Sawtelle Judo Dojo

Sawtelle Judo Dojo, established in 1927 and incorporated in 1955, is a non-profit, volunteer, community organization instructing its students in the sport of Judo. It is committed to providing the “building blocks” for developing individuals into champions of Judo and in Life.

IRS EIN 51-0028431

501 © 3 non-profit

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We will practice Judo at Ocean Grown BJJ.

Ocean Grown BJJ

11318 Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Enter from the back of the building.

Our mailing address is the following.

Sawtelle Judo Dojo

11247 Rudman Drive

Culver City, CA  90230

If you would like more enrollment information, please get in touch with us.


310 463-4962

Email address

Class hours @ Ocean Grown BJJ

Little Kids’ classes (4–6-year-old)-Wednesday & Friday @ 4:00 pm-4:30 pm

Juniors’ classes (6–12-year-old)-Monday from 4:45 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday & Friday from 4:45 pm-5:45 pm

Seniors’ classes (13 years old & older)-Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Junior & Senior Novice exclusive class

-on Mondays only after Juniors’ class

Juniors (6–12-year-old)-6:15-7:00 pm

Seniors (13 years old & older)-7:00-8:00 pm

-for new students and others who want to work on basic ukemi and other fundamental skills

-prepare new students for regular practice with the rest of the class

You may refer to our website blog page for information on older posts @

ソーテル柔道道場 (So-teru Judo Dojo)

“Mens sana in corpore sano.”

Latin for “Strong Mind, Strong Body.”

Maxims of Judo

Jita Kyoei


Mutual Welfare and Benefit

“I scratch your back, and you cross mine, and we will both be happy for it.

-Ed Osugi-

Seiryoku Zenyo


Maximum efficient use of energy

Jiko no Kansei