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Call for Hall of Fame Nominations

admin - March 29, 2017
Hello Everyone, The Hall of Fame Committee is calling for nominations of deserving individuals for consideration for induction into the USJF Hall of Fame. Please go to the Hall of Fame Committee webpage for information about the Hall of Fame and process. Please utilize the guidelines ...more
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About John Anderson

admin - March 26, 2017
Jerry Hays writes: Hello Everyone, The Baltimaore Sun has an article on John Anderson.more
Category: obituaries

NY Open 2017 - Timeline & The Order of Fights

admin - March 17, 2017
For tickets go Opening ceremonies and final matches start at 2:00 pm Mens Teams: France (FRA), Germany (GER), Israel (ISR) & USA Womens Teams: France (FRA), Israel (ISR) & USA (Round Robin) Competition starts at Noon 1st Men – Israel (ISR) vs ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Nikita Harvey

admin - March 16, 2017
Dear Sanix, Taisei, USJF and Sensei Saito, Firstly, I would like to say a big “thank you” to the whole Sanix organization for giving me the opportunity to participate in an extraordinary trip to Japan. I had an amazing time traveling with my teammates and competing alongside them. When we ...more
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John Anderson

admin - March 16, 2017
To the judo family I have just received the news that John Anderson passed away at about 6 AM Eastern time this morning. John was a founder of Shufu Yudanshakai, and a true sensei to many of us for decades. I will transmit additional information about further arrangements as I receive them ...more
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Calling for a new Archivist

admin - March 14, 2017
USJF needs a person to step forward to be Chair of the Archivist Committee. Jerry Hays, who has overseen the Archivist Committee since 2004 is stepping down. Please see attached for the duties of this position. Mr. Hays will be glad to talk with anyone interested in this position. In 2004, when ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Isaiah Thor

admin - February 26, 2017
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to go to Japan. It was a really fun experience for me. Although the plane ride was a little long, I had a blast touring Japan and competing in the judo tournament. When we first arrived to Japan around noon, my friend (and his family) and I took a bus ...more
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Invitation to the National Kata Conference

admin - February 25, 2017
Dear Judo Friends, USJF Kata Committee would like to invite you to the 2017 USJF National Kata Conference in July. Please help us out by circulating this Flyer to your judo friends. Thank you so much for your support. See you in St. Louis. Eiko Shepherd more
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Juan Carlos Barcos Talks about the New Rules of Competition at the Paris Grand Slam

admin - February 24, 2017
by Chuck Medani, for the USJF Juan Carlos Barcos Paris, February 12, 2017. Juan Carlos Barcos is the Head Refereeing Director of the International Judo Federation (IJF), and the President of the Spanish Judo Federation. He started his international refereeing career in Moscow in 1980, and ...more
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Sanix 2016 -- Narek Manucharyan

admin - February 22, 2017
Dear Sensei Saito, USJF, and The Global Arena, Thank you for giving me the opportunity of going to Japan and seeing different styles of the art judo. Japan was a once in a lifetime experience. Without your help, I would of never visited Japan; thus, missing a glorious experience. Because of ...more
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