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New Shodan Promotion Requirement

admin - January 06, 2017
Happy New Year! We hope that you and yours enjoyed the holiday season. Please find attached a memo regarding some new requirements for Shodan promotions that was approved by the USJF Board of Examiners. Please familarize yourself with the requirements and disseminate this information to all ...more
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SANIX-TAISET 2016 — Konan Team Coach

admin - January 04, 2017
To Mr. Munemasa, Mr. Kondo, Mr. Murray, Mrs. Koyama, Mr. Getov, Mr. Kugisaki, Mr. Adachi, Mr. Kamiya and Ms. Nishida, I wanted to thank USJF, Sanix Sports Foundation, the Global Arena, and Taisei Junior High School for a great experience in Japan.  USJF funding made easier to participate in ...more
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SANIX-TAISET 2016 — A Parent’s Perspective

admin - January 04, 2017
by Julie Cox As a parent you hope that you are teaching your children to be gracious and appreciate the blessings of their life. The opportunity to join the team and travel to Japan for SANIX 2016 allowed my family many opportunities to reinforce the life lessons of appreciation and ...more
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SANIX-TAISET 2016

admin - January 04, 2017
by Paige Cox At the beginning of 2016, I was training for tournaments like Scholastics, Junior Olympics and Junior Internationals. I had never been out of the country nor did I remember being on an airplane. I trained three times a week and worked out sometimes at home. Then I got the call - ...more
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2017 Winter Nationals

admin - December 17, 2016
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Category: nationals

Chuck Neuendorf

admin - October 30, 2016
It is with a heavy heart than I inform you that Colonel Charles (Chuck) A. Neuendorf, USAF (RET), USJF Rokudan, has passed away. Chuck was born in April 1929 in Ohio. Chuck started judo while stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, during the 1960s. From 1969 until 1997 he was a ...more
Category: obituaries

USJF Handbook update

admin - October 26, 2016
A revision of the chapter "Rank Requirements" has been uploaded to the USJF Downloads page. The chapter outlines promotion procedures and general requirements for ranks.more

A source of the history of judo

admin - August 23, 2016
As some of you know, my part-time job allows me to read, while I am getting peanuts. I have just finished The Japanese American Story by S. Floyd Mori. In this book, was a link to www.densho.org. In their archives you will find some interviews about judo in the US during WWII from ...more
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Report of 2016 USJF High School Special training camp in Korea

admin - August 14, 2016
Hello President Asano, Here are letters from the students who have been able to participate in the 2016 USJF High School Special Training Camp in Korea. It pleases me that they had such wonderful experience. I hope you will enjoy reading their messages below. Also, I am grateful to have had ...more
Category: clinics

Pictures of outstanding award winners at Nationals

admin - August 14, 2016
At the 2016 Nationals – Day One Left to Right – Dr Gregory Chow (coach of Angelina Daoang), Ricky Marin, Sanders Ishiaki (coach of Arther Lo), Macy Higa, Marjorii McDonald, Ryder Yoshitake, Brandon Chaqolla, Toni Mojica (coach of Ricky Marin). Missing from this photo is Kaelin ...more
Category: nationals