In Memoriam Ohana
by Website Admin | Aug 11, 2022 | In Memoriam Ohana, Memorials
John Gussman Coach John Gussman began the study of Kodokan judo in 1962 with Frank Hubbard Sensei in Dearborn, MI. He competed on a national level until 1978. Since that time, he has coached and trained judo competitors on the national and international level. He...
Aug 11, 2022
by Website Admin | Apr 20, 2022 | Promotions
Congratulations to the following who passed their black belt exams or were elevated in rank at convention: To the Rank of Shodan: Penelope Klein, a student of Professor Robert Hodgkin from Shin Budo Kai Bobby Wen, a student of Sensei Jerold Kunzman from Kodai No...
Apr 20, 2022
In Memoriam Ohana
by Website Admin | May 15, 2021 | In Memoriam Ohana, Memorials
A Tribute to Skip Maxfield By Sean Hummer The AJJF has lost one of our Ohana, Sensei Skip Maxfield of the Nibukikan dojo in Chico, CA. He left us Saturday, May 1st at approximately 2pm. To those of you who never had the good fortune to meet him or know him well, I...
May 15, 2021
In Memoriam AJJF Professors
by Website Admin | May 16, 2020 | In Memoriam AJJF Professors, Memorials
After 61 years of marriage, Professor Bud Fuller (84) and his wife, Ella (77), passed away at their home in Grants Pass, OR, within 2 weeks of each other. Both were students of Professor Estes in Chico and had met on the mat at Chico Judo Academy. Their dedication to...
May 16, 2020
Kiai Echo Articles
by Kiai Echo | Mar 18, 2020 | Kiai Echo Articles, Promotions
Congratulations to the following who passed their black belt exams at the SW Regional Exams held in conjunction with SW Region Convention in Santa Clarita on Feb. 21, 2020: To the rank of Nidan: Mauricio Campos, a student of Sensei Robert Rainey from Lawndale Jujitsu...
Mar 18, 2020
by Website Admin | Apr 10, 2019 | Announcements, Convention
There is now a new convention program booklet archive page where the AJJF intends to display convention programs from previous years conventions. Enjoy!
Apr 10, 2019