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Shoutout to all of the judoka who competed at the Future Stars tournament today! We are super proud of our two Budokan competitors, Gus and Lena🥉!

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BJJ (and judo) black belt Sensei Ferdinand Mercado showing positional awareness and bridging techniques against an opponent passing guard. BJJ has perfected ground techniques, which Judo has borrowed back to help improve its own newaza (ground). With active competitors from BJJ, wrestling and Judo, Budokan’s athletes have access to the latest techniques from a variety of grappling styles. 🥋🔥 #judo #bjj #dojo #pnw #wrestling #seattlejudo #submissiongrappling #jits #usajudo #pnw #seattlesports #martialarts #judolifestyle #mma #judofanatics #judofamily #ippon #judothrow #judoamerica #judoca #tachiwaza #uchimata #kirkland #bellevue #seattle #grappling #ufc #grappling

Exciting news for the PNW judo community ! 🥋🔥 Budokan is adding a new Wednesday night Seniors practice at 7:30 PM taught by Sensei Grant Nakashima. More mats, more throws, more growth! See you there. #BudokanJudo #Wednesdayjudo #judolife #judo #fitness #seattlesports #wrestlejudojitsu #SeattleJudo
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Annual Budokan Tournament is live. Please come join us. @washington_judo_academy @seattlebudokan @seattle_dojo @ipponjudodojo @american.judo

Sensei Grant is offering extra competition training! Get ready for the Budokan tournament-let’s GO! 🔥🥋💪 #judo #judotraining #hiit #martialarts #workout #intervaltraining #pnw #seattlesports #trainjudo #tachiwaza #training #workout #motivation #fitness #judofamily #matwork
#hardworkpaysoffs #compete #shiai

Exploring Sensei Ferdinand’s kesa gatame transitions – taking inspiration from BJJ (head and arm choke) and Judo (kata gatame) for devastating ground control. 🥋🔥 #judo
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Turning Defense into Dominance: Watch as Sensei Grant Nakashima expertly counters a left-handed attack, securing a dominant position. 🥋🔥 #JudoTactics #ControlTheMat #judo #usajudo #sensei #seattle #pnw #martialarts #gripfighting #
#artesmarciales #budokan #tachiwaza #footwork #blackbelt #bjj #judofamily #dojolife #mma #japan #japanesejudo #handfighting #柔道

Watch Budokan`s Sensei Ferdinand, a seasoned BJJ/Judo black belt, masterfully demonstrate how to counter a Kesa Gatame defense by transitioning into a seamless strangle. Precision and technique at its finest. 🥋💪🔥🔥 #Judo #BJJ #MartialArtsExcellence #blackbelt #judoteam #usajudo #groundgame #wrestling #budokandojo #seattle #sensei #getthetap #seattle #pnw #judoworld #usajudo #grappling

Budokan`s Sensei Shawn Wills revisits the fundamentals, demonstrating how to leverage your power hand for an opponent`s gripping response—then launching a dynamic two-on-one assault, setting the stage for techniques like sumi gaeshi. His concise approach exemplifies judo`s action-reaction principle. Perfect for immediate randori application. 🥋🤙🔥🔥 #judo #takedowns
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#sumigaeshi
#seattle #wrestlejudojitsu #grappling

Judoka Sensei Tegan Yuasa demonstrates judoka grip techniques at the Budokan Dojo adult practice. 🔥🥋. Tegan studied and competed in judo all over the world, and is one of Budokan’s most accomplished judo athletes. DM for info about studying judo with Budokan.
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Join us for a saturday packed with judo! Sensei Nicks technical class from 11am to 1pm! Stick around for shiai practice and join us for a pot luck and birthday party afterwards! Schedule: 🔗 www.wajudo.com/schedule





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OPEN MAT every Sunday 3 – 5 pm at Washington Judo Academy. All grappling styles. No mat fee. Location: 10600 NE 68th St, Suite D, Kirkland, WA 98033. Let’s roll!

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Sensei Bert Mackey shares his 50 years of competition Judo experience with his judoka students in the Budokan Adult Practice Tuesday/Thursday PM. Sensei Bert emphasizes the importance of understanding your opponents gripping preferences in the fight, so as to gain a tactical advantage in grip fighting in order to set up attacks and throws. DM for more information on training Judo at Seattle’s Budokan Dojo. #judo #wrestling #bjj #seattle #pacificnorthwest #mma #judolife #sambo #fighter #mixedmartialarts #jiujitsulifestyle #bjjlifestyle #kickboxing #boxing #grappling #judoteam #fightclub #tachiwaza #FightTactics #BudokanJudo #MartialArtsJourney #judoworld #judô

Budokan is thrilled to welcome Aaron Minjarez @aaron_x_m back from his 6-month deployment with the Coast Guard @uscg in the Arctic, where he visited Iceland, Norway, and Denmark. Don’t miss out on some fantastic judo snapshots from these countries on Aaron`s IG! 👀

As a dedicated member of the active duty military 🇺🇸, Aaron skillfully balances his service with his passion for judo. We`re delighted to have him back on the mats at Budokan. His judo journey began with Dr. Ronald Allen Charles in Charleston, SC. Aaron`s training journey includes the Charleston Self Defense Academy with Brad Bolen, and American Judo/JJ with Eli Fletcher. 🥋🔥

Aaron is known for his straightforward approach, dominant right hand, and an aggressive, athletic, positive fighting style. A shoutout from the Pacific Northwest judo community for your service, Aaron! We`re proud to have you home and part of our family once again! 👏

👏 #WelcomeHomeAaron #JudoLife #MilitaryAthlete #BudokanPride #JudoCommunitySalute #judo #usajudo #bjj #pacificnorthwest #seattle #mma #military #coastguard #armedforces #seattle #uscg #trainjudo #militaryfitness #fitness #military

Sensei Bert Mackey from a recent Budokan judo practice focused on grip fighting (kumi kata) concepts. Grips are fundamental in judo. Grips control the direction and flow of the fight, allowing you to direct your opponent’s movement and balance, setting up attacks and throws.
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The Shiai events with @washington_judo_academy are a great way to prepare for competition, and a lot of fun. The Shiai events are fast paced, with the energy and excitement of a high school wrestling meet. WJA is hosting them the first Saturday of every month. If you`re interested in participating, please see Sensei Grant or Sensei Cesar. #judo #timesaver
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Sensei Nick at WJA transforms judo training with his high performance approach. With detailed emphasis on ukemi’s role in his preferred judo throws, Sensei Nick is always focused on his students’ competition success. WJA Judo Competition Training, Saturday 2-5PM @washington_judo_academy #judo #mma #jiujitsu #bjj #karate #ufc #muaythai #martialarts #wrestling #kickboxing #boxing #grappling #fitness #sport #judoka #brazilianjiujitsu #taekwondo #fight #selfdefense #training #kungfu #judô #judofamily #judolife #sambo #fighter #mixedmartialarts #jiujitsulifestyle #bjjlifestyle #judovine

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