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USJF Athlete Scholar of the Year (ASOY) Award Application Deadline Extended to June 30

June 14, 2021

      Important Note:  To use this application form: 1. Download form to Adobe reader (Click on >> at…

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Save These Dates for Upcoming Events – Judo Is Coming Back!

May 29, 2021
Save These Dates for Upcoming Events – Judo Is Coming Back!

  As the country begins to climb out of the pandemic restrictions that stopped most judo activity, the following dates have been earmarked for a number of upcoming events.  Final arrangements for clinicians and venues are being completed, and will be available soon.   Sunday, August 22 – Koshiki-No-Kata Clinic…

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THIS SUNDAY AT 4 pm EASTERN: USJF Seminar #3 – Opening Your Dojo, with Grace Talusan

May 21, 2021
THIS SUNDAY AT 4 pm EASTERN:  USJF Seminar #3 – Opening Your Dojo, with Grace Talusan

“The Business of Judo” Part Three   On Sunday, May 23rd, at 4 PM – 6 PM (Eastern), Grace Talusan, member of the USJF Executive Committee and owner of Kokushi Midwest Judo in Champaign, Illinois will present the third installment of “The Business of Judo” that focuses on the steps…

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USJF Publishes New Dojo Reopening and Event Guidelines

May 12, 2021

       

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USJF Dojo Re-Opening Interactive Workshop This Saturday, May 1, at 6 PM Eastern

April 29, 2021

  Join the Workshop Zoom Meeting at 6 PM Eastern: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85635862488?pwd=anhxRXBLUXAzRGNFOGNkaG54ME83QT09  

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2 Special Conferences From The USJF This Weekend: Judo and Mental Health, and The Business of Judo Session #2: The Business Plan

April 16, 2021

  This weekend will see two special conferences, especially for dojo owners and senseis:   On Saturday April 17th, at 1:30 – 2:30 PM (Eastern): Understanding Depression and What You Can Do To join by computer:  https://smith.zoom.us/j/94931318426   On Sunday April 18th, at 4:00 – 6:00 PM (Eastern): The Business…

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Message From Mitchell Palacio – President of USJF

April 4, 2021
Message From Mitchell Palacio – President of USJF

  “USJF Dojo: Re-start of Judo”   On Sunday, April 11, at 4:00pm – 5:30pm (Eastern), I will host the “USJF Dojo: Re-start of Judo” Zoom meeting. I will share the USJF strategic plan to help the dojo senseis re-start teaching Judo.   The focus will be on providing resources…

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Special Teleconference: The Business of Judo – (Re)Opening a Club

March 18, 2021

  Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84379245641?pwd=NGNQOGxvdFBLQWhLNWdGMkhpTjNiQT09   “The Business of Judo”   Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84379245641?pwd=NGNQOGxvdFBLQWhLNWdGMkhpTjNiQT09                

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Shufu Promotions

March 11, 2021

  The following is a special announcement from Miki Takemori, Chairperson of the Shufu Board of Examiners:   In January of 2021, due to the present situation with the COVID virus, the Shufu BOE voted to allow judo promotions on a Sensei recommendation (without testing) for this one time only.…

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Spring 2021 Shufu Promotion For Dan Ranks

January 17, 2021

Shufu Judo Yudanshakai presents the Spring 2021 Shufu Judo Yudanshakai Senior Promotional for Dan Ranks On March 6, 2021, the Shufu Board of Examiners (BOE) will virtually review paperwork for dan ranks, in lieu of holding a face-to-face promotion event due to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Eligibility to…

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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/