On the weekend of November 18th our junior competitor William Rodriguez went to compete to Dallas at the Open Championships and Presidents Cup the following day. William was placed first in two categories at the Open Championships and second at Presidents Cup. Both tournaments were for points which count towards our national ranking.
Coach Patrick began training in Judo at the age of 10 in his native Slovakia under Lubomir Zagorov, Dasa Melicharkova, Peter Forro and Jaroslav Duroska. During his competitive career he participated and medaled in the tough, competitive European circuit of Judo tournaments.
Coach Patrick takes a detailed and personal approach to his students, breaking down complex moves into their basic components. In addition coach Patrick is also a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under House of Jiu-Jitsu academy and has received training also from UFC veteran Bobby Southworth.
2012 Trofeo Internazioinale di Judo Sardinia, Sargegna, Italy 3rd place 100+ kg
2012 Bratislava city regional Championships 1st place 100 kg
2013 Trofeo Internazioinale di Judo Sardinia, Sargegna, Italy 3rd place 100+ kg
2013 Bratislava City regional Championships 2nd place 100 kg
2013 48. Pokal Murska Sobota, 3 Memorial Antona Toncka Kosa, Murska Sobota, Slovenia 2nd place 100 kg
2013 - 2014 Danube river International Amateur Judo league, Slovakia 3rd place as a team for TJ Sokol Bratislava
2014 Trofeo Internazioinale di Judo Sardinia, Sardinia, Italy 1st place 100kg, 1st place 100+ kg
2014 Slovak Republic National Championships, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia 3rd place 100kg
2014 24. Judo Kup Jadrana, Split, Croatia 5th place 100 kg
2021 Westlake Judo Spring SHIAI, Houston, TX 1st place 100+ kg
2023 Texas State Championships, College Station, TX 1st place 100+ kg
Coach Jerry is our kids coach and assistant coach for adults. Jerry holds a 1st degree brown belt in Judo and red belt in Ju Ki Do which is a blend of Judo, Karate and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, from PKI MMA. His training also included Kali which is knife and stick fighting, Kempo, Aikido and Wing Chun. Jerry also has a podcast called Attack The Attack 360, discussing various topics about martial arts and self defense.
2015 Martial Arts Championship - 1st place in Kata & Sparring (Karate)
2015 PKI MMA Tournament - 1st place Kata & Sparring (Karate)
2016 PKI MMA Tournament - 1st place Kata & Sparring (Karate)
2016 Texas State Championship - 1st place Kata & Sparring (Karate)
2017 Mongoose Open - 1st place Kata & Sparring (Karate)
2018 Mongoose Open - 1st place sparring, 2nd place Kata (Karate), 3rd place in grappling
Our goal is to build strong individuals with good morals and character, and that can defend themselves when needed against attackers and bullies and overcome any other roadblocks that life may bring. Through physical exercise and the education of Judo, we strive to build a moral code of courage, respect, modest, friendship, honor, self control and courtesy.
Self-confidence through self-defense training!
Southtown Judo club was established in early 2022 by Head Coach Patrick Psenak, and is registered under the national USA Judo organization. We operate as an individual club for those interested in learning only Judo, meeting at the House of Jiujitsu on 823 S. Laredo St., San Antonio, Texas.
Adult classes starting at age 14 +
No cancellation fees.
If you have questions about the opportunities available to you in our program, send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
823 South Laredo Street, San Antonio, Texas 78204, United States
Tuesday - Thursday: 07:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10:30am - 12:30am