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…

Jessica in Japan

December 21, 2016 – January 1, 2017 Jessica Dixon traveled to Japan with her brother, Timothy, and father, Todd over the Christmas break to compete in a couple of tournaments there. Jessica joined a USJF Judo team in Fukuoka, Japan to compete in the Sanix International Youth Team Tournament. Jessica was able to win her match…

2016 Dallas Invitational & President’s Cup

2016 Dallas Invitational & 2016 President’s Cup Irving, Texas November 19-20, 2016 Cole Chandler, Daniel Chow, and Chrissy Chow traveled to Irving, Texas with Greg Chow, Paul Chandler, and Evan Fujimoto to compete in two senior level tournaments. These two tournaments, the Dallas Invitational and the President’s Cup were held on back-to-back days. Cole Chandler…

Adventures in Japan v2.0

August 18, 2016 – September 21, 2016 Daniel Chow and Cole Chandler ventured off to Tenri, Japan for a month where they trained with the Tenri University judoka, enjoyed the Shohei Ono festivities, and endulged in some yummy Japanese food – see below for more! Tenri University Practices Daniel and Cole practiced with the University judo team…

Adventures in Japan

A big Mahalo to Reverend Mel Iwata and Bishop Yamanaka for planning, organizing, and coordinating this trip! DAY 1 (Friday) Most of our group arrived at Kansai International Airport on Friday evening. There, we were greeted by the Tenrikyo Overseas Department and transported by bus to Tenri City, Japan located in the Nara Prefecture. The Young family…

2016 Grassroots Jr Nationals Results

JULY 2-3, 2016 IRVINE, CALIFORNIA GOLD Adriana (Pukey) Daoang [Bantam 1; 23 kg] Angelina Daoang [Intermediate 1; 30 kg] SILVER Rachel Frias [Bantam 1; 23 kg] Makena Abe [Intermediate 2; 48 kg] Noah Wusstig [Cadet; 60 kg] Chase Wusstig [Cadet; 66 kg] Mikayla Abe [Cadet; 52 kg] BRONZE Cohl Otsuka-Bence [Intermediate 1; 30 kg] Keiko…

2016 Jr Olympics Results

JUNE 24-26, 2016 IRVING, TEXAS GOLD CJ Pascual-Tabuyo [Juvenile A; 57 kg; Domestic and International] CONTESTED Keiko Sanders [Cadet and IJF Junior; 57 kg]