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Sanix 2016 -- JuKye Johnson

admin - January 25, 2017
Dear Saito Sensei, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to travel to Japan and allowing me to have an amazing, once in a lifetime experience. At first, I was really scared, especially because I did not want to get homesick as my brother did, or choked out as I heard from many other players ...more
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SANIX-TAISET 2016 -- Birmingham Team Coach

admin - January 20, 2017
I would like to start off by talking about our time in Global Arena in Fukuoka Japan. Global Arena consisted of multiple buildings and the dorms were very nice. They have a convenience store, bakery, and two different dojos for practice. The meals were buffet style in the dining hall. I was very ...more
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Maccabi USA is looking for Female Jewish Judokas

admin - January 19, 2017
Maccabi USA is looking for Female Jewish Judokas who are interested in joining the 2017 USA delegation to the 20th Maccabiah team June 27- July 18  in Israel next summer. Applications and information can be found at Questions or concerns can be addressed to: Lou Moyerman ...more
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Tokai summer program

admin - July 22, 2016
From Teruyoshi Yamaguchi, Tokai University We have started our summer program. All your members from Hawaii and California are well prepared and highly motivated. Yesterday morning, they visited the Eishoji temple and Kodokan for learning Judo history. (More pictures) So far, Tokyo is much ...more
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Cancelled . . .

admin - September 23, 2015
The 10th All Women's Championship has been cancelled. Sadly and unfortunately, we have had to cancel the "All Women's Championship" for October 10, 2015. However the "Great Lakes Open" Oct. 11 and the Gary Takemoto Clinic Oct 10th are still happening. It has been a pleasure to serve nine years ...more
Category: clinics, events, News

World Championships 2015, Astana - DAY 6

admin - August 29, 2015
The USA's World Judo Team's quest for individual championships medals at the 2015 World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan came to an abrupt end today. The final four individual competitors, Ajax Tadehara, Andrew Jacobs, Nina Cutro-Kelly, and Akbarzhan Iminov, all lost their first matches of ...more
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Astana Day 5

admin - August 28, 2015
The chances for a medal for the US team at the 2015 World Championships faded dramatically today as reigning Olympic champion Kayla Harrison failed to make it through the preliminary rounds. Harrison, ranked #1 in the world coming into these championships, was defeated in her second match by ...more
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2015 Judo World Championships Day Three

admin - August 26, 2015
Unfortunately, the podium picture was not to be. France's Autonme Pavia, who, along with our own Marti Malloy, won Bronze at the 2012 Olympics in London, defeated Malloy in the Bronze medal match during Golden Score (overtime) by a shido penalty today at the World Championships, with Malloy ...more
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2015 Judo World Championships Day Two

admin - August 26, 2015
Marti Malloy (see more about Marti here) and Hana Carmichael (see more about Hana here) take to the mat tomorrow (Wednesday) looking for podium honors. In 2013 Marti struck Silver at the Worlds. She's currently ranked #5 in the world - can she repeat and possibly bring home Gold? And is Hana, ...more
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2015 Judo World Championships

admin - August 25, 2015
To Shufu Yudansha and other interested parties: The 2015 Judo World Championships began today, Monday August 24th, in Astana, Kazakhstan. The US team of 8 men and 9 women are competing this week against the best judo players in the most important annual judo tournament on the planet. The USA's ...more
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