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Information for Maximized Living Doctors


USA Judo would like to thank all of the doctors that have supported this program both financially and with services. Maximized Living and USA Judo would like to ensure that all doctors can easily access our clubs, our tournaments and our athletes. Below you will find commonly asked questions that will assist you with optimizing this program.

(Photo: USA Judo CEO, Jose Rodriguez being adjusted at the Florida Open by Maximized Living Dr. Matt Simmons)

How do I determine which athletes are eligible for complimentary treatment?

Doctors should ask the athlete what their national ranking is and when possible have the athlete bring a copy of the current roster to their appointment. Information for finding the rosters and who is eligible for treatment is outlined below.

Senior Elite Athletes - The top eight athletes currently ranked on the national senior roster in every weight class are eligible for complimentary treatment. These are the athletes that will compete for a chance to represent the United States in the Olympic Games. The list of nationally ranked senior athletes can be found at: http://www.usjudo.org/seniors_nationalrosters.asp

Paralympic Elite Athletes - The top five athletes currently ranked on the Visually Impaired (VI) national rankings in every weight class are eligible for complimentary treatment. These are the athletes that will compete for a chance to represent the United States in the Paralympic Games. The list of nationally ranked VI Paralympic athletes can be found at: http://www.usjudo.org/paralympic_nationalroster.asp

Masters Athletes - The top five athletes currently ranked on the Masters national roster in every weight class are eligible for complimentary treatment. These are the athletes that will compete for a chance to represent the United States in the World Masters Championships. The list of nationally ranked Master athletes can be found at: http://www.usjudo.org/MastersRankingRoster.asp

Junior Athletes - The top five athletes currently ranked on the Juvenile A, Juvenile B, Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2 rosters in every weight class are eligible for complimentary treatment. These are the athletes that will compete for a chance to represent the United States in the Junior Pan American Championships. The list of nationally ranked athletes in these categories can be found by going to the following address, scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on the corresponding roster: http://www.usjudo.org/juniors_nationalrosters.asp

IJF Athletes - The top five athletes currently ranked on the IJF roster in every weight class are eligible for complimentary treatment. These are the athletes that will compete for a chance to represent the United States in the Junior World Championships and the Cadet World Championships. The list of natonally ranked IJF athletes can be found at:

Male: http://www.usjudo.org/IJFMaleRoster.asp

Female: http://www.usjudo.org/FemaleIJFJuniorRoster.asp

Is it possible to provide financial support to an individual athlete that I am treating?

Yes, through the USA Judo Adopt an Athlete program, doctors may select to provide additional financial support to assist a specific Olympic hopeful in achievig their dream of making the Olympic team and representing the United States in international competition. All donations can be earmarked in the athletes name and are tax deductible. For information on the Adopt an Athlete program contact Sherrie Wilson at sherrie.wilson@usajudo.us or via telephone at 719.491.9682.

Are all USA Judo members eligible for discounts?

USA Judo members are eligible for a 30% discount on regular services. All USA Judo members should present their USA Judo cards when reporting for their appointments.

What is the USA Judo/Maximized Living Friends and Family program?

Friends and family members referred to Maximized Living doctors by USA Judo athletes and members will be given a 20% discount on regular services. The USA Judo athlete or member must provide the referral name to the doctor in advance of the visit.

How do I locate judo clubs and state leaders in my area?

Please go to http://www.usjudo.org/simplifiedcalendar.asp and click on the state on the right hand side of the page. There you will see a list of clubs and state leaders with contact information for each.

How do I locate and get involved with working judo tournaments in my area?

For a list of judo tournaments, please go to EVENTS you may download an entry form from this page. The entry form will provide contact information for the tournament director as well as the location of the tournament. Doctors may contact the tournament Director. Doctors should also contact the state judo leader, as described in the answer above, for local events that may not be listed on the national website.

How do I get selected to travel with the US Judo Team internationally?

Doctors that are interested in traveling with the US Judo team must contact Dr. Joe Arvay, the Maximized Living primary contact for the sport of judo. Dr. Arvay may be contacted at 303.457.8080 or via email at adjust4_life@yahoo.com

Are there other ways that I can support USA Judo and its athletes?

Yes, USA Judo has several programs that you may participate in to show your support. The Circle of 100 program is for our $1,000 donors and comes with many benefits such as event tickets, apparel and special events. Our USA Judo endowment program is for those that are interested in donating from $1 up to $999 and donors are recognized on the USA Judo website.

For those that strictly want to support an athlete, our Adopt An Athlete program is ideal. All donations can be earmarked for a specific athlete.

You may also become a member of USA Judo. Life Membership is $500 and comes with a variety of benefits such as a donors luncheon. Regular memberships also provide support to USA Judo. The cost of a regular membership begins as low as $50. All donations are tax deductible and for a terrific cause. For additional information on these programs, please contact Sherrie Wilson at sherrie.wilson@usajudo.us or via telephone at 719.491.9682.

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

Doctors may contact Sherrie Wilson via email at sherrie.wilson@usajudo.us or by telephone at 719.491.9682. Doctors may also contact Dr. Joe Arvay at at 303.457.8080 or via email at adjust4_life@yahoo.com