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Alan Shiosaki Obituary

admin - November 16, 2015
Alan Shiosaki, the middle brother to Ed and Milton Shiosaki, passed away on Nov 8, 2015 after a long illness. Alan was once a member of the old time "Gardena Valley YMCA Judo Club" in Gardena during his teen years, Alan was a great judo player and traveled to many judo events, all over the ...more
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Obituary of Jack Kiyoto Tono

admin - November 15, 2015
Jack Kiyoto Tono, formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully at home in Thornton, CO. on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at the age of 94. Born and raised in California, he and his family were forced to relocate from the San Jose area and interned at the Heart Mountain Internment Camp during WWII ...more
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The November PSJA Kata Clinics

admin - November 09, 2015
The Pacific Southwest Judo Association hosted weekend Kata Clinics with guest Instructor Sensei Eiko Shepherd, 7th Dan on November 6, 7 and 8, 2015 in San Diego, CA. On Friday November 6th, Ju no Kata was held. On Saturday November 7th, Nage no Kata and Sunday November 8th, Koshiki no Kata. ...more
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2015 Junior Developmental and Judo Training Camp

admin - November 05, 2015
Junior Developmental and Judo Training Camp at Yosh Uchida Hall at the San Jose State Campus on June 15–19, 2015. Scheduled technicians are Ms Marti Malloy, 2014 World Silver Medalist and 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist; Shintaro Nakano, SJSU Coach and Technical Advisor; Keith Nakasone, ...more
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2015 USJF High School Special training in Korea

admin - November 05, 2015
Picture of 2014 USJF High School Special training in Korea. The Schedule All members leave USA on 15 July, Wednesday and arrival Korea on 16 July, Thursday. 17–18 July, three session training (each session will be 2 hours) 19 July, Sunday, half day sightseeing and half day shopping 20, ...more
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First Annual Cenco Kata Clinic, April 4 & 5, 2015

admin - November 05, 2015
Sensei Eiko Shepherd, 7th Dan, was the clinician for Central Coast Yudanshakai's first Annual Kata Clinic.  This year's emphasis was on Randori no Kata with an in-depth study of Nage-no-Kata on Saturday and Katame-no-Kata on Sunday. Saturday began with a ...more
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Latest deadline for the B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant

admin - November 05, 2015
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. Applications available – NOW Applications due – 4/16/15 for events happening 4/17/15-9/15/15 Decisions will be ...more
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Cancelled . . .

admin - September 23, 2015
The 10th All Women's Championship has been cancelled. Sadly and unfortunately, we have had to cancel the "All Women's Championship" for October 10, 2015. However the "Great Lakes Open" Oct. 11 and the Gary Takemoto Clinic Oct 10th are still happening. It has been a pleasure to serve nine years ...more
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World Championships 2015, Astana - DAY 6

admin - August 29, 2015
The USA's World Judo Team's quest for individual championships medals at the 2015 World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan came to an abrupt end today. The final four individual competitors, Ajax Tadehara, Andrew Jacobs, Nina Cutro-Kelly, and Akbarzhan Iminov, all lost their first matches of ...more
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Astana Day 5

admin - August 28, 2015
The chances for a medal for the US team at the 2015 World Championships faded dramatically today as reigning Olympic champion Kayla Harrison failed to make it through the preliminary rounds. Harrison, ranked #1 in the world coming into these championships, was defeated in her second match by ...more
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