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Rank Promotions 4/16/16

Congrats to those students who tested today. You all did great and we are very proud of you! Thank you to all the parents who participated in the potluck and helped keeping it orderly as well! Promotions: Grayson Burki – White belt black stripe Owen Monroe – Yellow belt Gage Monroe – Yellow belt Ethan […]

10th Dan Judo-ka who are engaging in activities

hiro ABE, 10th Dan Yoshimi OSAWA, 10th Dan Toshiro DAIGO, 10th Dan

Kodokan Hall of Fame

More than 130 years have gone since Kodokan Judo started in 1882. Many great Judo-ka have grown up with its history. Here we will introduce outstanding Judo-ka in Kodokan history, including the “Four Demigods of the Kodokan” who supported the first stage of the Kodokan, and the fifteen Judo-ka who got promoted to 10th Dan. […]

The purpose of Judo

udo is loved by all generations. You can see people of all ages from six to over eighty years, and people of all professions, nationalities and sexes enjoying Judo at the Kodokan. They all have their own purposes. Some of them want to be strong, some want to be healthy, some want to strengthen their […]

Nebraska State Cgampionship Results

Congrats to our students who competed yesterday at the Nebraska State Championship. Everyone worked really hard and did great! Aleesha Oden – Gold Logan Risser – Gold Sammi Reinders – Gold Andres Miller – Gold Mackenzie M – Gold Aleeah Trinidad – Gold Gage Burki – Gold Dan Williams – Gold Blake McGinnis – Silver […]

February 2, 2016 – Inclement Weather

All classes for 2/2/16 have been cancelled due to inclement weather. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Junior Rank Promotions

Testing today at Sempai went well! Congrats to the following students on their promotions! Dedication and hard work pays off!!!! Andres Miller-Del Villar-Green Dominic Santora – Orange/stripe Griffin Wilson – Yellow Madeline Wilson – Yellow Mackenzie – Yellow w/stripe Gabby – white w/stripe

What is “Jita-Kyoei”?

Another one I found by Shihan Kano. As long as we coexist, each member of society and the groups organised within must function in harmony and cooperation with the others. Nothing is more important than living prosperously together. If everyone acts with the spirit of mutual cooperation, each person’s work benefits not only himself, but […]

What is “Seiryoku-Zenyo”?

This is Shihan Kano’s words on what is seiryoku-zenyo found at the Kodokan. “Seiryoku-Zenyo (maximum efficient use of energy) applies to all types of endeavours, and it is to fully utilise one’s spiritual and physical energies to realise an intended purpose. Seiryoku-Zenyo is the most effective use of the power of the mind and body. […]

Strength Training for Judo: Part 4 – The Grappler

So far, we’ve gone over strength training programs for two of the most common styles of judo athlete, the Turner and the Charger. Previous to that we also examined the general training needs for every judoka. In this installment, we’re going to look at perhaps the most difficult of judo athletes to train and program for, the Grappler.   Grapplers […]