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Welcome to the El Toro Judo Club

Making Falling Fun!

Conveniently located in South Orange County, California, the El Toro Judo Club is a great place to learn and practice the Olympic sport of Judo. Led by Keith Chu (6th Dan), our dojo provides a safe and fun environment for the whole family. Classes are held on weekday evenings and during the
day on the weekend.

Please refer to the dojo schedule for class times.

We are always happy to have visitors. If you are curious about the sport of Judo, please stop by
to watch a class or take a free introductory lesson.

News and Upcoming Events

Updated October 31st, 2023

(9/25/23) More success for Musashi and Hideyoshi as they competed  at last Sunday's Nanka Fall Development Tournament at Westminster High School. Hideyoshi taking 3rd place and Musashi took 1st place. Well done to them both.

(9/8/23) El Toro New Curriculum started Sept 8

(6/4/23) Mark, Musashi and Hideyoshi all competed in the Nanka Late Spring Tournament. There we over 450 competitors on the day. Each fought well, with Mark taking home Silver and Musashi Bronze medals.  Congratulations to all three.

(5/26/23) Hot on the heels of last weeks promotion; Haylee, Kate, Marcus, Stephan and Hideyoshi were all promoted to Orange belt with Stripe. Well done to all five for their achievement.

(5/19/23) Congratulations go to Jackson for achieving his Yellow Belt. Sebouh, Michael, Lucas, Joey Were also promoted to Orange Belt.

(3/6/23) Musashi and Hideyoshi both competed in this week's Taishi Tournament. Both did very well winning some matches, despite not placing. Well done to them both.

(2/6/23) Musashi takes 2nd place at the recent San Fernando Valley Kohaku Tournament. Very well done. Kohaku is a tough competition format.

(1/6/23) Congratulations to Thai for achieving his Senior Gokyu (Green Belt) and Jayden for his promotion to yellow belt.

(12/5/22) Both Hideyoshi and Musashi competed at the prestigious Grass Root Judo Winter Nationals on Dec 3. Both competed in a very tough divisions, consisting of all ranks from Orange up to and including Brown Belts. Both exhibited terrific Judo spirit. Very well done to them both/



*** Focused Tournaments for El Toro Judo Club

Saturday and Sunday December 9th and 10th:  Nanka Grassroot Winter National Tournament, Azusa Pacific University, Asuza, CA.

Winter break: to allow families to enjoy their special winter holiday, EL Toro Judo Club will be closed Monday 25th December, Friday and Saturday 29th and 30th December, Monday 1st January. Our doors will be open again for class on Friday 5th January.

Sunday February 4th, 2024:  93rd San Fernando Valley Judo Kohaku Shiai. Branford St, San Fernando, CA, United States.

Sunday March 17, 2024: Taishi Judo Club Tournament. Cerritos College @ Norwalk, CA 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA, United States


Click on the link above to take you to a list of all the Judo events scheduled for the coming year.
Nanka or the Southern California Black Belt Association is the organization that promotes and helps to manage all Judo related activities here in SoCal. So checking out this page is a great resource on tournaments, clinics and group training sessions.

El Toro Judo Club has partnered with Budomart America (Santa Fe Springs CA) who can provide Judo Uniforms at a special club price.

The El Toro Judo Club Kanji Characters can be embroidered on the left chest of Judogis as an optional extra. Please enquire at time of ordering.

To purchase or enquire about available uniforms and to get the club price, please contact Christian Pineada directly at 323-250-3697 and let him know you are a student at El Toro Judo Club. 


Don't forget El Toro Judo Club merchandise can make a wonderful gift or holiday present.

Our web store is up and running at Cafe Press. Click here to order El Toro Judo shirts, coffee mugs, and more!

El Toro Judo Club is a member of the United States Judo Federation

Making falling fun

El Toro Judo Club is a member of Nanka Yudanshakai (Southern California Blackbelt Association) 

Please Contact us if you have any questions.

27601 Forbes Road #41
Laguna Niguel, California 92677

Email: info@eltoro-judo.com
Phone: 949.232.3012

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