Author: Carl Hallberg

DeLeon Judo Fundraiser @ Velasco’s Restaurant

We’re had a fundraiser at Velasco’s Restaurant, in downtown Petaluma, on Weds, Nov. 12th.  DeLeon Judo Club will received 15% of all the proceeds from each transaction. We ended up raising approximately $150 for the day.

East Bay Judo Institute Tournament

This past Sunday, Sept. 14th, at the EBJI tournament in El Cerrito, DeLeon Judo Club had 11 students compete. Makami – first to compete, had 5 competitors in his pool. He won 3 of his first 4 matches, all with

Golden State Championship Point Tournament

This past weekend, August 16-17, was the Golden State Championship tournament in Pasadena, Calfornia. DeLeon Judo Club had 9 competitors who brought home 12 Trophies: 7 Gold, 3 Silver, and 2 Bronze. In addition to this, DeLeon Judo Club took

Sonoma Matsuri Demo – 2014

On May 24th, 2014, DeLeon Judo Club (head sensei Henry  Kaku) provided a judo demonstration at the Sonoma County Masturi Festival, in Santa Rosa, CA. The mission of Sonoma County Matsuri is to share and promote Japanese Arts & Culture,

April 2014 CCSF Tournament

Sunday, April 13 2014 was the City College S.F. Tournament. Deleon Judo Club had 7 competitors competing in this tournament. Normally this is a well attended tournament, but for some reason there was a low turn out, so the pools

2014 San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial Tournament

The 66th San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial tournament was held on Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 where over 700 contestants from all over the country. Many were there to earn points for their National Judo Ranking. Also present were some of

Erika Mihalca Promoted to Shodan

Erika Mihalca began Judo in November of 2007.  She was a quick learner and became skillfull in Judo within months of beginning Judo.  In January just 2 months after starting Judo she took 1st place in our Club tournament and

East Bay Judo Institute Tournament 2012

The East Bay Judo Institute tournament at El Cerrito H.S.was held on Sunday, Sept 9, 2012.  We had 5 of our students compete. They all did very well. It was one of the first times competing for 3 of them.

Camp Bushido 2012

Camp Bushido 2012 was held at Old Oak Ranch outside of Sonora, CA Sierra foothills.  There were 55 judoka and jujituska in attendance for the five day camp coming from as far away as Alaska, Southern California, and Arizona.  DeLeon

Erika Mihalca Takes Top Honors in National Competition

Our own Erika Mihalca competed in several national level competitions during the summer of 2012. Due to her performance in these competitions, she moved to 2nd place ranking in the nation for her weight division and she isn’t done yet!