Fernando Yamasaki at the Maryland State Championships 2004

The Yamasaki Family has one of the strongest bases in Judo.

Master Fernando Yamasaki, started training in Judo at the age of 3 years old.
Fernando currently holds the rank of a 5th. Dan in Judo.

The program at the Yamasaki Academy is taught to build and improve the stand up game for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. The Judo classes at the Yamasaki Academy is a blend of Judo and wrestling; how to put together throws and take downs legal for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. The classes follows the same teaching methodology created by grand master Shigueru Yamasaki, 8th Dan in Judo.

Judo classes will assess the students current skills, explore the students talent, and build a strong Judo foundation.