Message From Mitchell Palacio – President of USJF

April 4, 2021

President Mitchell Palacio


“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 and guidance to existing and new dojos in giving their members a positive experience during this re-start of Judo.


Topics to include: Spectrum: Recreational – Competitive, Preparing to Re-open, Working with
Parents, and Curriculum: Where do I start?


Zoom Workshop:


April 11, at 4:00pm – 5:30pm (Eastern), “USJF Dojo: Re-start of Judo”

Meeting ID: 821 3257 2343

Passcode: 671303

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