2008 Fall Promotions

Oct. 30, 2008, 12 a.m. (ET)

The USA Judo Rank and Certification Committee met on September 25, 2008, and the following individuals were recommended for promotion:

YonDan
Eugenie Aranha
Gregory Gotlin (Alpharetta, Ga. / Miki Judo Club)
Heidi Moore (Englewood, Colo. / Denver Judo)
Calvin Terada (Renton, Wash. / Budokan Judo)

GoDan
Anthony Camal (West Paterson, N.J. / Camal Judo)
Terrance Sharp (Rensselaer, N.Y. / Judo of Japan)
Sami Tadehara (Pocatello, Idaho / Idaho State University Judo Club)

RokuDan
Hollis Barnett (Chicago, Ill. / Jiu Jitsu Institute)
Oliver Batchelor (Odessa, Texas / OBC Judo)
Eugene Kim (Corapolis, Pa. / Kim's Martial Arts)
Michael Noriega (Manhattan Beach, Calif. / San Gabriel Judo)
Betty Stamm (Orlando, Fla.)

The following were not passed at this time due primarily to time in grade.

Joseph Vukson (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Kodokan Judo School of Pittsburgh)
Virgil Bowles (Indianapolis, Ind. / Virgil's Judo Club)
Sachio Ashida (Brockport, N.Y. / Renshinkan Judo Dojo)

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