This year at the 70th San Jose Buddhist Judo Tournament, there were 746 competitors from all over the country, including a small team from Mexico. There were 11 Judoka’s representing DeLeon Judo Club. Our members club did really well with 5 First Places, 2 Second Places, and one 4th place.
Regan, as a first time competitor, took second winning 3 matches by Ippon and losing one match.
Jett, in a pool of 6 competitors including Cody went undefeated to take 1st.
Cody, albeit having a 2 month hiatus, gave his all which is what I look for an expect from all our students.
Cole took 4th in a pool of 6 competitors. I have really seen a big improvement in just 2 competitions from Cole, great job.
Devon was unfortunately required to withdraw.
Jonah, one of our top competitors, had one of his toughest competitions and fought valiantly.
Noemi, went undefeated in a pool of 4 winning all of her matches with Ippon and taking 1st.
Kai went undefeated in 4 matches winning them all by Ippon and taking 1st.
Miako showed her skills competing in a pool of 6 competitors. She ended up taking 2nd Place.
Sakiko beat her opponent two times with an Ippon earning her 1st Place.
Zach, while being in a pool of 4 evenly matched competitors, was able to secure 1st Place.
Thank you to Sensei Davin and Chris and a special thank you to Courtney who is becoming one of our Assistant Instructors and Coach.