Archive for August, 2015

Uchimata Elbow: Practical vs Classical

August 27, 2015

Thanks to Saito-sensei for circulating this video. He has taught this “practical” technique  in his classes at Saito-dojo:

2015 IJF World Championships

August 25, 2015

IJFMore from Dr. Charles Medani, President Shufu Yudanshakai:

Marti Malloy and Hana Carmichael 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, ranked at #44 in the world, ready to step up onto the Worlds podium this year?

Check it out tomorrow morning. But while you’re waiting, take a look at these sites:

http://www.martimalloy.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/HanaCarmichael

For information about the tournament in real time and even on live TV (remembering that Astana is 10 hours ahead of Eastern time), and to see how Marti and Hana fared, check out these sites (click on links):

More tomorrow!

Chuck Medani

2015 IJF World Championships

August 25, 2015

IJFFrom Dr. Charles Medani, President Shufu Yudanshakai:

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 Aaron Kunihiro started things off today in the -60 kg category.

For information about the tournament in real time and even on live TV (remembering that Astana is 10 hours ahead of Eastern time), and to see how Aaron fared, check out these sites (click on links):

More tomorrow!

Chuck Medani

Reminder – MJDA George Balch Golf Outing This Sunday

August 20, 2015

George Balch Kneeling

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