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AJJF 2004 Convention

Those that went to the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation’s annual convention held in Sacramento, CA had a great time. Thanks to the sponsoring dojo for holding an enjoyable get together. Words of note from Medford Judo’s participation:

Sensei McKean’s deceased teacher was recognized for his hard work
Sensei McKean’s rank outside of the AJJF was officially recognized
Sensei Shehorn won 3rd place in the sandan and above national freestyle championships
Sensei Rubak won 3rd place in the nidan national freestyle championships
Sensei Rubak won the Kokua Cup’s grappling contest
Of the 53 teachers running classes this weekend, three were from Medford Judo

Here are some pictures we took:


Professor Jenkins (Shichidan) leading a class through fun exercises

Sensei Mckean (Yodan) making a student very unhappy

Professor Musselman (Shichidan) letting one of his students demonstrate a technique

Professor Fisher (Judan) addressing everyone during the banquet

Sensei Mckean receiving a great honor during the banquet (see above)

Professor Nolte (Rokudan) and others resting and enjoying the great weather

The secret to Sensei Shehorn’s sucess

Professor Lane (Rokudan) teaching grappling techniques

Even between classes Sensei Keene (Sandan) finds time to study study study

Sensei Shehorn (Godan) demonstrating a difficult submission hold