May 2021

USJA Presidents Letter

Dear USJA Members, With so much happening since I became President, please excuse the length of this letter as I am communicating as much as possible and as often as possible to keep our membership abreast of our Organization’s activities. I am here to listen to you. The best way to reach me is through […]

Gym Mitigation and Survival (GYMS) Act

Dear USA Judo, US Judo Association and US Judo Federation Members, On behalf of the American Judo Alliance Presidents, we are contacting all of our members to request their urgent support of the Gym Mitigation and Survival (GYMS) Act. This legislation would support dojos, gyms and clubs across the United States who have been decimated

July USJA Judo Rank and Certification Call

May 18, 2021 The next USJA Judo Rank & Certification call will take place the first of July.  Promotion applications for Rokudan and above will be considered during this call. This is not an automatic process. You must: Be a current member of the USJA. Have obtained the required age, time in grade, and promotion points

USJA Presidents Letter

Dear USJA Members, As promised in my April letter to members, I want to provide an update on progress made, and share some important information from the Board of Directors. First, I want to congratulate Shoshinkan Martial Arts, the host of the Kosen Judo Tournament – USJA’s first sanctioned tournament since the start of the

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