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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

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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

Ippon of the Week

May 22, 2015

Amarilis Savón, Cuban Olympic Medalist and World Champion Returns to Michigan

February 10, 2014

Michigan Judo Development is pleased to announce that  Amarilis Savón,  one of the best Cuban elite female judo players in recent times is returning to Michigan for a two-day clinic. The clinic will be held on March 8 and 9 at Saito-dojo at the Birmingham Family Y.

You may attend both days or only one of the sessions. Click here for the registration and information flier.

SavonMs. Savon’s career highlights:

Olympic Games

  • Bronze 1992 Barcelona -48 kg
  • Bronze 1996 Atlanta -48 kg
  • Bronze 2004 Athens -52 kg

World Championships

  • Bronze 1995 Chiba -48 kg
  • Silver 1997 Paris -48 kg
  • Silver 1999 Birmingham -48 kg
  • Gold 2003 Osaka -52 kg

Pan American Games

  • Gold 1995 Mar del Plata -48 kg
  • Gold 1999 Winnipeg -48 kg
  • Gold 2003 Santo Domingo -52 kg

Watch Tokyo Grand Slam Live on Ippon.tv Today – Marti Malloy Wins Silver Medal Yesterday

November 30, 2013

Nearly 400 athletes from 55 nations are competing at the Grand Slam Tokyo. Competition continues today, Saturday in Japan, at 10 a.m. (8 p.m. EST in the United States). See the lineup at WWW.IPPON.ORG. Watch LIVE at WWW.IPPON.TV.

Competing Saturday for the United States are: Alex Jacobson, 73 kg., Jonathan Fernandez, 81 kg., (Baragua Judo Kai, Miami, FL), and Olympian Travis Stevens, 81 kg, (USA Judo Training Site, Pedro’s Judo Center/NYAC, Wakefield, MA).

Stepping onto the tatami Sunday in Tokyo for the United States will be Colton Brown, 90 kg. (USA Judo Training Site, San Jose State University Judo, San Jose, CA).

Yesterday, U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist Marti Malloy went 4-1 in the homeland of judo to take a silver medal, adding yet another victory to solidify her stature as a world power in the sport.

“I had a great day today in Tokyo,” said Malloy (USA Judo Training Site, San Jose State University Judo/NYAC, San Jose, CA) . “I have always dreamed of taking a medal at this tournament, and while I always aspire for gold I am very happy with my performance.”

Click here for the full story from USA Judo.

Click here for match-by-match details.

Video – Shinjiro Sasaki – Uranage at the Kodokan Cup

July 25, 2013

Not often seen in shiai: uranage. At about 2:50.

Marti Malloy, Olympic Medalist – Clinic Sato-dojo, October 19

July 23, 2013

Save the date – Saturday, October 19 – for a clinic led by Mart Malloy, Olympic Bronxe Medalist in London 2012.  Ms. Malloy is training for the 2016 Olympics where she hope to medal again.

Clinic details and registration form will be posted shortly.

Here is the 2012 Bronze medal match:

Video – World Judo Masters Tyumen 2013 Final -81kg

June 3, 2013

From Dan Mitoraj:  Watch for the transition from tachi-waza to ne-waza at the end – quick arm bar:

Video – World Judo Masters Tyumen 2013 -81kg SCHMITT Alain (FRA) – MAGOMEDOV Sirazhudin (RUS)

May 28, 2013

From Dan Mitoraj, this was voted the best ippon in this past weekend’s World Judo Masters Tournament in Tyumen, Russia:

Video – The Controversy – Saito v. Yamashita

May 12, 2013

From Jerry Jackson: You decide…


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