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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.

Updated April 23rd, 2023


    (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/

    (11/11/22) Manli continues to do well. Recently competing in the Fight for the Cure and Mojica,  Tournaments, she took a bronze  and silver medal. Congratulations Manli.

    (10/10/22) Welcome to our newest and latest member of our club Anna. Also congratulations to Marcus,  Lucas and Raymond for their promotion to yellow belt. The same too for Marc who achieved his promotion to Orange belt with stripe. Great job and well done.

    (9/12/22) We had a great turnout for the Nanka Fall Tournament on Sept 11. Nine students competed, and all did brilliantly.

    Jayden and Manli both took Gold in their division and Lucas took Bronze. Congratulations!!! :-). Adam, Andrew, Harrison, Hideyoshi, Marc and Musashi also did fought very hard, and all are a credit to El Toro Judo Club.



    *** Focused Tournaments for El Toro Judo Club

    Friday and Saturday April 28 - 29, 2023:  Promotion evaluation. Students wanting to take their next promotion test will be assessed and feedback given on what they need to work on to pass their promotion.

    Sat - Sun April 29 - 30, 2023: Golden State Open. Azusa Pacific University, 701 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa, CA. Register via Smoothcomp.

    Friday May19th, 2023: Yellow Belt and Orange Belt Promotion Test. Packets will be provided the week prior.

    Friday May 26th, 2023:  Orange with Stripe belt Promotion Test. Packets will be provided the week prior.

    *** Sunday June 4, 2023: Nanka Spring Tournament. Westminster High School, Goldenwest Street, Westminster, CA. Register via Smoothcomp.

    *** Sunday September 24, 2023: Nanka Fall Tournament. Westminster High School, Goldenwest Street, Westminster, CA. Register via Smoothcomp.

Click on the link above to take you to a list of all the Judo events scheduled for 2018.

Nanka or the Southern California Black Belt Association is the organization that promotes and helps to manage all Judo related activites here in SoCal. So checking ut htis 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.

BudoMart also has a range of Addidas Judogi available at special discounted prices.

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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