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Roy Englert

Roy Englert © 2024, Roy E Nanjo, all rights reserved Roy Englert Judo Biography Roy Englert was born in December 1958 in Alexandria, VA. He received a degree in Mathematics from Princeton at age 19 and followed with a Juris Doctor Degree from Harvard at age 22....

Frances M Glaze

Frances Glaze © 2024, Frances Glaze, all rights reserved Judo Biography Frances Glaze’s journey in the world of Judo is a testament to resilience, dedication, and unwavering passion for the sport. Her odyssey began amidst the halls of the YMCA while she...

Tad Nalls

Michael Tad Nalls © 2024, Roy Nanjo, all rights reserved Judo Biography USJF Rokudan, IJF- B level referee, International Coach, Sensei at Georgetown/Washington Judo Club (WJC) at Georgetown University Past competitor in Collegiate and Masters (now Veterans)...

Edwin Takemori

© 2024, Roy E Nanjo, all rights reserved Edwin Takemori Judo Biography Edwin Takemori, a highly accomplished judoka, achieved his Shodan (1st degree black belt) in 1957 and currently holds the prestigious rank of Hachidan (8th degree black belt). His journey in...
Doug Tono

Doug Tono

Doug Tono, Class of 2023 Judo Biography Douglas Tono was born in the United States on June 13, 1959. He started studying judo at the Midwest Buddhist Church at the age of ten years old, under the instruction of Sensei Takayuki Yoshinaga. The Midwest Buddhist Church...
Kiyoshi Shiina

Kiyoshi Shiina

Kiyoshi Shiina © 2023, USJF, all rights reserved Kiyoshi Shiina Inducted 2023 Judo Biography Kiyoshi Shiina was born in 1937 in Tochigi, Japan. He was promoted to 1st dan at the age of 14. He was the 1955 mid-Japan all high school champion for judo. Shiina studied...