Blogs

Marti Malloy and the Long Road to her High Seeding for Rio

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Marti Malloy

At the 2016 US National Championships in Dallas in early April the USJF Roving Reporter spoke with the three women who are representing the US Olympic Team in Rio in August. The first interview was with Angelica Delgado, and the second interview in this series of three was with Marti Malloy.

Category: News

Kayla Harrison interview

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Vaughn Imada wrote: "An article describing Kayla Harrison's preparations for Rio appears in the Wall Street Journal."

Tokai summer program

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From Teruyoshi Yamaguchi, Tokai University

We have started our summer program. All your members from Hawaii and California are well prepared and highly motivated.

Category: events

New USA Judo Executive Director announced

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USA Judo has announced the appointment of Mr. Keith Bryant. Bryant is well-known in Olympic circles, as he has been involved with all aspects of the US Olympic Committee. USA Judo announced this change as athletes are readying for their trips to Brazil to compete in the Games, commending the work of Jose Rodriguez and wishing the new Executive Director well as he takes up his new role on August 15.

Category: News

Interview with Angelica Delgado

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Angelica DelgadoWhen she was nine years old, Angelica Delgado began learning judo under the guidance of her father, Miguel Delgado, a former Cuban judo Olympian. It was a great start, because sixteen years later, she has qualified for the United States Olympic Judo team, and will be traveling to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Category: News

2016 Summer Nationals - Results 2nd Day

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2ND DAY - OUTSTANDING AWARDS


MALE OUTSTANDING - ANTHONY URREA, PACIFIC

MALE OUTSTANDING TECHINQUE - ANTHONY BRETT, PEARL CITY

MALE SPORTMANSHIP - ISAIAH RAMIREZ, BARSTOW

MALE SPIRIT - RAYSEN MOTOYAMA, MILIANI


FEMALE OUTSTANDING - DAVINA NONO, SOUTHWEST JUDO

FEMALE OUTSTANDING TECHINQUE - RIHA PRASAD, SAWTELLE

FEMALE SPORTMANSHIP - SKYE REALIN, MILIANI

FEMALE SPIRIT - SARIUNA TSYZHIPOUA, HAYASTAN

Category: nationals

2016 Summer Nationals - Results 1st Day

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1ST DAY - OUTSTANDING AWARDS


MALE OUTSTANDING - RYDER YOSHITAKE, SAN GABRIEL

MALE OUTSTANDING TECHINQUE - ARTHER LO, INDUSTRY SHERIFF

MALE SPORTMANSHIP - RICKY MARIN, MOJICA

MALE SPIRIT - BRANDON CHAQOLLA, OKUBO


FEMALE OUTSTANDING - MARJORII MCDONALD, SAKURAKAN

FEMALE OUTSTANDING TECHINQUE - MACY HIGA - HODOKAN

FEMALE SPORTMANSHIP - ANGELINA DAOANG, HAWAII TENRI

FEMALE SPIRIT - KAELIN OSULLIVAN, PEDROS

Category: nationals

Death of Takeda Sensei

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It is with great sadness that we inform everyone that Mr. Jeffrey Takeda passed away suddenly earlier today.

Takeda Sensei was the Head Instructor for the West Clovis Judo Club and also the President of Chuka Judo Yudanshakai. He also served as the Chairperson for the USJF Athlete-Scholar of the Year Committee.

We will distribute more information as it becomes available.

Category: obituaries