Intermediate Judo


The Intermediate Judo Classes are held three times per week.

The Intermediate Judo Program is under the direction of Sensei Ruth Lam who started Judo at the age of 23 in Fukuoka, Japan.  Sensei Ruth has been teaching at the Ottawa Judo Club for over 14 years.  Sensei Ruth being a former school teacher has the ability to keep the class fun but keeps the class under control and creates a great learning environment.

Quote: “My son seems more motivated in everything he does now. Judo has taught my son leadership, ambition and the drive to succeed. I am very pleased with the OJC.”

Eligibility – Must be 8-12 years of age, Yellow to Green Belt.

Intermidiate Classes – Classes are Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm and Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.

ABC’s of Athleticism – Focuses on the ABC’s of athleticism in a fun, participatory environment. Basic movement skills and general development leading to physical literacy.

Learning to Train – Begins integration of physical, emotional, cognitive, and effective development; emphasis on skill development.

Our goal is to develop a life-long learning approach to Judo by providing a fun but challenging environment and teaching the fundamentals of Judo while getting fit. Our main objective is to develop life skills incorporating the philosophy of Judo by developing the following:

  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Respect
  • Respect to Others
  • Discipline
  • Focus
  • Sportsmanship