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ATTENTION! New Dojo Address

ATTENTION! New Dojo Address

We have moved! The West Midtown dojo (formerly Defoor Place) is now located in Brookhaven at 3293 Buford Hwy NE #500, Atlanta, GA 30329 in the back of the Buckhead Fight Club.

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2023 Black ICE Open

2023 Black ICE Open

Save the date! The 2023 Black ICE Open will take place on Saturday, August 19, 2023 in Atlanta. Register online – THERE IS NO REGISTRATION ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.

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2022 ATJA Judo Nationals

2022 ATJA Judo Nationals

Save the date! The 2022 ATJA Judo Nationals will take place on Saturday, August 6, 2022 in Atlanta. Register online – THERE IS NO REGISTRATION ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.

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Upcoming Events

October 7: Waynesville Fall Brawl

November 18: Dallas Invitational

November 19: Presidents Cup

February 3: Nick Goodly Invitational

March 2: Veteran Judo Dual Meet


Judo Classes

Judo classes are offered five days a week at two locations. Classes are available for children (4+) and adults. We’d love to have you come and try the judo class for FREE. Dress in comfortable workout clothes, and prepare to be barefoot on the mat. Please contact us to set up your first session!

One on one judo sessions are also available. See Personal Fitness page for details.

Personal Fitness

Personal training sessions are available for all ages and fitness levels in private and group settings. Options include weight training, calisthenics, and high intensity interval training workouts OR learn a skill like boxing, kickboxing, judo, BJJ, or karate while having fun and getting fit. Workouts can be tailored to specific skills for other sports (basketball, volleyball, wrestling, dance, etc.) and around pre-existing injuries.

Sensei Joshua White

Who is Joshua White?

Joshua has enjoyed over 30 years as a martial artist, athlete, and teacher. His formal study of judo began at the age of 4 under Sensei Steven Alphabet at the W.W. Woolfolk Boys and Girls Club in Atlanta, GA. He currently holds the rank of 5thdegree black belt and competes both nationally and internationally. He continues to train and learn a variety of arts including boxing, kickboxing, Shidokan karate, BJJ, and Japanese jujitsu to diversify himself as a martial artist. He has been nationally ranked in multiple weight classes by USA Judo for many years.

Organizational Involvement

President, Georgia Judo Association

Director of Judo, American Traditional Jujutsu Association

Secretary, Association of African American Judoka

Giving Back

Fundraise for underprivileged athletes to compete locally and nationally

Volunteer, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Motivational Speaker

Associate Pastor, Simpson Road Baptist Church


Contact Us

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like to try a class!

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NEW LOCATION! Brookhaven: 3293 Buford Hwy NE #500, Atlanta, GA 30329
East Atlanta: 790 Berne St SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

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