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Please fill out Dojo Insurance Questionairre

admin - September 22, 2005
Independent dojos & clubs should have property & casualty insurance coverage. If you are part of a school, YMCA, Boys & Girls Club, parks and rec program, or something similar, you are usual covered under their property & casualty coverages. We are exploring the possibility ...more
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Passing of Furukawa Sensei

admin - September 21, 2005
SENSEI LOUIS MASAMICHI FURUKAWA December 12, 1914 to August 30, 2005 USJF 7th Dan This is to informed the judo community regarding the late Furukawa Sensei, my Uncle. Furukawa Sensei started judo when he was 14 years old at the Seinan Dojo. He was part of the very first judo class ...more
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2005 Life Membership Awards

admin - September 15, 2005
Fiscal 2005 Life Membership Awards Announced Yudanshakai Award - Most New Life Members In Yudanshakai Place Yudanshakai 1st Konan 2nd Chicago Northwest 3rd Chuka Hokka Nanka   Club Award - Most New Life ...more
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Thank you note from Michael Eldred

admin - September 10, 2005
August 7, 2005 United States Judo Federation Dr. Chris Mitsuoka, JYDS Chairperson Dr. David Matsumoto, Development Chairperson Mr. Vaughn Imada, Development C0-Chairperson Mr. Noboru Saito, President P.O. Box 338 Ontario, OR 97914 Dear USJF, This letter is in regards to ...more
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Irwin Cohen looking for Kidney transplant!

admin - September 02, 2005
Irwin Cohen, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is looking for a kidney transplant. Please go to here and read about his life in judo and how you can possibly help. more
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2005 IJF Referee Training DVD Available!

admin - September 01, 2005
The 2005 IJF "World Flashes" Referee Training DVD is available from the USJF National Office. The cost is $10, which includes shipping and handling. To order the DVD or for more information please contact the USJF National Office. more
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Thank you note from Maccabiah Team

admin - August 24, 2005
August 17, 2005 Dear Robert, On behalf of the 2005 USA Maccabiah Judo Team I would like to thank the United States Judo Federation for their donation of judo bags. The team enjoyed success taking a bronze medal in the team competition behind very strong Israeli and Russian judo ...more
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Death of Gene Mauro

admin - August 22, 2005
Hello All, As most of you know, Gene Mauro, age 67, passed away this past Wednesday, August 17, 2005, after a short illness. Gene, a shichidan, was the US National Open Division Champion in 1967. In addition, he was a member of the US World Team in 1967 for the World Championships ...more
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Kitaura Referee Grant Awarded!

admin - August 11, 2005
Tamo Kitaura Referee Development Grant July 9, 2005 The USJF Tamo Kitaura Referee Development Committee is very proud in selecting Mr. Andrew Connelly, Mr. Nick Goodly, Mr Mark Hirota and Ms Joan Miller as grant recipients for 2005. They join the prestigious company of the ...more
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Jeremy Glick Award Announced!

admin - August 11, 2005
July 9, 2005 Dear Mr. Jim Onchi, The USJF Jeremy Glick Memorial Spirit of Judo Award Committee is very proud to select you as the fourth recipient of this award. The award is named in honor of Jeremy Glick who tragically gave his life in the plane crash on 9/11. Many people ...more
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