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Sensei V. Romo Riquero

Sensei V. Romo Riquero’s Intramural Tournament
Brooklyn, New York • December 2007

On December 9, 2007, Sensei Vincent Romo Riqueros held his annual Intramural Championships in Brooklyn. The tournament was held at Master Kiyoshi Shiina’s Dojo.

Shiina, Kiyoshi Sensei

Master Shiina is a highly skilled, 8th Degree Black belt in Kodokan Judo. He had hosted many of the top Japanese Martial artists that came to the New York City area since 1967.

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Sensei Vincent R. Riqueros and Students

Sensei Riqueros teaches out of Master Shiina’s Dojo Japan Judo & Karate Dojo.

Sensei Mustafa (L), Edward Nieto (C), Shihan Leung and Sensei Yasser (R)

Jackie Soto won 1st Place in Kata and 2nd Place in Kumite

Our students competed successfully and went home with a little more experience.

Master Toyotaro Miyazaki (C) with Officials and Contestants

Master Toyotaro Miyazaki was a special guest of Master Shiina and Sensei Riqueros. After the event, Master Shiina invited us to have some Japanese food. He made home made sushi for us. Master Shiina is not only an expert in Judo but a great Chef. We had a great time and look forward to attending next year’s event.

Sensei V. Romo Riquero’s Intramural Tournament
Brooklyn, New York • June 2007

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Edward Nieto, Sensei Riqueros, Derek Santos, Shihan Leung, Sebastian Acosta and Steven Holguin

Shihan Leung with Sensei George Guzman and Students

We had a great time at Sensei Riqueros Intramural Championships. Shihan Leung attended with Edward Nieto, Derek Santos, Sebastian Acosta and Steven Holguin. Shotojuku competed successfully and went home with a little more experience. We took Sensei Riqueros out to dinner and everyone had a great time in Brooklyn. We look forward to attending next year’s event.