2017 Sportif International Selection

Hello coaches,

Judo Alberta is proud to make the following selection to the 2017 Sportif International competition and training camp from April 12 to April 17, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

This is a great developmental international competition and training camp featuring athletes from over 20 different European countries. The training camp will feature a full day of Neil Adams focusing on his world famous juji-gatame.

Selected Athletes:

Douglas O’Brien Hiro’s
Ema Tesanovic Ishi-yama
Cecilia Medilo Ishi-yama
Joel Demaere Lethbridge
Kiera WestLake Lethbridge
Braden Dixon Lethbridge
Nathan Demaere Lethbridge
Aidan Lazenby Lethbridge
Declan Harding Spruce Grove

Tentative Departure from Canada: April 12, 2017

Tournament: April 15, 2017

Sportif Training Camp: April 16-17, 2016

NTC Training: April 18, 2016

Return to Canada: April 19, 2017

Competition Information: http://www.sportifjudo.com/international-tour-camps/


Cost: The approximate cost for this event is $2,000.00

Judo Alberta will be making the flight, hotel and ground transportation arrangements for this event.

Judo Alberta Acceptance Deadline is: February 03, 2017

Registration: Athletes have to register for the competition and camp online

Judo Canada will also have a team from Lethbridge RTC attending this event and other RTCs in Canada.

Self-Funded Athletes:

U18 / U21 athletes from Alberta who are not selected for this event are invited to attend this event. Athletes attending this event should be a medallist previous National Championships or Quebec Opens or Ontario Opens or can be recommended by the Judo Alberta Coach Committee.


Attending an international event should not replace any provincial or domestic developmental events. This is a great event for athletes who have been competing at the national level and are serious about training and performance.

Ewan Beaton
Judo Alberta HP Coach
Judo Canada Regional Training Center Coach Lethbridge