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...

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...

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...
Transitioning from Judo to Jujitsu

Transitioning from Judo to Jujitsu

TRANSITIONING FROM JUDO TO JUJITSU You’ve been an active judoka and now you want to learn jujitsu. It’s easy, right? After all, judo came from jujitsu, so how hard can it be? It turns out that in certain ways it is an easy transition, but in other ways, your sport...