Seal of the AJJF
The symbols on the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation Seal
accurately represent the primary goals and
objectives of our organization. (large version)
is a representation of the traditional American
shield as well as a symbol of our national heritage and allegiance.
The small triangle
is the Olympic trademark which also
represents the goal of our training harmonious development and
strengthening of body, mind and spirit.
oyalty as well as
ove of God and all beings.
stands for f
raternity and f
ellowship with others.
and the concept of building a s
among all our members.
The word Judo
is used in the same context that
Professor Okazaki used it in his
Esoteric Principles of Judo
Since the fundamental principles acquired through the practice
of Jujitsu have been elevated to a finder moral concept called Judo,
the "Way of Gentleness", it may well be said that the
primary objective of practicing Judo is Perfection of Character.
is a universal symbol of friendship and
good will. This symbol accurately describes the spirit that our
Founder, Professor Okazaki,
declared was inherent in the Hawaiian word kokua
-- to help one another.