• Keith Morgan to be Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

    Judo Alberta is pleased to announce that 4 time Olympian Keith Morgan will be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on May 30 in Red Deer Alberta. Keith’s highest competitive achievement was placing 5th at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He always fought nationally under the Judo Alberta banner and we are proud that(…)

    Keith Morgan to be Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2015 Pan Am Judo Championship

    Judo Alberta, the City of Edmonton and the province of Alberta are pleased to announce the successful bid to host the 2015 Pan Am Judo Championship. This prestigious international event will take place at the Saville Sports Centre in Edmonton on April 24 – 26, 2015. With over 30 Pan American countries, 250 competitors and(…)

    2015 Pan Am Judo Championship
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Keith Morgan to be Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Keith Morgan to be Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Judo Alberta is pleased to announce that 4 time Olympian Keith Morgan will be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on May 30 in Red Deer Alberta.

Keith’s highest competitive achievement was placing 5th at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He always fought nationally under the Judo Alberta banner and we are proud that he represented us in such a fine fashion.

Keith will be attending the ceremonies in Red Deer with family and friends. If you wish to join in the festivities, you may order tickets directly from the HOF, or send an email to judo@judoalberta.com to enquire about a ticket. Tables of 8 people are available and if there is enough interest, these can be purchased.

Keith Morgan Results
2014 Standard Ticket Order Form

Provincial Athlete Funding Update

The provincial coaching staff has released the approved funding list for the first half of the season.

The next deadline or funding is March 31.

Please see the following documents:

Funding list
Judo Alberta Elite Funding Application
Elite Athlete Funding Letter
3-05 Elite Athlete Funding Policy

Important Information Regarding Nationals

Please review the National information being distributed by the provincial coaching staff. There is important information regarding deposits and travel.

Please note a deposit of $900 per person is required by April 10 for those attending national.

12th Annual Judo Alberta female training camp and sleep over

Where: Airdrie Judo Club Plainsman arena 320 Center Ave E Airdrie, Alberta
When: May 3rd and 4th, 2014

Are you interested in doing something more than judo? Everyone is welcome to join the fun off the mats.

Judo… Bring your judogi, running shoes, and workout clothes
Food, Games, Activities
Sleepover… Bring a sleeping bag, pillows, pyjamas, and toiletries
Fun! Fun! Fun!

*We always have a Friday night practice for competitors to come to from 7pm- 9pm. We invite local male athletes to participate in this class good judo training for athletes attending the 2014 Canadian Championships*

Invitation

Nage no kata and Goshin jitsu Clinic

Judo Alberta is pleased to present a kata clinic hosted at the Hiro’s Judo Club in Calgary.

Saturday May 3,2014 – 1:00p to 3:00p, 6:00p to 8:00p
Sunday May 4,2014 – 9:00a to 11:00a, 1:00p to 3:00p

Instructors: Garry Yamashita and Allan Sattin

Fee:$35 per person

To register, please contact Joe Meli at meli_insurance@shaw.ca

Provincial Training Camp

March 29-30, 2014

Division: U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

SATURDAY

10h30-12h30 pm: All divisions Tachi waza.
3h-4h00 pm: Sport Psychology Session
4h-6h00 pm: All divisions, Ne waza

SUNDAY

8h30-9h15 am: Circuit Training All divisions
10h-Noon: Judo review, randori

Address for training camp:

Collegiate High School
1800 – 8th Ave.
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 1Y2.

Please bring running shoes and exercise clothing.

Fatira Merah , High Performance Coach
Phone: 780-863-8379.
E-mail: hpcoach@judoalberta.com

Training Camp Memorandum

Competition 2014 Alberta Winter Games

Click here to view the round robin draw sheets from the 2014 Alberta Winter Games.

2015 Pan Am Judo Championship

2015 Pan Am Judo Championship

Judo Alberta, the City of Edmonton and the province of Alberta are pleased to announce the successful bid to host the 2015 Pan Am Judo Championship. This prestigious international event will take place at the Saville Sports Centre in Edmonton on April 24 – 26, 2015.

With over 30 Pan American countries, 250 competitors and officials, this will be the highest level judo competition that Alberta has ever hosted and will include individual male and female weight divisions and a team competition.

The Championship is also a qualifier for the 2016 Brazil Olympics with many of the Canadian judo athletes using the competition to secure attendance in Brazil. During the London Olympic Games in 2012, Antoine Valois-Fortier of Quebec won a bronze in the -81kg men’s division.
Judo is a Japanese martial art that has been in the Olympics since 1964, and since then has evolved into a sport with strict rules of competition. Judo consists of throws, hold-downs, and submission techniques.

Judo Alberta is a non-profit provincial sport association. Its mandate is to promote active living and high performance through judo programs throughout the province. There are 25 clubs and over 1400 members of all ages practicing judo in Alberta. To contact Judo Alberta, please email judo@judoalberta.com or visit www.judoalberta.com.

Judo Canada is a non-profit organization working to promote the principles and teaching of the sport of Judo and to work towards the advancement of Judo throughout Canada – www.judocanada.org.

Volunteers required for 2015 Pan Am Championships

Judo Alberta is currently recruiting for key positions in the organization of the 2015 Pan Am Championships. Please see the job descriptions in the Tournament Sanction Policy for job descriptions. Please contact Kelly Thornton (kellyt4d@telus.net) if you are interested in a position.

National Grading Syllabus Update

On January 26th, 2014, Judo Canada’s Board of Directors approved the following Motion:

“Be it resolved that the date of implementation of January 1 2016 will be added to the section of the Tai period in the Grading syllabus.”

Judo Canada Grading Syllabus has been updated and is available on Judo Canada Website.

The following update has been made: “Normally, the maximum grade that can be achieved by a judoka, shall be no more
than three grades above of what they accomplished at the end of their Tai period.”

Note: Implementation of this regulation will start as of January 1st, 2016.

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