NORTHERN CALIFORNIA JUDO ASSOCIATION, INC

HOKKA JUDO YUDANSHAKAI

ABOUT HOKKA JUDO YUDANSHAKAI

The Northern California Judo Association, Inc. also known as the Hokka Judo Yudanshakai, is a nonprofit public benefit corporation serving Northern California.

As a charter member of the United States Judo Federation, Hokka Yudanshakai has rank promotional authority to Godan, or 5th degree black belt. All dan ranks issued by Hokka are certified by the USJF, and are eligible for Kodokan certification. USJF rank criteria are among the strictest, and USJF rank continues to be held in the highest regard.

Hokka Yudanshakai sponsors a variety of Judo activities, including, tournaments, technical, kata, referee and junior development clinics. All Clubs are invited to attend the Hokka sponsored tournaments and clinics listed on the events schedule. Your Clubs participation is always welcome.

Hokka members have excelled in competition at the regional, state, and national levels, producing many state and national champions.

If your club would like to join the Northern California Judo Association, please contact any of the Hokka Officers or the Hokka office listed below.

Benefits of Hokka membership include: Kyu grade rank certification, staffing for Hokka tournaments and clinics, and more.

Benefits of USJF membership include: National membership, Black Belt rank certification, Coach certification, criminal background checks for all Black Belt Instructors and Coaches, national sanctioned events, liability insurance, and more.


HOKKA YUDANSHAKAI OFFICERS

BOARD OF MANAGERS

Mr. Mac Takeda

President

Mr. Keith Watanabe

1st Vice President

Mr. Ferd Tihista

2nd Vice President

Mr. Bob Uemura

Treasurer

Mrs. Jeannie Yee Balido

Secretary

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Mr. Mac Takeda

Board of Examiners Chairman & Self Defense Committee Chairman


Mr. Harvey Takeda

Development Committee Chairman

Mrs. Jeannie Yee Balido

Kata Committee Chairman

Mr. Keith Watanabe

Self Defense Committee Chairman


Mr. Ralph Palmer

Referree's Committee Chairman

2022 HOKKA JUDO YUDANSHAKAI MEMBER CLUBS

Lycée Français Judo Club


Contact Information:

William Desmole

Phone: 415-661-5232

WDesmole@lelycee.org


Dojo Information:

1201 Ortega Street

San Francisco, CA 94122

Hours: T/ F, 3:45-5:00pm

Napa SAL Judo


Contact Information:

Bambang Tandjung

130 Sand Dollar Dr.

Vallejo, CA 94591

Phone: 707-332-8080

dragonjudo@sbcglobal.net


Dojo Information:

2277 Napa Valley Hwy, Bldg. 400

Napa, CA 94558

Hours: T/Th, 6:00-7:00pm

Sacramento Judo Club


Contact Information:

Mac Takeda

2875 Fruitridge Road

Sacramento, CA 95820

Phone: 916-452-JUDO

mmtakeda@msn.com


Dojo Information:

2875 Fruitridge Road

Sacramento, CA 95820

Youth: T/Th, 7:00-9:00pm

Adult: Mon/Wed, 7:00-9:30pm

Youth & Adult:

Sat, 10:00am-12:30pm

Salinas Judo Club


Contact Information:

Bob Uemura

17 Winham Street

Salinas, CA 93901

Phone: 831-424-9330

TBUemura1@aol.com


Dojo Information:

502 Pajaro St.

Salinas, CA 93901

Hours: T/Th, 6:30-9:00pm

Sat, 10:00am-1:00pm

San Francisco Judo Institute


Contact Information:

William Desmole

141 11th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: 415-244-3771

sfjudoinstitute@gmail.com


Dojo Information:

141 11th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

Hours: M/W/F, 4:30-9:30pm

San Jose Judo Academy


Contact Information:

Thuymy Nguyen

1150 Mclaughlin Ave., Apt. 168

San Jose, CA 95122

Phone: 408-500-6444

SJJA@sanjosejudoacademy.com


Dojo Information:

625 Wool Creek Dr., F 10

San Jose, CA 95112

Kids Hours: W-F, 5:00 – 6:30pm

Senior Hours: T-F, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Sat/Sun, 10:30 – 12:00pm

Santa Clara PAL Judo Club


Contact Information:

Keith Watanabe

1024 Westlynn Way

Cupertino, CA 95014

Phone: 408-802-8642


Dojo Information:

Santa Clara Gymnastics Center

Earl Carmichael Park

3445 Benton Street

Santa Clara, CA 95051

Hours: M/W, 7:00-9:30pm

Th, 7:00-9:00pm

Call for Thursday location

Watsonville Judo Club


Contact Information:

Ferd Tihista

2140 Mata Way

Watsonville, CA 95076


Dojo Information:

130 Rodriguez St.

Watsonville, CA 95076

Hours: Tue /Thur, 6:00-9:00pm

Sat, 8:00-12:00pm

Vallejo Judo Club


Contact Information:

Acazah Goodman

225 Serpentine Dr

Vallejo, CA 94589

Phone: 707-534-0680

contact@vallejojudo.club


Dojo Information:

Norman C King

South Vallejo Community Center

545 Magazine St

Vallejo, CA 94590

Hours:

M/W/F

Ages 5-12: 6:00-7:30pm

Ages 13+: 7:30-9:00pm

Yee’s Martial Arts


Contact Information:

Jeannie Yee Balido

PO Box 875

Pinole, CA 94564

Phone: 510-245-3483

yeesmartialarts@yahoo.com


Dojo Information:

844 Willow Ave. A2

Hercules, CA 94547

Hours:

T/Th, 7:00-8:00pm

Sat, 1:00-2:00pm




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