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Psychology professor coached Judo at Olympic level

admin - April 02, 2014
David Matsumoto wasn’t interested in the sport of Judo when he first started at seven years old, but being the youngest of three boys, he was expected to follow in their footsteps when his time came. His perseverance in the sport brought him the honor of seventh degree black belt, and by ...more
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Mrs Judo film information

admin - March 27, 2014
Yuriko Romer has sent us information about the film, Mrs Judo. The press-kit is available here.more
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66th Annual San Jose Buddhist Judo Club and 22nd "Sensei Memorial" Invitational Judo Tournament

admin - March 23, 2014
On Sunday February 9th over 600 contestants including black belt elite judoka coming from all over California and the Midwest competed in the 66th Annual San Jose Buddhist Judo Club and 22nd “Sensei Memorial” Invitational Judo Tournament. This year the tournament was dedicated to ...more
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The March edition of Growing Judo is now available

admin - March 22, 2014
The new issue of Growing Judo is now available as a 43 page pdf from USJA.more

JudoSpace newsletter 10

admin - March 22, 2014
Our friends at JudoSpace have sent us notice of their new Judospace Newsletter 10. This page contains links to all their newsletters.more

New IJF Rules for Gis

admin - March 22, 2014
The International Judo Federation has released new regulations for judo gis in competition, including standards for gi materials, sleeve length and jacket size. Go to the Gi Regulations (linked) for all the official details. The specifics on the new gi regulations Following these new rules is ...more
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Two interesting videos on youtube

admin - March 22, 2014
From Edward Szrejter - video on meaning of judo by Dr. Kano This video sums up what Judo is to the Traditionalist Kodokan instructor. Not a condemnation on what others do in the name of Judo however, most often the full term, Kodokan Judo" is not emphasized, only the term Judo. Much is lost in ...more
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The latest Dage scholarship application and deadlines

admin - March 21, 2014
NEXT DEADLINE: March 28, 2014 The B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant has been established by a generous donation to USJF to support travel for competition or training for up-and-coming USJF athletes. Timing: Applications available – NOW Applications due – 3/28/14 for events happening ...more

Call for Committee Reports for 2014 USJF Annual Meeting

admin - March 13, 2014
Dear Committee Chairs: As our 2014 Annual Meeting approaches, I am calling for submission of all Committee Reports, for distribution with the Agenda of the Annual Meeting and, upon approval by the Board of Directors at the Meeting, for inclusion in the Minutes of the Annual Meeting. The ...more
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An Invitation

admin - March 10, 2014
Hi Judo Friends, I would like to invite you to our 2014 annual USJF Kata Conference. Please open the attachment. See you in Hawaii. Eiko Shepherd Here is the invitation in fullmore
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