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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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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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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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USJF to Fund Developmental Team to the Irish Open

admin - August 02, 2005
Through the amazing generosity of the Board of Directors of the United States Judo Federation, we will be able to fund a team of ten athletes with a coach and manager to the Irish Open, in Dublin, Ireland, October 20-25. Criteria for consideration for selection were: Silver or bronze medalist ...more
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US Athletes to train in Canada!

admin - August 02, 2005
The USJF has made a major commitment to supporting developing athletes and coaches in the upcoming year. In the national meeting in Irvine in July, it was the consensus of the Development Committee and the Board of Directors that a major need for effective promotion of judo was ...more
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New Judo Newsletter Available from Jimmy Pedro and Todd Brehe!

admin - August 01, 2005
Jimmy Pedro and Todd Brehe's have just launched The Medalist E-Newsletter an exciting, informative online publication for the Judo community. This E-Newsletter will include cutting edge Judo and training information for athletes, coaches, and fans. It will share ideas, strategies, and ...more
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2005 Fukuda Scholarship Winners Announced!

admin - July 31, 2005
The 2005 Keiko Fukuda Judo Scholarship was awarded this spring to Frances Glaze of Toledo Maumee Judo Club in Maumee, Ohio and Peggy Whilden of the Baltimore Judo Club. The scholarship is awarded alternately to female Kata competitors and Shiai competitors. Peggy Whilden, who has ...more
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July 2005 Development Committee Minutes

admin - July 28, 2005
USJF Development Committee Meeting Minutes Friday, 8 July 2005 Los Angeles, CA Call to Order at 12:00 P.M. Quorum established with 6 members present. Guests: Robert Fukuda, Neil Simon, Keith Hayashi Approval of the Minutes of the Last Meeting – MSP. Reports ...more
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Passing of Mr. Isamu Shishido

admin - July 20, 2005
With great sorrow, I advise you of the passing of Mr. Isamu Shishido (Hachidan-Shunyo Kan Judo Club), 103, of Honolulu, on 14 July 2005. Born in Fukushima-Ken, Japan. He is survived by sons, Raymond, Calvin, Dr. Ralph, Daniel and Steven; daughters, Elaine, Laura Ushijima and Katherine Ito; 13 ...more
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