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Tickets on Sale for the 2023 Pan American Oceania Championship

Tickets on Sale for the 2023 Pan American Oceania Championship

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding – April-August 2023

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding – April-August 2023

The Judo Alberta HP Coaching Committee would like to congratulate the following athlete 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 this round of elite athlete funding for costs incurred from events participated in from April 2023 to August 2023.  

April 2023 to August 2023
Name National & International Events Judo Club Funding
Loic Beaton Cadet World Lethbridge  $     900.00
Marianna Karas Cadet World Kodokwai  $     900.00
Habib Said Mohammad Cadet World Kodokwai  $     900.00
Marla Batbayar Cadet World Lethbridge  $     900.00
Kiera Westlake Dominican & Peru PJC Cups Lethbridge  $     600.00
Charlize Medilo Junior Summer European Tour Lethbridge  $     600.00
 $  4,800.00

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

2023 Tom Greenway Scholarship Winners

2023 Tom Greenway Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Chralize Medilo and Munkhu Batbayar for winning the 2023 Tom Greenway Scholarship .

Tom Green way was a two time Olympian (76 & 80) from Lethbridge, Alberta who passed away in 2004.

In 2005 the Tom Greenway Scholarship Committee was established. The scholarship criteria was developed by Allan Greenway, Joe Meli, Dean Maruyama and Garry Yamashita.

A $400 scholarship is awarded each April at the Florence Senda Cup to Judo Alberta’s top ranked male and female athletes based on the most 1st
place wins regardless of weight category. The age eligibility for this
scholarships are athletes who are 14 years old to 19-year-old and who are
members in good standing with Judo Alberta. All tournaments considered
for this scholarship are part of the Judo Alberta point system during
the period from July 1 through May 31 each year. Athletes are eligible
to win the award every third year giving the opportunity for this
scholarship to impact many different judoka. If there are athletes who
are tied with the number of competition 1st place/wins they will each
receive $300.00.

The purpose of the scholarship is to assist young judoka to attend out
of province tournaments in order to elevate their standard of Judo.
Donations can be sent to the Judo Alberta office, payable to the “Tom
Greenway Memorial Scholarship Fund

June 3, 2023 Grading Results

June 3, 2023 Grading Results

Congratulations to the following judoka on their successful Black Belt grading:

Competitive StreamClub
Shodan
Loic BeatonLethbridge Kyodokan
Stefan TesanovicIshi Yama
 Marianna KarasKodokwai
Brecklyn VealeLethbridge Kyodokan
Nidan
Evelyn BeatonLethbridge Kyodokan
Troy GallantLethbridge Kyodokan
 Kondelia KarasKodokwai
Aliya KoliaskaLethbridge Kyodokan
Sandan
Danielle BeatonLethbridge Kyodokan
Technical StreamClub
Shodan 
Elmar AliyevHiro’s
Shane DauphineeTolide
Alan PearseYaruki
Nathan RolfeHiro’s
Jesse TerryRaymond
Garry PearseYaruki
Yondan 
Jennifer ParkerBarracuda
Judo Alberta Summer Camp

Judo Alberta Summer Camp

Judo Alberta Provincial Summer Camp – July 14-16, 2023

Division: U14, U16, U18, U21, seniors, veterans

Address for training camp: Lethbridge Judo Club, 2775 28 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 7L6

Friday July 14, 2023

6:00PM to 8:00PM Judo

Saturday July 15, 2023

10:00AM to 12:00PM Judo                 4:00PM to 6:00PM Judo

Sunday July 16, 2023

9:00AM to 10:00AM Fitness               10:30AM to 12:00PM Judo

Trackie Site: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-summer-camp/490291/

Note: The Lethbridge Judo Club will be open for summer training for any athletes or teams would like to join for additional training. Please contact me (ewan@judoalberta.com) to make arrangements.

2023 US Open Team – This is an excellent event to prepare to the US Open. It is highly recommended that athletes who are travelling to the US Open take part in this camp.

Hotel Options

Comfort Inn: (5-8 min walk/ Full Breakfast) https://www.choicehotels.com/alberta/lethbridge/comfort-inn-hotels/cn424?mc=llrscncn&pmf=canada

Sure Stay Inn: (5-8 min walk/ Full Breakfast)  https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotels-in-lethbridge/surestay-plus-hotel-by-best-western-lethbridge/propertyCode.53028.html

For further information contact Ewan Beaton, Judo Alberta HP Coach: ewan@judoalberta.com

Grading Notice

Date:  Saturday June 3, 2023
Location: Hiro’s Judo Club, 115, 1919 – 27 Avenue NE
Deadline to Register:  April 30, 2023

The grading is for both Technical and Competitive stream candidates.
Note that the time required for the vetting process through Judo Canada, candidates are advised to apply early at https://judocanada.org/grading-2/.

Any inquiries may be directed to Gord Okamura at gyokamura@gmail.com

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding April 2023

Judo Alberta Elite Athlete Funding April 2023

To:        JUDO ALBERTA CLUBS

From:   Judo Alberta HP Coaching Committee

RE:        Elite Athlete Funding

Date:    April 17, 2023

______________________________________________________________________________

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 first round of elite athlete funding for costs incurred from events participated in from December 2022 to April 2023  

Name National & International Judo Club Funding Method of Payment
Kondelia Karas Denmark Matsumae Cup Lethbridge $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Elizabeth Sanikidze Denmark Matsumae Cup Kodokwai $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Meadow MacDonald Denmark Matsumae Cup Lethbridge $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Aida Shima Denmark Matsumae Cup Kodokwai $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Connor Gallant Denmark Matsumae Cup Lethbridge $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Sawyer Althouse Denmark Matsumae Cup Lethbridge $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Stefan Tesanovic Denmark Matsumae Cup Ishi-yama $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Evelyn Beaton Denmark Matsumae Cup Lethbridge $400.00 Applied to Denmark Invoice
Kondelia Karas Thuringia Cup Germany Kodokwai $400.00 Check or e-transfer to Club
Marianna Karas Thuringia Cup Germany Kodokwai $400.00 Check or e-transfer to Club
Aliya Koliaska Thuringia Cup Germany Lethbridge $400.00 Check or e-transfer to Club
Troy Gallant Bremen International Germany Lethbridge $400.00 Check or e-transfer to Club
Loic Beaton Bremen International Germany Lethbridge   $400.00 Check or e-transfer to Club
Carter Althouse Bremen International Germany Lethbridge $400.00 Check or e-transfer to Club
TOTAL  $  5,600.00

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 Provincial Championship Results

Judo Alberta Provincial Championship Results

The 2023 Judo Alberta Provincial Championships were hosted Saturday, April 1 in Fort Saskatchewan by Tolide Judo Kwai.

For all results and provincial champions, please click here.

Congratulations to everyone who participated this past weekend!

Judo Alberta NCCP Dojo Assistant Course

Judo Alberta will be holding an NCCP Dojo Assistant course on May 6-7, 2023, in Calgary.  Register online in the Locker at coach.ca using your NCCP credentials.  Don’t have an NCCP number yet?  Simply go to coach.ca website, click the red icon at the top right (The Locker) and then at the login screen press the “Don’t have an NCCP#? Create one now!” link to get started. Once you have logged into the Locker, look for the calendar at the top of the page and find the course on this date.   

Date: May 6-7, 2023 (2-day course)

Location: Hiro’s Judo Club, #115 1919-27th Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7E4  

Time: Saturday 8:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday 8:00am – 5:00pm (sign up for both sessions) 

Cost: $285 (course with evaluation*) OR $185 (w/o evaluation – for those eligible to take the DI course soon).  

Registration: All registrations must be completed in the Locker

Registration deadline: April 28, 2023 

*After spending 60 hr helping at the dojo, a candidate can request to be evaluated by a Coach Evaluator and, if successful, become a Certified Dojo Assistant.   

This Learning Experience prepares the participant to assist in the delivery of judo practices for judo players of all stages of development, with an emphasis on participants under 13 years old. It is recommended that the assistant work under the supervision of a certified Dojo Instructor. Assistants under the age of majority must work under the direct supervision of a certified Dojo Instructor.

Prerequisites:  

  • Minimum age of 16.
  • Minimum rank of green belt with a working knowledge of the judo techniques included in the DA program as identified by the Judo Canada kyu syllabus.
  • Sterling background check for all candidate coaches who are 18 years old and older via Sterling Agency – for details see: https://pages.sterlingbackcheck.ca/landing-pages/j/judo-canada/
  • OR equivalent Police or RCMP background checks. In cases where the Sterling agency is not used for this service, results of the background check must be communicated to Judo Canada to NCCP@judocanada.org by the individual coaches or via the Judo AB office.
  • Successful online completion of the “Respect in Sport for the activity leader” e-learning module available at https://judo-canada-al.respectgroupinc.com/.

Note 1: The background check and Respect in Sport modules may be completed after the course.

Judo Alberta Training Camps April 2023

Judo Alberta Training Camps April 2023

Judo Alberta Regional Training Camp Edmonton

Friday / Saturday April 14/April 15, 2023

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Judoka who will participate in this Regional Camp are asked to register on Trackie: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-regional-camp-edmonton/488299/

Judo Alberta Regional Training Camp Calgary

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Judoka who will participate in this Regional Camp are asked to register on Trackie: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-regional-camp-calgary/488300/

Judo Alberta Pre-Nationals Camp, Lethbridge

April 28-30,2023

Register on Trackie: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/2023-judo-alberta-provincial-nationals-preparation-camp/488301/

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