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Board of Directors USJA Election Announcement

Results are in! Congratulations to the five (5) newly elected Board Members who will officially take seat on October 15,2021 joining Celita Schutz and Ed Rodriquez on the Board. Election Committee Chairman, PhilippeMorotti provided a report with the election results

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Letter from the Board of Directors – 09/29/21

Dear USJA Members, The USJA’s mission is to promote judo within the United States by providing insured membership guidelines and resources to support judo development, provide participation opportunities and promote the positive character-building qualities that judo and martial arts bring

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August 2021 Promotion Board Committee News

USJA Judo ranks are a measure of a student’s achievement in Judo. They are a testimony of skill, knowledge, and sportsmanship, attained through diligent study, practice, tournament participation and devotion to Judo. Congratulations to the following: Recent High Dan Promotions

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President’s Letter – 08/30/21

President’s MessageCelita Schutz As a 3X Olympian, I know the hard work and support as well as the challenges one has to overcome to succeed. Running a national non-profit organization as large as the USJA is no different. To this

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Quarterly Promotion Date Announcement

The next USJA Judo Rank & Certification call will take place in October. 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.

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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.

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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

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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

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USJA Presidents Letter

Dear USJA Members, Recently Mark Tamulonis, our Treasurer resigned due to greater demands in his personal career and then within the same week but unrelated, Paul (Bob) Rush unexpectedly resigned as USJA President due to personal obligations. Within days, I

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Earning Miscellaneous Points during COVID for any Junior/Senior KYU Students

All USJA Club Coaches, Due to the Pandemic this past year, our students are struggling to obtain the required activity points for their promotions in several states. After discussions with several of our high-ranking Dan’s, we would like to offer

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