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Sep
19
Sun
POSTPONED! 2021 Takemori Memorial Clinic with 4-Time Olympian and Silver Medalist Jason Morris WATCH FOR RESCHEDULED DATE
Sep 19 all-day

 

 

Shufu Yudanshakai Presents

 

Sensei James Takemori, 1926 – 2015

The

James Takemori Memorial Clinic 2021

 

Featuring

Olympic Silver Medalist Jason Morris

 Learn Judo from a Legendary Olympian:

Competitive Skills and Training Methods

 

USJF Sanction Number: 21-09-03

Date:                          

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Site:

Sport Judo, 5405-A Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA 22151.

703-407-1691

Schedule:

Registration 9:30 AM

Junior Clinic to begin at 10 AM

Break for lunch on your own:  12:00-1:30

Senior Clinic resumes at 1:30 and goes to ~ 4 PM.

Eligibility:                  

Open to USJF, USA Judo, and USJA  Entrants must present a current membership card.

Fee:

$50 for morning(Junior), $60 for afternoon(Senior), $100 for both.

Shufu/USJF members get a $10 discount.

On-site registration offered; checks to Shufu Judo Yudanshakai.  See below to print application and waiver.

-or-

To register and pay online click here.

 

Contact:

Roy Englert, (202)203-0772, Shufu.president@gmail.com

 

Jason Morris – USA Olympian in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000, Olympic Judo Silver medalist in 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Olympic coach in 2008 Beijing Olympics. Jason has had numerous athletes from Jason Morris Judo Center in the World Championships and the Olympics.

 

Bring Your Judo Gi!

 

 

Oct
2
Sat
2021 Shufu Fall Promotional and BOD Meeting
Oct 2 all-day

 
 

Shufu Judo Yudanshakai, in cooperation with The Compound,

presents the

 

Fall 2021 Shufu Judo Yudanshakai

Junior and Senior Promotional Examination

 

Saturday, October 2, 2021

at

 

The Compound

12210 Plum Orchard Drive, #207, Silver Spring, MD 20904

 

United States Judo Federation Sanction # 21-10-01

 

This event is Preregistration Only. There is no onsite registration.

 

Deadline for registration is September 2nd for Dan Ranks and September 18th for Junior and Senior Kyu ranks.

 

Eligibility to register for promotion

  1. All judoka must be a current member of the USJF, USJA, or USA Judo.

    (USJF members are eligible to be promoted at this event. USJA or USA Judo members may request to be examined and have their results forwarded to the appropriate organization.)

  2. For Shodan – current year plus one year prior membership in USJF

  3. For Nidan and above – current year plus three years prior membership in USJF

 

Recommending Students for Promotion

Examinees must be recommended for promotion by their instructor.  Examinees should be listed on the JUDOKA RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION form that is submitted by the head instructor from each club to Miki Takemori, Chair of the Board of Examiners – ShufuBOEChair@gmail.com

 

Promotion Requirements being used

The Shufu Board of Examiners has implemented the changeover to the USJF promotional requirements.  The 2021 Shufu Fall Promotional will follow the “2021 Final Handbook Revision with Added Techniques”, available on the Shufu website under Promotions. All ranks within Shufu’s promotion authority are required to do the physical testing, i.e. all ranks through and including Godan.  Rokudan and above are not required to do physical testing; Kata requirements still apply as required for rank sought.

 

 

Event Schedule

9:00 – 11:00 AM Shufu Board of Directors Meeting (All registered Yudansha [Black Belts] are encouraged
to attend but a zoom connection will be supplied.  Contact:  Shufu.President@gmail.com)

10:00 – 11:00 AM Junior Check-In

11:00 – 11:30 Senior Check-In

Following: Senior written examinations, Junior and Senior technical examinations, Review by Board of
examiners, Announcement of Results

Please Note: There will be NO COMPETITION at this promotional event.

 

Registration and Fees

  1. Deadlines for Registration

  • September 2, 2021: Dan Ranks

  • September 18, 2021: Senior Kyu and All Juniors

  1. All registration is online HERE.

  • Registration Fee (all examinees): $50

  • Additional Fees for Black Belt Ranks only:

    • Shufu Promotion Fee: $15 (paid online with registration fee)

    • [Note: After the promotion: USJF Promotional Fees: $125 for Shodan plus $25 for each rank step above Shodan, plus an additional $25 for Shichidan and Hachidan. (Instructions for how to pay to USJF Promotional Fees will be provided after the promotional) Life Members: $0]

  • Waiver (online) must be electronically signed or scanned and sent to ShufuBOEChair@gmail.com

 

Accommodations

If you require an accommodation for visual or hearing impairment or other reason, please let us know on the registration form.

 

Documentation and Deadlines

Deadlines for Documentation

Sunday, August 1st, 2021

First day documentation may be submitted.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021:

Dan Ranks – initial submission of Form 20

Shufu Rank Registration Chair and Chair of the Board of Examiners request that Sensei submit by this date – JUDOKA RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION FORM, as it will facilitate the smooth running of the event.

Saturday, September 18, 2021:

Senior Kyu and All Juniors (please refer to the Shufu Website for current promotional guidelines for requirements of knowledge, kata, and other documents).

Dan Ranks – rest of documentation & completed/finalized Form 20.

Documentation Due by Thursday, September 2, 2021

Black Belts only: Editable Form 20 (electronic submission only; see Form 20: How To Submit):

      • Submit to Karen Whilden, Rank Registration Chair, at shufurankreg@gmail.com.

      • The Rank Registration Team will work with candidate to identify and cure any problems with the Form 20, with that process to be completed at least 14 days before the promotional, i.e. Saturday, September 18, 2021.

      • If a Form 20 has not been submitted by Thursday, September 2nd, 2021, the Shufu Board of Examiners (BOE) will table the promotion request until the next promotional.

Documentation Due by Saturday, September 18, 2021

Junior and Senior Kyu Documentation (electronic submission only):

Submit scans of documents below to Miki Takemori at ShufuBOEChair@gmail.com

Membership card

Competition results

Kata Scores (as required to the rank sought)

        • Contact Rank Registration Chair for accommodations to kata demonstration due to issues of space and safety. Shufu will follow USJF Medical Committee and local/state guidelines regarding the COVID at the time of the Promotional.

        • Kata must be judged by a member of the BOE, or a National level or higher certified kata judge or kata instructor in the kata to be tested.

Certificates (as required by the rank sought)

 

Black Belt Documentation Requirements (electronic submission only):
(See Shufu website under Promotion for how to submit each document.)

Submit all documentation to Karen Whilden, Rank Registration Chair, at shufurankreg@gmail.com

Form 20 – in final, complete, and editable format

Membership card

USJF background check (for judoka 18 years of age and older)

Promotion certificate for current rank

Kata Scores (as required for the rank sought)

        • Contact Rank Registration Chair for accommodations to kata demonstration due to issues of space and safety. Shufu will follow USJF Medical Committee and local/state guidelines regarding the COVID at the time of the Promotional.

        • Kata must be judged by a member of the BOE, or a national level or higher certified kata judge or kata instructor in the kata to be tested.

Safe Sport certificate (for judoka 18 years of age and older)

CDC Heads Up certificate

For Nidan and above: CPR and First Aid certificate(s)

Other certificates (as required to decrease Time-in-Grade by the rank sought for non-competitors)

 

If the Form 20 has not been updated to cure all identified problems, and resubmitted by Saturday, September 18, 2021, the Shufu Board of Examiners will table the promotion request until the next promotional.

 

No documentation will be accepted after Saturday, September 18, 2021.

 

 

Shufu Board of Directors

 

Please submit agenda items for the Shufu Board of Directors meeting by September 25th to Shufu Secretary Diane Tamai Jackson, at shufuyudanshakai@gmail.com.

The Shufu Judo Yudanshakai Board of Directors meeting beginning at 9:00 AM.  This meeting is for registered members of Shufu Judo Yudanshakai who hold the current rank of Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) or higher.    Please try to be on time for the start of the meeting.

A zoom connection will be supplied by contacting:  Shufu.President@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Nov
21
Sun
President’s Cup National Championships, Irving, Texas November 21
Nov 21 all-day

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/