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Gus Costa Piperakis – 5th DanOctober 31, 1932 – April 10, 2015

admin - April 21, 2015
Sensei Gus Costa Piperakis, Godan, of Sacramento Judo Club passed peacefully on April 10, 2015 after a long illness. He was a life-long member of the US Judo community. He has been a member and contributing instructor of Sacramento Judo Club, a member of the Sacramento Judo Club Board of ...more
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First Annual Cenco Kata Clinic, April 4 & 5, 2015

admin - April 20, 2015
Sensei Eiko Shepherd, 7th Dan, was the clinician for Central Coast Yudanshakai's first Annual Kata Clinic.  This year's emphasis was on Randori no Kata with an in-depth study of Nage-no-Kata on Saturday and Katame-no-Kata on Sunday. Saturday began with a review of the finer points of ukemi, the ...more
Category: clinics

Latest deadline for the B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant

admin - April 03, 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. Applications available – NOW Applications due – 4/16/15 for events happening 4/17/15-9/15/15 Decisions will be ...more

Toni Lettner Clinic

admin - February 16, 2015
Mr. Toni (Anton) Lettner is a German National Champion & Multiple-Time International Champion & Medalist as well as a coach for Bundesliga Team Champion TSV Abensberg, Team Germany at New York Open, Cohen Brothers Judo Club and Barrington Judo. Tentative Schedule 09:00 to 10:00 ...more
Category: clinics, News

Archive appeal

admin - February 12, 2015
Judokas!! We need your assistance!   We need your assistance! The USJF Archivist Committee is always looking for historical judo items. These could be entry forms, results of all shiais (local, regional, national), newspaper and/or magazines articles, programs, clinics handouts, ...more
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Spartan Daily reported "SJSU Judo Wins Big At Tournament"

admin - February 12, 2015
The San The 67th Annual San Jose Buddhist Judo Club and 23rd “Sensei Memorial” Invitational Tournament on Saturday. The opening ceremony honored the life of Larry Kaneshiro, a sensei of the San Jose Buddhist Judo Club who passed away in July 2014 of pancreatic cancer. Sensei Dan Kikuchi and ...more
Category: events

The 2015 Shufu Clinic

admin - February 11, 2015
On Saturday, February 7th, DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Maryland was the site of the 30th annual Shufu Rules Clinic (formerly the Shufu Referees Clinic). This event, considered one of the most important of the year, was founded by former Olympic Referee Gail Spadin in 1986. Barb ...more
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Feeling Judo, a new project

admin - February 02, 2015
Feeling Judo is about blind judo athletes. There is a Sneak Peek on Kickstarter. more
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Sanix thank-you letter (4)

admin - February 02, 2015
January 31, 2015 Dear Mrs. Koyama, For the second year in a row, I had the honor of representing the United States of America as part of the Konan Judo Club at the Sanix 2014 International Junior Judo Tournament in Fukuoka, Japan. I wish to thank the USJF for allowing me to participate in this ...more
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Judo on stamps and coins

admin - January 29, 2015
Check out the world's largest collection of judo and other martial arts stamps, coins, and phonecards This stamps/coins/phonecards site is unique and comprehensive, cross-referenced, and a great resource for collectors of judo items. Kindly peruse the stamp site. It’s well connected, with over ...more
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