About Us

Founded in Houston in May 2022, our goal is to teach and spread the benefits of Judo as a physical, mental and moral practice, throughout Houston communities. Kestrel Judo is a chartered member club of the United States Judo Association (USJA). Internationally recognized and certified rank is achieved through USJA rank system. Our program is based in Kodokan Judo where:

If there is effort, there is always accomplishment.  

- Jigoro Kano, founder of Judo

Questions? email us:  sensei@kestreljudo.org

Founder & Head Instructor

Sensei Theresa Lawler

contact: sensei@kestreljudo.org