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2018 Jeremy Glick Award

admin - July 15, 2018
The 2018 Jeremy Glick Award recipient was announced on July 7, at the opening ceremonies of the summer nationals in Grand Rapid, MI. This year’s recipient is Mr Jim Murray of the Konan Yudanshakai. Mr Murray is the founder of Godai Judo and through Godai, has raised 10's of thousands of ...more
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Recipients of the 2018 Kitaura Grant

admin - July 15, 2018
Vaughn Imada writes: The USJF Tamo Kitaura Referee Development Grant Committee is very proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Grants. They join a prestigious company of previous recipients of the award. Tamo Kitaura Sensei has devoted over 50 years to the sport of Judo as a competitor, ...more
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2018 Grassroots Kata Championship Results

admin - July 12, 2018
This year’s 2018 Grassroots Kata Championship was held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The tournament ran very smoothly thanks to the dedication of Jim Murray, Neil Simon, Don Flagg, Calvin Terada, and Noboru Saito. The kata competition was held on Sunday, July 8th beginning at 9:00 am. Our head ...more
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National Kata Conference

admin - July 03, 2018
National Kata Conference Gary Hashiro writes: This year’s USJF National Kata Conference will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 2, 3, and 4. The early bird discount deadline for the hotel and the conference have been extended to July 7. Come and attend the Kata conference and learn the ...more
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Reminder -- Traditions of the Kodokan

admin - July 02, 2018
Traditions of the Kodokan Clinic On Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Amway Grand Hotel, Grand Rapids MI, host hotel for the 2018 USJF/USJA Junior Nationals, there will be a unique judo opportunity. Lecture and on-mat sessions to learn about the traditions, rituals, and concepts of Kano Sensei’s ...more
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Jack Hatton Clinic and Harun Bogdanic Clinic

admin - July 01, 2018
Reminder – Jack Hatton / Harun Bogdanic Clinic – July 5 & July 7 Just a reminder – this Thursday and Saturday at the USJF/USJA Junior Nationals in Grand Rapids MI. Two day clinic – attend one or both days. Here are the flier and registration form. Questions? Please e-mail Harun ...more
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American Judo Alliance Agreement -- A Letter to USA Judo Members

admin - April 27, 2018
April 5, 2018 Dear USA Judo Members, We have heard from many of you that you are as excited as we are about the recent American Judo Alliance Agreement (“The Agreement”) and collaborative partnership with USJA and USJF. We have also heard from some members that they have questions and ...more
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American Judo Organizations Sign Historic Alliance Agreement

admin - March 16, 2018
Today, history was made with the signing of the first-ever American Judo Alliance Agreement between the United States Judo Association (USJA), United States Judo Federation (USJF) and United States Judo, Inc. (USA Judo). This new agreement paves the way for the three organizations to work ...more
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USJF Largest Judo Clubs

admin - December 09, 2017
The United States Judo Federation has affiliations with a number of very active clubs. Congratulations to the Portland Judo Club on being the largest Judo club in the nation in 2016. Here is a list of USJF clubs with very large memberships. USJF is very proud to be associated with these clubs ...more
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SafeSport notice

admin - October 25, 2017
A notice received from Corrine Shigemoto As notified earlier, the U. S. Center for SafeSport will be changing platforms effective November 6, 2017. As a result of this change, the Refresher course (30 minute course) will NOT be available on this new platform until mid-2018. We are ...more
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