April 19, 2018

Earth Day Tournament A Great Success for Tenri Dojo

CHICAGO TENRI JUDO DOJO was well represented at the Earth Day Tournament on April 14 at the Minooka Community High School in Channahon IL.  This is the first Earth Day Tournament hosted by Minooka Judo Club  and Yorkville Judo Club and it was a great success.  As a Dojo, we had 7 players compete in […]

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November 22, 2017

Thankful for Thanksgiving and… a Tree Trimming Party!

Thanksgiving greetings to all! This Dojo has had many things to be thankful for in 2017.  To our students, parents and especially our black belt instructors who give so generously to the success of our club, we are truly blessed.  We are also thankful for the facility we use, the Midwest Tenrikyo Church and to […]

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November 13, 2017

Read about out latest tournaments here…

Deyan Kolev entered the Dallas Open in the under 100kg category.  There were over 10 competitors in that division.  He went 5 matches, winning 3 by IPPON and losing 2 times to the eventual winner Tokuzo Takahashi from L.A. Tenri.  In his first match with Takahashi, Kolev went over 3 minutes before losing on penalty […]

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November 11, 2017

“To Fight Fairly and with Respect” by Bernard Letendre

Bernard Letendre has been practicing judo for almost 37 years and trained for 30 years at Club Hakudokan in Montreal with Sensei Raymond Damblant, 9th dan.  Bernard holds a third degree black belt (Sandan) and teaches judo at the University of Toronto Judo Club. Outside of the dojo, Bernard brings 23 years of experience in the financial […]

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