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Judo

Judo is a modern Japanese martial art and combat sport created in Japan, in 1882, by Dr. Kano Jigoro. The object is to either throw one's opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue one's opponent with a grappling maneuver, or force an opponent to submit by joint locking or by executing a strangle hold or choke.

At Lovato’s Judo techniques are incorporated into our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes. We believe in being well rounded martial artists and Judo takedowns are an essential element to BJJ with the gi.

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  3. OKC BJJ Adults take 1st in Tournament Rafael Lovato Jr. 07-Oct-2014
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  5. OKC BJJ Professor Rader wins 3rd Pro MMA bout Rafael Lovato Jr. 01-Oct-2014

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Video Testimonial - Brazilian Jiu JItsu Black Belt Ben Baxter talks about why he makes the trip from Oregon to Oklahoma City to train at Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; Academy of the 2007 Black Belt World Champion Rafael Lovato Jr.... read more
Ben Baxter
Brazilian Jiu JItsu Black Belt