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Athlete Scholar of the Year

admin - December 18, 2014
The committee received this letter of thanks from Tyler Shimizu. I became a member of the Sacramento Judo Club in November 2008 when I was 13 years old. Since then I have gone throughout some major changes of my life. I went from the husky and lazy middle school student and transformed into a ...more

The Bob Perez endowed scholarship

admin - November 06, 2014
The Texas A&M University Judo team has recognized Bob Perez for 30 years of involvement with Texas A&M Judo with an endowed scholarship in his name. Texas A&M Judo already has a permanent judo scholarship that has awarded approximately $31,000 in scholarships since 2005, and saved judo athletes ...more

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

Athlete Scholar of the Year 2014

admin - August 22, 2014
At the Junior Nationals, the Athlete Scholar of the Year was announced. The winner of this year's ASOY Award is Tyler Shimizu of the Sacramento Judo Club, Hokka Yudanshakai. He received the scholarship of $1000.more

George Balch Scholarship application deadline

admin - May 21, 2014
The form available here and the 2014 Application Deadline is Thursday, July 31, 2014. more

The Joseph Fitzsimmons Scholarship fund

admin - April 10, 2014
The application for the Joseph Fitzsimmons Scholarship fund is available in PDF format. Closing for applications is 5pm on 15th July.more

The latest Dage scholarship application and deadlines

admin - March 21, 2014
NEXT DEADLINE: March 28, 2014 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. Timing: Applications available – NOW Applications due – 3/28/14 for events happening ...more

News from The Hudson Athletes Fund

admin - February 03, 2014
In March 2010 Hudson Judo Yudanshakai 1st Vice President Billy Martin proposed The Hudson Athletes Fund to the Yudanshakai Executive Committee. The idea was to assist Yudanshakai members in defraying their personal expenses in traveling to various tournaments, camps and other Judo related ...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