DEADLINE REMINDER FOR CANDIDATES FOR ALL BLACKBELT RANKS!!! Important OCTOBER 5th DEADLINE

September 13, 2018

  Important Message from the President, the Chair of the Board of Examiners, and the Incoming Rank Registration Chair of…

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Diane Tamai Jackson Elected Secretary of USJF

August 29, 2018

  On August 15, 2018, Diane Tamai Jackson was elected as the secretary of the national USJF Board of Directors.…

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Important Message from Shufu Board of Examiners Chair Miki Takemori

August 11, 2018

In the process of changing Shufu Promotional guidelines to the USJF standards, it was discovered that the USJF standards contain…

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Non-Competitor Inter-Club Workout at Steel Judo – followed by PIZZA !!

August 10, 2018
Non-Competitor Inter-Club Workout at Steel Judo – followed by PIZZA !!

  SteelJudo is going to hold a non-competitor inter-club workout on Saturday, August 11, from 12:30 to 2:30 with pizza afterwards…

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Jim Bregman Awarded Rank of Judan

July 16, 2018
Jim Bregman Awarded Rank of Judan

July 6th, 2018 Grand Rapids, Michigan   Today at the USJF/USJA grassroots Junior, Youth, Team, & Kata National Championships, living…

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Another Date to SAVE: November 4th for the Shufu Fall Promotional

June 29, 2018

The 2018 Shufu Fall Promotional will be held at Sport Judo in Springfield, VA on Sunday, November 4th. More information…

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HOLD THESE DATES !! Faye Allen Kata Competition and Clinic, AND the 3rd Annual James H. Takemori Clinic

June 20, 2018

Mark your calendars right now !   Faye Allen – September 22 at the Edgewood Center in Washington, D.C.  …

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WOW !! Shufu International Kata Team Brings Home the Golds. And Silver. And Bronze !!!

April 20, 2018
WOW !!  Shufu International Kata Team Brings Home the Golds.  And Silver.  And Bronze !!!

  Pix and Preliminary report from Karl Tamai and Wayne Lifshitz: Rob and Lisa: 2 Gold: Kime No Kata and…

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2018 Shufu Rules Clinic Scores an IPPON!

February 17, 2018
2018 Shufu Rules Clinic Scores an IPPON!

  Georgetown University, February 11   53 coaches, referees, tournament directors, and competitors from as far away as Massachusetts, Connecticut,…

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Sharon Landstreet Selected for IJF World Tour Events, Referees World Championships

February 4, 2018
Sharon Landstreet Selected for IJF World Tour Events, Referees World Championships

For Sharon Landstreet refereeing always felt natural because of her experience as a certified high school softball umpire. After taking…

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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 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/