Budokan Dojo Seattle Judo

武道館道場へようこそ

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

Shinjiro Sasaki’s PNW judo clinic on February 24-25 🔥Don’t miss your chance to learn signature competition techniques from one of the top Japanese judokas! 🇯🇵🥋 Reserve your spot now: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

Washington Judo Academy is excited to announce Sensei Shinjiro Sasaki (sasakijudo) will be visiting Washington on February 24-25 to run a clinic for PNW judokas. There will be multiple sessions for different ages. Born and trained in Japan, 5th-degree black belt Shinjiro Sasaki has excelled in judo both nationally and internationally, winning numerous prestigious tournaments with his spectacular, graceful, and efficient techniques. Learn more: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

📹 Shinjiro Sasaki’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOVjmbCvH5I
📷 Shinjiro Sasaki’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sasakijudo/
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#judo #usajudo #judothrow #judohighlights #grappling #tachiwaza #newaza #judotraining #judofamily #judostyle #judolife #judoka #athlete #judoheroes #judolegend #bjj #wrestling #wrestlejudojitsu #olympic #sports #martialarts #seattle #bellevue #kirkland #hardwork

Shinjiro Sasaki’s PNW judo clinic on February 24-25 🔥Don’t miss your chance to learn signature competition techniques from one of the top Japanese judokas! 🇯🇵🥋 Reserve your spot now: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

Washington Judo Academy is excited to announce Sensei Shinjiro Sasaki (sasakijudo) will be visiting Washington on February 24-25 to run a clinic for PNW judokas. There will be multiple sessions for different ages. Born and trained in Japan, 5th-degree black belt Shinjiro Sasaki has excelled in judo both nationally and internationally, winning numerous prestigious tournaments with his spectacular, graceful, and efficient techniques. Learn more: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

📹 Shinjiro Sasaki’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOVjmbCvH5I
📷 Shinjiro Sasaki’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sasakijudo/



#judo #usajudo #judothrow #judohighlights #grappling #tachiwaza #newaza #judotraining #judofamily #judostyle #judolife #judoka #athlete #judoheroes #judolegend #bjj #wrestling #wrestlejudojitsu #olympic #sports #martialarts #seattle #bellevue #kirkland #hardwork
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Seattle area judoka taking throws from a recent seminar. #usajudo #judo #martialarts #kirkland #standing #tachiwaza #ippon #japanesejudo #throwing #hardwork #judoka #bjj #wrestling #mma #training #wajudo #wja #kirkland #judoseminar #jigorokano

Seattle area judoka taking throws from a recent seminar. #usajudo #judo #martialarts #kirkland #standing #tachiwaza #ippon #japanesejudo #throwing #hardwork #judoka #bjj #wrestling #mma #training #wajudo #wja #kirkland #judoseminar #jigorokano ...

Burt Mackey showing gripping details for juji gatame (arm bar). 🥋🔥 #judo #judoka #newaza #martialarts #budokanseattle #seattle #pacificnorthwest #japanesejudo #japan #groundgame #grappling #gripping

Burt Mackey showing gripping details for juji gatame (arm bar). 🥋🔥 #judo #judoka #newaza #martialarts #budokanseattle #seattle #pacificnorthwest #japanesejudo #japan #groundgame #grappling #gripping ...

Budokan Dojo head Sensei Bert Mackey teaching a turnover he originally learned from Olympian Neil Adams. 🥋🔥 #judo #usajudo #wrestling #bjj #newaza #armbar #jujigatame #martialarts #olympics #seattle

Budokan Dojo head Sensei Bert Mackey teaching a turnover he originally learned from Olympian Neil Adams. 🥋🔥 #judo #usajudo #wrestling #bjj #newaza #armbar #jujigatame #martialarts #olympics #seattle ...

Head sensei Bert Mackey teaching his newaza turnover. #judo #blackbelt #newaza #wrestling #usajudo #seattle

Head sensei Bert Mackey teaching his newaza turnover. #judo #blackbelt #newaza #wrestling #usajudo #seattle ...

🥋 Meet Andres Herrera, a new member of our Budokan Judo Dojo family! 🌟 Andres, who is bilingual thanks to his family's Mexican heritage 🇲🇽❤️, brings a rich blend of culture and language to our dojo.  His judo journey began in high school under Sensei Marvin, honing his skills for two years. Now, reconnecting with the world of Judo at Budokan, Andres has quickly become known for his high energy and ever-present smile. His positive spirit is truly infectious!

Andres is keen on mastering ukemi and is gearing up to compete in the Budokan tournament this May. Let's give a big PNW Judo community welcome to Andres! 🎉

#BudokanDojo #JudoFamily #pnwjudo #martialarts #judoka #usajudo

🥋 Meet Andres Herrera, a new member of our Budokan Judo Dojo family! 🌟 Andres, who is bilingual thanks to his family`s Mexican heritage 🇲🇽❤️, brings a rich blend of culture and language to our dojo. His judo journey began in high school under Sensei Marvin, honing his skills for two years. Now, reconnecting with the world of Judo at Budokan, Andres has quickly become known for his high energy and ever-present smile. His positive spirit is truly infectious!

Andres is keen on mastering ukemi and is gearing up to compete in the Budokan tournament this May. Let`s give a big PNW Judo community welcome to Andres! 🎉

#BudokanDojo #JudoFamily #pnwjudo #martialarts #judoka #usajudo
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We are hosting an alumni open-mat practice on Saturday, Dec 2nd from 10am - 12pm at IMA Mat Room A! We want to help build alumni connections and give our newer judokas more experience! You must be over 18 and have an active USJF OR USJA membership to attend! Fill out the form below by Wednesday Nov 29th if you are interested! We hope to see you there! DM us if you have any questions! 

https://forms.gle/JdFTxVxDG1EKWUGA8

We are hosting an alumni open-mat practice on Saturday, Dec 2nd from 10am - 12pm at IMA Mat Room A! We want to help build alumni connections and give our newer judokas more experience! You must be over 18 and have an active USJF OR USJA membership to attend! Fill out the form below by Wednesday Nov 29th if you are interested! We hope to see you there! DM us if you have any questions!

https://forms.gle/JdFTxVxDG1EKWUGA8
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Save the date for the annual Budokan New Year’s Day practice! 🥋🔥 Details TBA.  This is a great annual event you will not want to miss.  #judo #usajudo #newyear #2024 #martialarts #workhard #budokan

Save the date for the annual Budokan New Year’s Day practice! 🥋🔥 Details TBA. This is a great annual event you will not want to miss. #judo #usajudo #newyear #2024 #martialarts #workhard #budokan ...

Shinjiro Sasaki's PNW judo clinic on February 24-25. Don't miss your chance to learn signature competition techniques from one of the top Japanese judokas! 🇯🇵🥋 Reserve your spot now: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

Washington Judo Academy is excited to announce Sensei Shinjiro Sasaki (sasakijudo) will be visiting Washington on February 24-25 to run a clinic for PNW judokas. There will be multiple sessions for different ages. Born and trained in Japan, 5th-degree black belt Shinjiro Sasaki has excelled in judo both nationally and internationally, winning numerous prestigious tournaments with his spectacular, graceful, and efficient techniques. Learn more: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

📹 Shinjiro Sasaki's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOVjmbCvH5I
📷 Shinjiro Sasaki's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sasakijudo/

#judo #usajudo #judolife

Shinjiro Sasaki`s PNW judo clinic on February 24-25. Don`t miss your chance to learn signature competition techniques from one of the top Japanese judokas! 🇯🇵🥋 Reserve your spot now: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

Washington Judo Academy is excited to announce Sensei Shinjiro Sasaki (sasakijudo) will be visiting Washington on February 24-25 to run a clinic for PNW judokas. There will be multiple sessions for different ages. Born and trained in Japan, 5th-degree black belt Shinjiro Sasaki has excelled in judo both nationally and internationally, winning numerous prestigious tournaments with his spectacular, graceful, and efficient techniques. Learn more: www.wajudo.com/sasaki.

📹 Shinjiro Sasaki`s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOVjmbCvH5I
📷 Shinjiro Sasaki`s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sasakijudo/

#judo #usajudo #judolife
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Sensei Ferdinand with killer BJJ newaza techniques. #judo #bjj #wrestling #budokanjudo #grappling #newaza #usajudo #judofamily #judoka

Sensei Ferdinand with killer BJJ newaza techniques. #judo #bjj #wrestling #budokanjudo #grappling #newaza #usajudo #judofamily #judoka ...

2023 Dallas Open is a wrap. This was our largest attendance to date. Thank you to everyone who came out and competed.

Congratulations to cohenbrothersjudo for winning the best academy award.

Special thanks to usajudoofficial , eastsidedojo and all of the volunteers who were involved. This would not be a success with out your involvement and cooperation.

#txjudo
#judo4life
#dfwjudo
#judofamily
#ntxtrainingcenter
#ntxthrowdown
#judocomptournaments

2023 Dallas Open is a wrap. This was our largest attendance to date. Thank you to everyone who came out and competed.

Congratulations to cohenbrothersjudo for winning the best academy award.

Special thanks to usajudoofficial , eastsidedojo and all of the volunteers who were involved. This would not be a success with out your involvement and cooperation.

#txjudo
#judo4life
#dfwjudo
#judofamily
#ntxtrainingcenter
#ntxthrowdown
#judocomptournaments
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Sensei Mark Graham showing a powerful turnover to yoko shiho (side control) series.  #judo #wrestling #ncaa #stanford #stanfordgrad #ncaawrestling  #bjj #pin #usajudo #newaza #groundandpound #turnover #budokanseattle #usawrestling

Sensei Mark Graham showing a powerful turnover to yoko shiho (side control) series. #judo #wrestling #ncaa #stanford #stanfordgrad #ncaawrestling #bjj #pin #usajudo #newaza #groundandpound #turnover #budokanseattle #usawrestling ...

Budokan warmly welcomes new member Minjun Kim (Min). Min is 19 years old, and a Senior at Kennedy Catholic High School. Min is from the Seoul Y Judo Club (SYJC), Seoul, South Korea 🇰🇷, and started judo in 2014.  Min is a highly proficient right-handed player and his favorite technique is Seoi-nage. He continues to improve and study other judo techniques like ashi-waza, uchi mata,and ne waza.  The PNW judo community welcomes you, Min !! 🥋❤️🥋🇰🇷 #judo #judofamily #judoteam #korea #koreajudo #seattle #budokandojo

Budokan warmly welcomes new member Minjun Kim (Min). Min is 19 years old, and a Senior at Kennedy Catholic High School. Min is from the Seoul Y Judo Club (SYJC), Seoul, South Korea 🇰🇷, and started judo in 2014. Min is a highly proficient right-handed player and his favorite technique is Seoi-nage. He continues to improve and study other judo techniques like ashi-waza, uchi mata,and ne waza. The PNW judo community welcomes you, Min !! 🥋❤️🥋🇰🇷 #judo #judofamily #judoteam #korea #koreajudo #seattle #budokandojo ...

🥋 Winter Promotions at Budokan Judo Dojo! 🎉**
📅 **Date:** Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023
🕗 **Time:** 8 PM

Join us to cheer on our underbelt judokas as they strive for their next achievements! Let's show our team spirit and support. See you there! #JudoFamily #BudokanDojo #PromotionNight #judo #journey #practice

🥋 Winter Promotions at Budokan Judo Dojo! 🎉**
📅 **Date:** Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023
🕗 **Time:** 8 PM

Join us to cheer on our underbelt judokas as they strive for their next achievements! Let`s show our team spirit and support. See you there! #JudoFamily #BudokanDojo #PromotionNight #judo #journey #practice
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Shout out to Budokan judoka Leo Tinone! Leo is new to Seattle from Connecticut by way of New Jersey. A proud alumnus the Gentle Way judo club (CT), Jiu Jutsu Institute (Chicago), and Princeton Judo Club (NJ), Leo brings a powerful left handed tachiwaza attack, and an always impressive level of fitness. Leo works as a software developer, and is a regular at Seattle Dojo and WJA. The PNW judo community welcomes you Leo ! 🥋🔥❤️

Shout out to Budokan judoka Leo Tinone! Leo is new to Seattle from Connecticut by way of New Jersey. A proud alumnus the Gentle Way judo club (CT), Jiu Jutsu Institute (Chicago), and Princeton Judo Club (NJ), Leo brings a powerful left handed tachiwaza attack, and an always impressive level of fitness. Leo works as a software developer, and is a regular at Seattle Dojo and WJA. The PNW judo community welcomes you Leo ! 🥋🔥❤️ ...

3 seniors practices next week, hope to see you there! 🥋🔥❤️
#judo #judofamily #judolife #blackfriday #blackfridaysale #judotraining #judothrow #judoteam #bjj ##training #ippon #newaza #fitness #bellevue #kirklandwa #seattle #washington #redmond #martialarts #blackbelt #dedication #usajudo #usa🇺🇸 #japan

3 seniors practices next week, hope to see you there! 🥋🔥❤️
#judo #judofamily #judolife #blackfriday #blackfridaysale #judotraining #judothrow #judoteam #bjj ##training #ippon #newaza #fitness #bellevue #kirklandwa #seattle #washington #redmond #martialarts #blackbelt #dedication #usajudo #usa🇺🇸 #japan
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Budokan Judo Dojo special Black Friday special open mat practice! 🥋🔥❤️
#judo #judofamily #judolife #blackfriday #blackfridaysale #judotraining #judothrow #judoteam #bjj ##training #ippon #newaza #fitness #bellevue #kirklandwa #seattle #washington #redmond #martialarts #blackbelt #dedication #usajudo #usa🇺🇸 #japan

Budokan Judo Dojo special Black Friday special open mat practice! 🥋🔥❤️
#judo #judofamily #judolife #blackfriday #blackfridaysale #judotraining #judothrow #judoteam #bjj ##training #ippon #newaza #fitness #bellevue #kirklandwa #seattle #washington #redmond #martialarts #blackbelt #dedication #usajudo #usa🇺🇸 #japan
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Sensei Mark Graham showing his attack on the turtle position, transitioning into side control (yoko shiho gatame). #judo #wrestling #budokan #wrestling #stanford #coaching #judotraining #newaza #bjj #groundfighting #wrestle #keylock #sidecontrol #pin #ippon #martialarts

Sensei Mark Graham showing his attack on the turtle position, transitioning into side control (yoko shiho gatame). #judo #wrestling #budokan #wrestling #stanford #coaching #judotraining #newaza #bjj #groundfighting #wrestle #keylock #sidecontrol #pin #ippon #martialarts ...

Budokan’s Sensei Bert Mackey teaching his preferred way to use the sankaku jime (triangle choke/strangle) against turtle. 🥋 Deep cut/from the vault. 🤓 #judo #seattlejudo #blackbelt #seattle #wrestling #newaza #sankaku #trianglechoke #bjj #groundfighting #dojo #bellevuewashington #japanese #japanesejudo #sensei

Budokan’s Sensei Bert Mackey teaching his preferred way to use the sankaku jime (triangle choke/strangle) against turtle. 🥋 Deep cut/from the vault. 🤓 #judo #seattlejudo #blackbelt #seattle #wrestling #newaza #sankaku #trianglechoke #bjj #groundfighting #dojo #bellevuewashington #japanese #japanesejudo #sensei ...

Yuasa Bros warming up and showing exceptional Seoi Nage skills. 🥋🤙 #judo #seattlejudo  #10000hours #mma #blackbelt #seattle #wrestling #tachiwaza

Yuasa Bros warming up and showing exceptional Seoi Nage skills. 🥋🤙 #judo #seattlejudo #10000hours #mma #blackbelt #seattle #wrestling #tachiwaza ...

Announcing the first annual Turkey Roll practice … Come on down to the dojo and workout with your judo tribe before the Thanksgiving holiday. 🥋🔥🦃🤙 #judo #budokan #holidayworkout #seattlejudo #grind #friends

Announcing the first annual Turkey Roll practice … Come on down to the dojo and workout with your judo tribe before the Thanksgiving holiday. 🥋🔥🦃🤙 #judo #budokan #holidayworkout #seattlejudo #grind #friends ...

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