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Rusty Kanokogi Movie – Don't Call Me Sir! (Kayla Harrison | Bo Svenson)

admin - April 24, 2014
Dear Fellow Judoka, When I look back at my life, my biggest regret is over the forty-six years I was away from judo. I know of no greater sport, and I know of no greater group of people than you. You inspire me with your dedication to judo, and I respect you for your tenacity to persevere when ...more
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Richard Muller, Sensei

admin - April 22, 2014
Obukan, the USJF, and indeed all of American judo has lost a great judoka with the passing of Richard Muller Sensei. He has been a constant voice of reason for our dojo and for the USJF. A friend, and a mentor, an all around great man. He will be missed. From a Facebook post by Julie Koyamamore
Category: News, obituaries

Japanese American Lives coming to PBS

admin - April 20, 2014
Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi will host a special three episode series Japanese American Lives on PBS. Presented by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), the programs will explore the “rich and diverse history of Japanese Americans” with stories that “go beyond ...more
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USJA's Growing Judo

admin - April 19, 2014
The April issue of USJA's Growing Judo is now available.more

Memorial service for Kenji Yamada

admin - April 18, 2014
Here is the information about the memorial services to be held for Kenji Yamada: Memorial Services will be at 10:30 AM on Friday, May 9, 2014 at: Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue 209-100th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004 telephone – 425-454-6162 more
Category: News, obituaries

Referee Clinic for USJF/USJA Junior Nationals

admin - April 13, 2014
The Referee Clinic hours will be 1400pm-1600pm on Thursday, 3 July. All referees that are planning to referee at the tournament must attend for an update. National referee test candidates must attend this clinic. more
Category: clinics, News

Keiko Fukuda Joshi Judo Camp 2014

admin - April 11, 2014
We would like to extend an invitation to all girls and women to participate in this year's Keiko Fukuda Joshi Judo Camp, which began in 1974 and continues to offer a treasured opportunity to female judoka to study together. Every year Fukuda Sensei enjoyed seeing dear judo friends and meeting ...more
Category: clinics, News

Note from the Konan Yudanshakai

admin - April 10, 2014
We have received notice of events posted by the Konan Yudanshakai. Please use this link.more

The Joseph Fitzsimmons Scholarship fund

admin - April 10, 2014
The application for the Joseph Fitzsimmons Scholarship fund is available in PDF format. Closing for applications is 5pm on 15th July.more

Yoshisada Yonezuka and MDS

admin - April 04, 2014
Yoshisada Yonezuka is a 2 time US Olympic Judo, and 3 time World Judo coach well known and respected in the community on a national and international level. Recently diagnosed with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome) his family and friends are trying to spread the word about the bone marrow registry ...more
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