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2013 Sanix Youth Juvenile Team Tournament Report

admin - January 20, 2014
After the Junior Olympics and JA/JF Junior Nationals, with the help of Mrs. Eiko Sheppard, we contacted prospective Junior athletes and also received inquiries to attend the 2013 Sanix Juvenile Team Championships. Most of the team members were selected by the end of August, 2013 so that they ...more
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Some news from USJA

admin - January 13, 2014
The January 2014 issue of Growing Judo is available.more

Academic Honors 2013

admin - January 06, 2014
Elementary School First MI Last YDK Dojo Instructor School Ryan H. Ishibashi Hokka Sacramento Judo Club Mac Takeda Fammatre Elementary School Bryton K. Wong Hokka Sacramento Judo Club Mac Takeda Stonelake Elementary Luca D.T. Mukai Nanka Gardena Judo Club Yuki Fujita John Adams ...more

Winter Nationals report

admin - December 26, 2013
Dear friends in judo, Ed Thibedeau and Dara Woo have written about their experiences at the Winter Nationals. Coach Education Clinic a Huge Success In conjunction with the 2013 USJA/USJF Winter Nationals Tournament a coach education clinic was conducted on Friday December 6. The clinic was ...more
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A date for your 2014 diary

admin - December 15, 2013
December 5th Friday & 6th Saturday 2014 – The dates of the 2014 Winter Nationals and Coach Clinic. More information here as a pdf.more
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2013 Winter Nationals Grows to new Heights!

admin - December 15, 2013
About 8 years ago the USJA’s National Tournament (which was held at the Arnold Classic in Ohio and drew only a few contestants) was moved to California at the request of the then USJA President Jim Bregman. He asked at that time USJA COO Gary Goltz to see what he could do to build it up with the ...more
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USJA/USJF Winter Nationals Results & Photos

admin - December 15, 2013
More then 580 competitors from over 80 clubs attended the USJA/USJF 8th Winter Nationals at Azusa Pacific University of Los Angeles. Here is official link to the USJA/USJF 8th Winter Nationals Results & Photos. In addition more then 50 coaches attended the Coaching Clinic held in conjunction ...more
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Articles wanted for first online edition of USJF Magazine!

admin - December 10, 2013
The January issue of the USJF Magazine will be our first online edition. We would like to concentrate on local dojos for this issue, so we are asking for your help. The USJF Judo Magazine is looking for articles about your dojo's activities over the last year. We like to receive lots of photos, ...more
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Judo as self-defence in Sterling, Alaska

admin - December 10, 2013
Kaylee Osowski who wrote this article can be reached at kaylee.osowski@peninsulaclarion.com.Source: http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-10/sensei-fight-back Sensei: Fight backWomen and girls practice self-defense Photo by Kaylee Osowski/Peninsula Clarion. Sensei Kati Gibler flips judo ...more
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LA premiere of Mrs. Judo where local dojos paid tribute

admin - December 05, 2013
The Los Angeles premiere of Mrs Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful was also a memorial tribute to the film’s subject, Keiko Fukuda, the highest-ranking woman in judo. The screening on Nov. 16 at the Japanese American National Museum was attended by members of local dojos, some of whom knew ...more
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