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2024 LMAC Judo Kata Clinic

March 1-2, 2024

Lincoln Martial Arts Center


LMAC is excited to announce the dates for the 2024 Judo Kata Clinic!  If you would like to learn more or would like to refine your Kata technique, LMAC is hosting a Judo Kata clinic featuring Eiko Shepherd.  Eiko Shepherd was the first woman to compete with men at the Kodokan in Japan. She is a USA Judo certified international coach, master level judo teacher and National Class A kata judge as well as the Vice Chairperson of Kata. She is also the Chairperson of USJF kata committee and a USJF CLASS A Kata instructor. She has been the National Youth Kata coordinator since 1997. Shepherd Sensei also acted as the women’s head coach for the 1993 US Olympic festival.  Watch for further details and registration form coming soon!

Lincoln Martial Arts Cent

Nebraska State Judo Championship

April 15, 2023

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

This tournament is open to all Nebraskans and non-Nebraskans.  This is a USA Judo sanctioned tournament.  Only USA Judo competitors/referees can enter our tournament due to a decision that was made recently by USA Judo.  There is an option to get a temporary membership or participate by waiving USA Judo insurance benefits.  If you can show you have another membership and are willing to sign up for USA Judo, we will waive your entry fee to the tournament.    The flyer and registration form, as well as the "2023 USA Judo Your Choice Options" document are attached below.

Roseberry Invitational Kata Tournament

May 20, 2023

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

LMAC is officially announcing our first Roseberry Invitational Kata Tournament!  This will be an opportunity for the SRSBK dojos in Iowa and Nebraska to get together for fun, fellowship, and a little friendly intra-dojo competition in memory of Shihan John Roseberry.  Participants will have the chance to demonstrate two karate and/or kobudo kata as part of this competition at an affordable price.  

Below, you will find the flyer and registration form for this tournament.  

Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan National Convention

June 22-25, 2023

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

Each year the weekend after Father's Day, the Lincoln Martial Arts Center hosts the Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan National Convention.  Don't miss this great opportunity to train and fellowship with the rest of our SRSBK family!


2023 Cornhusker State Games Judo Tournament

July 22, 2023


LMAC will once again be hosting the Cornhusker State Games Judo Tournament.  See the website for more details.

Paul Owen Memorial Judo Tournament

Date to be determined

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

LMAC is happy to announce our Paul Owen Memorial Judo Tournament!  This tournament is open to everyone.  This is a sanctioned tournament.  Competitors must be current USJI/USA JUDO, USJF, ATJA and USJA members.  The flyer and entry form are attached below.

26th Annual Midwest Kobudo Gasshuku

October 20-22, 2023

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

Instructor: Franco Sanguinetti Sensei 

Help us celebrate our 26th year of hosting this event!  We are excited to welcome Franco Sanguinetti Sensei back as the instructor of this event.  Come join us for a weekend of fellowship and Matayoshi Kobudo training.

Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan Midwest Convention

November 4, 2023

Lincoln Martial Arts Center


This is an opportunity for our dojo family from Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas to get together for a day of training, but everyone willing to make the trip is welcome.  

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