Oishi Judo

Oishi Judo will be closed on Fridays in July and August, and on September 1st:

  • July: closed the 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th.
  • August: closed the 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th.
  • Closed September 1st.
  • Regular Friday schedule resumes September 8th.

Summer Schedule of Children’s Classes: Beginning the week of June 25th the children’s classes will only be held Wednesday at 5:00 pm and Saturday at 12:00 pm. Full schedule will resume the week of September 18th.



Class - adults

Class - kids

Sensei's sketches - 1

Sensei's sketches - 2

Sensei's paintings - 1

Sensei's paintings - 2



Dojo tournaments

Sensei doing nagekomi

A message from Sensei:


Oishi Judo is one of the oldest active judo clubs in New York City. It was founded in 1969 by Shiro Oishi, who continues to teach classes and give private lessons.

You are always welcome to watch a class at no charge. You can call in advance or simply drop by.

Sensei says "Welcome"
Location and Contact Info
547 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013 (map)

Near the Houston St. station on the #1 line and the Spring St. station on the C and E lines.

Tel: 212 966-6850
Fax: 212 274-8656

Mat fee is $30.

Seniors class times
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
12:00 - 1:30pm O O O
1:00 - 2:30pm O
6:30 - 8:00pm O A O A O

Juniors class times
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
12:00 - 1:00pm O
5:00 - 6:00pm O O O

(O = Sensei Oishi, A = alternate instructors)

Please note:

  • Children must be at least 5 years of age.
  • We do not offer trial classes, but parents and children are welcome to visit and watch a class before deciding whether to join.


Shiro Oishi came to America as an art student in his early 20s and started Oishi Judo Club in 1969. Sensei Oishi holds a 7th degree black belt and was the 1980 AAU National Masters Judo Champion, 1969 AAU National Judo Champion, and 1976 AAU National Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion. Some of Sensei's sketches and paintings are on display in the dojo.

Alternate instructors:

  • Andy Pernambuco.
  • Jeff Summa.
  • Matt Crane.

This web site is maintained by Andy Lee..