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SSCI available online

Coach and Black Belt SSCI background checks can now be ordered online at http://ssci.usja.net

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2017 USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo Summer Nationals

Information about the 2017 USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo Summer Nationals is available here. http://www.judous.com

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Annual Meeting – March 31st, 2017

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the United States Judo Association will be held on the 31st day of March 2017, at One o’clock (1:00) P.M., at Kodokan Judo of Cape Coral Dojo,

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Gary Berliner Appointed Head Referee

USJA President John Paccione is pleased to announce that International A Referee Gary Berliner, 8th dan has accepted the position of Head Referee for the USJA.  Gary is a member of the NGB’s Referee Commission and was a referee at the

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Bob Rush joins the Board of Directors

Bob Rush from CEM Judo in California has joined the Board of Directors to fill the seat left by the passing of Michelle Holtze.   We welcome him and look forward to working with him.

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Passing of Michelle Holtze

From USJA President John Paccione “I am sorry to announce that I received word that USJA Board of Directors Officer Michelle Holtze has passed on. I will forward more information as it becomes available.”

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New USJA Black Belt Rank Card

New USJA Black Belt Rank Card Price: $25.00, valid for 4 years Eligibility: Must be a current active USJA Black Belt rank member Current cleared background check Ordering:  USJA Store:  Black Belt Judo Rank Card Email: michael@usja-judo.org Phone: 877-411-3409 Fax: 888-276-3432

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USJA Team Travel Policy

We are would like to announce that the United States Judo Association has adopted a Team Travel Policy for Club Leaders and Coaches Traveling with minor players (under 18). Thank you, Mike Goldsmith, JD USJA Legal Counsel / Standards & Ethics

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Kodokan Rank Recognition

The US Kodokan Committee offers USJA dan holders the opportunity to apply for Kodokan rank recognition. The procedures and requirements are outlined on the links below. Overview Letter Kodokan Application Kodokan Rank Requirements Kodokan Rank Instructions Kodokan Rank Information  

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USJA and USJF Form Joint Archivist Committee

USJA and USJF have recently undertaken a joint venture regarding the Archivist Committee. Our goal is to preserve judo history in the United States in one location. Each organization will maintain possession of its own assets while sharing them on

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