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US Naval Academy Hosts Judo Champion

admin - October 22, 2014
On September 5 the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Judo Club hosted Asian Judo Championship gold medalist, Mr. Gaku Fujii. "Fujii was invited to the USNA as part of Judo education solidarity foundation sponsor program organized by Sensei Yashuharo Yamashita. The USNA Judo Club sponsors ...more
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Yoshisada Yonezuka Sensei

admin - October 21, 2014
Founder of Cranford Judo and Karate Center amd Olympic coach, Yoshisada Yonezuka, 77, of Cranford, N.J., passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Hackensack University Medical Center. Friends are invited to visit from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Dooley Funeral Home, 218 North Ave. West in ...more
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Yoshisada Yonezuka Sensei

admin - October 19, 2014
Yoshisada Yonezuka Sensei passed away on late Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014. More information to follow as we recieve it.more
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Rare surgery helps Southern California teen judo champ return to the mat

admin - October 12, 2014
Myles Honda is a 16-year-old judoka in California. He was showing weakness in his arm and when he was taken to the doctor his heart was found to be the problem. Surgery took place and now he is back on the mat. For the full story go to the medicalxpress site and the healthcanal site.more
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How to find newspaper articles about Judo

admin - September 29, 2014
With the advent of the Internet, it is easy to find newspaper articles on judokas, your dojo, your Yudanshakai, college, Armed Services, etc. There are two sites that I know of, that have newspapers articles that they have scan many newspapers across the US and other countries. They are ...more
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2014 Athlete Scholar of the Year

admin - September 25, 2014
Hello Everyone. The ASOY (Athlete Scholar of the Year ) application is available now. If you could forward this application to all the Clubs in your Yudanshakai. If any student meets these criteria. Please have them apply by Oct.31,2014 to the USJF Office. Thankyou, Jeff Takeda , ASOY Chairmanmore

Friends of Sanix

admin - September 09, 2014
Hi Everyone, I created the Friend of Sanix in US on Facebook. If you have a time, please look. Noboru Saitomore

Another interview from the World Championships

admin - September 07, 2014
The last of the interviews from the World Championships has been put up on the site. It is an interview with Stephen Swirsky, M.D., the team physician and chairman of the IJF medical Commission. more
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USJF's newest sponsor, Honor Martial Arts

admin - September 07, 2014
The USJF is pleased to introduce its newest sponsor, Honor Martial Arts. Honor Martial Arts produces the best unique Judo and other martial arts shirts (like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Tai Chi and MMA) possible at the best prices possible. Income from Honor's shirt sales are used to help ...more
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US Team Gets Bounce with a Place on the Podium

admin - August 29, 2014
The US World Judo Team finally reached the podium at the 2014 World Judo Championships being held this week in Chelyabinsk, Russia. After four days of frustration and defeats, the team was in need of a celebration, and got what they needed after a day’s worth of fighting. Kayla Harrison, 24, ...more
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