The Boise State Judo Club is coming up on nearly two decades of active involvement at Boise State. With over 200 educational sessions per year and having reached over 400 members since its creation in 1995, the Judo Club has created a haven for students and community members interested in bettering themselves.
The source of this student organization’s consistency as a club on campus has been its commitment to student growth and self-discovery on a personal, physical, and
Students have the opportunity to learn the Japanese throwing art, one of the top practiced martial arts in the Boise community. As the new semester is beginning and stress levels are riding high, the Judo Club provides an outlet for greater overall health through the
practice of judo.
“In short, the true aim of judo is to help a student become the best they can . Anyone can participate in judo including kids, teenagers and adults of any shape or skill level,” said Jessica Wyatt, senior criminal justice major and club president, “Judo improves flexibility, coordination, balance, reflexes and focuses on developing skills versus size and strength.”
For an array of student organizations, scheduling can be the Achilles heel of running a successful club. Student members have a variety of class schedules that often conflict, making it difficult to accommodate those interested in staying actively involved.
For the Judo Club, this is not an issue. The club holds practices five times a week including weekends and in the evening. so prospective members can alleviate the stress of planning to attend and find a time that