Encino Judo Club Classes
Neil Ohlenkamp, rokudan, teaches Judo at the Oxnard Buddhist Temple (in Ventura County) on Tuesday and Friday evenings.
This photo from the Ventura County Star shows the littlest student throwing the biggest student with a seoi nage shoulder throw during a Judo demonstration at the July 2006 Oxnard Buddhist Temple Obon Festival.
This photo shows a big ura nage throw onto a crash pad during a demonstration
at the 2004 Oxnard Buddhist Temple Obon Festival.
Judo class at Oxnard Buddhist Temple on May 10, 2005.
Goodwill Practice with Japanese Self Defense Forces June 30, 2005.
January 2003 class at Oxnard Buddhist Temple
The photos below were taken
at the first class in Oxnard in January 1998. Professor George Hamm, 8th dan, Bill Gaffney
and Clyde Tichenor, 4th dans, Ben Holmes, 3rd dan, and
Eileen Hagen, 3rd dan, are assisting with the classes.
The Encino Judo Club hosted its 25th Annual Holiday Invitational Shiai in Reseda in December 1997. The Los Angeles Times sent a photographer and published these photos. This was the only Judo event covered by the Times in 1997.
Here are photos from the 29th Annual Tournament held on December 1, 2001.
instructor at the Camarillo Community Center is Alain Wilkinson (sandan) shown
in the photo to the right. Below are older
photos from Judo classes in March 1997. Other
instructors shown below include Neil Ohlenkamp (rokudan), Bill Nauta (rokudan),
Bill Gaffney (yondan), Clyde Tichenor
(yondan), Eileen Hagen (sandan), and Herb Zinman (nidan).
Other Encino Judo Club Classes
This photo shows some of the instructors at an Encino Judo Club clinic
including (from left to right) Harold
Sharp (8 dan), "Judo" Gene Lebell (8
dan), Phil Porter (9
dan), Toney Raven (7 dan), Bill Nauta (6 dan), and Neil
Ohlenkamp (6 dan).
National Training Camp for Elite Visually Impaired Athletes Hosted by the Encino Judo Club at the Braille Institute Youth Center
To me, Judo is like ballet,
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