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October Promotion Board & CRE Committee News

Congratulations to the following October2023 Dan promotions: Nilo Blomquist Godan Jita Kyoei Judo Klub Matthew Vander Horck  Godan Makoto Kai Judo Dr. Robert Hunter, Jr. Godan Renshu Ryu Judo Kenneth Hudson, lll Yodan UNLV Rebels Judo Miguel Leon Yodan Ryoku

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August Promotion Board & CRE Committee News

Congratulations to the following July/August 2023 Dan promotions: Wesley Burriesci Shodan SDBJJ Academy Casey Curry Shodan Space Coast Judo and Jujitsu Maien Mi Shodan UM-Flint Judo Club Terri Grow Shodan Bowling Green Kentucky Judo Club Christina Reagan Shodan Smokey Mountain

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The Road to Ninth Degree Rank in Judo by Bonnie Korte

I wrote the following six points and paragraph several months ago when I was asked to write about women’s Judo and the USJA. I wanted to give some forgotten background history on early women’s Judo. Now as the USJA’s first

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February 2023 Promotion Board & CRE Committee News

Correction on December 2022 Dan Promotions: Dr. Anthony Albano Yodan Tomodachi Judo Club Herbert Rodriquez Yodan Tomodachi Judo Club Michael Korniczky Yodan Korniczky Family Judo Congratulations to the following February 2023 Dan promotions: Paul Rivera Sandan Bushido Dojo of Staten

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USJA/USJF Agreement

The Presidents of the USJA and USJF, with the assistance of their boards and staff, have signed a bilateral agreement of cooperation which includes the ability to attend each other’s tournaments and to accept each other’s ranks and certifications. Nothing

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December 2022 & January 2023 Promotion Board & CRE Committee News

2022 was a record-breaking year for Blackbelt promotions!  Thank you to all of our Head Coaches and Certified Rank Examiners for your continued support to grow your club members and USJA.  Let’s keep up the great work in 2023! Congratulations

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September 2022 Promotion Board & CRE 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 September 2022 Dan promotions:

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2022 USJF & USJA Grassroots Judo Championships

We are proud to announce the USJF & USJA Grassroots Nationals is coming up July 22nd-24th! Please see the attachments and visit the website for more information.

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December 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 November promotions: Recent Dan

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Highlights from the 11/5/2021 Board of Directors meeting

Vacancies on the Board of Directors were filled.  Reinstituted Kyu and Junior promotion fees. Promotion Board activities. Created a By-Laws Reviewed Committee.  The complete Minutes for the November 5th, 2021 Board of Directors meeting may be found in the Archives

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