Amazing female athletes showcasing the evolution of the incredible sport and martial arts of Judo. ๐Ÿ’ช. Uchikomi drills and a fighterโ€™s spirit, and helping create the next generation of judokas! โญ๏ธโญ๏ธ #judo #womenssports #usajudo #bjj #martialarts #seattle #womenpower #dojo #pnw #judovine #girlpower #olympics #judofamily

Budokan Judo Dojo is where tradition meets progress. ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿฅ‹Amazing female athletes showcasing the evolution of the incredible sport and martial arts of Judo. ๐Ÿ’ช. Uchikomi drills and a fighterโ€™s spirit, and helping create the next generation of judokas! โญ๏ธโญ๏ธ #judo #womenssports #usajudo #bjj #martialarts #seattle #womenpower #dojo #pnw #judovine #girlpower #olympics #judofamily ...

Sorry to my boy Taras for always using him as my Uke. But heโ€™s a good Uke, nonetheless.
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This was during my uchimata instruction where I discussed the importance of pointing toes on your throws. Watch what happens when toes are pointed properly- a chop turns into a sweep/lift. Body mechanics.
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This stuff works. Come to my classes washington_judo_academy 
Wednesdays 7:30 (when I can make it)
Saturdays 11-1, or whenever I feel like stopping.
Itโ€™s good for you. We promise.

Sorry to my boy Taras for always using him as my Uke. But heโ€™s a good Uke, nonetheless.
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This was during my uchimata instruction where I discussed the importance of pointing toes on your throws. Watch what happens when toes are pointed properly- a chop turns into a sweep/lift. Body mechanics.
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This stuff works. Come to my classes washington_judo_academy
Wednesdays 7:30 (when I can make it)
Saturdays 11-1, or whenever I feel like stopping.
Itโ€™s good for you. We promise.
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You punched your ticket to Pan Ams in Cuba, kid. You made the team.
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I called Taras up before his final match. We had to discuss strategy again. This kid didnโ€™t stray away from the game plan even a centimeter. He did EXACTLY what I told him to do and followed through. He stopped all his drop seoinage nonsense and started to discover real, stand up judo. Look at the results. National Champion at heavyweight, just like his coach. Listen to the announcer call out his name, technique, and the score. Itโ€™s a beautiful feeling to have your hard work recognized. Good job, kid. Now get back in the room and letโ€™s build off of this.
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This is exactly what you can expect when you come to washington_judo_academy and put the work in. Come to my classes. They will get you national titles like they did for Taras. Believe in us. 
Saturdays 11-1, or whenever I feel like stopping.
Wednesdays when I can make it.
Itโ€™s good for you. We promise.
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Without saying- thank you to washington_judo_academy and jasonmorrisjudocenter

You punched your ticket to Pan Ams in Cuba, kid. You made the team.
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I called Taras up before his final match. We had to discuss strategy again. This kid didnโ€™t stray away from the game plan even a centimeter. He did EXACTLY what I told him to do and followed through. He stopped all his drop seoinage nonsense and started to discover real, stand up judo. Look at the results. National Champion at heavyweight, just like his coach. Listen to the announcer call out his name, technique, and the score. Itโ€™s a beautiful feeling to have your hard work recognized. Good job, kid. Now get back in the room and letโ€™s build off of this.
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This is exactly what you can expect when you come to washington_judo_academy and put the work in. Come to my classes. They will get you national titles like they did for Taras. Believe in us.
Saturdays 11-1, or whenever I feel like stopping.
Wednesdays when I can make it.
Itโ€™s good for you. We promise.
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Without saying- thank you to washington_judo_academy and jasonmorrisjudocenter
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Good judo starts here. Movement and body mechanics. Recently I was told thereโ€™s a name for this- Tai Sabaki? That sounds cooler than anything Iโ€™ve said so far.

Good judo starts here. Movement and body mechanics. Recently I was told thereโ€™s a name for this- Tai Sabaki? That sounds cooler than anything Iโ€™ve said so far. ...

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