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NY Open 2017 - Timeline & The Order of Fights

admin - March 17, 2017
For tickets go Opening ceremonies and final matches start at 2:00 pm Mens Teams: France (FRA), Germany (GER), Israel (ISR) & USA Womens Teams: France (FRA), Israel (ISR) & USA (Round Robin) Competition starts at Noon 1st Men – Israel (ISR) vs ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Nikita Harvey

admin - March 16, 2017
Dear Sanix, Taisei, USJF and Sensei Saito, Firstly, I would like to say a big “thank you” to the whole Sanix organization for giving me the opportunity to participate in an extraordinary trip to Japan. I had an amazing time traveling with my teammates and competing alongside them. When we ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Isaiah Thor

admin - February 26, 2017
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to go to Japan. It was a really fun experience for me. Although the plane ride was a little long, I had a blast touring Japan and competing in the judo tournament. When we first arrived to Japan around noon, my friend (and his family) and I took a bus ...more
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Invitation to the National Kata Conference

admin - February 25, 2017
Dear Judo Friends, USJF Kata Committee would like to invite you to the 2017 USJF National Kata Conference in July. Please help us out by circulating this Flyer to your judo friends. Thank you so much for your support. See you in St. Louis. Eiko Shepherd more
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Juan Carlos Barcos Talks about the New Rules of Competition at the Paris Grand Slam

admin - February 24, 2017
by Chuck Medani, for the USJF Juan Carlos Barcos Paris, February 12, 2017. Juan Carlos Barcos is the Head Refereeing Director of the International Judo Federation (IJF), and the President of the Spanish Judo Federation. He started his international refereeing career in Moscow in 1980, and ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Narek Manucharyan

admin - February 22, 2017
Dear Sensei Saito, USJF, and The Global Arena, Thank you for giving me the opportunity of going to Japan and seeing different styles of the art judo. Japan was a once in a lifetime experience. Without your help, I would of never visited Japan; thus, missing a glorious experience. Because of ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Tatevos Manucharyan

admin - February 22, 2017
I had the privilege of traveling with 15 judokas from across the United States to Japan to participate in the Sanix Judo Camp, and compete in Sanix Judo Tournament 2016. The opportunity to accompany these students to this competition was a very memorable experience. I accompanied 2 judokas, ...more
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2016 Olympian Angie Delgado Talks About Her Preparation, Fights, and the New Rules at the 2017 Paris Grand Slam

admin - February 16, 2017
by Chuck Medani, for the USJF Paris, February 13, 2017. Four-time National US Champion Angela Delgado, who trains under Jhonny Prado and Germann Velazco at Ki-Itsu–Sai, (the National Judo Training Center in Coconut Creek, Florida) has been a top US Women’s competitor and World Team member for ...more
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US Team Disappointed on Second Day of Paris Grand Slam

admin - February 14, 2017
by Chuck Medani, for the USJF Paris, February 12 – The United States judo team ran into a wall today, and was unable to match the success of their lighter weight teammates from the day before at the Paris Grand Slam judo championships. Koch vs World Champion Gwak (South Korea) The team ...more
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Delgado Defeats 2012 Olympic Champion, Places Fifth at Paris Grand Slam

admin - February 12, 2017
By Chuck Medani for the USJF Paris, February 11, 2017. Angelica Delgado, reigning US National Champion, 2016 Olympic team member, and multiple-time US World Team member at 52 kg, scored big today in Paris with a fifth place finish in one of the most competitive tournaments in the ...more
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