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Jiu Jitsu class starts

Master Yuga would be conducting his first Jiu Jitsu class this Saturday 12th February 2011. Class would start at 8.00pm. Classes are open for registration. Please contact Justin at 0164219009 or Nashriq at 0174123107 to arrange for a free trial class.

Smashing MMA and BJJ Seminar

We had a smashing Mix Martial Art(MMA) and Brazillian Ju Jitsu seminar last Saturday 22nd January 2011. The seminar was conducted by Marcos Escobar the 2001 ADCC champion. Participants of the seminar benefited tremendously as Marcos was not only a good communicator, he showed great speed and precision in executing his techniques. The seminar was […]

MMA and BJJ Seminar

  BJJ Gi + No Gi and MMA Seminar Date: 22 Jan 2011 (Saturday) Venue: Budo Academy, Penang Map: www.budoacademy.net/?page_id=16 Contact: Justin 0164219009 Nashriq 0174123107 Email: justin@budoacademy.net

New videos available in BUDOTUBE

[wpyt_profile1]5ydWb2qqaFY[/wpyt_profile1].A demonstration by Mike Sethna on armbar entry from a standing position. To view more please go to http://www.youtube.com/user/budoacademy

Women Self Defense 101 – 3rd October 2010

Women Self Defense 101 Seminar open for registration now. The next seminar would be held at the Sungai Nibong Residence Association hall. Information for the next seminar is as below Date – 3rd October 2010 Time – 2pm – 6pm For more information please contact Justin at 0164219009 or Nashriq at 0174123107.

A gift in appreciation to our supportive parents

In appreciation to our supportive parents. We would be organizing a free seminar on Women Self Defense on September 26th, 2010. To mothers who have not registered yet, please meet Li Ying during Judotots training hours to register.

Information on classes

Greeting! Due to Sensei Nashriq and Sensei Li Ying being called to represent Malaysia in overseas Judo tournament. All classes would temporary closed. JUDO classes would resume on Saturday 28th August 2010 BJJ classes would resume on Saturday 1st September 2010 Thank you for your kind consideration and sorry for inconvenience caused.

Penang BEATS! old SUKMA results

Finally we managed to beat Penang’s the old sukma medal tally of 1 gold 2 silver and 4 bronze. This time around our victorious team returned home with 2 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze. The medalist were: GOLD: Chew Li Ying (Women under 70kg) and Ashley Leow (Women above 70kg) SILVER: Chew Li Ying & […]

Training in Vietnam in preparation for the Malaysian Games

From 23rd May till 4th June, Budo Academy players representing Penang all went to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam in preparation for the SUKMA Games. In Vietnam they had the opportunity to train with the Vietnam National Team and thus gained invaluable  experience. Every day their training schedule were running in the morning plus cardiovascular training and […]

BJJ comes to Penang

BJJ will be formerly introduced to Penang at the Budo Academy in June 2009. Professor Julio Cesar will be conducting the classes. BJJ is a mrtial art which focuses on grappling especially ground fighting. First introduced by Sensei Maeda, a judo exponent to Brazil and made popular by the Gracie’s. BJJ has taken the world by storm […]

Penang Youth Judo Championship Circuit 2 Results

Congrats to those who made it to the medal podium. To those who did not, we know that the lessons would be invaluable and will certainly make you all a better person not only now for the future. No matter what we are PROUD of you all. Keep it up.    Youth under 12 – 20kg1st […]

Penang Judo History

1950’s, Judo was introduced to the Penang folks by Japanese sailors calling at the Penang port. Judo was demonstrated to the public during their practice sessions. Several individual was fascinated by the new methods of teaching and the effectiveness of the art as a form of  self defense. 1955, the late Chong Heng Yuen who […]

National Referee Seminar

Over the weekend, 5 coaches from Budo Academy attended the Malaysia Judo Federation referee seminar. All 5 achieved the National B Referee License which enable referees to referee matches at the National Level. Those who achived the license were: a) Justin Khoo b) Md Nashriq B Md Nassir c) Chong Wei Liang d) Ooi Way […]

Videos on Ground Techniques

 [wpyt_profile1]LhhvqcpOZGA[/wpyt_profile1]. Here is a good method to execute a choke without a judogi performed by Michael our BJJ friend from New Zealand. To view more please go to http://www.youtube.com/user/budoacademy

Demonstration by the Children of Children Protection Society

Over the weekend, the children of the Children Protection Society shelter home gave a wonderful display of judo to show their benefactors in their yearly openday. The children sure made us proud considered that they have only practiced not more than 15 classes. You make us very proud!  [wpyt_profile1]NVupP2iVISo[/wpyt_profile1].

Penang Judo welcomes Back Sensei Hamabe

  Sensei Hamabe has been appointed as the current Malaysian Judo Team coach. His coaching stints took him to Malaysia in the 70’s and Phillipines, Vietnam before finally coming to back to Malaysian shores namely Penang. Judokas certainly look forward towards learning Judo under sensei as sensei is known to be able to bring out […]


Malaysia was the host for the 3rd edition of the Asia Oceana Chanbara Championship. Teams from Japan, Korea, Pakistan, New Caledonia, Thailand Singapore, Indonesia, Nepal and Malaysia confirmed their participation. This time around, team Malaysia send a strong team comprising of 5 seniors and 7 juniors to fight. Overall Malaysia was placed 2nd behind Japan […]

Budo Camp 2

BC2 returned with a bang! Creativity was the theme of the camp for this time. The kids were tested on their memory and also acting skills. To enhance memory, the kids were thought to viusalize them and make turn it into a movie with cool story lines. A must in all BC activities is the Dodge Ball […]

Penang Newaza Championship Circuit 1

The Penang Newaza Championship Circuit has been brought forward to the 15th of March. It was originally slated to be on the 9th of March and was cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. Time: 10am – 1pm Venue: Budo Academy

Budo Camp Day

We had the Budo Camp day to usher in the new year and the kids had tons of fun. Here’s the picture of the wacky bunch      Activities lined up for the day was the futsal competition. The kids were sure good in kicking (all the time kicking / stamping on their teachers foot – ouch). Some […]


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