Tsuba Goya

Tsuba Goya
Jukkendo Black Belt
Judo Black Belt

I have been the acting “uchideshi”, or live-in-sensei-in-training, under sensei Bunasawa. I have more than 13 years of Judo experience, and I bring efficient and clean Ippon Judo to the Jukkendo.

I have obtained Physical Education degree from International Budo University in Japan. I am licensed to teach P.E. class in public junior high school and high school. I have taught adults and kids with special education needs. My experience includes working with with players who have mental or physical disabilities backgrounds.

I obtained Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) and became captain in Judo Club in Jr. high school. We took 3rd place in Okinawa. I myself took 8th in my division in Okinawa. I entered Okinawa Shogaku High School which is strongest Judo high school in Okinawa. At the same time, I taught my junior high school students and led to become 1st place in all Okinawa Junior High School.

I competed in “Okinawa Prefecture High School Fresh men Judo Championship” and took 2nd Place. Only one competitor from each weight division from each school was invited to compete. I competed in “All Japan Sports Championship High School Judo (Okinawa Preliminary) “ and took 3rd Place.  I obtained Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt) by defeating five First degree Black-Belts in 2004. In 2005, I participated in “All Japan University Student Judo Championship” which was only two people could participate in from each division each University. In 2006, I obtained Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt) I competed in “All Japan Sports Championship, Judo Okinawa Preliminary” competed one division heavier (-73kg) than my division (-66kg) and took 3rd Place.


International Budo University Judo member
All Japan Sports Championship, Judo Okinawa Preliminary – 3rd
Nikkei Game Judo Championship – 1st
Golden State Open Judo Championship – 3rd
USJF/USJA Winter National Judo Championship – 1st
Bunasawa-kai Judo Instructor
Conde Koma Academy Jukkendo Instructor
Nanka Yudanshakai (So.Cal Black Belt Association) member
United States Judo Federation member