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

Mar
14
Sat
SAVE THE DATE – Ken Tamai Memorial
Mar 14 all-day
Mar
28
Sat
2020 Youth National Judo Championships @ Salt Palace
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

The 2020 edition of the Youth National Championships will be hled in Salt Lake City, UT on March 28-29.

Apr
19
Sun
SAVE THE DATE – 2020 Shufu Spring Promotional Returns to THE COMPOUND on Sunday April 19th @ The Compound
Apr 19 all-day

MORE DETAILS TO COME, SO WATCH THIS SPACE

But put it on your calendar right now anyway!

May
16
Sat
2020 USA Judo Senior National Championships
May 16 – May 17 all-day
USA Judo Senior National Championships
May 16 – May 17 all-day

Save the Date: USA Judo’s Senior Nationals will be held in Daytona Beach, FL May 16th and 17th of 2020.

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

Ft. Lauderdale, FL will host the USJA-USJF Judo Summer Nationals on July 16-19, a grassroots judo competition – Save the Dates!

A three day Training Camp will follow from July 20-22.

Jul
23
Thu
32nd U.S. Open Judo Championships
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 32nd annual U.S. Open Junior and Senior International Judo Championships will be hosted by Gerry Navarro in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The tournament will be followed by a three-day training camp.

 

Save the Dates!

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/