Taishi Judo Club 7th Anniversary Invitational Tournament

Date: 03/18/2018        Sanction Number: 18-03-03     Location: Westminster, CA    YDK: Nanka
Contact: Robert Oishi, (310) 994-6917

Roy H. Moore


Jerry Hays wrote

Roy H. Moore, Jr., age 96, passed away on 2 January 2018. He was born on 29 June 1921

He started judo under his dad, Roy H. (Pop) Moore in the late 1920s. His first dojo was Moneta (later Gardena Judo Dojo). In 1937, on a joint judo and wrestling trip from Southern California to Japan, he earned the rank of Shodan. During his youth, he had the pleasure of working out in judo with Dr. Kano and Mifune Sensei.

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Scholarship and financial aid


Charmaine De Mesa has sent this information.

Grassroots Judo Calendar for 2018

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USJF Largest Judo Clubs


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 and encourage membership through active dojos in their areas.

These clubs, as all member clubs, receive support and help from USJF as and when they require it.

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Life Celebration Of Timothy "Grey Wolf" Shepherd


Dear Friends and fellow Judokas

Whether you know Sensei Eiko Shepherd personally or not, all of you have been influence by her teachings of kata and judo over the years. So many people have been taught by her and they teach you. That is the Judo way.

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The Shai 2018

Date: 01/28/18-10/28/2018        Sanction Number: 18-01-02     Location: Portland, OR    YDK: 50th State
Contact: Roy Kawaji  

SafeSport notice


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 encouraging any individual needing to renew their certification do so prior to November 6 so that they can access the 30 minute course on the old platform.

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Akiya Judo Championship Shiai & Kata Competition

Date: 05/05/2018      Sanction Number: 18-05-01     Location: Cleveland, OH     YDK: Konan
Contact:  (216) 287-0795

Sensei Goro Oki's funeral


To All,

Funeral Service for Sensei Goro Oki will be held on
Sunday, October 29, 2017,
at the Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home
6150 N. Cicaro, Chicago @ 2pm.

Doug Tono

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