Category: News

Judo Travel and Training Grant – $5,000 Available

The Rusty Kanokogi Fund for the Advancement of U.S. Judo was established in 2009 to provide direct financial assistance to aspiring female judo athletes with successful competitive records who have the potential to achieve even higher performance levels and rankings.

2015 San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial Tournament

This past Sunday, February 8th, was the Sensei Memorial SJB tournament.  This was a level D tournament for the Black Belts, a national level tournament.  There were over 700 competitors registered from all over the country. DeLeon Judo Club had

Jujitsu/Judo Clinic Featuring Stephen Nichols 2-14-2015

We are pleased to announce a clinic this Saturday, 10:00am to Noon at DeLeon Judo Club featuring Stephen Nichols 6th Dan Kodenkan Danzan-Ryu Ju Jitsu British & European Director of Kilohana Martial Arts Founder of Kodenkan International, dojos in France,

Aiyana Johnson Recognized by USJF Academic Honor Society Committee

Aiyana Johnson was recognized by the USJF Academic Honors Society Committee for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Recipients of this award must be a member of USJF for the entire year and achieve a GPA of 3.7 or higher (based on

CCSF Tournament 12/2014

We had three students compete at the CCSF tournament on December 7, 2014. Jack – Pool of 4, well matched in size and age, white-yellow belts. Jack has recently returned to the dojo after being gone for a while, this

2014 Winter Nationals

This past weekend Deleon Judo Club had 6 competitors go to the Winter Nationals. There was a record 700+ competitors, the biggest ever in the 9 years of this event. This made for a long day. The first competitor from

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,