Makimoto tournament cancelled – promotions page updated

Just a heads up, the Makimoto PAL tournament in Vacaville, scheduled for the 28th of January, has been cancelled. The promotions page has been updated with new dates - paperwork deadline is April 6th, and the test will be May 19th in Palo Alto. The Cenco Cup was a great success as well, look for … Continue reading Makimoto tournament cancelled – promotions page updated

Eleven dan rank promotions at fall Central Coast meeting

On Saturday, November 19th, the Central Coast Judo Association convened the fall meeting of the Board of Examiners to test eight people for shodan (first degree black belt) and three people for nidan (second degree black belt). The examinations took place at City College of San Francisco. After reviewing the candidates on paper, we broke … Continue reading Eleven dan rank promotions at fall Central Coast meeting

CENCO Referee Clinic led by Olympic Referee Gary Takemoto

  In conjunction with Palo Alto Judo Club’s annual tournament, CENCO will be offering an exciting Referee Clinic led by Gary Takemoto on 11/12/2016 (USJF SANCTION # 16-11-10). Sensei Takemoto was the only U.S. referee selected to officiate at the Olympic Games, a rare honor indicative of his status as one of the U.S.’s most highly … Continue reading CENCO Referee Clinic led by Olympic Referee Gary Takemoto