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SANIX-TAISET 2016

admin - January 04, 2017
by Paige Cox At the beginning of 2016, I was training for tournaments like Scholastics, Junior Olympics and Junior Internationals. I had never been out of the country nor did I remember being on an airplane. I trained three times a week and worked out sometimes at home. Then I got the call - ...more
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2017 Winter Nationals

admin - December 17, 2016
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Category: nationals

Chuck Neuendorf

admin - October 30, 2016
It is with a heavy heart than I inform you that Colonel Charles (Chuck) A. Neuendorf, USAF (RET), USJF Rokudan, has passed away. Chuck was born in April 1929 in Ohio. Chuck started judo while stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, during the 1960s. From 1969 until 1997 he was a ...more
Category: obituaries

USJF Handbook update

admin - October 26, 2016
A revision of the chapter "Rank Requirements" has been uploaded to the USJF Downloads page. The chapter outlines promotion procedures and general requirements for ranks.more

A source of the history of judo

admin - August 23, 2016
As some of you know, my part-time job allows me to read, while I am getting peanuts. I have just finished The Japanese American Story by S. Floyd Mori. In this book, was a link to www.densho.org. In their archives you will find some interviews about judo in the US during WWII from ...more
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Report of 2016 USJF High School Special training camp in Korea

admin - August 14, 2016
Hello President Asano, Here are letters from the students who have been able to participate in the 2016 USJF High School Special Training Camp in Korea. It pleases me that they had such wonderful experience. I hope you will enjoy reading their messages below. Also, I am grateful to have had ...more
Category: clinics

Pictures of outstanding award winners at Nationals

admin - August 14, 2016
At the 2016 Nationals – Day One Left to Right – Dr Gregory Chow (coach of Angelina Daoang), Ricky Marin, Sanders Ishiaki (coach of Arther Lo), Macy Higa, Marjorii McDonald, Ryder Yoshitake, Brandon Chaqolla, Toni Mojica (coach of Ricky Marin). Missing from this photo is Kaelin ...more
Category: nationals

2016 student visit to Japan

admin - August 10, 2016
Kevin Asano wrote to thank the organizers of the summer abroad program at Tokai. Dear Yamaguchi Sensei Thank you again for hosting the summer abroad program. I appreciate all the hard work that went into the program. Our students thoroughly enjoy the trip and learned a lot about judo and ...more
Category: clinics

Remembering Sensei Tsuyoshi Miyazaki (1931-2016)

admin - August 08, 2016
By Rachel Friedrich and Tad Nalls Sensei Tsuyoshi Miyazaki passed away in the evening of Friday the July 29, 2016. He was 85 years old and died of heart failure at Howard University hospital with Janet, his beloved wife of 57 years, nearby. photo from Shufu website As a Kodokan 8th dan, Mr. ...more
Category: obituaries

Sensei Tsuyoshi Miyazaki has passed away

admin - August 06, 2016
Sensei Tsuyoshi Miyazaki passed away a few days ago. He had been the captain of the Keio University Judo team, and a three-time winner of the Outstanding Athlete of the All Japan Championships. photo from Shufu website Read more about Sensei Tsuyoshi Miyazakimore
Category: obituaries