10 Judo Orthopedic Injuries

8 04 2009

Dr. Neil Partain, brown belt from San Shi Judo, shares about the 10 most common judo injuries sustained by judoka.  This is the first in a series called PechaKucha Koaches Klinic, which is designed to keep coaches informed and educated about the sport of judo.

10 Judo Orthopedic Injuries (ppt format)


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The Passing of a Judoka

24 03 2009

steve-millerDANA POINT, CA.— Steve Miller (1950-2009), 58, a resident of San Clemente and former director of Saddleback College’s South Orange County Community College District’s Warehouse, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday afternoon. Miller suffered from a massive heart attack, according to close family friend and Saddleback Director of Fiscal Services, Carol Hilton.  Miller collapsed at his desk at Lemest Yacht Sales in Dana Point, and could not be revived by office associates or paramedics.

“Steve was an ‘action man,’ [who] enjoyed many sports and was in training for a bicycle ride planned in May from the Canadian Border to the Mexican Border, but the most impressive thing about Steve was his loving, caring side. He loved animals, and recently nursed a one-legged wild bird back to health. But most of all he loved his family, and his love for and dedication to [his wife] Sophie was very special,” said Hilton. Read the rest of this entry »





Eiko Shepherd Kata Clinic

7 03 2009

PSJA will be hosting a weekend of Kata Clinics taught by Ms. Eiko Shepherd, 7th Dan.  For more information and registration forms click on the link – PSJA Kata Clinics 2009.  The katas include Nage no Kata, Katame no Kata and Goshin Jitsu.





San Diego Judo

23 02 2009

Unidos Judo Clubs will be hosting a volunteer meeting on March 7th to solicit help with SoCal’s upcoming judo schedule.  We have the following events heading our way:

  1. USA Judo Senior Nationals, April 17-20
  2. California State Judo Championships, May 22-24
  3. USJA Junior Nationals, June 19-21
  4. California State Games, July 19

The purpose of the meeting will to identify the clubs and number of volunteers that will be needed.  The meeting will be held at 1:00pm at the following location:

South Clairemont Recreation Center, 3605 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117

For more information please contact Jesse Jones (951-461-1661) or Mark Hayes (619-596-6759).





Good Will Judo Tour

4 02 2009

The 2009 Good Will Judo Tour is now in process of receiving applications.  This two week tour seeks to foster Judo goodwill between Japan and the United States.  Through judo practice, home stays, visits to local shrines, dojo, and other locations we seek to experience Japanese culture at its finest.  Click on the links below to find out more information.

2009 Good Will Tour Schedule

2009 Good Will Tour Application Form





Upcoming Tournaments

4 02 2009

There are some upcoming tournaments!  By clicking on the link above, “Tournaments,” you will be able to access the fliers for each, entrance applications and more.  Register today.