Josuke Tanaka

Josuke Tanaka

Josuke Tanaka
Instructor & Chiropractor

Josuke is a black belt in both judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He was born and raised in Switzerland and discovered judo when he 11 years old after being bullied in school. He quickly fell in love and spent most of his free time training. He went on to become a 2x Swiss National Champion and was a member of the Swiss National Team for several years until he had to retire due to a neck injury. His passion for health and the human body inspired him to obtain his Chiropractic degree. He also has his Master's degree in Biomechanical Engineering. 

Currently, Josuke has a full-time chiropractic practice in Oakland where he specializes in sports injuries, concussions, nutritional counseling and neurological disorders. He has several years of experience teaching at clinics and also ofers health coaching and nutritional counseling. When he's not at his office treating patients, Josuke enjoys teaching martial arts, cooking, and surfing.

Teaching Experience - Switzerland
2004-2009: Judo for kids (ages 4-15)
2009-2010: Physical education teacher for kids with special needs (ages 15-18)
2009-2010: Swiss Judo National Coaching Team

Teaching Experience - United States
2016: Judo & Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Guardian Gym
2016: Certified level 1 Ginástica Natural