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2015 Members of USJF Hall of Fame

admin - August 02, 2015
The Hall of Fame Committee have announced four new names: Kayla Harrison, Marti Malloy, Howard Nishioka and James Tekemori. Their profiles follow here. Kayla Harrison Kayla Harrison made history at the 2012 Olympics in London by winning the first Gold Medal by any American (man or woman) in the ...more
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SafeSport Training

admin - July 30, 2015
The USJF Board passed new mandatory education and training requirements for all USJF dojos. Accompanying this note is a pdf with some protocols/procedures and paperwork that will be implemented to protect the athletes and also as risk management measures to protect you, your dojo, and your ...more
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Academic Scholars of the Year

admin - July 30, 2015
First place Chase Oishi He has experience in many different aspects of judo, competing in national and regional shiai competitions, a certified N3 national referee, as a shodan he teaches shonen and yonen classes and he competes in all seven katas. He is on the Varsity Boy's Volleyball team, ...more

The James H. Takemori Fund

admin - June 20, 2015
Friends: It has been a month since the passing of Jim Takemori, and we have now established a means for those who wish to support his legacy by donating to a special fund that has been set up within Shufu Judo Yudanshakai. Shufu has been working with the Takemori family to establish the details ...more
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Maccabi USA Seeking Jewish Judo Athletes for Pan American Maccabi Games

admin - June 10, 2015
Philadelphia, PA, June 10th– Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish Judo athletes, ages 18 and older, and volunteer staff to represent the United States at the 13th Pan American Maccabi Games in Santiago, Chile, December 28th 2015- January 4th 2016. Lou Moyerman, the General Chairmen of Maccabi ...more
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The Study Abroad Japan program

admin - June 03, 2015
Just a reminder…the Study Abroad Japan program application deadline is just around the corner. Don't miss this great opportunity. Program information here. The deadline is Monday, June 8, 2015. Please go to this file for further information.Don't miss it!more
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A judoka living a dream in Tokyo

admin - June 03, 2015
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Takemori Sensei memorial program

admin - May 27, 2015
Here is the Takemori Sensei memorial program.more
Category: obituaries

Study abroad in Japan

admin - May 21, 2015
The deadline is Monday, June 8, 2015. Please go to this file for further information.more
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Grassroots Summer Nationals at Indianapolis

admin - May 20, 2015
The 2015 USJA / USJF Grassroots Summer Nationals (formerly Junior Nationals) is in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 10th - 12th at the Indiana Indiana Convention Center. Rooms at the Marriott downtown are filling up fast.The hotel is connected directly to venue via skywalk. This year, please note, ...more
Category: events, nationals