Monday, July 27, 2015

JCI fundraiser, Saturday, August 8th
Time:  9:00am – 12:00pm
Location:  GVJCI - 1964 W. 162nd Street, Gardena, 90247
Get rid of some your junk and help support the JCI!  
In collaboration with the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), the GVJCI will be participating in a fundraiser where we will earn money by filling a 16 foot truck with items to be sold in their second hand store.

Other reminders... 

Nikkei Games, Sunday, August 9th, Long Beach, CA
The divisions for all yonen and shonen will be divided by age/weight/belt color and is a good learning opportunity for all new competitors.  GJC will reimburse our competitors (who are caught up on dues) for their registration fee. http://nikkeigames.org/

Parents! We will be running a score table, this is a great way to learn more about tournament rules AND you'll have the best seats in the house.  Please see Ray Matsumoto if you are interested and available to help out. 

SAVE THE DATE! Nissei Week Parade
Sunday, August 16th, 5:30pm 
GJC has been invited to walk in the parade behind the judo pioneers.  Stay tuned for more details.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Junior referee training program!
Thursday July 23rd, 7pm
Please note the change in time!  We will be doing a mini kohaku style tournament so everyone can practice refereeing.  

Nikkei Games
Sunday, August 9th, Long Beach, CA
The divisions for all yonen and shonen will be divided by age/weight/belt color and is a good learning opportunity for all new competitors.  GJC will reimburse our competitors (who are caught up on dues) for their registration fee.  http://nikkeigames.org/

Parents! We will be running a score table, this is a great way to learn more about tournament rules AND you'll have the best seats in the house.  Please see Ray Matsumoto if you are interested and available to help out.
SAVE THE DATE! Nissei Week Parade
Sunday, August 16th, 5:30pm 
GJC has been invited to walk in the parade behind the judo pioneers.  Stay tuned for more details.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

NO GOSHINJUTSU, Friday, July 10th 
Class will resume on Friday, July 17th

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.  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.