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Monthly Archives: February 2008

2/13 – EBJI/SFSU hosts Women’s team from Kokushikan University

From 2/13 – 2/19 A team of 7 women from Kokushikan University will be visiting the San Francisco Bay area and participating in practices at EBJI and SFSU. The full practice schedule can be found here. For more information please email Sayaka Matsumoto or call (510) 237-0607.

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Ann and Molly win gold at San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial Tournament

Kid’s class instructors Ann Shiraishi and Molly O’Rourke both won gold medals this past weekend at the San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial Tournament . Ann fought in the -52 kg division, a step up from her usual competition weight of -48kg and won all three of her matches to take the gold medal. Molly also […]

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Ann takes fifth at the Ladies Belgium Open

For the full article and pictures from Belgium visit Annie Shiraishi (Elk Grove, Calif. / East Bay Judo Institute) went 2-1 in her pool, defeating a British opponent by ippon in the first match of the 48kg division.  Shiraishi lost to a Japanese player by a yuko, but came back to throw a German with […]

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Brandon and Dillon practice in Hong Kong

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Over the winter break Brandon and Dillon had the wonderful opportunity to visit Hong Kong while on vacation. In addition to spending time with their family, they took some time to practice judo, while in Hong Kong with Sensei Takeo Iwami, founder of Hong Kong Judo Kan in Causway Bay.

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