Archive for November, 2010

Yasuhiro Yamashita – 16 Days of Glory 1984 Olympics

November 29, 2010

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2010 Great Lakes Open Results – Revised

November 28, 2010

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Click here for results: 2010 GLO Results Revised

Thanks to Jim Murray, Tournament Director, and the many volunteers who made the tournament possible  – too many to thank!

  • Table Help – Great Job
  • Pooling People – Great Job
  • Set Up and Tear Down People – Great Job

Thanks to Doug Tono, Tohkon Judo Academy, Chicago, for providing mats.

Special thanks to Tom Sheehan, Head Referee and the corps of referees, without whom we could not have held the judo contest:

  • Don Flagg
  • Jerry Wee
  • Neil Simon
  • Gary Wood
  • Don Van Hemm
  • Michael Mooney
  • Neal Makki
  • Deb Fergus
  • Jamie Blake
  • Don Wilson
  • Danielle Clinton
  • Derrick Battle

Ashi-Waza! Olympic Judo 1964 Nakatani JPN Stepanov USSR

November 27, 2010

2011 IBSA World Youth and Student Championships

November 26, 2010

Blind and visually impaired athletes are advised that the IBSA World Student Championships will be held in Colorado Springs, Colo. from July 13-18.

This is an open and self-funded competition opportunity for athletes between 13 and 19-years-olds.

Interested athletes are asked to contact John Potts: jpotts@usaba.org.

USABA Mission
The United States Association of Blind Athletes enhances the lives of blind and visually impaired people by providing the opportunity for participation in sports and physical activity.

USABA Values
Respect: We respect and honor the inherent value and the unique contributions of blind and visually impaired people.

Integrity: We conduct our business transparently, honestly and ethically.

Acceptance: We create an environment of acceptance and seek ways to broaden acceptance of blind and visually impaired people.

Enrichment: We are deeply dedicated to the achievement of each and every athlete’s potential regardless of ability.


nd visually impaired athletes are advised that the IBSA World Student Championships will be held in Colorado Springs, Colo. from July 13-18.

 

This is an open and self-funded competition opportunity for athletes between 13 and 19-years-olds.

 

Interested athletes are asked to contact John Potts at jpotts@usaba.org.

Anai! 2010年柔道世界選手権 100㎏級準決勝 穴井隆将

November 25, 2010

By popular demand, more Anai! Long match, but nice ending.

IJF This is Judo Video

November 23, 2010

Special SANIX Coaching Clinic – February 19 and 20, 2011

November 22, 2010

USJF, Konan Yudanshakai and Saito-Dojo are pleased to host a two-day clinic aimed at teaching how to coach Junior High and High School aged judo players.

The clinic is planned for the Saito Dojo at the Birmingham MI YMCA on Saturday, February 19 from 1pm – 4pm and on Sunday, February 20 from  noon-3pm.

For full flier, click here: 2011-02-19 Special SANIX Coaching Clinic

We are fortunate to have a very special clinician from Fukuoka, Japan, home of the SANIX Tournament, leading the clinics: Mr. Hiroaki Kugisaki.

Below find brief resumes of his illustrious judo career.

Please plan to attend this clinic to learn from this elite teacher. USJF and USJI coaching certification will be offered in conjunction with the clinics.

Clinician: Hiroaki Kugisaki – 7th Dan

  • Teacher & Head Judo Coach at Hakko Junior High School
  • Competed in All-Japan Weight Category Championships, -60 kg
  • Many of his students have become Japanese National Team members and medallists at All-Japan Weight Category Championships, international championships, and the Olympic Games (current National Team – Masahiko Tomouchi, -81 kg)

Here is an elite student of Kugisaki-sensei  in action:

JUDO BESTOF 100% Ippon

November 21, 2010

Ashi-Waza ! 2010年柔道世界選手権 100㎏級穴井隆将2回戦

November 20, 2010

2010 Ameri-Kan Challenge 12-11-2010

November 19, 2010

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December 11, 2010

Bluffton OH

Great tournament for Junior beginners.

Click here for flier: 2010-12-11 Ameri-Kan Challenge


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