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Kyu rank Certificate Templates available

admin - May 22, 2014
Kyu Rank Promotion Certificate Templates are available to download. Junior Kyu rank certificate templates for 6 kyu system Junior Kyu rank certificate templates for 11 kyu system Senior Kyu Rank Promotion Certificate Templates Please go to the download page to see all available forms.more

George Balch Scholarship application deadline

admin - May 21, 2014
The form available here and the 2014 Application Deadline is Thursday, July 31, 2014. more

Shintaro Nakano Clinic

admin - May 21, 2014
This clinic was held at the Saito-dojo located in Birmingham YMCA, Birmingham, Michigan on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The Shintaro Nakano Clinic Report is available as a pdf here.more
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Early Registration deadline extended

admin - May 20, 2014
The “Early Registration “ deadline (and fees) has been extended to June 7th, Saturday. After that date, we will accept mailed entries until the 24th (with the increased fees). Any missing that date should hand carry documents to Registration walk-in. Entry formsmore
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14th Annual USJF National Kata Conference

admin - May 17, 2014
Sponsored by the USJF Kata Committee and 50th State Judo Association Monday, June 30th – Wednesday July 2, 2014 This year’s USJF National Kata Conference will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii. The clinic will feature kata instruction from Senseis Noburo Saito, 8th Dan from Birmingham, ...more
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Sode Tsurikomi Goshi and A Farewell to Aiko Sato

admin - May 09, 2014
It is with some sadness that I write this article. It has been a 3 weeks since we have seen Sensei Aiko Sato at her last open mat at San Jose State. We had arrived early hoping to get a few moments to say good bye to Sensei Sato and the room was already packed. It seemed that we were not the ...more
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Award for Ken Kokka

admin - May 09, 2014
On Monday Ken Kokka, Sensei, (along with this colleagues) is getting the Home Front Award from the National Park Service. The National Park Service Home Front Award is to recognize people, projects, programs or publications that preserve a home front site or structure, or that promote ...more
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Interview with Kevin Asano

admin - May 08, 2014
On Saturday, May 3rd, your USJF Roving Reporter (RR) was able to catch up with Kevin Asano, president of the USJF and Olympic silver medalist, to ask about some of the issues that are important for the members of USJF. RR and Kevin Asano, USJF President, were in Reno, Nevada, at the 2014 Senior ...more
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2014 Senior National Judo Championships

admin - May 08, 2014
On this beautiful weekend in Reno, Nevada, May 3 - 4, 2014, hundreds of judokas and kata specialists, from novice through Olympian level, gathered in Reno Nevada for the 2014 Senior National Judo Championships. Judokas, fans, coaches, teachers, families, and volunteers assembled for the 2 day ...more
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