ASTORIA JUDO CLUB (AJCNY) 

Sensei Mohammed Maach

Sensei Maach started the AJC in the late 1980's/early 1990's.  Hailing from Morocco, Maach made a name for himself by training and competing with the best in the world. Twenty five years training in Morocco and the twenty five years training in the US and Japan (Toka University, Kotokan).  Some of his accolades include:

  • Judo Olympian 1984 and 1988

  • Member of the Kodokan (Japan)

  • Member of the NY Athletic Club

  • NY Athletic Club Gold Medalist for most of the 1980's and 1990's

  • NY State Judo Coach - 2 Years

  • Gold medals in:

    • All African Championship 1974-1976

    • Mediterranean Championship 1979

    • Liberty Bell Championship 1980-1995​

    • World Championship (Holland ) 1980

    • East Coast Championships

    • Tri-State Championships

    • Multiple Championships in Spain, France and Germany

This short list barely does this amazing teacher justice but highlights just a few of his many achievements.