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2015 Sanix Tournament Report

admin - April 27, 2016
The team that represented the US Konan team this year was made up of 4 male athletes and 3 female athletes. To help support the team, 5 staff members made the trip to Fukuoka. Male Team Members Sergio Tinoco (13) – Grand Rapids, MI Mitchel Nakayama (13) – Portage MI Isaiah Ramirez (13) – ...more
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Ernie Matsubara in hospital

admin - April 27, 2016
Ernie Matsubara had a stroke on Monday Jan 18. He's out of ICU and in critical care now. 80% of his left side is paralyzed, his left eye is blind. He continues to have a blood clot that is too risky to operate on. His son, Temujin Matsubara, will update folks at a later time regarding ...more
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Congratulations, Raymond Saito

admin - April 27, 2016
Raymond Saito, IJF-A – Gold Medal Match Referee Congratulations to Mr. Raymond Saito, IJF-A, of 50th State Yudanshakai, for his selection as referee for the Women's –78 kg. finals at the recent Havana Grand Prix. Mr. Saito is the latest member of the long line of USJF referees who have reached ...more
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Obituary for Lowell Slaven

admin - April 27, 2016
Here is a link to the obituary for Lowell Slaven.more
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Thank you letter

admin - December 22, 2015
Lisa Capriotti and Robert Gouthro have written to the Elizabeth Lee Scholarship Committee expressing their thanks for its support for their Kata training. more
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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 B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant

admin - November 09, 2015
NEXT DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 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. There is also a separate application process for a Yudanshakai to request travel ...more

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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