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2015 World Police & Fire Games

admin - November 24, 2014
To The Judo Community: This is to inform you about the upcoming 2015 World Police & Fire Games being celebrated in Fairfax, Virginia June 26- July 5, 2015. Judo will take place June 26-27, 2015. Judo athletes will first will check in and weigh in on Friday, June 26th with the Judo competition ...more
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The 9th USJA / USJF Winter Nationals

admin - November 24, 2014
We are less than 2 weeks away from The 9th USJA / USJF Winter Nationals. We are expecting over 600 competitors. This will also be a National Referee Test and Evaluation Site. Potential candidates should contact Gary Goltz ASAP. To help competitors wishing to attend, we have partnered with ...more
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Winter Nationals

admin - November 17, 2014
Here is a link to the Winter Nationals entry forms. more
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US Team Gets Bounce with a Place on the Podium

admin - August 29, 2014
The US World Judo Team finally reached the podium at the 2014 World Judo Championships being held this week in Chelyabinsk, Russia. After four days of frustration and defeats, the team was in need of a celebration, and got what they needed after a day’s worth of fighting. Kayla Harrison, 24, ...more
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Further Frustration for the U.S. Team

admin - August 29, 2014
It was morning again at the Traktor arena in Chelyabinsk, Russia, for the World Championships today, where the men’s 81 kg and the women’s 63 kg divisions were being contested. Today the United States fielded three of their members, Travis Stevens, Hannah Martin, and Leilani Akiyama. The RR was ...more
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US Team’s Fortunes Get a Shocking Boost, Only To Fall Again

admin - August 28, 2014
Today, Wednesday August 27th, began with high hopes and expectations from the U.S. Judo team at the World Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia. It was about 9:30 AM local time in the Traktor Arena, and the three large mat competition areas were filled with judokas from all over the world who ...more
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Bolen Starts Well, but is Stopped in Second Round

admin - August 26, 2014
Bradford Bolen, four-time USA World Team member at age 26, was about to start a fight, and he was feeling good about it. "I felt good – I slept decently, and in my first match, as soon as I put my hands on the guy (CHIEN, Chia Hung (TPE)) and just felt him, I was pretty confident I was going to ...more
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Kossor Derailed Early in 60 kg Division at World Championships

admin - August 25, 2014
Nick Kossor, fighting in his fourth consecutive World Championships, was doing everything right. He appeared cautiously confident as he worked for his grip and positioning against Lukasz Kielbasinski of Poland. Kossor attempted his signature uchimata without effect, but still appeared to have ...more
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Let The Worlds Begin!

admin - August 25, 2014
The 30th Judo World Championships is about to begin in Chelyabinsk, a city of 1.1 million people, WAY out here east of the Ural Mountains of Russia. The site of the 2012 European judo championships, Chelyabinsk (che-LYA-binsk) is called the “Gateway to Siberia”, though at this time ...more
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