UCSD Student Organizations 2016-2017

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Judo Club at UCSD

Judo is a Japanese martial sport derived from Ju-Jitsu, Karate, and wrestling. The founder of Judo, Jigoro Kano trimmed both dangerous and inefficient techniques from these sports, allowing for both elegant and safe combat. With continued refinement, a comprehensive grappling sport soon developed, and was eventually added to the Olympiad. The art stresses dynamic, elegant throws, upholding finesse and, as a fundamental principle, the achievement of maximum efficiency with minimal effort. Through traditional and modern training methods, members perfect the art, improve their fitness, and foster close relationships with each other. The purpose of the organization is to gather Judo enthusiasts, both new and experienced, to practice and appreciate the sport. The two central tenets of our organization are a focus on the perfection of our skills, and communal prosperity both on and off the mat. We intend on sparring under the current Olympic Judo rules, so to ensure the safety of members. Qualified referees, and members with first aid skills will be ever present at our meetings and practices. Official international Judo rules and regulations can be found at: http://www.intjudo.eu/Rules
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Kendo Club at UCSD

The Kendo Club at UCSD seeks to promote awareness and appreciation of the Japanese sport of kendo, through community outreach, school involvement, and intercollegiate competition.
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Okinawa Karate Do at UCSD

The Okinawa Karate-do at UCSD seeks to promote and preserve traditional Okinawa Karate.
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Sun God Archery at UCSD

The purpose of this organization is to provide the opportunity for UCSD students to compete intercollegiately, and to foster interest and participation in the sport of target archery.
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Tae Kwon Do Club at UCSD

The purpose of this student organization is to create a community where UCSD students can come together to share a mutual interest in and practice the art of Olympic Style Tae Kwon Do in a fun and safe manner, and to spread awareness of the art in an atmosphere that values and stresses resolve, diligence and above all respect.
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Wrestling Club

To provide a club that allows students to train and compete in collegiate wrestling.
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Wushu club @ UCSD

The primary purpose of the Wushu Club is to provide any individual with the opportunity to be introduced to and learn wushu in a friendly and safe environment. The secondary purpose of the club is to introduce and prepare intermediate members for intercollegiate competitions such as the annual UC Berkeley wushu tournament. The Wushu Club at UCSD is a non-profit student organization.
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