Calendar

Local and National Events

Dec
6
Fri
2019 USJA-USJF Winter Nationals @ Felix Event Center, Azusa Pacific University
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day

This premier event is held each December in sunny Southern California at Azusa Pacific University’s Felix Event Center outside of Los Angeles. It was created and is hosted by Goltz Judo and is endorsed by the USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo™ alliance . You can expect to see over 800 competitors from all over the country as well as different parts of the world such as Europe, Asia, South America, even a team from Tahiti! In addition to the national tournament for all age groups and skill levels, clinics are held on coaching, refereeing, kata, and anything pertaining to the study of judo.

Dec
8
Sun
21st Annual Northeastern Judo Championships @ J.F. Kennedy High School
Dec 8 – Dec 9 all-day

21st Northeastern Judo Championships

Northeastern Judo Championshiops Date: Sunday-December 8, 2019

$3250 in CASH AWARDS

Tournament Director: Anthony Camal

Tournament Coordinator: Chris Skelley

Technical Advisor: Sensei Yoshiro Matsumura

(973)432-9638 or (973)812-6322

 

Location:

J.F. Kennedy High School

61-127 Preakness Avenue

Paterson,  NJ

 

Entry Fee:     $60.00

 

LATE FEE:      $80.00

2nd DIV:        $25.00

 

Spectator Fee:  $5.00  (12 & under Free)

 

Eligibility:     4 years & older.  You must present a current

USJF-USJI-USJA-ATJA-AJJF card.

USJI & USJF Registration will be available at tournament.

 

Awards:

1st Place, 2nd Place and two 3rd Places awarded in each division.

Outstanding Player Awards for Junior, Teenager, Senior Novice and Brown/Black.

Fighting Spirit Awards for Junior, Teenager, Senior Novice and Brown/Black.

 

Rules:          Current IJF rules will be used with the following modifications.

No armbars or chokes in Junior Divisions under 12.

No armbars allowed. Only chokes 13 yrs. old and up.

**No armbars allowed in any novice divisions.**

Armlocks & chokes allowed in all Senior Brown & Black Divisions

And 15-16 and 17-18 yrs. old advanced

Format:

8 years & under: Everyone will be pooled in groups of 3 or 4 as close to age,weight,rank as possible.

All participants 8 yrs & under will receive award.

9 – 18 years: Modified double elimination.

Seniors and Masters: Modified double elimination. Novice & Advanced Divisions.

 

Weigh Ins begin at 9:00 am

Event Date

December 8, 2019

Registration Deadline

December 6, 2019 11:00pm [Eastern Time]

Venue

J.F. Kennedy High School
61-127 Preakness Avenue
Paterson, NJ

Registration inquiries:
Tony & Liz Camal
973-632-4933 – Liz
973-432-9638 – Tony

Jan
5
Sun
James Takemori Memorial Clinic with Neil Adams
Jan 5 all-day

Please plan to register onsite at Georgetown University on Sunday, January 5th.

 

 

Adams Clinic-final

Jan
18
Sat
2020 Maryland Open @ University of Maryland, Ritchie Coliseum
Jan 18 all-day
Feb
8
Sat
Adaptive Judo Techniques: Martial Arts for Cognitive Challenges @ The Compound BJJ Muay Thai Combatives
Feb 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

 

 

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Mayer Max is co-founder of the Moses Max Mindknit Research Center, where he brings together scientific and educational collaborations, research, and conferences on veterans traumatic brain injury, autism, virtual reality, telemedicine, web communications, and inclusion research for persons with cognitive, intellectual, behavioral, and physical disabilities.

 

He will discuss some of the breakthroughs he and Mindknit have made, and show how martial arts instructors can develop ways to better provide service to our community in newly developed ways.

Feb
15
Sat
2020 Shufu Yudanshakai Rules Clinic @ DeMatha Catholic High School
Feb 15 all-day
SAVE THE DATE – 2020 SHUFU RULES CLINIC
Feb 15 all-day

Venue And Details To Be Announced

Feb
29
Sat
February 2020 Samurai Slam & Southeast Regional Collegiate Judo Championships @ U-Plex Indoor Soccer
Feb 29 all-day
Mar
28
Sat
RESCHEDULED!! 2020 Youth National Judo Championships RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 29-30, 2020 @ Salt Palace
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day
Apr
4
Sat
POSTPONED!! 2020 Liberty Bell Judo Championships POSTPONED
Apr 4 – Apr 5 all-day
Apr
19
Sun
POSTPONED!! 2020 Shufu Spring Promotional and Board of Directors Meeting has been POSTPONED @ The Compound
Apr 19 all-day

Shufu Spring Promotional and Board of Directors Meeting POSTPONED

 

 

 

May
16
Sat
POSTPONED !! USA Judo Senior National Championships POSTPONED
May 16 – May 17 all-day

USA Judo’s Senior Nationals, originally scheduled for May 16th – 17th in Daytona Beach, Florida HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Jul
16
Thu
CANCELED USJF-USJA Judo Summer Nationals
Jul 16 – Jul 19 all-day

The USJA-USJF Judo Summer Nationals, originally scheduled for July 16-19 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, has been CANCELLED.

Aug
29
Sat
CANCELLED 2020 USA JUDO Youth National Judo Championships @ Salt Palace
Aug 29 – Aug 30 all-day

The 2020 edition of the Youth National Championships, previously rescheduled for August 29-30 in Salt Lake City, UT, has been CANCELLED.

 

Click HERE for additional information.

Oct
23
Fri
CANCELLED: 32nd U.S. Open Judo Championships, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Oct 23 – Oct 25 all-day

The 32nd annual U.S. Open Junior and Senior International Judo Championships has been CANCELLED for October 23-25 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

For additional information, Click Here.

 

Save the Dates!

Nov
21
Sat
CANCELLED – National Presidents Cup and Dallas Invitational
Nov 21 – Nov 22 all-day

JUDO-AT-HOME Videos

Don’t let your skills deteriorate while you’re watching old Twilight Zone reruns during the shutdown!  Check out this first list of videos that can help keep your technique sharp and your body fit.

Judo-at-Home

 

Twilight Zone Reruns

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 https://athletesafety.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/