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Adult Judo: 7:00pm-8:30pm Tues/Thur

Youth Judo: 5:45pm-6:45pm Tues/Thur

Upcoming Events

  • Capital Open Judo Championships, Sacramento
    Oct 01, 9:00 AM
    8401 Center Pkwy, 8401 Center Pkwy, Sacramento, CA 95823, USA
    Sacramento Judo Tournament
  • Fresno Judo Tournament  2023
    Sun, Oct 22
    Fresno High School
    Oct 22, 8:00 AM
    Fresno High School, 1839 N Echo Ave, Fresno, CA 93704, USA
    Weigh-in 8am-10am. Tournament start 10am.
  • Winter Nationals 2023
    Fri, Dec 01
    Azusa
    Dec 01, 8:00 AM – Dec 03, 5:00 PM
    Azusa, Azusa, CA, USA
    December Tournament: Two day event in southern California. Detail provided in class
  • 33nd Annual Bojuka Tournament 2023
    Time is TBD
    Seaside High School Gym
    Time is TBD
    Seaside High School Gym, 2200 Noche Buena St, Seaside, CA 93955, USA
    *Monterey area tournament *Bring USJA membership Card *$60 at the door *Seniors and Masters weights 10a-11a *Juniors weights 8a-10a
  • El Cerrito Judo Tournament 2023
    Time is TBD
    540 Ashbury Ave
    Time is TBD
    540 Ashbury Ave, 540 Ashbury Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530, USA
  • Santa Clara PAL Judo Tournament
    Time is TBD
    Santa Clara
    Time is TBD
    Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, USA
    May Judo Tournament
  • Clovis Judo Tournament
    Time is TBD
    Clovis
    Time is TBD
    Clovis, Clovis, CA, USA
    March Judo Tournament w/ Masters division
  • Petaluma North Bay Shiai
    Time is TBD
    Petaluma
    Time is TBD
    Petaluma, Petaluma, CA, USA
    August Judo Tournament Hosted by De Leon Judo Club
  • Cupertino Judo Tournament
    Time is TBD
    Cupertino
    Time is TBD
    Cupertino, 10100 Finch Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    March Judo Tournament
  • Sensei Memorial Invitational
    Time is TBD
    San Jose
    Time is TBD
    San Jose, 290 S 7th St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    February: International Level D IJF competition and Regional Level Tournament. Hosted by San Jose Buddhist Judo Club
  • Palo Alto Tournament
    Time is TBD
    Palo Alto
    Time is TBD
    Palo Alto, Palo Alto High School Big Gym, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    November Judo Tournament
  • CCSF Judo Tournament
    Time is TBD
    San Francisco
    Time is TBD
    San Francisco, 50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA 94112, USA
    December San Francisco Judo Tournament
Events
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Day 1: Rolling and Falling (Ukemi)

Beginning Judo Practitioners (Judoka)

•Intro to rolling and falling
•Standing Ukemi

Continuing Judoka

Assisting new students with ukemi
Introducing ma ukemi and zempo kiten ukemi to new students

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Day 3: Rolling and Falling (Ukemi)

Beginning Judo Practitioners (Judoka)

Ukemi with assistance

Continuing Judoka

Introducing "tumble bug" and "turtle yo-yo" drills

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Day 4: Ukemi: Uke for Ogoshi

Beginning Judoka

•Ukemi with assistance
•Leaning how to uke. Intro to kazushi:

Continuing Judoka

Introducing "tumble bug" and "turtle yo-yo" drills
Intro beginners to Happo no kazushi, kumikata and maintaining hold during ukemi.

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Day 5: Koshiwaza #1: O Goshi - Major hip throw

Beginning Judoka

Intro to breaking balance (kuzushi) and Basics of the Major Hip Throw (Ogoshi) 

Continuing Judoka

All ranks OGoshi Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundation koshiwaza skills Static uchikomi, dynamic/moving uchikomi and nagekomi.

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Day 6: Koshiwaza continued.

Beginning Judoka

Beginners working with beginners on fundamental hip throw: OGoshi both static and dynamic.

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: koshi guruma
Gokyu: harai goshi
Yonkyu: uki goshi
Sankyu: tsurikomi goshi
Nikyu: tsuri goshi
Iikyu: 1) avoid osoto otoshi and counter with ogoshi. 2) counter harai goshi with utsuri goshi.

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Day 7: Koshiwaza to newaza

Beginning Judoka

Beginners: OGoshi to kesa gatame

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: koshi guruma to kuzure kesa gatame
Gokyu: harai goshi to kesa / kuzure kesa
Yonkyu: uki goshi to kuzure kesa
Sankyu: tsurikomi goshi to kesa / kuzure kesa Nikyu: tsuri goshi to kesa gatame
Iikyu: utsuri goshi to kesa / kuzure kesa

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Day 8: Oasekomi waza: Kesa Gatame & Sutemiwaza: sliding into second base skill.

Beginning Judoka

Beginners: Kesa Gatame and escapes (leg entanglement, uphill turn, bridge and roll)

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: Kuzure kesa gatame and
escape (tsukkomi jime)
Gokyu-Dan grades: assisting in beginner and Rokyu training. Iikyu priority is assisting Rokyu.

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Day 9: Sutemiwaza: Tani Otoshi

Beginning Judoka

All ranks Tani Otoshi
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundation yoko sutemi waza skills: sliding into second base Static uchikomi, dynamic/moving uchikomi and nagekomi.

Continuing Judoka

All ranks Tani Otoshi
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundation yoko sutemi waza skills: sliding into second base Static uchikomi, dynamic/moving uchikomi and nagekomi.

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Day 10: Sutemiwaza and newaza

Beginning Judoka

Work on finishing Tani Otoshi in the Side Control (Yokoshiho Gatame) position

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: sukuinage to osaekomi waza
Gokyu: Yoko Otoshi to kuzure yokoshiho gatame

Yonkyu: ukiwaza
Sankyu: uranage
Nikyu: obi Otoshi
Iikyu: sumi gaeshi

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Day 11: Ashiwaza A block: Ouchi Gari

Beginning Judoka

All ranks ouchi gari
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundation ouchi gari skills Static uchikomi, dynamic/moving uchikomi and nagekomi.

Continuing Judoka

All ranks ouchi gari
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundation ouchi gari skills Static uchikomi, dynamic/moving uchikomi and nagekomi.

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Day 12: Ashiwaza A block continued.

Beginning Judoka

Beginners working with beginners on fundamental inner foot reap: ouchi gari both static and dynamic.

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: kouchi gari
Gokyu: kouchi makikomi
Yonkyu: uchimata
Sankyu: uchimata gaeshi
Nikyu: kuchiki taoshi
Iikyu: kouchi gari to uchimata

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Day 13: Counters and Combos

Beginning Judoka

Beginner combo: ogoshi to ouchi Beginner counter: Tori attacks ogoshi, uke attempts Tani Otoshi, Tori reaps with ouchi gari.

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu combo: kouchi gari to ouchi gari
Gokyu combo: ippon seoi with kouchi makikomi
Yonkyu combo: ouchi gari to uchimata
Sankyu: counter uchimata with uchimata gaeshi
Nikyu combo: kouchi gari to kuchiki taoshi
Iikyu combo: kouchi gari to uchimata

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Day 14: Oasekomi waza: Da Willy Cahill 6 & Kensetsu waza.

Beginning Judoka

All ranks: Cahill 6 pin drill
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundationary hold down techniques: kesa gatame, kata gatame, kameshiho gatame, ushiro kesa gatame, yokoshiho gatame, Tateshiho gatame. 

Continuing Judoka

All ranks: Cahill 6 pin drill
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundationary hold down techniques: kesa gatame, kata gatame, kameshiho gatame, ushiro kesa gatame, yokoshiho gatame, Tateshiho gatame.
Once beginners can repeat the drill begin differentiated instruction for upper ranks
Rokyu: juji gatame Gokyu: kuzure kameshiho gatame and ura gatame Yonkyu: Uki gatame Sankyu: sangaku gatame, ude

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Day 15: Shimewaza

Beginning Judoka

All ranks katame no kata shimewaza techniques.
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundationary choking skills.

Continuing Judoka

All ranks katame no kata shimewaza techniques. Once beginners can drill the 5 kata shimewaza techniques; begin differentiated training
Rokyu: tsukkomi jime
Gokyu: shimewaza vs turtle
Yonkyu: koshijime and sangaku jime
Sankyu: shimewaza vs turtle
Nikyu: sode guruma jime
Iikyu: sangakujime vs 🐢, kataha jime vs 🐢,

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Day 16: Ashiwaza B block: De Ashi Harai.

Beginning Judoka

All ranks de ashi harai
Beginners working with upper ranks 

Continuing Judoka

All ranks de ashi harai
Beginners working with upper ranks
Upper ranks refreshing foundationary foot sweeping technique.

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Day 17: Ashiwaza B block continued.

Beginning Judoka

Beginners working with beginners on fundamental foot sweep: de ashi harai with dynamic movement.

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: tsubame gaeshi
Gokyu: okuri ashi harai
Yonkyu: hiza guruma
Sankyu: sasae tsurikomi ashi
Nikyu: harai tsurikomi ashi
Iikyu: counter ouchi gari with hiza guruma (ouchi gaeshi) and counter hane goshi with harai tsurikomi ashi (hane goshi gaeshi)

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Day 18: Ashiwaza C block: Osoto Gari

Beginning Judoka

All ranks Osoto Gari Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks

Continuing Judoka

All ranks Osoto Gari
Beginners working with upper ranks Upper ranks refreshing foundationary outer foot reaping skills.

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Day 19: Ashiwaza C block continued

Beginning Judoka

Beginners working with beginners on fundamental outer reap: osoto gari stationary and with dynamic movement.

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: osoto gaeshi
Gokyu: osoto otoshi
Yonkyu: osoto guruma
Sankyu combo: osoto gari to kosoto gake/gari
Nikyu: counter osoto gari with sumi otoshi
Iikyu: combo harai goshi to Osoto gari, ouchi gari to Osoto gari, Osotogari to juji gatame,

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Day 20: Shiai & Randori

Beginning Judoka

All ranks instruction on etiquette and rules of shiai and Randori. New student randori night.

Continuing Judoka

All ranks instruction on etiquette and rules of shiai and Randori. New student randori night.

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Day 21: Te Waza: Ippon Seoinage

Beginning Judoka

All ranks Ippon Seoinage
Beginners working with upper ranks.

Continuing Judoka

All ranks Ippon Seoinage
Beginners working with upper ranks
Upper ranks refreshing foundationary should throw skills.

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Day 22: Te Waza: Ippon Zeoi continued

Beginning Judoka

Beginners working with beginners on fundamental should throw: ippon zeoi stationary and with dynamic movement.

Continuing Judoka

Rokyu: morote seoinage
Gokyu: Soto makikomi
Yonkyu: tai Otoshi
Sankyu: uchimata sukashi
Nikyu: uchi makikomi
Iikyu: combo ouchi gari to tai Otoshi, counter ippon seoi with hadaka jime, seoi Otoshi,

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Day 23: Exam Prep

Beginning Judoka

All rank tests preparation

Continuing Judoka

All rank tests preparation

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Day 24: Rank Testing

Beginning Judoka

Testing for Yellow Belt (6th kyu Rokyu) 

Continuing Judoka

Taking a Test
or

Administering a Test 

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Day 25: Fundraising Night

TBD

Beginning Judoka

TBD

Continuing Judoka

TBD

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Day 26: Promotions

Beginning Judoka

Attend Promotions in White Judogi

Continuing Judoka

Attend Promotions in White Judogi

Schedule
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