Thursday, January 21, 2016


GJC Advisor Mr. Eiji's Passing
Mr. Eiji Inouye, a long standing Advisor for GJC, recently passed away.  Services will be on Saturday, Jan 23rd at 11AM at the Gardena Buddhist Church at 1517 166th St, Gardena, CA 90247.  All are encouraged to come.  Reception to follow in the social hall.

Friday's Goshinjitsu Class
Goshinjitsu class meets on Fridays at JCI.  If you are a yellow belt and above and want to enhance your judo and self-defense skills, contact Ken Teshima for details and enrollment.

Upcoming tournaments:

San Jose Buddhist Club Tournament (Feb 14th)
Please note that there pre-registration must be mailed & postmarked by 02/04/16 or online pre-registration is due 02/09/16.   Here's the link for detailed info: http://www.sjbjudo.org/2016-sensei-memorial-tournament;  Steve Yano Sensei will be at GJC to conduct weigh ins for those who are pre-registered on Feb. 11th.

Taishi Judo Club Tournament (Feb 21st)
Pre-registration must be postmarked by Feb 1st.  We will conduct in-house weigh ins for our pre-registered competitors.  For more info: http://www.nankajudo.com/files/2016Events/02-21-16_TJC5thAnniversaryTournamentEntryForm.pdf

AND our big announcement 

Gardena Judo Club's 65th Tournament (Sun, March 13th)
Location: El Camino College.  Registration information is on Nanka's website.  Here's the link to GJC's registration info: http://www.nankajudo.com/files/2016Events/03-13-16_GJC_65th_Anniversary_Tournament_REV1_.pdf  

         * Active and in-good standing Gardena Judo Club members will not be charged a registration fee; T-shirts will not be given out for free; GJC members will need to purchase their own tournament t-shirt separately. Info regarding T-shirt will be forthcoming in a future email

          *  Please pre-register before the deadline.  It will help us all tremendously!  We will be doing in-house weigh ins on Thursday, March 10th at our dojo for the tournament. 

         * Our tournament mats are for sale!! If you missed out on our last mat sale, this is a good time to RSVP for the mats from our tournament.  We have  a lot to sell and they will go quickly. Hurry! They'll go fast!

1 comment:

  1. Sad news to hear about the death of advisor's death. May his soul rest in peace. I am greatly looking forward to participate in the coming events and have already registered myself.

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