AJJF Business

AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
March 31, 2016

Kata Manual
The BOP continues to work on the lists of Shinyo no Maki and Kiai no Maki. Shinnin no Maki is complete and is available to school heads.

Examinations
The Executive Committee established a new policy whereby all AJJF dan rank examinations must have at least one Professor
present on the examinations board.

Convention 2017
The BOP has created a Convention Class Schedule Committee and will be working on a preliminary schedule of classes for Conveniton 2017, to be presented at the June BOP meeting.

AJJF Website
Patrick Hedgepath, the AJJF webmaster, has been working diligently on a new website. He hopes to have it live within 8-12 months.

Kappo Video
The basic formatting for the video is complete. Final editing and insertion of kanji are now being worked on.

Elections
Votes of Confidence were given to Prof Tom Ball as AJJF  Senior Professor, and to Prof John Congistre as the AJJF Treasurer. Prof Shehorn was elected to the Executive Committee as a member-at-large.

‘Ohana 2018
The AJJF will offer to host the next ‘Ohana in 2018.

Next Board of Professors and Executive Committee Teleconference: June 12, 2016
Respectfully submitted,
Nerissa Freeman
AJJF Board of Professors Scribe

AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
June 12, 2016

Kata Manual
The BOP continues to work on the lists of Shinyo no Maki and Kiai no Maki. The BOP is reviewing Kiai no Maki now.

Convention Committee
The BOP has formed a Convention committee to work on all aspects of Convention. They will have a more formal report at
the September meeting.

Kappo Video
Final editing is being done now, and it should be complete very soon.

Ethics Program
The EC voted to have the AJJF adopt the Team USA SafeSport ethics program. Details will be forthcoming.

‘Ohana 2018
The ‘Ohana committee already has another organization who would like to host ‘Ohana in 2018. The AJJF has offered to host it
in 2020. Prof Congistre will attend the meeting at ‘Ohana this year.

Black Belt Exams
The Board of Professors has given the Operations Committee approval to proceed with a project to study previous black belt
exams and determine is a pattern of techniques or areas that should have extra instruction.

Convention 2016
Final numbers are still being worked on, but it appears that the 2016 Convention was profitable.

Next Board of Professors and Executive Committee video and teleconference: September 11, 2016
Respectfully submitted,
Nerissa Freeman
AJJF Board of Professors Scribe

AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
September 11, 2016

Kata Manual
The BOP continues to work on the lists of Shinyo no Maki and Kiai no Maki.

Convention Committee
The BOP has formed a Convention committee to work on all aspects of Convention. They will have more details to present at the December meeting.

Black Belt Exams
The Board of Professors has given the Operations Committee approval to proceed with a project to study previous black belt exams and determine is a pattern of techniques or areas that should have extra instruction.

Convention 2017
The theme of Junanshin was approved as the theme for the 2017 Convention.

Concussion Education Program
The Board of Professors has approved the adoption of a concussion education program. This will be a required program for AJJF black belts. Details will be forthcoming.

Finance
The Board of Professors began discussion of a report developed by the Board of Directors outlining ways to reduce costs within the organization. The BOP will review the report and be prepared to discuss it in more detail at an upcoming meeting.

Anatomy Exam
The Board of Professors has approved a new anatomy exam form.

Next Board of Professors and Executive Committee video and teleconference: December 11, 2016
Respectfully submitted,
Nerissa Freeman
AJJF Board of Professors Scribe

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