Every athlete aims to prevail over his or her opponent by using special techniques - in the standing position by grappling his uniform, otherwise the judo gi, trying to throw him down, and in the ground position by trying to pin him down for a certain time. Not applying chocks or arm locks aren't permitted in Special Olympics competition. Judo is a sport demanding physical capabilities along with spiritual discipline.

Find a Special Olympics Area program near you to participate. Contact your Region Director if you're interested in starting this sport in your Area.