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2019 Judo Alberta Coaches Retreat

2019 Judo Alberta Coaches Retreat

Date: September 07-08, 2019

Location: Tolide Judo Club, Fort Saskatchewan

Guest Presenter: Jimmy Pedro, 2 x Olympic Medallist, 3 x World Medallist, 2012/2016 USA Olympic coach

Cost: Free for all coaches in Alberta who are members in good standing / Out of province coaches cheques$125.00 payable to Judo Alberta

Register for the 2019 Judo Alberta Coach Retreat: Deadline August 31, 2019
https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-coaches-retreat/33940/

Hotel:
Judo Alberta Free Hotel: Please indicate if you will need a hotel for the coach retreat
(Double occupancy Saturday Night Only) Please contact ewan@judoalberta.com

2 hotel rooms Lethbridge
2 hotel rooms Hiros
1 hotel  room Ishi-yama
1 hotel  room Airdrie
1 hotel  room Barracuda
1 hotel  room Medicine Hat
1 hotel  room Raymond
1 hotel  room Red Deer
1 hotel  room Grand Prairie
1 hotel  room Fort McMurray

Note: There is possibility of additional Judo Alberta clubs to be added to the free hotel list if your judo club is not on the list. Judo Alberta will mix and match rooms for coaches/clubs if needed to ensure the maximum participation. If your club will need to have additional rooms for your club please let me know and I can book these rooms for you but the club will be responsible for the cost of the room. ($95.40+tax per room)

2019 JUDO ALBERTA COACHES RETREAT

 

NCCP Dojo Instructors Course Cancelled

Unfortunately the NCCP Dojo Instructors Course Scheduled for June 7-9, 2019 has been cancelled.

Please stay tuned for more details on a re-scheduled date.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Thank you.

 

SUCCESSFUL NATIONALS IN EDMONTON

SUCCESSFUL NATIONALS IN EDMONTON

Edmonton, May 19, 2019 – Sunday was the third and last day of the Canadian Open Judo Championships in Edmonton, Alberta. The Butterdome of the University of Alberta saw the senior athletes battle it out to win the remaining national titles.

This year’s edition saw numerous young athletes having success in an older category, like Isabelle Harris (-63 kg), from Abbotsford Judo Club, in British Columbia. “It wasn’t easy today, because it was my second day fighting, so I was sore and tired,” she said. “I had a little more trouble getting into it at the beginning, but the level was about the same as yesterday, and it went better as the day went by.” It was a fifth participation at Nationals for the 17-year-old, but a first experience in the senior category. She’s planning on going home to rest and heal minor injuries before the Canada Cup in Montreal at the end of June. “I’m going to have to keep working hard in training, because winning doesn’t mean I’m perfect, and it doesn’t mean that they won’t win next time!”

Gabriel Juteau, from Club de judo Boucherville in Quebec, won the honours in the -73 kg category. This was a very satisfying medal, knowing that he switched from -66 kg to -73 kg this year. “I had won the gold medal in senior a few years ago, but in -66 kg. I was very happy to see I could still win in -73 kg,” he commented. “I started off a little slow, but it’s always like that, and the final was the fight I felt the best and the most confident.”

After two days in second place, the province of Quebec was finally able to catch up with Alberta and be first on the medal count once again. Their lead is slowly getting smaller, but for now, their crown is still intact.

Medals after day 3
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Quebec 20 20 33 73
Alberta 20 10 19 49
British Columbia 12 7 27 46
Ontario 8 12 17 37
Manitoba 1 4 3 8
Northwest Territories 1 1 1 3
Saskatchewan 0 3 4 7
New Brunswick 0 1 2 3
Prince Edward Island 0 1 1 2
Nova Scotia 0 1 1 2
Newfoundland and Labrador 0 0 1 1

 

Go to JUDOCANADA.TV to see the complete results of the tournament.

The Organizing Committee, a Well-Oiled Machine

Kelly Thornton, president of the Edmonton Organizing Committee, was very happy and proud to see the results of his team’s hard work over the last few days. While he was a member of the organizing committee in Calgary for the past 3 years, it was his first time as the president, and he feels lucky to be surrounded by such a fantastic team.

“Some members of the committee were also there for Calgary, so we were able to use all their feedback to improve the experience in Edmonton. The venue was great, the lighting allowed for some phenomenal pictures, the bleachers were close to the mats so the crowd could really see all the action. I’ve heard nothing but good comments from everyone during the weekend,” he said.

“The amount of work accomplished by the committee members and the volunteers is impressive. It’s a big event, and we always want to add new things to make it a little better than it was before. We had some core members from last year’s committee who also were here in Edmonton, especially Allan Sattin. He was the Chair in Calgary, and he was a great help to fix any issue we might have. We also had a really good working relationship with Judo Canada. They have been really busy working for the Montreal Grand Prix, but they were still available for us whenever we needed them, and they really stepped up to the plate when they got here.”

The Canadian Open Judo Championships will be in Edmonton for another two years, with the next edition being on May 14-17, 2020.

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Written by Sarah Mailhot for Judo Canada

Information:
Patrick Esparbès
Chief Operating Officer
(514) 668-6279
P.ESPARBES@JUDOCANADA.ORG

Team Alberta U18 & Veterans Find the Podium on Day 2 of Nationals

Team Alberta U18 & Veterans Find the Podium on Day 2 of Nationals

Edmonton, May 17, 2019 – The second day of the Canadian Open Judo Championships saw the U18 and Veteran athletes battle for more national titles today at the University of Alberta Butterdome. Alberta had an excellent day on the mats resulting in many podium appearances.

Congratulations to the following athletes for their outstanding performance today:

Veterans:

M1M2 -66Kg
Rashad Chin – Gold

M1M2 -81Kg
Kyle Crowell – Gold

M3 -81Kg
Marc Saint-Martin – Bronze

M3M5 -66 Kg
Erwan Goasdoue – Silver
Tim Takahashi – Bronze

M3M4
Simon Tremblay – Silver

U18 Female:

F44Kg
Evelyn Beaton – Gold
Brynn Iwaasa – Silver

F48Kg
Ema Tesanovic – Gold

F57
Kiera Westlake – Gold
Angie Grisales – Bronze

F63
Greta Goasdoue-Wallace – Gold
Teyana Roberts – Silver
Emma Caldwell – Bronze

M46
Caleb Demaere – Gold
Troy Gallant – Bronze

M50
Douglas O’Brien – Silver

M60
Brady Dixon – Bronze

M66
Seth Nobert – Bronze

M73
Brett Dudar – Bronze

After two days of competition Team Alberta currently has a combined 25 medals including 9 Gold, 6 Silver, 10 Bronze. The action will continue tomorrow morning starting with U16 and U21 at 9:00AM.

Provincial Training Camp May 4-5, 2019

May 2019 JU-AB training camp notice

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding Announcement

The Judo Alberta Coaching Committee would like to congratulate the following athletes who have been granted elite athlete funding.  Funding is based on performance, results, commitment to training, participation in National or International events and financial need. The coach committee nominated the following athletes for the second round of elite athlete funding for costs incurred from events participated in from December 2018 to April 2019. The next round of funding will be announced in August 2019 for competitions and training camps participated in between– April 2019 to August 2019 .

Name National & International Events Judo Club Funding
Virginia Nemeth Belgium & U21 March Tour Lethbridge Judo Club  $   800.00
Shiane Gronen Belgium Lethbridge Judo Club  $   400.00
Hana Kuno Belgium Lethbridge Judo Club  $   400.00
Taeya Koliaska Belgium & U21 March Tour Lethbridge Judo Club  $   800.00
Annabelle Darlow Belgium & U21 March Tour Lethbridge Judo Club  $   800.00
Kiera Westlake February Cadet Tour & March tour Lethbridge Judo Club  $   800.00
Brady Dixon February Cadet Tour & Bremen Lethbridge Judo Club  $   800.00
Ema Tesanovic February Cadet Tour & Thuringia Cup Ishi-yama Judo Club  $   800.00
Nathan Demaere February Cadet Tour Lethbridge Judo Club  $   400.00
Seth Nobert February Cadet Tour Kodokwai Judo Club  $   400.00
Taylor Althouse February Cadet Tour Lethbridge Judo Club  $   400.00
Evelyn Beaton Thuringia Cup Lethbridge Judo Club  $   400.00
Emma Caldwell Thuringia Cup Lethbridge Judo Club  $   400.00
McKenzie Morgan Bremen Airdrie Judo Club  $   400.00
Katsuo Leung Bremen Hiros Judo Club  $   400.00
 $8,400.00

The Judo Alberta Elite Funding will be sent to the athlete’s home judo clubs not directly to the athletes.

Sincerely Judo Alberta High Performance Committee

Judo Alberta April 2019 EAF Receipients

2019 Judo Alberta Female Training Camp

Thank you to the Rodrigo Resende Judo Club, Erin Morgan and all of the volunteers that helped make the 2019 Judo Alberta Female Training Camp a success!

 

JUDO ALBERTA GRADING – June 1, 2019

JUDO ALBERTA GRADING – June 1, 2019

THE NEXT GRADING WILL BE HELD IN FORT SASKATCHEWAN AT THE DOW CENTENIAL CENTRE DOJO:  84TH STREET & 87TH AVENUE ON SATURDAY JUNE 1ST, 2019 @ 1:00 PM.

PLEASE FORWARD ALL PROPERLY COMPLETED FORMS, JUDO PASSPORT AND TOURNAMENT POINTS CERTIFICATION FORMS TO:

JOE MELI
3801 – 23 AVENUE SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, AB T1K 3T5

ONLY FORMS POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MAY 17TH, 2019 WILL BE ACCEPTED.

THANK YOU,

 

JOE MELI

GRADING CHAIR

2019 Katsuta Kup

2019 Katsuta Kup

Katsuta Kup 2019
Technical Package Download

DATE:  SATURDAY, May 4, 2019

PLACE:
Raymond High School
65W 100 N, Raymond, AB T0K 2S0

TIME:  10:00 AM

WEIGH INS:
Sat. May 4,   7:45 – 9:00 AM  High School
U8, U10, U12 use club entry form
All judokans  must register by 9:00 AM Sat. prior to the tournament.

REGISTRATION:
$35 /contestant.
Contestants may compete in one Division only.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
Entry deadline is April 26, 2019.
Please send one club cheque or money order payable to RAYMOND JUDO CLUB

Mail Registrations to:

Gloria Gilmour
Box 988
Raymond, AB  T0K 2S0
Ph. 403 – 752 – 4463
Email: judoclub@raymond.ca

ELIGIBILITY:
Minimum belt rank is Yellow.
All competitors must show current registration.

2019 Florence Senda Junior Tournament

Florence Senda

Date:
Saturday April 27, 2019

Location:
Lethbridge Judo Club
2775-28 Ave SW T1K 7L6

Times:
Club coach/representative meeting 10:00 a.m.
Tournament: 10:30 a.m. (U10)
U12 after everyone has checked in
U14 start times will be posted after weigh in.

Check In:
Saturday April 27, 2019 8am – 930am (U10 & U12)

Weigh-Ins:
Friday, April 26, 2019 (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.) U14
Saturday, April 27, 2019 (8:00 – 9:30 a.m.) U14

Deadline:
April 19th, 2019

To view the tournament technical package please click here.

 

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