Tournament Results

Tournament Results

Team Sempai competed at the Omaha Judo Club Invitational last Saturday and their hard work and intense training has really paid off! Congrats to Team Sempai! Thank you for your hard work and dedication, but most of all, thank you for being the better competitor and not cheating or fighting dirty! Logan Risser – Gold […]

9/20/14 Judo Tournament in Omaha, NE

Come check out some awesome Judo competition at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Omaha, NE on Saturday September 20, 2014. Competition starts at 10am, there will be concession stands open for snacks and food if needed. There will be several State and Regional Champions competing this weekend along with several of the USA Judo’s […]

Logan, Aleesha, and Samantha at the Jr Olympics

2014 Junior Olympics

We had three students compete in the 2014 Junior Olympics on June 28, 2014 and we are extremely proud of each one of them. Let me start by saying it takes a lot of courage to step on the mats with the top ranked judoka in the United States. Logan placed 9th, Aleesha placed 4th, […]

Help support Samantha & Logan get to the Junior Olympics

The students heading to Dallas, TX next week have worked very hard in class getting ready for the Jr Olympics and have worked even harder outside of class trying to raise enough money for their expenses. They need another $750 and would appreciate any help anyone will give, even $1 per person would make a […]


Our academy is excited to offer the Gracie Bullyproof program now at Sempai Judo Academy. Every month in the United States, three million children miss school due to fear of bullies. In the Gracie Bullyproof program, our goal is to instill in your child unshakable confidence so they can overcome bullies without violence.  Due to […]

What Does a Judo Black Belt Really Mean?

One of the questions most often asked of martial artists is, “How long does it take to get a black belt?” There are many different answers to this question. Most people want to hear that it takes just a year or two of attendance in class to get a black belt. Misconceptions about what a […]

Nick Delpopolo Clinic

Nick Delpopolo Clinic

We hosting Olympian Nick Delpopolo this last weekend at Sempai Judo Academy and it was a true pleasure and great experience. This man is a true champion both on and off the mats. He treated everyone with the upmost respect and gave his absolute all while teaching. He was expecially great with the kids during […]

Competition Results 2/22/14

Team Sempai had a good day on the mats! Took home several medals and hosted a great tournament! Andrew Miller – Gold Ashleigh Gildon – Gold Cheyenne Bergmann – Gold Dan Williams – Gold Samantha Reinders – Silver Cannon Elle – Silver Katie Ziegler – Silver Aleesha Oden – Silver Dakota Bergmann – Silver Logan […]

All Classes Cancelled 2/4/14

Due to the weather, all classes have been cancelled for tonight. Thursday night class will be open to all students as a make up in order to continue preparing for thr tournament and Jr Olympics. Class starts at 7pm, juniors are welcome to join class until 8pm. Be safe everyone and see you Thursday!   […]

Exciting Upcoming Clinic for Judo In Omaha NE

Exciting Upcoming Clinic for Judo In Omaha NE