Upcoming Kata Clinic

Seiwakan Judojo in Portland is hosting a Kata Clinic on Saturday November 12

  • Saturday November, 12th
  • Studying Katame-no-kata and Ju-no-kata
  • Clinicians: Karen Nagai Sensei (Seattle Dojo), & Blane Bellerud Sensei (Shudokan Judo Dojo)
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • $25 per attendee (if family, second is $10)
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Location: 7959 SE 15th Avenue, Portland Oregon, 97202

Here is a link to the registration page with a downloadable packet.

Kata Community zoom discussion and practice

This might be interesting to some club members.

Topic: Kata Community zoom discussion and practice
Time: First Saturday of each month. 11:00 ET, 10:00 CT, 9:00 MT, 8:00 PT, 5:00 HT. 1.5 hours. 11:00 – 12:30

September 4, 2021 – Nage no kata
October 2, 2021
November 6, 2021
December 4, 2021
January 8, 2022 (the 1st technically is the first Saturday but we will use the 8th)
February 5, 2022
March 5, 2022
April 2, 2022 …

Requested participants: judges, coaches, competitors, instructors, kata practitioners

Goals; increase general knowledge of kata, improve understanding of IJF scores, increase kata community collective kata knowledge

Meeting format:
– critique / discuss one kata per session. With monthly sessions,we will be able to cover each kata twice in a year.

– watch a kata with know IJF-judges scores, and share the scores
– watch a second kata and everyone scores
– watch second kata with a pause at each technique for discussion
– planning on having a google form for scoring, similar to Kozlowski’s clinic

D Tamai Jackson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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Katame No Kata Clinic

Spokane Judo is hosting another kata clinic.  This time it is Katame No Kata. The clinic will be conducted by Senseis Mike and Delynn Purcell, two of the
best kata instructors in the United States. Sensei Mike Purcell has been teaching
kata for forty years Рhe is a USA Judo Class A Kata Judge in all seven Kodokan Kata. Sensei Delynn Purcell is a World Master’s Grand Champion, Pan-American
Judo Union Silver Medalist, USA National Kata Champion, and Fukuda Grand Champion.She is Kodokan-certified in Ju No Kata, and a USA Judo Class A Kata Judge
in all seven Kodokan kata.

We would love to see everyone there on Nov. 2.
If you want to prepare, there is a link to a video here.

The information is 2019 Katame No Kata Clinic
and the waiver is here.

If you have any questions, please contact Brett Lewis.

Ju No Kata Clinic

Southwestern Oregon Community College Judo and NWJY will host a Ju No Kata clinic on Saturday, August 24, 2019 taught by Sensei Delynn Purcell, Rokudan,
and Sensei Mike Purcell, Shichidan, Columbia Judo Dojo, Kennewick, WA.  Ju No Kata, often translated as Forms of Gentleness, is a suitable kata for all
ages and ranks.  The clinic is open to current USJF, USA Judo, and USJA members.  Please bring your membership card to the clinic.  The clinic fee is $25
and  includes lunch.
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark
Prosper Hall
Coos Bay, OR  97420
Registration and waiver will be available soon.  Please RSVP to Sensei Rob Schab,
 if you plan to attend so that he can make lunch arrangements.
Bring your white judogi and enjoy a day of incredible instruction!

The 5th Annual Pacific Northwest Kata Championships

When: Sunday Dec. 2, 2018 10am to noon
Where: Seattle Dojo, 1510 S. Washington, Seattle, wa
Info: There will be advanced and novice division in Nage No Kata, Katame No Kata, and Ju No Kata. 
Anyone interested in kata training, instruction, competition, and evaluation is welcome.
Entry information here.

3rd Annual Nage No Kata Clinic

Spokane Judo is once again proud to host a Nage No Kata clinic taught by Senseis Mike and Delynn Purcell. This is a great opportunity to begin learning Nage No Kata or to refine your existing mastery of the kata.
We are truly fortunate to have two of the best instructors anywhere offer this clinic.
Sensei Mike Purcell has been teaching kata for forty years, and is a USA Judo
Class A Kata Judge in all seven Kodokan Kata
Sensei Delynn Purcell is a World Master’s Grand Champion, PJU Silver
Medalist, USA National Kata Champion, Fukuda Grand Champion, Kodokan
Certified in Ju no Kata, and a USA Judo Class A Kata Judge in all seven
Kodokan Kata.

This is a one day event on Saturday Nov. 17. Registration starts at 8:30.
If you are interested in attending please email Brett Lewis or call (509)995-6434 to let us know.

The entry form can be downloaded here.
The waiver can be downloaded here.

Upcoming Events

Here is a list of all the upcoming events for which I have information.

4/21-4/22: clinic by Shintaro Nakano

Seattle Dojo is happy to announce that we will be hosting a clinic by Shintaro Nakano Sensei on April 21 and 22. Details are as follows:

Juniors: Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (registration from 9:00 to 9:45 am)

Seniors: Sunday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (registration from 8:00 to 8:45 am)

Entry Fee: $30.00

Paperwork is here.

5/5: Seattle Dojo Tournament

On May 5, 2018 Seattle Dojo will be hosting the Seattle Dojo Judo Shiai and Kata Tournament in Bellevue, WA. 
Note the earlier start times Р8:15 for kata and 9:30 for shiai.  Online entries must be submitted by 11:55pm on May 1 at
Entry form is here.

5/19: WA State High School Championships

The entry form is here.

5/19: Garden City Open II

This is in Missoula which isn’t very far. Judo is offered for both adults and children on May 19th.
Information is here.

5/25-5/26: 2018 Inland Empire Judo Classic

Tournaments don’t get any closer. Everyone on the mat should take advantage of this chance to improve you judo skills. Practice is good but competition is like weeks worth of practice in a single day! The entry form is here.

6/2: Marti Malloy Clinic

Here’s another fantastic training opportunity, a ‘Can’t Miss’ event!
Sensei June Encarnacion and Seiei Dojo will host a clinic with Olympic Medalist Marti Malloy on Saturday, June 2, in Bellevue, WA.  This is a perfect opportunity
to get ready for the Junior Olympics and the US Judo Open.  Adult fee is $35.00, youth fee is $30.00.

Adult session:  1:30 to 3:00pm

Youth session:  3:00 to 4:30pm

Youth Boot Camp:  4:30 to 6:00pm

You can register online at here.
The entry form is here.
For more information, please contact:  June Encarnacion,