Judo is a popular martial arts style and Olympic sport with a rich, though relatively recent history. Breaking the term judo down, ju means “gentle” and do “means the way or path.” Thus, judo translates to "the gentle way." Beyond being a popular martial art, judo is also a combat sport.

  • - Teaches you the value of hard work
  • - Gets you to face your fears
  • - It toughens you physically
  • - It builds mental toughness
  • - Teaches you to be humble
  • - Gives you confidence
  • - Helps you get in shape and become more athletic

Judo - Schedule
  • Day: Monday
    Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm
  • Day: Wednesday
    Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Coach Zach Hill:

One of Jigoro Kano’s (Judo’s founder!) original students/black belts was the coach to Charlie Hall (Zach’s Judo coach) making Zach directly connected to Judo’s founder as a 5th generation Judoka!

- Started Judo 2003
- Black belt in 2008
- Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Jimmy Fowler March 2019
- 15 state championships in 4 different states(Georgia, SC, NC, Tennessee)
- Placed 8th in Junior Nationals
- 30 plus Gold medals in black belt division
- 1st place at Kakuto Challenge in the Judo Division(Lightweight)
- Trained multiple state champions in various states.
- One student placing 5th in junior nationals
- Helps coach high level wrestlers at Franklin County Middle School
- Assistant coach to professional and amatur Mixed Martial Arts fighters as well as being a training partner for them, at Contemporary Martial Arts.

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