Kata Judges Examination


March 4th, 2016


Richmond Olympic Oval
6 111 River Road,
Richmond, B.C.


Steveston Martial Arts Center



Those that wish to compete on the Saturday may also follow the evaluation.

Start Time:

14 h

1. Welcoming everyone to the Kata Judges evaluation seminar.

2. Evaluators:

a. Fred Blaney International “IJF”
b. Yves Landry International “IJF”
c. Gerald Poirier National “A”

3. The Kata being evaluated:

a. Katame no kata

4. Presentation of the “IJF” software.

a. How it works
b. How to complete the sheet.

5. Update on “IJF” regulations.

a. Go through the different points of a tournament.
b. Go over the different mistakes and their levels. (Minor, medium or major mistake)

6. Evaluation:

a. Presentation of kata by experts and review of Kodokan video along with commentary around key points for scoring.

b. Written test.

c. Evaluation

i. Presentation of kata on film.
ii. Evaluation by candidates on sheets and discussion
iii. Final presentation of Katame no kata on film.

Final evaluation by candidates on sheets will be picked up by presenter and handed over to evaluators for revision.

Evaluation for:

1. National Judges

2. Must register on BEAMSTREAM:


3. Cost: $ 50.00

4. Minimum Judo Rank: NIDAN


Registration must be in the Judo Canada office no later than February 29th, 2016 at 11 h 59. No late registration will be accepted.



There will be a U21 Nage no kata (5 series) division for Nationals 2016 in Calgary. Please promote.

Judo Canada Passport Application Process – effective immediately.

Please find below the link for Judo Canada Passport.

There is only 2 possible way to obtain a Judo Canada Passport,

via Beanstream where it is normally processed within 5 working days from the time we received it. Once the passport is ready to go, it is sent to the individual that ordered it by either Canada Post or Purolator depending on the member’s request.


via the Excel file that is sent to you to send to your clubs, where it is normally processed with 5 working days from the time we received it. Once the passport is ready to go, it is sent to the club along with the membership cards that was included on the excel file.

Either way, it is no longer required to include photos or copy of Birth Certificate or Proof of Citizenship.

Please be advised that paper Passport application form will no longer be accepted, so they will not be processed and they will be returned to the sender.

Francine Latreille

Office Manager
Gestionnaire de bureau
Judo Canada
1155 Lola Street, suite 201
Ottawa, On Canada K1K 4C1
T 1.877.738.5836 x 221

2016 Saskatchewan Open Results

Congratulations to all judoka who competed this weekend at the Saskatchewan Open.

To view the results please click here.

Judo Alberta Winter Provincial Training Camp, February 20-21, 2016


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Address for training camp:

Tolide Judo Kwai
Dow Centennial Centre
84 St. & 87 Ave. Fort Saskatchewan

SATURDAY February 20, 2016

1300-1530 Physical Testing / Throwing
1530-1700 Break
1700-1930 Randori & Technical

SUNDAY February 21, 2016

800-900 Technical & Drills
900-1000 Break
1000-1150 Randori

Please bring running shoes and exercise clothing.

This Provincial training camp is #4 out of 4 Provincial training camp for this season. Please review the provincial team selection policy to know how many camps are required for minimum selection criteria.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Thank you

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: 306-370-7412
E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Regional Training Camp February 26-27, 2016


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Friday February 26, 2016

19:00-21:00 Technique / Randori

Saturday February 27, 2016

800-900 Physical Training
900-10:00 Break
10:00-11:30 Technique
11:30-12:30 Break
12:30-14:00 Randori

Address for regional training camp location:

Hiro’s Judo Club
#115 1919 – 27th Avenue, Calgary, Alberta

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (306) 370-7412
E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Inter-Provincial Training Camp April 15-17, 2016


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Friday April 15

1400 – 1600 arrivals
1600 – mat set up
1800-2015 – Judo Everyone

Saturday April 16

800-900 Physical Training
930-1100 – Group 1
1100-1230 – Group 2
Lunch 1200-1315
1530-1730 – Group 1
1730-1930 – Group 2
1800-2000 – Supper

Sunday April 17

730-830 Physical Training
900-1115 – Judo Everyone

Address for training camp:

Lawrence Grassi School – 610 7 Ave, Canmore, AB

Cost for the camp:

$50.00 – includes (1x Lunch) and (1xSupper) for the weekend. Please make cheques payable to Judo Alberta. Judo Alberta must be advised in advance for special requests for meals. Vegetarian/Vegan, Allergies – nuts, dairy, gluten … The following information will be needed in order to accommodate the request: Name, request and group (U18).

Hotel Information:

Ramada Inn & Suites
1402 Bow Valley Trail Canmore, AB, T1W 1N5 1-888-678-4656
Economy Double: $107.99-$116.99/Deluxe Queen $125.99-$134.99
Doubles sleep 4. Queens sleep 4, cot $ 15/night.
Ask for Judo Alberta Block; Deadline March 16, 2016 (35 rooms blocked)
Hot Buffet Breakfast available from 6:30am-10:30am
Adult $6.99 + GST / Child (13 – 17) $4.99 + GST / Child (3 – 12) $2.99 + GST

Please send registration & cheques to: (DEADLINE APRIL 01, 2016)
Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
603 28B Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J-3T6
Phone: (306) 370-7412 E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Elite Athlete Funding Recipients

The Judo Alberta Coaching Committee would like to congratulate the following athletes who have been granted athlete funding. Funding is based on performance and results, commitment to training, participation in National or International events and financial need.

Elite 8

These athletes applied for the second round of elite athlete funding for events participated in from September 01, 2015 – December 13, 2015. The next round of funding will be announced in April, 2016 for competitions and training camps participated in between January 2016- April 2016 (Excluding Elite National championships)

Athletes that have received funding this round must fill out an athlete expense claim form attach their invoices from competitions/ training camp and hand it into Garry Yamashita to receive their funding.


Thank you

Judo Alberta coaching staff

Elite 8 National Championship Results

The Elite 8 National Championships took place this past weekend in Montreal, QB. Here are the results from the competition:

Elite 8

Taeya Koliaska -48kg u18 First
Alex Gagnon -57kg u18 second
Annabelle darlow +70 u18 second
Sarah perks +70kg u18 First
David Wu -60kg u18 dnp
Joel demaire -60kg u18 fifth
Adam Thomson -66kg u18 first
Tanner Sudo -81kg u18 first

Senior Division:
Erin Morgan -52 second

Third place for the following:
Taeya K
Ali B
Kiera T
Rashad C
Hana V
Darren E
Tanner S

Congratulations to all competitors!

Judo Alberta

2016 Judo Alberta Provincial Championships

Provincial Championships


Dow Centennial Centre (8700 84 St, Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 4P5)


Opening Ceremonies at 9:30am. Shiai to begin immediately after.

Weigh In:

Friday, January 29, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm @ Dow Centennial Centre (upstairs in the Pacesetter Room)

Additional Remote Weigh-ins:

Friday, January 29, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Red Deer Judo Club, Bay 110, 25 Belich Cres., Red Deer, AB Contact Al Schaefer 403-352-1907

Hiro’s Judo Club, #115 1919-27 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB Contact Garry Yamashita 403-870-7197

U10, U12 – $40
U14, U16, U18, U21 – $55
$20/additional division
$30 per kata per team. $20 for each additional kata. Cannot be combined with shiai.
$10/competitor U16 and older who fail to qualify for his/her registered weight.
$20/entry for late registrations, received after January 23, 2016

To view the tournament package please click here.

To view the registration spreadsheet please click here.

2016 Alberta Winter Games Confirmed Athletes

The athletes competing in the 2016 Alberta Winter Games have been selected. To view the complete list please click here.

It is important that all athletes, coaches and chaperones remember to register as soon as possible at http://www.albertagames.com/default.aspx?p=albertawintergamesregistration

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