Welcome to SAGA Judo !!

We're an US Judo Association Club #NC4247  that operates out of SAGA Combat in Lincolnton NC .658 Center Dr 28092 

   The purpose of this website is to inform and educate people about Judo and the USJA and help you through the use of Judo become a stronger version of yourselves both mentally and physically 

             AT SAGA we have an experienced team of coaches . Sensei Joseph Wells 3rd Degree Judo Black Belt  , USJA National Coach , USA Judo National Coach ,and USJA Certified Rank Examiner 

                 Justin Goins USJA Judo 1st Degree Black Belt ,USA Judo Coach ,and 3 time Judo National Champion 

               Our Judo coaches at SAGA are all USA Judo Safe Sport trained and CDC Head Up Concussion trained .  Our coaches are also background screened by NCSI 




Joe Wells

3rd Degree Judo Black Belt, USJA and 

​USA Judo National Coach 

USJA Certified Rank Examiner

2 Time National Silver Medalist -73kg 

2019 JA/JF in NYC 

​2023 ATJA in Wendell NC 

Monday 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

Thursday 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm 

​Class weakly Schedule

3 time-90kg National Champion 

Justin Goins 

2019 JA/JF, NYC

2021 ATJA, Atlanta 

2022 ATJA, Atlanta 

USA Judo Coach