MAY 22, 2021 – We had an incredible turnout for our Gustavo Machado Seminar with around 40 adults and 10 kids in attendance. It was a packed house. Congratulations to Jason Clements and Matthew Smith on receiving their brown belts and to Reid Miller for getting his blue belt.
JUNE 19, 2021 – Jacob Gill and Chris Haughton traveled to Austin, TX to compete at the United States Sumo Federation National Tournament. Coach Josh was there as a judge as well. Jacob won the Bronze medal in Light-Heavyweight while Chris took 4th in the Middleweight division. They represented Redemption and Georgia Sumo Club well. #southgeorgiasumo
JUNE 24-26, 2021 – The Greatest Camp on Earth took place in Matthews, NC. We had a blast learning from Olympians and legends in the art of Judo: Lynn Roethke, Brian Olson, and Ryan Reser. We made a few friends there too.
JULY 17, 2021 – We had an awesome Judo Seminar with Sensei Danny James. It’s always a great time when he’s in town. And congratulations on him getting his Yondan (4th degree red/black belt).
JULY 31, 2021 – We had a great time at the ATJA Judo National Tournament in Atlanta, GA. Solid work by Coaches Jason, Jesse, and Alex.
AUGUST 10, 2021 – Coach Josh earned his black belt (shodan) in Judo from Danny James and Gus Daniels of Leon County Judo. Coach Jason earned the last level of brown belt (ikkyu) and Jesse Snow earned green belt. Congratulations, guys.