Johnson City Judo Club General Info

We are a non-profit organization based in Johnson City, Tennessee.

 We are a USJI member club and a USJA Charter B club

The club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at two locations for your convenience:

Tuesdays: 7:00 to 9:00PM.  Girls Inc., 227 Library Lane 

(On the hill behind Munsey Methodist on Roan St. 

Take W. Market St. ext from I-26 , then turn right on Colonial Way, right on Library Lane. )

 Cost is $2 per person per class


Thursdays: Starts September 2nd, 2004, 6:00 to 7:30PM 

Center for Physical Activity, Aerobics Room

East Tennessee State University


Beginners and advanced adult (16 years or older) students are welcome.

You will need to purchase a judo uniform or gi (currently $27-37 depending on size), available from Brian Rowe . Karate gis are not sturdy enough for judo.

We ask that all members join the USJA for promotion and insurance purposes. There is a small fee for each belt  promotion. The rank of black belt first degree will typically take a diligent student about 4 years.  Promotions are done based on exams and tournament points. Promotion requirements are found at

Brian Rowe: 6th Dan

(423) 439-2047

Bill Perkins: 2nd Dan

(423) 975-0171