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"Maximum Efficiency with Minimum Effort and Mutual Welfare and Benefit." - Jigoro Kano
"It is not important to be better than someone else but to be better than yesterday." -Jigoro Kano
USA Stars East is a competitive judo training facility located in Virginia Beach, VA.
Judo is an Olympic sport created in Japan by Jigoro Kano in 1882. Time honored traditions, mutual respect, hard work, discipline, and personal responsibility define our training style. Our mission is to provide the best training available in a family oriented atmosphere. No athlete is required to compete and will always be part of the team whether they choose to compete in tournaments or not. We are one team.
USA Stars East is the east coast affiliate of USA Stars Training Center in Moore Oklahoma. This affiliation brings the wisdom and guidance of 2x Olympian, 7x national champion, and 1996 Olympic coach Patrick Burris.
Head coach Ari miller brings forty years of experience to USA Stars East. Ari has trained, competed and coached with some of the best coaches and athletes in the country including a decade training and competing for Sensei Burris providing the foundation for the success of the judo program. Ari’s experience is also influenced by Sambo and many years of wrestling, including wrestling for the University of Oklahoma.