Lifshitz, Burton Chosen for Kata World Championships in Malta

September 18, 2016
Lifshitz, Burton Chosen for Kata World Championships in Malta

                —————————————————————————- Duo Brings Uncommon Level of Athleticism, Knowledge of Martial Arts to…

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Faye Allen Kata Tournament and Clinic 2016

September 3, 2016
Faye Allen Kata Tournament and Clinic 2016

Note: Competitor Teams MUST pre-register. Clinic participants may register onsite (but why wait?)   Register Here.   The Faye Allen…

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Tsuyoshi Miyazaki (1931-2016)

August 5, 2016
Tsuyoshi Miyazaki (1931-2016)

    Sensei Tsuyoshi Miyazaki passed away in the evening of Friday July 29 , 2016. He was 85 years…

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Sharon Landstreet and Karl Tamai Attain Highest Refereeing Honors from the International Judo Federation

July 28, 2016
Sharon Landstreet and Karl Tamai Attain Highest Refereeing Honors from the International Judo Federation

    In September, 2015, Shufu members Karl Tamai and Sharon Landstreet traveled more than 4,000 miles to Santa Cruz,…

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Mel Applebaum

June 29, 2016
Mel Applebaum

  Mel Applebaum, longtime competitor, administrator, and referee, and a friend of so many judokas in this country and over…

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Results of 2016 Shufu Spring Promotional

June 6, 2016
Results of 2016 Shufu Spring Promotional

  The 2016 Spring Promotional and Semiannual meeting of the Board of Directors were held on May 21st at Catholic…

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Shufu Reaps Gold, Silver at Pan Am Judo Championships in Havana

May 2, 2016
Shufu Reaps Gold, Silver at Pan Am Judo Championships in Havana

  Congratulations to the USA national kata judo team for their accomplishments at the Pan Am Judo Championships in Havana Cuba…

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Shufu Triumphs at 2016 National Championships

April 24, 2016
Shufu Triumphs at 2016 National Championships

  Competitors representing Shufu Yudanshakai  rolled through the national judo championships on April 9th and 10th, held at the Irving…

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IJF Kata Evaluation Criteria Clinic and Kata Judge Evaluation

March 1, 2016
IJF Kata Evaluation Criteria Clinic and Kata Judge Evaluation

  Dear Kata enthusiasts –   On March 19 – 20, DC Judo will host a kata clinic on IJF evaluation criteria…

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Gaiv Tata Accepts Position of Shufu Tournament Recorder

February 28, 2016
Gaiv Tata Accepts Position of Shufu Tournament Recorder

Gaiv Tata, a sandan from Michael and Sharon Landstreet’s Arlington Judo Club, has accepted the position of Tournament Recorder for…

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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/