The San The 67th Annual San Jose Buddhist Judo Club and 23rd “Sensei Memorial” Invitational Tournament on Saturday.
The opening ceremony honored the life of Larry Kaneshiro, a sensei of the San Jose Buddhist Judo Club who passed away in July 2014 of pancreatic cancer. Sensei Dan Kikuchi and Yoshihiro Uchida were both recognized for their contributions to the San Jose judo community. Kikuchi is a co-head instructor of the San Jose Buddhist Judo Club while Uchida is the founder of SJSU Judo and the namesake of the recently renovated building on campus.
Competitors of all ages from clubs all around the country came to the tournament.