Dick Hugh Elected to USJF Hall of Fame; Ken Tamai Honored With USJF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

December 15, 2020

Sensei Dick Hugh

Sensei Kenneth Bunji Tamai











Two longtime pillars of Shufu Judo Yudanshakai were recently awarded special honors by the United States Judo Federation (USJF).  Dick Hugh was elected to the USJF Hall of Fame, and Ken Tamai, who died in 2004, was honored with the USJF’s Lifetime Achievement Award.


Please click on each of the above images to read the details of each award.







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/