The Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club was founded by Yoshio Senda in 1952 and has been active, with Sensei Senda as head instructor and coach up until his passing on September 9, 2009. The club has a proud history, of which we will add more later. If you would like to read about the club, you can read the book Kyodokan: The story of the Kyodokan Judo Club and the founder, Dr. Yoshio Sendaedited by Jane Senda. It is available from the Lethbridge Public Library and other fine libraries and from Jane. For further reading on Sensei Senda and several other members of the club, as well as Canadian judo in general, try Judoka : the history of judo in Canada by Glynn Leyshon, available at the University of Lethbridge and other fine libraries.