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Assaulting the Turtle

Hypothesis An opponent tucked into a ball and resting on his knees and elbows is, perhaps, the most difficult Ground Play situation that there is to deal with. I call this the Turtle and any white belt can hold forth on the futility of attacking the Turtle. I know how many Turn Overs and attacks, […]

Nutrition in competitive combat sports – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, MMA by Heri Rakotomalala

Combat sports athletes in judo, MMA or brazilian jiu-jutsu need to develop speed, power as well as higher aerobic capacity. A varied, well-balanced healthy diet makes it easier for athletes to optimize training and increase the succcess in tournaments. However, the diet of a top-level athlete is different from common person to a great extent, […]

What You Don’t Know About: Judo by Marty Maloy

wo damp hands clasp my face. Two googly globe eyes lock into my tired ones. I’m stuck. “Marti, I know you’re upset. I know you want to cry. But you have to fight one more time.” The eyes don’t move. Mine do. “Marti, you need to put this behind you. Trust me, you’re going to […]

Martial Art vs Sport by Neil Ohlenkamp

Many people think of Judo and Taekwondo as sports because they are included along with other major sports in Olympic competition. Boxing, wrestling, Judo, taekwondo, and kickboxing are examples of martial sports. I often hear martial artists who use the term “sport” as if referring to a game with no usefulness. The implication is that […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Spaghetti Fundraiser October 21, 2017

We are hosting a spaghetti fundraiser to raise funds for travel expenses for our junior Judo competitors traveling to Dallas Texas November to a National Judo tournament. Fundraiser is in the cafeteria at Burke High School at 12200 Burke Blvd Omaha NE. $5 per person. We also have a silent auction for items from local […]

Judo by Emilio Bruno

WHAT IS JUDO? Judo is a scientific system of attack and defense applicable for hand-to-hand combat purposes. A modernization and organization of the old Jujutsu system. Judo is based upon related principles of philosophy, psychology, physics, anatomy and is unified by Dr. Jigoro Kano’s “all-pervading principle” which suggests that human energy be conserved, that activities […]

Summer Camp 6/12/17 - 6/16/17

Summer Camp 6/12/17 – 6/16/17

Summer camp is just a few days away! Be sure to bring a lunch that does not need to be kept cold. Remember Swimsuits on Friday 6/16/17 for the bounce house! List of items needed: Lunch, sunscreen, swimsuit, and a basketball on Thursday 6/15/17. Contact us for any questions.

No Gi Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing

Adult and Youth Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing class now available at Sempai Academy 8521 Park Drive Ralston NE 68127. Please click here for pricing and schedules. We offer a free week trial period, month to month billing, no contracts. Stop in, email, or call for additional information.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser for Junior Competitors

Pizza ranch fundraiser tomorrow for the club off 84th and Center street. Volunteers needed to help work it and please come eat to help support the kids. A percentage of all sales will be donated back to the team and all tips will be ours as well! Funds to be used for travel expenses to […]