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Karl Geis Promoted to Judan

On April 8, 2014 By

I’m sad to report that Karl Geis passed away last night (April 8th) after a bout with cancer related complications.  It is a big loss for the world of judo.  He was a real legend.  Rest in Peace Karl…

Download Karl E. Geis’ Biography

For Immediate Release 3-13-14

The United States [...]

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USJA Board of Director’s Meeting has been scheduled at USA Judo’s 2014 Sr. National Championships as follows; 

Friday, May 2, 2014

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

2500 East Second Street

Nevada 7 Conference Room

Reno, NV 89502

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Executive Meeting (closed to public)

4:00 [...]

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USJA’s Development Committee

On February 20, 2014 By

We are please to announce the re-launch of the USJA’s Development Committee.  The mission of the USJA’s Development Committee is to build stronger communities and better people through the discipline, physical conditioning, focus and ethical values learned in judo. Goals and activities of the USJA development program are aimed at making these quality programs available [...]

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Greatest Camp on Earth, 2014!

On February 6, 2014 By

Register NOW for 2014′s Greatest Camp on Earth!!

Fill your New Year’s resolutions today!  Forget “Dancing with the Stars”, register now to  “Randori with the Stars”!  4x Olympian Brian Olson will join Sensei Nick Lowe and Sensei Igor Yakimov as your guest super star for the 2014 Greatest Camp June 19-21!!!

Thank you,


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IJF Referee Rules Update

On January 25, 2014 By

USA Judo Referee Commission Chairman, Robert Fukuda has requested that this document be distributed to all US Referees.

IJF Referee Rules 2014 Update IJF YouTube Video 2014 New Rules

Ralph Palmer

Assistant to the Chairman

USA Judo Referee Commission

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  More then 580 competitors from over 80 clubs attended the USJA/USJF 8th Winter Nationals at Azusa Pacific University in the suburbs of Los Angeles this past weekend. Here is official link to the USJA/USJF 8th Winter Nationals Results & Photos. In addition more then 50 coaches attended the Coaching Clinic held in conjunction with this tournament.

For more information go to the USJA/USJF [...]

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Update on Senior Promotion System

On November 25, 2013 By

This is a reminder that the implementation of the the New Senior Promotion Handbook has been placed on hold.  Please continue to follow the current USJA Senior Promotion System until further notice. The forms can be found under USJA Downloads or at this link USJA Rank & Promotion System

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USJA’s Official YouTube Channel

On October 16, 2013 By

We are pleased to announce the USJA’s YouTube Channel is up and running!

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Triad Sanction Announcement

On September 16, 2013 By

…A Message from the Presidents of the USJF, USJA, and USA Judo

Mr. Kevin Asano, Mr. Gary Goltz, and Mr. Lance Nading

September 16, 2013

Since the beginning of this year we have been diligently accessing and reviewing the changes in the [...]

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From the Office of the Executive Director

USJA Board of Directors Nomination Results - August 15, 2013

Pursuant to the USJA Bylaws, as Executive Director of the USJA, and after conferring with Corporate Counsel, I hereby certify the following individuals (listed alphabetically) are eligible to have their names placed on the ballot for election [...]

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