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Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services and obituary

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Here is the information for Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services.


Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 - 17:00

Visitation
Lisle Funeral Home
1605 L Street
Fresno, CA 93721


Sunday, September 24, 2017, 15:00

Funeral Service
Fresno Dharma Center
2660 E Alluvial Avenue
Fresno, CA 93720

Category: obituaries

Television film of "Escape from Manchuria"

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Jerry Hays has written:

Hello Everyone,

As you may recall, Paul Murayama, member of the 1964 US Judo Olympic Team and coach of USA Judo Olympic team in 1980 and 1984, wrote a book called Escape from Manchuria: The Rescue of 1.7 Million Japanese Civilians Trapped in Soviet-occupied Manchuria Following the End of World War available on Amazon.

Category: News

Haruo Imamura Sensei

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It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that Haruo Imamura Sensei passed away at 00:30 this morning due to his illness.

Imamura Sensei

Category: obituaries

George Tsubota Sensei

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We are extremely saddened to inform you that George Tsubota Sensei passed away on the 17th September.

Tsubota Sensei was the head instructor at Hodokan Judo Club in Honolulu, Hawaiil and one of the pillars of 50th State Judo Association. Tsubota Sensei was very dedicated and devoted to learning and teaching Judo. He became especially interested in kata.

Tsubota Sensei

Category: obituaries

2017 USJF National Kata Conference

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participants day one

report

participants day two

report

Category: events

Why Judo?

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A Neil Adams Judo email has been forwarded from Richardo Joseph, MD, Chair of the Medical Committee.


The latest Neil Adams article is out and it is one we NEED you to read and share.

In this article Neil provides you with the reasons you should train in Judo.

I know what you are thinking, “Hey, I already do Judo”.

2017 USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo Summer Nationals Results posted

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Mike Szrejter has posted the results of the 2017 Summer Nationals.

Here is the direct link to a pdf of the results of the 2017 Summer Nationals

Category: nationals

2017 Jeremy Glick Award Recipient Announced at Summer Nationals

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The Jeremy Glick Award has been announced for 2017. The recipient is Albert Aoki of the 50th State Judo Association.

photo of Albert Aoki
Photo by Tyler Kanoa/Special to the 50th State Judo Association, at the 2014 Junior Nationals, reproduced with permission.

Some bullet points from his USJF Judo career

Category: News

Travis Stevens announcement

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Travis Stevens has announced a new web presence.

from his page

Welcome to the FUJI Sports Blog by Travis Stevens. This blog is available as a resource for everyone to gain a little bit of grappling knowledge. I want everyone to find a few helpful tips and tricks that you can use to develop your own game. My goal is to give each and every one of you the information you’re looking for to become a better grappler.

Category: News