2018 San Jose Buddhist Tournament

San Jose, CA February 11, 2018 Kainalu Matthews and Czarina Pineda-Abaya competed in the San Jose Buddhist Tournament, a senior-level tournament. Kainalu competed in both the brown-belt and black-belt division at 100 kg and Czarina competed in the black-belt division at 57 kg. Kainalu won the brown-belt division at 100 kg and went 1-3 in…

Inoue Clinic

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 We had the privilege of hosting a clinic by Kosei Inoue, an Olympic Champion and three-time World Champion. Throughout the clinic, Inoue demonstrated his favorite techniques of uchimata, ouchi gari, and osoto gari. He emphasized the key aspects of each throw, how to use them effectively as combinations, and how to…

December 2017 State Tournament

50th State Tournament Sunday Dec. 3, 2017 | Salt Lake District Park First Place Diamond Kekahuna Adriana Daoang Charlotte Campbell Caelin Balansag Makena Abe Jessica Dixon Keiso Hirohata Ronson Murillo Cohl Otsuka-Bence Kota Hase Joshua Frias Logan Lau Ramos Suzuki Robert Frias Second Place Cole Fukuda Phoenix Lee Jaaron Sato Angelina Daoang Kyler Ching Kou…

November 2017 Local Tournaments

50th State Tournament – Salt Lake District Park | Sunday, November 19, 2017 First Place Emi Matsumoto Charlotte Campbell Caelin Balansag Kainoa Farley Second Place Colbie Nakano Phoenix Lee Angel Lee Ronson Murillo Noa Frasco Contested Jaaron Sato JBBAH Tournament – Halawa District Park | Sunday, November 5, 2017 First Place Adisyn Loo (Novice) Sadie…

September 2017 Local Tournament

50th State Tournament – Salt Lake District Park Sunday, September 17, 2017 First Place Jase Okamoto Ronson Murillo Draezyn Tanaka Gavin Buelow Jayce Kamimura Zhyra Tanaka Diamond Kekahuna Pukey Daoang Angel Daoang Jaaron Sato Ethan Snyder Second Place Dylan Buelow Reese Chang Riley Chang Third Place Noah Frasco Sabinne Matsumoto Contested Stanley Okimoto (2-2)

2017 Cadet World Championships

Santiago, Chile CJ Pascual-Tabuyo, Chase Wusstig, and Noah Wusstig are traveling to Santiago, Chile with Sensei Greg to compete in the 2017 Cadet World Championships. Chase (-66 kg) and Noah (-60 kg) will compete on Thursday, August 10, 2017. CJ (-63 kg) will compete on Friday, August 11, 2017. Best of luck to all three…

July 2017 Local Tournament

JBBAH Local Tournament Sunday, July 9, 2017 1st Place Zhyra Tanaka Kainoa Farley Mason Chong Jaaron Sato Ronson Murillo Emi Matsumoto Draezyn Tanaka Kyler Ching Kekoa Young Brayden Kamimura Kainoa Young Marina Koida 2nd Place Ethan Snyder Namoku Aki Angel Lee Kalei Ichimura Diamond Kekahuna Lindsey Ligsay Eli Suan Jayce Kamimura Brayden Morioka Bronson Morioka…

2017 Jr. Olympics Results

Spokane, Washington June 16-18, 2017 Sensei Greg and Sensei Robin took a group of 11 Hawaii Tenri judoka to the Jr. Olympics tournament in Spokane, Washington. Maya DeAngelo took a silver in the Intermediate 1 38 kg regular division and a gold (uncontested) in the Intermediate 1 38 kg novice division. Draezyn Tanaka took a…

2017 HHSAA Judo State Championships

18 of our judoka competed in the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Judo State Championships on Saturday, May 7, 2017. Congratulations to all our competitors! Sarah Obra-Nakata: 5th place, 98 lbs, Punahou Maia Fernandez: 6th place, 103 lbs, Pearl City Yuting He: 1st place, 109 lbs, Roosevelt Czarina Pineda-Abaya: 1st place, 115 lbs, Kalani Keiko…

2017 Senior Nationals

2017 Senior Nationals Salt Lake City, UT April 29, 2017 Sensei Greg Chow accompanied five of our players to the Senior Nationals tournament held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Daniel Chow took a bronze medal in the Senior Male 73 kg division. Chrissy Chow took a bronze medal in the Senior Female 57 kg division. Cole…

April 2017 Local Tournament

50th State Judo Tournament Sunday, April 23, 2017 First Place Alethea Hayashi (Female Novice Under 69 lbs) Charlotte Campbell (Female Int. 2 Under 62 lbs) Caelin Balansag (Female Int. 2 Under 106 lbs) Jaaron Sato (Male Novice Under 42 lbs) Navi Almond (Male Int. 1 Under 84 lbs) Brayden Morioka (Male Juv. A Under 79…

2017 National Scholastic Championships

Noah Wusstig, Chase Wusstig, CJ Pascual-Tabuyo, and Jessica Dixon traveled to Reno, Nevada to compete in the 2017 National Scholastic Championships. This tournament serves as a qualifier for the Cadet World Championships – Chase (66 kg), Noah (60 kg), and CJ (63 kg) all competed in the Cadet division. Jessica (58 kg) competed in the Juvenile A division and…