About Us

H Boas, captain for the Vancouver judo club with the team trophy at the  Nanaimo tournament in the 60’s

H Boas, captain for the Vancouver judo club with the team trophy at the Nanaimo tournament in the 60’s

"Consider fully, act decisivly." Master Kano

“Consider fully, act decisivly.” Master Kano

“Through the diligent practice of judo, a judoka will improve mentally, physically and morally. The judoka will become both able and motivated to contribute to their community. Communities make up society and a better society will improve humanity.”

– Professor Jigoro Kano

The Penticton Judo Club has been active in our community since the late 1950s. The current generation of the club has thrived under the guidance of Sensei  Henry Boas, Rokudan, since 1996.

We practice the traditional Kodokan Judo as established by Professor Jigoro Kano in 1882. http://judoinfo.com/kano5.htm

We are a volunteer operated non-profit sport club.

Instructors:

  • Bob Suzukovich, 4th Degree Black Belt with 50 years of mixed martial arts experience.

  • Brian Browne, 2nd Degree Black Belt.

  • Mark Carey, 1st Degree Black Belt, Brazilian jiu-jitsu Black Belt

  • Gordon Shiosaki, 1st Degree Black Belt

  • Elaine Rodger, 1st Degree Black Belt