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My family and Judo

admin - February 09, 2014
Scholarships and Awards! The United States Judo Federation has several opportunities for scholarships, grants, and awards available to our members! Learn More more
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An Inspirational Clinic with Kevin Asano

admin - February 04, 2014
“You don't have win a gold medal, to know what it feels like to be a gold medal winner in your heart” is the message Kevin Asano brought to City College of San Francisco. On Saturday, January 25th 2014, CENCO and HOKKA yudanshakai co-sponsored a clinic featuring Mr. Kevin Asano, the ...more
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News from The Hudson Athletes Fund

admin - February 03, 2014
In March 2010 Hudson Judo Yudanshakai 1st Vice President Billy Martin proposed The Hudson Athletes Fund to the Yudanshakai Executive Committee. The idea was to assist Yudanshakai members in defraying their personal expenses in traveling to various tournaments, camps and other Judo related ...more

The 2014 Kagami Biraki

admin - January 31, 2014
On January 18, 2014, three Central Coast clubs (Soko Joshi, Palo Alto, and San Jose Buddhist Judo Clubs) celebrated Kagami Biraki in Palo Alto, California. The late Sensei Keiko Fukuda, 10th dan, started Kagami Biraki as a New Year celebration 43 years ago. This year was the first ever without ...more
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In memory of William H. Wetzel

admin - January 31, 2014
William H. Wetzel, 67, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, MI. Bill was born December 12, 1946 at 12:14 PM at Hurley Hospital in Flint, MI to Harry Fredrick Wetzel & Barbara Marie Flintoft. Upon high school graduation ...more
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Japanese American National Museum honor Keiko Fukuda

admin - January 27, 2014
Photos of Proclamation being giving to the Japanese American National Museum to honor Keiko Fukuda, the only woman to be promoted to 10th Dan in judo prior to her passing last February. The brief ceremony was held last Sunday and pictured is Eiko Shepherd – Fukuda’s ...more
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2014 IJF Referee Rules Update - USAJUDO Approved

admin - January 27, 2014
To USA Judo Referees Referee Commission Chairman, Sensei Robert Fukuda has requested that this document be distributed to all US Referees. Here is the 2014 IJF Referee Rules Update as approved by USA JUDO for implementation in the United States Ralph Palmer Assistant to the Chairman USA Judo ...more
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Video of Sanix Trip now available

admin - January 23, 2014
Julie Keen, one of Moms, put together a video for the 2013 Sanix trip. Link to Video of the Sanix trip. For some letters from the participants For Noboru Saito's report of the trip more
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First issue of USJF Judo Bulletin!

admin - January 21, 2014
We are pleased to present the first issue of the online USJF Judo Bulletin. This supplements the printed USJF Judo Magazine and will be published initially once a year in January. Many people contributed to this issue, from the initial concept through to the finished product. Thanks to all those ...more

Letters from the Sanix 2013 International Juvenile Team

admin - January 20, 2014
See the full report of Noboru Saito January 3, 2014 I had the honor of representing the United States of America as part of the Konan Judo Club at the Sanix 2013 Junior International Judo Tournament in Fukuoka, Japan. The opportunity was the best of my life, and I will never forget my trip to ...more
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