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George Tsubota Sensei

admin - September 19, 2017
We are extremely saddened to inform you that George Tsubota Sensei passed away on the 17th September. Tsubota Sensei was the head instructor at Hodokan Judo Club in Honolulu, Hawaiil and one of the pillars of 50th State Judo Association. Tsubota Sensei was very dedicated and devoted to ...more
Category: obituaries

2017 USJF National Kata Conference

admin - September 07, 2017
Report and photos from Eiko Shepherd.more
Category: events

Why Judo?

admin - August 30, 2017
A Neil Adams Judo email has been forwarded from Richardo Joseph, MD, Chair of the Medical Committee. The latest Neil Adams article is out and it is one we NEED you to read and share. In this article Neil provides you with the reasons you should train in Judo. I know what you are thinking, ...more

2017 USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo Summer Nationals Results posted

admin - July 17, 2017
Mike Szrejter has posted the results of the 2017 Summer Nationals. Here is the direct link to a pdf of the results of the 2017 Summer Nationals more
Category: nationals

2017 Jeremy Glick Award Recipient Announced at Summer Nationals

admin - July 13, 2017
The Jeremy Glick Award has been announced for 2017. The recipient is Albert Aoki of the 50th State Judo Association. Photo by Tyler Kanoa/Special to the 50th State Judo Association, at the 2014 Junior Nationals, reproduced with permission. Some bullet points from his USJF Judo ...more
Category: News

Travis Stevens announcement

admin - July 06, 2017
Travis Stevens has announced a new web presence. from his page Welcome to the FUJI Sports Blog by Travis Stevens. This blog is available as a resource for everyone to gain a little bit of grappling knowledge. I want everyone to find a few helpful tips and tricks that you can use to develop ...more
Category: News

2017 USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo Summer Nationals Update!

admin - May 18, 2017
Michael Szrejter wrote: Host Hotel, Hilton West Palm has extended the $115 +tax room rate until Next Monday, May 22, 2017, or until availability runs out. Hint; they are already at 90% Call Hilton reservations @ 561-231-6000 and use discount code: ZJUD Here’s a list of nearby, backup, ...more
Category: events

Paul K. Maruyama, a Hero of Colorado

admin - May 13, 2017
Paul K. Maruyama has been feted in Asian Avenue Magazine one of the Asian American Heroes of CO in 2017. Read the article reproduced with permission from Asian Avenue Magazine A member of the first U.S. Olympic judo team, founding member of the Japan-America Society of Southern ...more
Category: News

Michael Erdred's Thank you letter for coaching seminar

admin - April 27, 2017
April 23, 2017 Dear USJF, This letter is in regards to the 2016 International Coaching Seminar. This seminar was a once in a lifetime opportunity. I was very impressed with how many different topics were included in the seminar, especially the practical application experienced by visiting ...more
Category: clinics

New Scholarship announced

admin - April 07, 2017
Hayward Nishioka College to Career Scholarship This Scholarship was established by Nancy Washburn to honor Sensei Nishioka's desire for encouraging judoka college students to promote judo in the future in their chosen career. Sensei Nishioka believes deeply in the benefits of judo to make ...more