What’s Happening In May

What’s Happening In May

Excited for another month of Judo with the American Judo System

The American Judo System continues to push through 2023. During April, AJS held three events across the country. We also released the Split The Legs Newaza Encyclopedia. Remember to check it out!

Check out the list below for the upcoming American Judo Events in May!

American Judo Tournaments:

2023 USA Judo Senior National Championships

May 20th through the 21st the American Judo System will be present at the 2023 USA Judo Senior National Championships. Be sure to stop by the AJS booth for more information on how you can utilize the American Judo System to help grow Judo in your community! 

Single Sign On Access

Are you a USA Judo member? Yes, that’s great! Did you know all USA Judo members have Single Sign On access at the American Judo System? Quick, create an account with the American Judo System with the same email address as your USA Judo membership. This will give you FREE access to the hours of the American Judo System’s Video Encyclopedia! 

A new Newaza Encyclopedia will be released this month. Next Wednesday, May 10th don’t forget to check out the Cuban Roll Encyclopedia, providing you with 20 minutes of content for the finer details of this newaza turnover!

Live Sessions

Of course, there will be three live sessions from the American Judo System throughout May! AJS Live Sessions are a great opportunity to continue to build your judo knowledge with the help of some of the smartest minds in the sport.

Live Sessions in May:

  • Date TBD - Jimmy Pedro Live Session
  • May 21st - Exclusive Coaches Only Live Session
  • May 28th - Steve Cohen & Travis Stevens Podcast Style Live Session

Sensei Jimmy is just returning from a long business trip in China. While he gets himself settled back home we’ll keep you updated on when you can expect his Live Session this May.

Steve Cohen’s Exclusive Coaches Live Session will take place on Sunday, May 21st at 12:00pm EST. This is a great opportunity for all the coaches headed to Senior Nationals to ask any lingering coaches questions post event! Coaches, be on the lookout for a Coaches Letter coming soon!

Steve Cohen & Travis Stevens will come together on May 28th at 12:00pm EST for the American Judo Podcast Live Session. Come prepared with questions for Steve and Travis so they can give you their best insight possible!

New Blogs

World Judo Championships - The 2023 World Judo Championships will kick off on May 7th - May 13th in Doha, Qatar. This year's squad is very experienced with 17 of the 18 judoka returning from past Senior World Championship teams. Team USA is highlighted by two Olympians… READ MORE HERE

Judo Saskatchewan Job Opportunity - Judo Saskatchewan leads the development of Judo in Saskatchewan to the benefit of all members. They aim to promote and grow the sport of Judo in Saskatchewan through programs that are safe, respectful, inclusive and enjoyable to all members. Judo Saskatchewan is now openly seeking applications for a High Performance Coach & Director of Player DevelopmentREAD MORE HERE

Certification Course

The American Judo System is in the process of creating a certification course to help the judo community build and operate judo events with the help of the American Judo System Events Team. Stay tuned for more information on it’s development!

Happy to provide you with another monthly update on the American Judo System and what you can expect!

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