On behalf of the SWJA senseis and coaches, congratulations to all our students who competed in the 2017 AZ State Judo Championship held in Tucson earlier this month, especially to the following who medaled in their respective divisions:

Grace Biapo – Gold

Tyson Fernandez-Dailey – Silver

Adam Houssni – Gold

Yusef Houssni – Gold

Yusef Houssni – Gold (men’s brown belt)​

Kaiya Johnston – Gold
Luna Lockwood – Silver​

Davina Nono – Gold​

Adam Pruhanovsky – Gol​d
Sofia Pruhanovsky – Gold

Kenzo Skow – Gold

Tim Wilson – Silver

Diego Thomas – Silver​

Isaac Wilson – Silver
We are extremely proud of your competitive spirit and improving techniques/skills in representing yourself, and SWJA.  Continue to train hard, practice consistently, and increase your knowledge of judo.
Special thanks and congratulations also go to Tucson Dojo and Desert Judo for hosting this tournament, running it so efficiently, and the 190 competitors, their coaches, certified referees, medical team, and supportive spectators from AZ, and from neighboring states.  Well done to all.