American Traditional Jujutsu Association

The Future of Traditional Jujutsu and other Martial Arts in the USA
A USA Judo Class “A” Organization

The ATJA Board of Directors

presented Sensei Gene Fodor with the Title of Professor

ATJA Spring Clinic 2023

Lexington, SC

ATJA / AJJF Judo Nationals

Atlanta, GA

New Membership Special

Save 10% on the new 5 year option!

The agreement between USA Judo and the ATJA has been extended till March 31, 2024, while negotiations continue on a new agreement.

Bidding for the 2024, 2025, and 2026 ATJA Nationals is now open.

Bids for the 2024 ATJA Nationals must be submitted no later than 11:59pm, January 5, 2024.

Bids for the 2025 ATJA Nationals must be submitted no later than 11:59pm, May 1, 2024.

Bids for the 2026 ATJA Nationals must be submitted no later than 11:59pm May 1, 2024.

Our Mission – Who We Are
Our mission is to provide the martial arts and sciences an organization rooted in tradition, innovative to find improvement and committed to preserving legacies through sharing of knowledge, and training of various combat sciences throughout world. In partnership with all like minded organizations, The American Traditional Jujutsu Association provides exceptional training, empowers to view beyond perceived limitations, and embodies the mind, spirit and body of Bushido.

Our Values – What We Believe In
We are committed to being a member-focused organization whose environment is characterized by Rectitude, Courage, Benevolence, Respect, Veracity, Honor, and Loyalty. We are open to all individuals who subscribe to our Values.

Our Vision – Where We Are Going
By living our mission and values, The American Traditional Jujutsu Association will be the recognized leader in the Martial Arts and Sciences, setting the standard by which all will be compared: service, to which all will be measured; and member satisfaction, to which all will aspire. We will be the first choice for a broad range of individual and organizational growth needs.

Breaking News

Membership Dues Changes

To the Membership of the ATJA, In the 15 years that the ATJA has existed, there has never been an increase in the cost of membership. Unfortunately, due to the rising costs of insurance, the ATJA will raise its ues $15 for annual memberships. We, the board of...

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USA Judo-ATJA Agreement has been extended to 3/31/24

USA Judo/ATJA reciprocal agreement has been extended to 3/31/24. As negotiations continue between the ATJA and USA Judo, the current agreement which was set to expire at midnight has been extended to 3/31/24.  All USA Judo and ATJA sanctioned events will allow for...

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ATJA-USA Judo Reciprocal Agreement

The ATJA's agreement with USA Judo is still in effect until September 18, 2023.  That means that all ATJA members will still be able to participate in USA Judo sanctioned events and that USA Judo members may participate in ATJA sanctioned events.  We are in the...

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