About Shufu and the Website

Shufu Judo Yudanshakai is a charter member of the United States Judo  Federation (USJF), and is responsible for maintaining and supporting the rules and standards of international Kodokan Judo within its area.

Shufu encompasses a large part of the Mid-Atlantic States, including the DC Metro Area, Pennsylvania, Delaware, the Carolinas and Georgia. A complete listing of member clubs can be found on the Member Clubs page.


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George Balch Scholarship

Reminder to all high school seniors and graduates intending to continue judo and attend college – The application deadline for the 2018 George Balch Scholarship is June 30, 2018. This year, in addition to the four continuing scholarship awardees, the Committee will strive to fund one additional scholarship. Please read the qualifications and application form carefully and be sure to provide the required information.

Balch Scholarship Fund webpage

Coach Certification

SafeSport Certification is now required for all USJF registered clubs. If you have already completed the course and submitted a copy of your certificate, you do not need to resubmit. For more information or to take the course, please visit www.safesport.org.

Heads Up concussion training, through the CDC's website, is a requirement for all members of your USJF registered club who function as teachers at any time. Please advise all of your instructors and assistant instructors of this requirement. The training can be accessed at: http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/