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Konan 2014 Fall Promotional Clinic, Maumee OH – August 24

July 26, 2014

konan-logo3.jpgDATE: Sunday, August 24, 2014


Registration 12:30 PM -1:00 PM
Training and Review – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Kata Certification Testing – 3:00 – 4:00 PM


Workshop – $20.00
USJF Kata Testing and Certification  – $20.00

LOCATION: Black Swamp Judo Club. 2564 Parkway Plaza, Maumee, OH 43537


  • Mr. Don Flagg, Rokudan, Chair Konan Board of Examiners USJF A Kata Instructor and USJI Kata Judge.
  • Mrs. Frances Glaze, Rokudan, Vise Chair of the Board of Examiners, USJF A Kata Instructor and USJI Kata Judge.
  • Also will be other members of the Konan Promotion Committee.

Candidates will review for their Kata and Go Kyo no Waza. We strongly suggest you prepare for the promotion test at the promotional clinic. Those that want to be certified in a Kata must fill out application form plus a $20.00 testing fee that goes to USJF. You must notify Mr. Flagg that you are planning to test for Kata certification prior to the beginning of the clinic. Only USJF members may be evaluated for promotion and certification.

Candidates must submit their Form 20 to Mr. Tom Sheehan,  Promotion Committee Chair and to Mr. Don Flagg Chair Konan Board of Examiners. for the promotional exam no later than August 16, 2014.  Click here to create an e-mail to attach your completed form to and to send to Mr. Sheehan and Mr. Flagg. Candidates must obtain a Form 20 (Click here for Form 20). A Background Check must be submitted to National Office by August 16, 2014 for those who are going to be a candidate unless you have one deemed current. They are valid for four years.  Click here to obtain  a Background Check Form. The Registration Form and Waiver for the Clinic will be available at the Clinic.

Click here for the Workshop Registration Form and Waiver.

ELIGIBILITY: All participants must present a valid U.S.J.I., U.S.J.F. or U.S.J.A card at the workshop site. If
you cannot produce a card, in order to participate, you will need to purchase a membership on site. Foreign
contestants must have the proper ID from their home country.

Kodokan Nage no Kata Video

June 14, 2014

Classic instructional video:

All Japan Judo Championships Nage-no-kata – 29/04/2012

May 11, 2014

Anyone recognize Tori?

Kata: Even for champion fighters!

Nage-no-kata Clinic – Saito-dojo – Birmingham MI – August 4, 2013

July 10, 2013

MJDAPlease plan on attending this Nage-no-kata clinic with Noboru Saito-sensei, Hachidan, as clinician.  The clinic will focus on the first three sets of throws in the Nage-no-kata.

if you are not eligible for promotion now, this is a great opportunity to do some early preparation for the fall Konan Promotional Clinic.

Date: August 4, 2013


Registration: 11:30 – 12:00 PM
Workshop: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Birmingham YMCA (judo dojo)
400 E. Lincoln
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 644-9036

Click here for the full flier and registration form.  Proceeds of the clinic to benefit Michigan Judo Development Association, Inc.

Nage-no-Kata Video

March 3, 2011

A very nice demonstration of nage-no-kata.

TORI 6th Dan – Dōba Yoshihisa
UKE 6th Dan – Nishimoto Minoru

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