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Judo, which means the Gentle Way, is an art in the Gi which is designed to throw an opponent, immobilize them by pin, or submit them by choke or joint manipulation.  In this program we practice not only Judo for sport, but also Judo for Jiu Jitsu competition, Judo for MMA, and Judo for Self Defense.   

This class will teach you:

  • Learning to fall safely

  • Grip Fighting

  • Kuzushi (Breaking of Balance)

  • Te Waza (Hand Throwing techniques)

  • Koshi Waza (Hip Throwing Techniques)

  • Ashi Waza (Foot Throwing Techiques)

  • Sacrifice Throwing

  • Randori

  • Pins and Submissions

From October 15 until May 15 we practice Gi Judo techniques.  In the summer months we work on No Gi Judo techniques.

MMA classes
Greg Koval has trained in martial arts since 1990 when he began training at Kim's Taekwondo with his father Bruce Koval.  

​In September of 2012, Coach Greg opened Koval Taekwondo to teach old school power Taekwondo with educated cross training for self defense.  This was the foundation for what was later to become Devil Dog Martial Arts, which is the culmination of developed systems and training practices that were established under the Koval Taekwondo program. 


Greg Koval is a 6th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor in Taekwondo under Grand Master Moo H Kim..  Greg Koval is also a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Pablo Castro.  In addition, Coach Greg has spent decades cross training Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, MCMAP, Hapkido, and Judo. 

Class Instructor - Head Coach Greg Koval

Other Class Information

Physical Prerequisite:  None
Physical Challenge Level:  Starts at a 2, With Experience & Training 4-5
Equipment Requirements:  Water Bottle. 
Uniform Requirement:  Gi
Ages:  14+
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