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Metro Orlando Judo Kai, Inc.

Our teaching/coaching staff includes Continental and National level certified Judo coaches, one former US Women’s Olympic Team Manager and International competitor, a former Polish Olympic Team alternate and Polish National Team member, and a former Korean National Team member and international competitor. Our instructors have experience teaching and competing in the US, Japan, Europe, South America, and Korea.

Instructor Profiles:

               
Doug Clark, Head Instructor
Doug Clark,
Head Instructor
Betty Stamm, Senior Technical Advisor
Betty Stamm,
6th dan,
Senior Technical Advisor
 
 

Bio:

Mr. Clark is the founder of Metro Orlando Judo Kai. Mr. Clark holds a Continental Level coaching certification from USA Judo, and holds the rank of Sandan. He was also the former Captain of the Stetson University Judo team, and was an assistant Judo Instructor/Coach at Stetson and at the University of Central Florida. Mr. Clark also holds black belt ranks in Aikido, Ju Jitsu, and Karate.

 

Bio:

Ms Stamm is a USA Judo Rokudan (6th dan), and is one of the highest ranking women in the US. Ms Stamm was a former national competitor, and was on the first US women's international team. Ms Stamm was the 1992 US Olympic Women's Judo Team Manager, and also was an administrative aid at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. She was also a national referee, and did much to improve the level of referee education in Florida. Ms. Stamm founded the University of Central Florida Judo Club and Dr. Phillips YMCA Judo club, from which all subsequent clubs in Orlando developed from. Metro Orlando Judo Kai is honored to have Ms Stamm as our Senior Technical Advisor, as well as an instructor.

   
   
               
Juan Rengifo, Head Kid's Instructor
Juan Rengifo,
Head Kid's Instructor
Wiktor Biernacki, Adult Competition Coach
Wiktor Biernacki, Adult Competition Coach
 
 

Bio:

Mr. Rengifo was a Junior national champion in his home country of Colombia, and has been practicing Judo for more than 20 years. He has recently competed in the masters category at the Florida Sunshine State Games, and at the 2009 World Masters Championships. Mr. Rengifo is the director of the Kids Judo program at Metro Orlando Judo Kai, and serves as the head instructor/coach.

 

Bio:

Mr. Biernacki was a former Polish national team member and was an alternate on the Polish Olympic Judo team. He was also a European Juniors Bronze medalist. Mr. Biernacki has taught Judo professionally in Poland and in the Netherlands, as well as in the US. Mr. Biernacki holds a National Level Coaching certification from USA JUDO, and is the Head Competition Coach for Metro Orlando Judo Kai.

   
   
               
Kyong "Joshua" won Jung, Asst. Competition Coach
Kyong won Jung, Asst. Competition Coach
Justo Torres, Asst. Kid's Instructor
Justo Torres,
Asst. Kid's Instructor
 
 

Bio:

Mr. Jung started Judo as a child in Korea, and later became a national team member, as well as having competed internationally, including in Japan. Mr. Jung competed for a spot on the Korean Olympic team, winning all of his matches until the final, where he suffered a broken arm. Mr. Jung is currently studying to be a Christian minister, and directs a youth sports group at his church. Mr. Jung is the assistant Competition Coach for Metro Orlando Judo Kai.

 

Bio:

Mr. Torres comes from a Judo family with long roots in Cuban Judo. Mr. Torres was an outstanding Junior competitor in Florida, and studied under some of the top Sensei and Coaches in Florida such as Roberto Sanchez, Hector Estevez, and Cuban Judo legend Luis Guardia. Mr. Torres is a certified Judo coach with the United States Judo Federation, and is the Assistant Kids Coach/Instructor for Metro Orlando Judo Kai.

   
   
               
Bob Sarullo, Dojo Advisor
Bob Sarullo,
Dojo Advisor
Marcin Irek, Guest Instructor

Marcin Irek,
Guest Instructor

 
 

Bio:

Mr. Sarullo started Judo in the Marines in 1957. He competed throughout the US, and studied Judo in New York City with Hank Kraft, and also under such great Senseis as Matsumura, Yonezuka, and the late Rusty Kanakogi. Mr. Sarullo was also a founding member of the Orlando Judo; Karate, and was part of the inspiration for the creation of Metro Orlando Judo Kai. He supported Judo in Florida for almost 20 years, and was an asset to both Judo clubs in Orlando. Mr. Sarullo serves as an advisor, guest instructor at Metro Orlando Judo Kai.

 

Bio:

Mr. Irek is a visiting instructor from Poland. He is a former Junior Polish national gold medalist, as well as a several time silver and bronze medalist in the senior 60kg division. Marcin has competed throughout Europe and Asia, and has trained with some of the top coaches in Europe. Most recently he took a gold medal at the 2011 Florida Sunshine State Games.

   
   

MOJ Yudansha:

Steve Beaver Marisol Tobey Kuninori Hirano Chady Harb Dorin Gabor
Steve Beaver
Marisol Tobey
Kuninori Hirano
Chady Harb
Dorin Gabor
 

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