Archive for June, 2012

Olympic Preview: Judo 2011 World Championships Paris: Kayla Harrison (USA) – Audrey Tcheumeo FRA)

June 28, 2012

Closely matched rivals fight to an unfortunate end for Kayla, who will be looking for a different result in London.


Fight Like a Girl Camp, Portage MI, August 4 & 5

June 27, 2012

Southside DojoTwo-day girls’ judo camp hosted by Konan member Southside Dojo.

Click here for full information and registration form: 2012 FLAG Camp

MJDA 2012 George Balch Memorial Golf Outing – August 26, 2012

June 26, 2012

Please support Michigan Judo Development Association’s Annual golf fund raiser, held to honor the memory of one of Konan’s giants, Mr. George Balch.

Sponsored by Michigan Judo Development Association, Inc.

Sunday, August 26, 2011

Rammler Golf Club
38180 Utica Road
Sterling Heights,MI 48312

Proceeds to Benefit:

  • USJF George C. Balch Scholarship Fund
  • Noboru Saito Judo Grant Fund
  • Judo Programs in Michigan – Travel Fund and Seminars

For information click here or contact Mr. Noboru Saito by e-mail (click here) or telephone (248) 585-7982.

Video – Judo 2012 World Masters Almaty: Anai (JPN) – Rakov (KAZ) [-100kg] semi-final

June 25, 2012

From Jerry Jackson:

An unexpected and devastating ashi waza toward the end of this video ends the Gold Medal ambitions of Takamasa Anai at the 2012 World Masters tournament. Click here for Jerry’s complete commentary

Mark your calendar for another Great Judo Weekend – September 21 – 23

June 24, 2012

Due to the overwhelming success we had at last year’s events, the IWJA and Chu To Bu are again sharing the venue for the 8th “All Women’s Judo Championship” and the 17th “Rock and Roll Capital of the World” tournaments, Sept. 21-23, 2012.

Both events are the same weekend at the same venue the Cloverleaf Recreation Center, 8525 Friendsville Rd. Lodi, Ohio 44254. One Drive for 2 events.

Click here for full details

Giants of Judo – Katsuhiko Kashiwazaki

June 23, 2012

Kayla Harrison: Visualizing The Perfect Fight

June 20, 2012

Meijer State Games – Judo Tournament – Last Chance to Save – Pre-register by June 20

June 18, 2012

Click here for details.

And don’t forget about the Competition Clinic on Friday – Click here for details.

Camp Budokan, Ajax Ontario – July 29 – August 4

June 17, 2012

CAMP BUDOKAN founded in 1965, was the first judo camp of its kind and still delivers an unequalled training opportunity.  We are proud of our ability to attract internationally respected coaches.  Coaches who unselfishly pass on their extensive knowledge of judo to the athlete.

Only $499 Canadian for a week (includes room and board) with top instructors including Olympian Karl Doherty, Olympian and World medalist Kevin Doherty and former Olympic Coach Hiroshi Nakamura-sensei of Shidokan Judo Academy of Montreal.

Click here for the full flier.

Giants of Judo – Masahiko Kimura

June 16, 2012

Click here for more on Kimura-sensei

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