Kokushikai Judo Academy is a traditionally run New Jersery Judo dojo located in Fair Lawn of Bergen County in northern New Jersey. Judo is not only a martial art and self defense, it is also an Olympic sport. Judo classes are taught by 3x Olympian, Celita Schutz and Olympic Coach, Sensei Matsumura. Ages 3 ½ years and up are welcome to apply for their age appropriate classes.
Fall 2022 Tiny Tiger Semester is Now Underway.
New Openings for Tiny Tigers will be Available in the January 2023 Winter Semester!!
(All other age groups can schedule a Trial class anytime)
Please call or email with your information to receive an invitation to the 2023 Orientation classes once they are scheduled.
Space is Limited to four to six students in each Tiny Tiger Class.
Orientation classes are complimentary to make sure you and your 4-5 year old child are ready to start Judo before committing to a full Semester. All classes are taught by Celita Schutz.
See Schedule for Complete Class Days, Times and Space Availability.
Please download the Kokushikai Phone App when you are ready to Register for the Winter Semester.
Tiny Tiger classes are small special classes for students between the ages of 4 to 5 years of age.
Tiny Tigers are the best way to build your child's confidence and judo skills while improving physical ability and discipline in a small group setting. A maximum of six children are permitted in each class.
Young 6yr-olds have the choice of Tiny Tigers OR our regular Pee Wee classes.
Pee Wee classes are ongoing.
Trial classes in Pee Wee classes can be scheduled at any time.
All other ages can also schedule a trial class in age appropriate classes at anytime.
Contact Celita for more information at 201-797-8988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Breaking News!! As of October 12, 2020, Governor Muphy has officially lifted contact restrictions for JUDO and other close contact sports in the State of New Jersey.
We are thrilled to now offer full contact classes in addtion to our no-contact classes in our schedule.
In accordance with Executive Order #187, Kokushikai Judo Academy still adheres to screening procedures for all of our members and instructors, limited capacity classes, extensive cleaning and disinfecting, and maintaining our facility to keep everyone safe at all times.
Download our App, enroll in your classes and get on the Judo mat at Kokushikai Today!
Thank-you to all of our supporters who helped get us here!
Kokushikai Judo Academy is now OPEN!!
Active KJA members should enroll NOW in the class(es) of their choice through the KJA Member's Portal.
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Kokushi kai Judo Academy of Fair Lawn, New Jersey is a traditional judo dojo (school). 3x Olympian, Celita Schutz and Sensei Matsumura, graduate of Japan's Kokushikan University conduct each class. Every class contains individual attention to technique, group instruction and time for individuals to test themselves in newaza (ground grappling) and tachi-waza (standing). Class etiquette, safety and appreciation for others is emphasized. Ages from age 3½ years and up of all levels are welcome to apply. Judo classes available for Tiny Tigers (ages 3½-5), Pee Wees (ages 5-6), Children (ages 6-9), Youth (ages 9-12), Teens (ages 12-14) and Adults (ages 14 and up).
NY1 VIDEO: Fifth-degree black belt and three-time U.S. Judo Olympian Celita Schutz, opened Kokushikai Judo Academy in Fair Lawn, N.J. two years ago, and already students from the school hold national titles. By: Patti Murphy (click on image above to open link on www.ny1.com)
Kokushikai Judo Academy is Growing! We have moved our dojo to a larger facility in Fair Lawn, NJ After extensive renovations, our doors are now open!
Our new address is: 24-28 Fair Lawn Ave. Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 201-797-8988
Kokushi kai Judo Academy is a traditionally run New Jersery Judo dojo located in Bergen County of northern New Jersey. Judo is not only a martial art and self defense it is also an Olympic sport. Judo classes are taught by 3x Olympian, Celita Schutz and Olympic Coach, Sensei Matsumura. Celita accumulated various National and International Championships while being ranked No. #1 on the US Judo Senior Elite ranking system for 7 consecutive years. Kokushi kai Judo Academy is centrally located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey near the Garden State Parkway, Route 4, Route 208, Route 17, Route 46 and Route 80. Kokushi kai Judo Academy is a member of US Judo, United States Judo Federation and United States Judo Association.