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 […]

Clinic with Dr. Lee 4/8/17

Clinic with Dr. Lee 4/8/17

Great clinic today with Lee Sensei at our club! We had several other clubs attend as well. Thand you Sioux Falls Hapkido & Judo, Montclair Judo Club, UNL Judo Club and of course our students from Sempai for coming out today. Special thank you to Lee Sensei for sharing his time with us and teaching […]

2017 Junior National Judo Medalist

2017 Junior National Judo Medalist

Team Sempai took nine competitors to Scholastics in Reno Nevada this month for a Juniors National Judo Tournament. Four of the nine earned a medal and a spot on the USA Judo Junior’s National Roster for 2017. June Yamamoto is now Ranked #1 in Bantam 2 Female -25kg division Andres Miller – Del Villar is […]

Chipotle Fundraiser for Juniors to Attend Nationals

Saturday 2/18/17 from 430pm-9pm at Chipotle on 72nd and Cornhusker is our fundraiser for our juniors to head to Nationals. If you show them a copy of the flyer on your phone or provide them with a physical copy, they will donate 50% back to the club for these kids. Please let everyone you know […]