What You Need To Know About Concussions in Judo

What You Need To Know About Concussions in Judo

Judo Canada has released new information on concussions in Judo. Check out the pamphlet here.

Team Alberta Announcement for 2013 Judo Canada National Championships

On behalf of Judo Alberta the Provincial Coaching Committee, we would like to congratulate these athletes for successfully being selected to the team! See the announcement here . For those athletes that have been selected, as well as for their club coaches, the Coaching Committee will still require the following information:

1) Coaches can you please confirm that the weight division is correct for each athlete as it appears that some athletes have moved weight divisions since their application was first submitted. This is necessary for the official registration with Judo Canada.

2) Any athlete who previously completed a waiver and medical forms will have to do so again, as Judo Canada has since updated the forms for this event. The correct waiver form can be found here and the medical form can be found here. These forms must be submitted to Garry Yamashita no later than June 1, 2013.

Any athletes wishing to appeal the Team Selection can do so in accordance with the Judo Alberta Selection policy found here.

Judo Legend Keiko Fukada Passes Away

Judo Legend Keiko Fukada Passes Away

Judo Alberta is saddened by the news that Ms. Keiko Fukada has passed away at the age of 99. A biography of Ms. Fukada can be found on the IJF homepage at www.ijf.org

2013 Canadian Judo National Championship

Complete details for the 2013 Canadian Judo National Championship in Richmond, BC
can be found here.

Edmonton Judo Champion Finds His Sport Helps Fight Cancer

EDMONTON – Gord Okamura has faced countless numbers of opponents in 44 years of judo competition. The most formidable is the one that reminds the Canadian national champion he is mortal after all. See the complete in the Edmonton Journal here.

Laurie Wiltshire named to Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame

Alberta judoka Laurie Wiltshire has been named to the Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 2013 induction class for her achievements as a competitor in judo. See the complete article in Fort McMurray Today here.

2012-13 Judo Alberta Event Schedule

See the 2012-13 Judo Alberta Event Schedule here. Also check out the Judo Alberta Event Calendar for the most up-to-date event information.

Judo Alberta Coats

Judo Alberta Coats

Judo Alberta is now accepting orders from the general membership for official Judo Alberta coats. Cost is $100. Please contact Kelly Thornton for more information or call 780-886-9920.

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