2018 Japan Trip

Kyla Suan, Eli Suan, and Kyler Ching traveled to Tenri, Japan for the Tenrikyo Children’s Pilgrimage and youth tournament. Kyler Ching traveled on the same trip two years ago (see our Adventures in Japan post) and also traveled alone with his mom, Sophie Ching, last year to compete in the same tournament. This year, we…

2018 Jr. Olympics Results

Spokane, Washington June 22-24, 2018 Ronson Murillo, Draezyn Tanaka, Eli Suan, Logan Lau, Noa Frasco, andĀ Keane Escaba traveled to Spokane, Washington to compete in the 2018 Jr. Olympics National Competition. Day 1 | Friday, June 22, 2018 Eli fought in the male, intermediate 2, 31 kilogram division. Eli had a 27 minute long first match…

2018 Pan American Open

Cole Chandler won a bronze medal in the 66 kg men’s division at the 2018 Pan American Open. Congrats Cole!

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…

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…

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 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 FemaleĀ 57 kg division. Cole…