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Compound Challenge THIS SATURDAY October 9th

October 5, 2021

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IMPORTANT CHANGE OF PLANS FOR SATURDAY’S SHUFU PROMOTIONAL

September 30, 2021

  Format Changes for Saturday’s October 2nd Shufu Promotional and BOD/BOE Meetings Agenda        Previous Minutes        Financial Report Athlete Funding   Message from Roy Englert, Jr., Shufu President   In light of the scheduling of Sensei Bill Chaney’s funeral for Saturday afternoon, we are going…

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Sensei Bill Chaney, 1929 – 2021

September 27, 2021
Sensei Bill Chaney, 1929 – 2021

    William Ernest “Bill” Chaney, Jr., 91, a lifelong resident of Dunkirk passed away September 17, 2021. He was born November 13, 1929 in Dunkirk to William Ernest and Ruth M. (Hauser) Chaney. Bill was raised in Dunkirk and joined the United States Air Force on July 9, 1951…

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Shufu Adds To Growing Legacy of National Referees and Kata Judges

September 22, 2021

Reports from Diane Tamai Jackson and Karl Tamai:   Six new National Judges for Koshiki No Kata were certified at the Koshiki No Kata clinic held on August 22 at Sport Judo in Springfield, Virginia (1st 5 from Shufu): Karen Whilden Fran Vall Diane Jackson Karl Tamai Theo Schwalm Tom…

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SPECIAL EVENT 11 AM Eastern This Saturday, September 18th: JIGORO KANO – The Secret Behind the Man (FREE, But Must Register)

September 13, 2021
SPECIAL EVENT 11 AM Eastern This Saturday, September 18th:  JIGORO KANO – The Secret Behind the Man  (FREE, But Must Register)

  Information and Free Registration HERE      

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DEADLINE !! Senior Kyu and Junior Rank Promotion Candidates MUST REGISTER BY THIS SATURDAY, September 18

September 12, 2021

Click HERE to go to Instructions.  Do it now!

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High-Ranking Judoka Attend Shufu Kata Clinic; Dick Hugh Sensei Honored

September 4, 2021
High-Ranking Judoka Attend Shufu Kata Clinic; Dick Hugh Sensei Honored

    by Roy Englert   Have you ever imagined yourself a samurai warrior clad in feudal armor? Perhaps not, but that is exactly what 15 high-ranking judoka were instructed to do on Sunday, August 22, when Dr. Kuniko Takeuchi and Frances Glaze Sensei instructed us on Koshiki No Kata…

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USJF Seminar “Developing Good Judoka” by Kevin Tamai on Sunday, August 29th at 4PM Eastern Time

August 22, 2021

  Join Zoom Seminar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88490141991?pwd=bVNuY1VMRVB1dXNxcndOUi8rbTcxQT09    

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Koshiki No Kata Clinic Featuring Kuniko Takeuchi and Frances Glaze – Sunday, August 22, at Sport Judo

July 16, 2021
Koshiki No Kata Clinic Featuring Kuniko Takeuchi and Frances Glaze – Sunday, August 22, at Sport Judo

 

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This Sunday on ZOOM: Roy Kawaji Talks About How He Created The Biggest USJF Club in the Country

July 8, 2021
This Sunday on ZOOM: Roy Kawaji Talks About How He Created The Biggest USJF Club in the Country

“Story of a Successful Dojo” This Sunday, July 11th, at 4PM Eastern, the USJF continues its series of collaborative presentations and information sharing to maximize your club’s success. Join the Zoom webinar with sensei Roy Kawaji of Portland Judo, who will share his “Story of a Successful Dojo”   Roy…

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Hilaire Notewo Seeking Donations for Judo Programs in the Ivory Coast, Needs Gis and Equipment

Longtime Shufu Judo member Hilaire Notewo is planning to relocate to Côte D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Africa in late November/December. He will be supporting judo programs, but equipment (esp. judo uniforms) are difficult to come by.  Hilaire is looking for gently used judo gis and other equipment.  Hilaire will also be visiting and donating goods to orphanages.  Should you have gently used shoes, clothes for teenagers, youths, and toddlers, kindly make them available to Hilaire.

If you would like to donate to this effort, you can send your donation to the following address:

Hilaire Notewo

7401 New Hampshire Ave. #1003

Takoma Park, MD  20912

Or contact him via his email address: hilson79@gmail.com 202 945 3781.

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/