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Archive appeal

admin - February 12, 2015
Judokas!! We need your assistance!   We need your assistance! The USJF Archivist Committee is always looking for historical judo items. These could be entry forms, results of all shiais (local, regional, national), newspaper and/or magazines articles, programs, clinics handouts, ...more
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The 2015 Shufu Clinic

admin - February 11, 2015
On Saturday, February 7th, DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Maryland was the site of the 30th annual Shufu Rules Clinic (formerly the Shufu Referees Clinic). This event, considered one of the most important of the year, was founded by former Olympic Referee Gail Spadin in 1986. Barb ...more
Category: clinics, News

Feeling Judo, a new project

admin - February 02, 2015
Feeling Judo is about blind judo athletes. There is a Sneak Peek on Kickstarter. more
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Sanix thank-you letter (4)

admin - February 02, 2015
January 31, 2015 Dear Mrs. Koyama, For the second year in a row, I had the honor of representing the United States of America as part of the Konan Judo Club at the Sanix 2014 International Junior Judo Tournament in Fukuoka, Japan. I wish to thank the USJF for allowing me to participate in this ...more
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Judo on stamps and coins

admin - January 29, 2015
Check out the world's largest collection of judo and other martial arts stamps, coins, and phonecards This stamps/coins/phonecards site is unique and comprehensive, cross-referenced, and a great resource for collectors of judo items. Kindly peruse the stamp site. It’s well connected, with over ...more
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Sanix thank-you letter (3)

admin - January 27, 2015
Dear Mrs. Julie Koyama and USJF I would like to thank Mrs. Julie Koyama/USJF, Sensei Jim, Saito Sensei, Mr. Fukuda, Konan, and everyone who helped and supported me to go to Japan. Also I would like to thank Coach Eldred for advice and direction.  To all the judo parents who took care of me while ...more
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Sanix thank-you letter (2)

admin - January 26, 2015
Dear Mrs. Koyama, Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to attend the 2014 SANIX International Juvenile Judo Camp and Tournament in Fukuoka, Japan last month. It was an opportunity for me to visit the country where my great grandparents were born, where judo was founded, and where ...more
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Empowering Young Women Video

admin - January 20, 2015
I feel this video should be shared with the world. May those who see it be moved to help further the momentum. Please connect and enjoy. buildAddress("ckbiosphere", "gmail", "c", "For more information contact Claudia Katayanagi");more
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Sanix thank-you letter

admin - January 18, 2015
Dear Mrs. Julie Koyama, Hello my name is Michael Ramos and this past December I was given the opportunity to go to Japan and compete in the Sanix judo tournament in Global Arena, I would like to thank you for the wonderful opportunity to train and compete in Japan. It was a great new experience ...more
Category: events, News

Letter from 2012 Athlete Scholar of the Year

admin - January 15, 2015
My dear friends, In 2003 at the age of 9 years old, I joined Kapolei Judo Club when it first opened its doors. Before I started judo I was a shy, little girl who was very studious. After joining our newly founded dojo, I began to become more outgoing and since then I have grown into the ...more
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