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Kodokan Goshin Jutsu in Philadelphia, PA

January 29, 2023
Kodokan Goshin Jutsu in Philadelphia, PA

Report from Diane Tamai Jackson   On 1/21/23, Frances Glaze (Shichidan, Board of Examiners (BOE) for promotion from Konan Yudanshakai,…

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Shufu Promotional is on February 25th. Registration Online Only —————————————————– Nage-No-Kata Clinic at Sport Judo on February 5th ——————————————————– See Calendar on Left Column

January 23, 2023
Shufu Promotional is on February 25th. Registration Online Only —————————————————– Nage-No-Kata Clinic at Sport Judo on February 5th ——————————————————– See Calendar on Left Column

       

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Save The Date – Shufu Promotional

January 10, 2023

  A message from Miki Takemori, President of Shufu Yudanshakai:   Attention Shufu Yudanshakai:   The Shufu Executive Committee is working towards having the Shufu Central Promotional, Board of Directors and Board of Examiners meeting on the weekend of February 25-26 in the DC Metro area.  Particulars of place and…

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January Shinbun is Here. Check the Right-Hand Column!

January 8, 2023
January Shinbun is Here.  Check the Right-Hand Column!

 

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Shufu Yudansha Meeting Monday, December 12th

December 2, 2022

Greetings Fellow Judoka,   Please join me on Monday, December 12th from 5-6 pm for a scheduled Zoom meeting to discuss current issues and events in Shufu Yudanshakai.  (See below for the link)   Please send me any topics that you would like to have discussed by our group of…

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Peggy Whilden

November 4, 2022
Peggy Whilden

It is with deep sadness that we announce sensei Peggy Whilden passed away on October 8th. She was 95 years young.   Please see the November issue of the Shufu Shinbun for details and a tribute by sensei Terence McPartland.

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World Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist JESSICA KLIMKAIT Coming to Wall 2 Wall in Fredericksburg, VA on Saturday, November 12th

November 3, 2022
World Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist JESSICA KLIMKAIT Coming to Wall 2 Wall in Fredericksburg, VA on Saturday, November 12th

Click HERE for event announcement and registration link

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New COVID Guidance from USJF Medical Committee for All Dojos and Events

October 11, 2022

    Link to CDC Isolation Guidelines

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Dottie Tamai, Mother of the Tamai Family, Has Passed Away.

October 5, 2022
Dottie Tamai, Mother of the Tamai Family, Has Passed Away.

  In loving memory of Mrs. Dottie Marie Tamai, who passed away due to cancer and other complications on Wednesday September 28 at her home, surrounded by her children.   She was the wife of Sensei Ken Tamai, mother of Margie Kettl, Joan Smith-Sullivan, Kevin Tamai, Karl Tamai, Kurt Tamai…

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THIS SUNDAY! – USJF Webinar with Olympic and World Championship Medalist Jim Bregman (10th degree – Judan), 4PM Eastern

September 9, 2022
THIS SUNDAY! – USJF Webinar with Olympic and World Championship Medalist Jim Bregman (10th degree – Judan), 4PM Eastern

The first and arguably the best-known American judo icon, Jim Bregman has devoted his life to the sport as a competitor, teacher, and administrator.   Bregman was a member of the USA’s first Olympic judo team and Bronze medal winner, a World Championship medalist, and Pan American and Maccabiah champion.…

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Shufu Shinbun is BACK !

This newsletter is presented in memory of Malcolm Hodges who was a dedicated Shufu and Washington Judo Club member for many years and wrote and was the editor of the monthly Shufu Shinbun newsletter.

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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/

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.