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Notice of the 2017 Judo Alberta AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Kodokan Black Belt Association (Judo Alberta) will be held at the Holiday Inn Express North (6433 Orr Dr, Red Deer, AB T4P 1A6) in Meeting Room’s 1 & 2 on November 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM.


1) Approval of the agenda (Any concerns or issues by the general membership should be mentioned now so they may be added to the agenda (item #5).

2) Approval of the minutes from the 2016 Annual General Meeting.

3) Business arising from the minutes of the 2016 Annual General meeting.

4) Reports of the Executive & Committees:
a) President
b) VP of Administration
c) VP of Finance
d) Treasurer/Financial Statement
e) Registrar
f) Secretary
g) Regional Council
h) Women’s Representative
i) Athlete’s Representative
j) Executive Director
k) High Performance Coach
l) Coaching Committee
m) Grading Board
n) Referee Committee
o) Technical Committee
p) NCCP Committee
q) Awards Committee
r) LTAD Committee

5) New Business

6) Volunteer Recognition

7) Elections
a) Women’s Representative
b) Vice President of Finance
c) Treasurer
d) Registrar

2017 Proxy Form

Nage no Kata Clinic November 18, 2017

Judo Alberta is pleased to host this clinic with Gord Okamura and Kelly Palmer, numerous times Kata Champions. This clinic is not just for Black Belts but for all coloured belts – all Judoka can improve their throws with this Kata!


Saturday November 18, 2017
9:00 – 16:00


Tolide Judo Club (Dow Centennial Centre, 87 Avenue – 84 Street, Fort Saskatchewan)


$20.00 at door.
Nage no Kata – but with focus on the first 3 sets, ideal for those getting their Nage no Kata ready for grading.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Palmer at kellypal@telusplanet.net

Judo Alberta Winter Provincial Training Camp

December 15th to 17th, 2017

Guest Coach

Sergio Pessoa – 2012/2016 Olympian

Training camp Address:

Lethbridge Judo Club (2775 28 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 7L6)

Friday December 15th

18h00 Athletes Arrive & Pay
18h30-21h00 Technique & Tachi-waza Randori

Saturday December 16th

8h00-10h00 Fitness Testing
10h30-12h30 Technique & Ne-waza Randori
15h45-17h30 Technique & Tachi-waza Randori Group 1
17h30-19h30 Technique & Tachi-waza Randori Group 2
19h00 –20h00 Pizza

Sunday December 17th

8h00- 9h00 Circuit training
9h30-10h15 – Sport Psychology
Session U16/U18/U21/Senior
10h30-13h00 Review & Randori
Good bye Merry X-mas!!!

Clubs are required to provide a club list of participants by December 08, 2017. This will allow us to organize the camp properly. (U14/U16/U18/U21/SR/Veteran)
Payment on arrival: $40.00 payable to Judo Alberta

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (403) 892-6099
E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

2017 Red Deer Invitational



November 25, 2017


Hunting Hills High School
150 Lockwood Ave

Weigh ins:

Friday, November 24, 2017
7:30 – 9:00 PM

Tournament start time:

Kata at 9:00 AM.
Tournament to follow with U 10 & 12


$50/division; 2 or more divisions $80; Kata $50/team/kata.


Please send completed Release and entry forms and payment to:
Jerome Roth (Tournament Registrar) jroth@rhfaccountants.ca


100-5218 50 Ave
Red Deer, AB
T4N 4B5

Tournament Director:

Brian Fujimoto jbfuj@telusplanet.net. 403-350-1286

To view the tournament technical package please click here.

To view the registration spreadsheet please click here

2017 Veteran World Championship Results

Congratulations to Judo Alberta’s Rashad Chin for winning a silver medal at the Veteran World Judo Championships in Olbia, Italy!

To view the results please click here.

Regional Training Camp October 27-28, 2017


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Friday October 27, 2017

19:00-21:00 Technique / Randori

Saturday October 28, 2017

8:00-9:00 Physical Training & Drilling
9:00-10:00 Break (goal setting session)
10:00-12:00 Technique & Randori

Address for regional training camp location:

Tokugawa Judo Club
9647 62nd Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Please bring judogis to the physical training.

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (403) 892-6099
E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Regional Training Camp Calgary October 28-29, 2017


U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters

Saturday October 28, 2017

17:00-19:00 Randori & Technical

Sunday October 29, 2017

8:00-9:00 Physical Training & Judo Technique
9:00-10:00 Break (Goals Setting Session)
10:00AM-12:00 Technique & Randori

Address for regional training camp location:

Ishi-Yama Judo Club
240 90 Ave Se, Calgary, Alberta T2J 6P6

Please bring judogis to the physical training.

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach
Phone: (403)892-6099
E-mail: e.beaton.judo@gmail.com

Judo Alberta Yudansha Grading – November


Red Deer


November 26, 2017 Sunday

Starting Time:

10 am


Aka Shika Judo Club Dojo (87 Petrolia Drive, Red Deer)

Go to the Judo Alberta website http://www.judoalberta.com/index.php/grading-kata/ and download the Judo Canada Dan Grading Forms 2017 excel file for complete instructions and forms. The new 2017 Dan Grading Syllabus can also be downloaded. Please note that a Judo Canada Passport is required and candidates must apply directly to Judo Canada. The passport and Tournament Points Certification forms (effective Jan 1, 2017) must be mailed with the Grading forms to the address below.

Please send all properly completed forms and passport to Gord Okamura (Grading Secretary) to: 11247 – 59 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T6H 1G2

However, please email your draft excel file to gyokamura@gmail.com beforehand for initial feedback.

All forms postmarked AFTER November 12, 2017 WILL NOT be accepted for this Grading. Candidates who do not submit proper forms or the Judo Canada passport will not be considered for grading on November 26th. (No handwritten submissions)

Thank you,

Joe Meli – Grading Chair
cc: Gord Okamura

2018 Alberta Winter Games Zone Development Camps

In preparation for the 2018 Alberta Winter Games in Wood Buffalo, Judo Alberta will be hosting zone development camps in the northern and southern regions of Alberta. It is highly encouraged that eligible athletes are in attendance.



October 21, 2017

Age Group:

Birth year 2001-2005 (As of December 31, 2017)


Zone 1-4 (Airdrie Judo Club, Airdrie)
Zone 5-8 (Tokugawa Judo Club, Edmonton)


(Same for both locations)
Session #1 1:00PM-3:00PM
Session #2 5:00PM-7:00PM

** Anyone travelling from out of town may submit an expense claim to Judo Alberta. Expense claim forms can be found at http://www.judoalberta.com/index.php/forms-publications/

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