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North Central Illinois Judo Association (formerly the Rochelle Judo Club)  Founded in March of 1966 by William D. Maxey - Hachidan
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Here are a few photographs of my recent trip to Turkey as Head Coach for the USA Women's Team for the World Sombo Championships.  This was an exciting trip, since Turkey shares a border with Georgia, Syria, Iraq and Iran.... but the truth is - it was a wonderful trip to a great country.  The Turks were great hosts.
  Our hotel was right on the Mediterranean Sea.
The USA combined teams:  Sombo, Beach Wrestling and Grappling at the 2007 World Championships in Antalya, Turkey.  I am on the far left.  The competition site is below:
ASDEM BEACH
HOTEL
has pools with service along with the beach - with parasailing and other distractions
The dining hall and other services
from my 2nd floor room with the Mediterranean Sea in the background (upper right)
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