Grappling Competition at Samurai Slam-Prix, April 8th, Summerville, SC

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2017 Samurai Slam-Prix Judo Tournament

2017 Samurai Slam-Prix Judo Tournament April 8, 2017 Click here for Registration Packet Click here to Register Online Click here to Submit Entry Fees Online via PayPal – Donate Please join us for the Inaugural Samurai Slam-Prix Judo tournament directed by Dr. Lisa Capriotti.  This tournament will feature competition in Olympic Judo, Kosen-style groundwork, and novice and advanced Kata.  All Kata competition will commence at 9 AM, Junior competition at 10 AM, and Senior competition at 1 PM.  Keeping to this schedule is VERY important to us, so PRE-REGISTRATION BY 4/6/17 IS REQUIRED for all competitors.  Registration will be accepted by mail, email, or online (www.summervillemartialarts.com ).  Payment can be made by check or credit card through Paypal (payable to American Judo Foundation) and qualifies as a charitable donation.  Early Entry Fee Discounts apply until 3/27/17! We anticipate a large number of players, especially 10 years and under; therefore, players 10 years and under are encouraged to weigh in at their dojo with their coach between 4/3/17 – 4/6/17.  Coaches can submit weights using the included Coach Certified Weigh In Form.  Players must declare weight on the entry form but may change weight up to 4/6/17, so brackets can be prepared before the competition.  At the tournament players should weigh in first (unless submitted on Coach Certified Weight In Form), then check in for confirmation of entry form, waiver, entry fee, national judo membership, and registered...

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2016 Class Schedule

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AJJA Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct Conduct of students Be on time for class. All Judoka should ensure a high standard of personal hygiene when attending training sessions. The Judogi should always be clean and neat and properly worn. Always face your instructor whenever he is talking. Always call your instructor “Sensei” (pronounced “Sen-say” which means teacher). Always show respect for your instructors and others. There will be no talking during class instruction and during the practice While watching, students will sit either cross-legged or on the heels or stand as instructed by the “Sensei” Students must stop all activity immediately upon the command “Matte” (pronounced “Mah-tay” which means stop). The courtesy of bowing will be observed at all appropriate times Swearing, harsh and vulgar language will not be tolerated. Horseplay and fooling around are strictly prohibited. Always be careful and look out for your fellow judoka. No one will leave the mat without first gaining permission from one of the instructors. The one and only exception to this is in the case of illness a student may leave immediately without seeking permission. Students may not leave the mat to go to a parent or to the edge of the mat to talk to a parent without gaining permission from one of the instructors. Students are expected to take care of water and toilet needs before class and during breaks. Judo is not to be practiced or played with outside of class. Food and drink are not permitted on the mat. Students must pay attention at all times.   Courtesy & Respect Judo remains the most courteous and respectful sport in existence today.  The etiquette of bowing demonstrates the courtesy of and respect for Judo, Judo Sensei’s and other judoka. Bowing in Judo equals to the  handshake and has nothing to do with any religious practice.  The courtesy of bowing will be observed: When entering and leaving the mat. At the beginning and end of classes. Before and after practice or sparing with a partner. Before and after contests. Before and after receiving promotions and awards. Conduct of Parents Parents are invited and encouraged to watch classes. However, we have certain expectations of our parents as well.  These expectations are as follows: Parents are expected to get...

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Summer Camp is coming again in July!

If you haven’t heard yet, Summer Camp was amazing in June! The only thing better than how great it was, is that Summer Camp is back for July! July 7th – 11th 8:00am – 4:00pm is our schedule for Camp. This is 40 hours of the best Judo and Jiu-Jitsu instruction by certified instructors. Every day has new activities during lunch and break time. Some of our favorites from June were Underwater Archaeology, Tie Dye Shirts, Waterpark Day, Fathers Day Cards and the Drum Circle. The days are packed with lots of great martial arts and specifically designed games to make sure students are having fun while they develop the critical thinking skills and athleticism needed to be successful in life on and off the mat! This is a great opportunity to give your kids a real head start in Judo and BJJ. We have family discounts and focus on making camp affordable and accessible to everyone. Stop by or call today to lean...

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Sambo Seminar at AJJA

  Don’t miss this Amazing opportunity to train with one of the best Sambists in America! International Champion Master of Sport Vladislav Koulikov! This Friday and Saturday! Call in sick, clear your calenders and make it to this once in a lifetime chance to train with the best! American Judo and Jiu-Jitsu Academy have dedicated their time and energy to make these added-value events very affordable for their students and reasonably affordable for those outside of their school. Remember, don’t give excuses if you want results. This kind of training will definitely change your game and make your throws and groundwork...

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