Posted On:5/25/2014 10:23pm
Style: Yagyu Shinkage Ryu
So my sempai will be living in Savannah, GA for the next few years while furthering his education. He would like to keep training in something than a Koryu. He doesn't mind another TMA, be it CMA, FMA or whatnot. I have searched on the site for schools, and the only thing I've seen that's worthwhile is a MMA school, but he isn't the MMA type. Any assistance in finding him somewhere to train is most appreciated. If this is in the wrong forum, mods, please move.
Posted On:5/26/2014 2:26pm
They have Judo,
Lim's Judo Academy
Can't go wrong with Judo
Posted On:5/26/2014 2:40pm
There was a previous thread about the place that wasn't encouraging. BKR couldn't find the place in any of the three National governing bodies.
Posted On:5/26/2014 2:47pm
Posted On:5/26/2014 3:05pm
Here it is.
Posted On:5/26/2014 3:14pm
Posted On:5/29/2014 5:26pm
This isn't looking good, is it?
My dog is cuter and smarter than yours.
Posted On:5/29/2014 6:18pm
Style: Kodokan Judo
United States Judo Association list of chartered clubs, do a search on state and GA. Not that I"m not endorsing any of these, just providing information.
United States Judo Federation: Georgia is in the "Shufu" Yudanshakai, however, there could be clubs registered with other yudanshakai (the regional organizational block of the USJF). http://shufujudo.org/wp-content/uplo...er-Clubs_J.pdf
And finally, the national governing body for Judo, USA Judo.
Savannah seems to be not very well endowed with Judo. This lists himself as black belt in Judo
Champions Training Center offers "no gi" Judo: http://www.ctcsavannah.com/judo.html
Not exactly sure what they mean by that. The instructor listed is for sure an experienced fighter, a black belt "under" ...
Doug Matsuoka at http://www.savannahtaekwondo.com/index-2.html
I'd say he should check out Champions...he might have pre-conceived notions of what it's about, as well as what Champions might be like.
Looking at a map, Savannah is fairly close to Hilton Head, so...
Hilton Head Kombat Judo Club, First Round Boxing Gym, 48 Pennington Drive, Unit D, Bluffton, SC. Contact – Michael McClendon, 5th dan; (843) 290-5502; classes Tuesday, 6-7:30 pm and Saturday, 10-11:30 am; email@example.com
Then you have : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hilto...94872583959274
Here is some YouTube footage of Mr. McClendon:
Hope that helps.
Falling for Judo since 1980
Posted On:5/29/2014 7:43pm
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