EVENTS

Nebraska State Judo Championship

April 30, 2022

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, LMAC is happy to announce we will be resuming our annual Nebraska State Judo Championship tournament!  This tournament is open to non-Nebraskans as well.  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.

Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan National Convention

June 23-26, 2022

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.  This year is a special occasion as it marks our 50th Anniversary in Lincoln!  Come help us celebrate this important milestone!


2022 Cornhusker State Games Judo Tournament

July 16, 2022


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

Paul Owen Memorial Judo Tournament

October 8, 2022

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, LMAC is happy to announce we are resuming 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.

25th Annual Midwest Kobudo Gasshuku

October 21-23, 2022

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

Instructor: Franco Sanguinetti Sensei 

Help us celebrate our 25th 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 5, 2022

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.  Marcus Davila Sensei and Kris Wilder Sensei will be special guests at this year's convention.  For an additional fee to be determined, a special training session on Sunday, November 6th with these instructors is also being offered to adult brown and black belts.

LMAC Judo Kata Clinic

February 24-25, 2023

Lincoln Martial Arts Center

 

Did you know there are traditional Kata in Judo?  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.