Wednesday, July 1, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS SENSEI MICKEY!!
Congratulations to Sensei Mickey who competed last weekend at the World Police and Fire Games last weekend.  He went uncontested in his own weight/age division, so competed two age divisions younger in the 30+ division and brought home a silver medal!  We are so proud to you have represent not only GJC, but our city!  

NO GOSHINJUTSU, Friday, July 3rd or July 10th 
The JCI will be observing the holiday this Friday.  Class will resume on Friday, July 17th

Pool Party! Saturday, July 11th, 4pm at Primm Pool 
This is a free event for all GJC families.  There will be a sign-up sheet posted at the dojo for side dishes.  GJC will provide pizza, sandwiches and drinks. RSVP so we can get an accurate head count.  See Mary Fujita if you have any questions.  

Junior Referee Training Program
Thursday July 16th and 23rd 
Sensei Dan Takata will be visiting next month to train all interested judoka in becoming at junior referee. The clinic will be during the second class and will start at 7:45 pm.  Please speak with Sensei Yuki if you have any questions.
**Here are the tournaments coming in the next few months.  If you're interested in competing please talk to a sensei about which one would be a good fit.  Good luck to everyone!

** California State Games, Sunday, July 19th, Chula Vista, CA**  
Receive a discount on registration fee if you register online.
** Nikkei Games, Sunday, August 9th, Long Beach, CA** 
** Golden State Open, August 15th & 16th, Pomona, CA**  
This is a USA Judo points tournament for all Junior competitors.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Good Luck Sensei Mickey!!
Representing, the LA County Sheriffs Dept, Sensei Mickey will be competing this weekend at the World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax, Virginia.  He has already won an impressive 5 gold medals at this tournament.  To top it all off?  He'll be back in time to work his shift at the carnival on Sunday!!
NO PRACTICE -
Thursday, June 25th, Friday, June 26th & Monday, June 29th 
The JCI will be closed due to the carnival.

Pool Party! Saturday, July 11th, 4pm at Primm Pool  
This is a free event for all GJC families.  There will be a sign-up sheet posted at the dojo for side dishes. GJC will provide pizza, sandwiches and drinks. RSVP so we can get an accurate head count.  See Mary Fujita if you have any questions.  

Junior Referee Training Program
Thursday July 16th & 23rd 
Sensei Dan Takata will be visiting next month to train all interested judoka in becoming at junior referee. The clinic will be during the second class and will start at 7:45 pm.  Please speak with Sensei Yuki if you have any questions.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Pool Party! Saturday, July 11th, 4pm @ Primm Pool 
This is a free event for all GJC families.  There will be a sign-up sheet posted at the dojo for side dishes.  GJC will provide pizza, sandwiches and drinks. RSVP to this email so we can get an accurate head count.  See Mary Fujita if you have any questions. 
PARENTS-- Just a reminder, please DO NOT drop off your child and leave during practice.  We ask that you are all there to observe and especially to be present in the case of an emergency.  If you need to leave, please let someone know and make sure we are able to contact you if necessary.  Thank you!
Demo rehearsal, Monday, June 22nd, 7:45pm  
This will be our last opportunity to practice for the demo on Sunday, June 28th.  If you would like to participate, please be there.  Please speak to Sensei Ken if you have any questions.

NO PRACTICE 
Thursday, June 25th & Monday, June 29th 
The JCI will be closed due to the carnival. 

GJC Demo at JCI Carnival, Sunday, June 28th @ 3:30pm 
The demo team has been working hard to prepare for this performance.  If you are able, please come and support!

Junior Referee Training Program
Thursday July 16th & 23rd   
Sensei Dan Takata will be visiting next month to train all interested judoka in becoming at junior referee. The clinic will be during the second class and will start at 7:45 pm.  Please speak with Sensei Yuki if you have any questions.