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World University Games

As part of the San Jose State Judo team, we were fortunate to win the team title for the males, and runner up for the females. We took the tournament by storm taking gold in six out of the seven...

Congratulations to the San Jose State Judo Team at the 2014 National Collegiate Judo Tournament!

      This weekend, San Jose State Judo dominated the National Collegiate Championship hosted by Texas A&M. The Men’s team won the Team Championship with golds from Brent Yasukochi (60kg),...

Collegiate Nationals: How SJSU Judo Prepares to Compete

The past two months we have been going through really hard training in order to prepare ourselves for Collegiate Nationals. Those two months have consisted of 6 days of judo, 3 days of...

Managing Athletics and School

One of the hardest challenges for collegiate athletes is balancing their sport activities with other aspects of their lives such as school. Some student athletes fail to get good grades and...

Strength and Conditioning in Spartan Style

As most elite athletes know, judo is not just about technique; each throw must have strength and power behind it in order to be ippon. That’s why on Saturday mornings, and Tuesday and...

Student Experiences Abroad

     “ The experience…is not found in staying at home, nor yet in traveling, but in transitions from one to the other…” R.W. Emerson I have been blessed to be able to use my beloved sport to...

San Jose State Judo

Welcome to the San Jose State Judo Team Website. Over the last 60 years, our dojo has become a home for elite-level student and a national training center run by an extremely knowledgable and experienced coaching staff. The SJS team has produced athletes who have won countless Collegiate Championships, competed in various National and International competitions, and become leaders in United States Judo. We pride ourselves on developing well-rounded young men and women who continue on to become successful leaders and role models in Judo and in their community.

The San Jose State Judo Team

The long history of the San Jose State Judo team has been leading the way in United States Judo for over 60 years.
We continue to grow our community, practice and strive in our winning tradition.