What Does MJI Offer

  • As a member of USJI, MJI is the only organization which gives you representation at the Olympic level.
  • Only USJI members can compete at the High School Nationals, Senior Nationals, Junior Olympics or at the International level.
  • Financial aid to compete at National and International tournaments for eligible Judoka. MJI has given $2,050.00 to competitors so far this year.
  • Through the numerous clinics offered every year MJI can help you obtain:
    • Local, regional, national or even international level referee's certification.
    • Coach's or teacher's certification.
    • Kata judge certification.
    • Grass roots knowledge about cutting edge techniques used in international competitions as well as time honored Judo tactics as taught by some of the best teachers available.
  • Secondary health insurance coverage in MJI registered Dojos and at MJI sponsored events.
  • MJI logo T-shirts at cost.

How to join Maryland Judo, Inc.?

    To receive a registration form and a copy of the MJI brochure, with information about Judo in Maryland, just email Michael Grunberg.

You need to supply:

  • Your name, or the name of the club you would like to register.
  • Your complete mailing address.
  • A daytime phone number or E-Mail address where you can be reached.


Athlete Funding for Shufu Yudanshakai Competitors

Shufu Yudanshakai has established the Athlete Funding Committee to provide funding support for Shufu Judoka who have been representing Shufu at National and International Judo events. To qualify Judoka must have competed in a National Junior or National Senior level and at an E level or better event: the Junior Olympics, International Youth Open, or other Elite events including unfunded international events. Qualifying athletes must be a member of Shufu for at least two (2) years at the time of the application (current year plus previous year) and be a member of an active Shufu club that has been registered with Shufu Yudanshakai for at least two (2) years at the time of the application (current year plus previous year). Athletes applying for funding through the Shufu Athlete Funding Committee may not be sponsored or financially supported, directly or indirectly, by any other judo organizations. You can find more information and a copy of the Shufu Yudanshakai Athlete Funding Request Form, in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, at Shufu Yudanshakai Athlete Funding Request Form.