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Sandy North writes: You are invited to “Celebration of Life.” Tap here to RSVP It is with great sadness that I must announce that my life long Sensei Mamoru Shimamoto passed away in New Jersey. Sensei Shimamoto was born in Kumamoto city, Kyushu, Japan,...

The passing of Yoshihiro “Yosh” Uchida

Yoshihiro "Yosh" Uchida, a San Jose State graduate and former coach who played a crucial role in promoting judo in America, passed away at the age of 104. Uchida was a prominent figure at San Jose State for over eight decades, transforming the school into a powerhouse...

Sandy North writes: You are invited to “Celebration of Life.” Tap here to RSVP It is with great sadness that I must announce that my life long Sensei Mamoru Shimamoto passed away in New...

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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...

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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....

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Sandy North writes: You are invited to “Celebration of Life.” Tap here to RSVP It is with great sadness that I must announce that my life long Sensei Mamoru Shimamoto passed away in New Jersey. Sensei Shimamoto was born in Kumamoto city, Kyushu, Japan,...

The passing of Yoshihiro “Yosh” Uchida

The passing of Yoshihiro “Yosh” Uchida

Yoshihiro "Yosh" Uchida, a San Jose State graduate and former coach who played a crucial role in promoting judo in America, passed away at the age of 104. Uchida was a prominent figure at San Jose State for over eight decades, transforming the school into a powerhouse...

James Murray

James Murray © 2024, Jim Murray, all rights reserved James Murray Judo Biography Jim Murray has been a stalwart figure in the world of Judo, combining his passion for the sport with a steadfast commitment to community service and youth development. Born and...

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 pursued her...

DateEventYudanshakaiContact
Aug 09, 2024USJF National Kata Conference
San Diego, CA
Pacific Southwest✉ Bill Caldwell
Aug 25, 2024Konan Promtional Clinic
Southfield, MI
Konan✉ Tom Sheehan
Aug 31, 202462nd Annual Honpa Hongwanji Judo Federation State
Pukalani, HI
HawaiiClaude Moreau
Sep 14, 2024Randori-No-Kata Clinic
Jefferson City, MO
ChicagoJosh Lehmen
(573) 301-1738
Sep 29, 2024Konan Promotional
Southfield, MI
Konan✉ Frances Glaze
Nov 15, 2024November Kata Clinics & Certification Testing
Vista, CA
Pacific Southwest✉ Bruce Knight
(619) 368-9812