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Sensei and Friend, Yoshitaro Sakai

admin - July 03, 2013
Dear Judo Friends, It grieves me to report the passing yesterday of our long-time Sensei and Friend, Yoshitaro Sakai (the last of the founders of the Chicago Yudanshai), reported to me by his wife Peggy. Sensei is also survived by his daughters Diane (Mike) Furuta, Gail, and son Steve ...more
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Dage Travel Grant Announcement and Forms

admin - July 01, 2013
Please note that applications for the Dave Travel Grant will close on 6 July 2013 and decisions should be made during the weekend of Junior Nationals Please click on this link for the Travel Grant Announcement and Forms Further information can be found on the Dage Travel Grant page.more
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2013 Winter Nationals

admin - May 29, 2013
Here is the information on this year's Winter Nationals Friday December 6, 2013 - Coach Clinic, Claremont Alexander Hughes Community Center Saturday December 7, 2013 - Winter Nationals, Azusa Pacific University Felix Event Center Main Website more
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SJSU Honors Judo Legend Yoshihiro Uchida

admin - May 18, 2013
Yoshihiro Uchida – local boy, World War II veteran, alumnus, part-time instructor and the driving force behind judo's rise to an Olympic sport – was honored for an astounding 65 years of service to the university. This is a record not just for San Jose State but perhaps the entire ...more
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William "Bill" John Castro, President of Southern Pacific Judo Yudanshaki

admin - May 13, 2013
William "Bill" John Castro, Sr., 87, of Long Beach, passed away Thursday, May 2nd. Bill was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 26, 1926 to Frank and Elizabeth Castro and was raised in the Kalihi-Palama neighborhood where he attended Likelike Grammar School, Kalihi Kai Elementary, Kalakaua ...more
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Training Opportunity for High School Students in Korea!

admin - May 07, 2013
There is an international training opportunity available to USJF members that are current High School Students. The team will engage in an intensive training camp and goodwill shiai. Eligible students must be aged 14 through 19, but there are no weight restrictions. The dates for the camp are ...more
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The Order of the Rising Sun conferred upon Mr Paul Kuniaki Maruyama

admin - May 07, 2013
Japan Imperial Decoration The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette has been conferred upon Mr Paul Kuniaki Maruyama, President of Japan America Society of Southern Colorado Mr Paul Kuniaki Maruyama The Consulate-General of Japan in Denver is pleased to announce that Mr Paul Kuniaki ...more
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New promotion and sanction fees

admin - April 26, 2013
New promotion and sanction fees will be applicable from 15 May 2013.more
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Judo in the Navy

admin - April 21, 2013
Hello Everyone, If you visit the story entitled, Sharpening the Warrior Spirit, you will see how two people use judo to better themselves and the Navy. The first part of the story is about Robert Turnquest, as an IT instructor with his status as a competitor on the Armed Forces Judo Team. The ...more
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Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful shown in Moscow

admin - April 14, 2013
We have amazing news hot off the press! We are so happy to announce that Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful has received the Jury Award for Best Documentary at the 2013 International Festival of Sports Movies in Moscow, Russia. The award winning documentary "directed and produced by ...more
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