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Midwest Collegiate Judo Championships

admin - October 09, 2017
Date: 02/10/2018       Sanction Number: 18-02-02     Location: Savoy, IL     YDK: Chicago Contact: Grace Talusan Website: www.strongvon.com/mcjc2018 Event Name: Midwest Collegiate Judo Championshipsmore

Marty Grisanti

admin - September 29, 2017
The Service for Marty Grisanti is going to be on Saturday from 1:00-3:00 with a memorial immediately after. It will be at Bible Fellowship on Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072 Janet Johnson more
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George Tsubota Sensei

admin - September 29, 2017
I received an email from Sensei George Tsubota’s family regarding funeral services. A private service will be held in Hawaii on October 14th, 2017. Anyone who wishes to extend condolences may do so at: The Tsubota Family45-144 Awele PlaceKaneohe, Hawaii 96744 Regards,Eiko ShepherdUSJF ...more
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Sumikichi Nozaki

admin - September 28, 2017
Sumikichi Nozaki has passed away. We do not have any other information at this time. We will post additional information as we receive it. Robert Fukuda more
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Martin Grisanti

admin - September 28, 2017
Martin Grisanti, one of the founders of the Kin-Tora Judo Club in Buffalo, New York passed away on 26 September. Grisanti Sensei was 63 and an active PJC Confederate licensed referee. We will publish more information about services for Marty as we receive it. William Gugino via Robert Fukuda more
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Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services and obituary

admin - September 22, 2017
Here is the information for Haruo Imamura Sensei’s services. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 - 17:00 VisitationLisle Funeral Home1605 L StreetFresno, CA 93721 Sunday, September 24, 2017, 15:00 Funeral ServiceFresno Dharma Center2660 E Alluvial AvenueFresno, CA 93720 from ...more
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Edwin Takemori and Judo at Annapolis

admin - September 22, 2017
An article appeared in the Capital Gazette about Edwin Takemori and Judo at the US Naval Academy. Roy Englert and Robert Fukuda more
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Television film of "Escape from Manchuria"

admin - September 22, 2017
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 ...more
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Haruo Imamura Sensei

admin - September 20, 2017
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 was the Team Captain of the Inaugural Judo Team at Tenri University. After moving to Fresno, California, Imamura Sensei was the Head Instructor and ...more
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George Tsubota Sensei

admin - September 19, 2017
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 ...more
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