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Judo Alberta Regional Trainings – Edmonton / Calgary (Pre-Nationals)

Judo Alberta Regional Trainings – Edmonton / Calgary (Pre-Nationals)

Judo Alberta Regional Training Camp Edmonton

Friday / Saturday May 10/11, 2024

Division: U14, U16, U18, U21, Seniors, Masters

Address for regional training camp location:

St. Albert Judo Club, 42C Riel Dr, St. Albert

Friday May 10, 2024:              6:00PM to 8:00PM – Friday Night Fight Night

Saturday May 11, 2024:         8:30AM to 9:30AM – Uchi-komi & Fitness

Saturday May 11, 2024:         10:00AM to 11:45PM – Drilling, Transition & Tactical

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Judoka who will participate in the EDMONTON Regional Camp are asked to register on Trackie:

https://registration.judocanada.org/event/judo-alberta-regional-camp-edmonton-pre-nationals/1000637/

 Judo Alberta Regional Training Camp Calgary

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Division: U14, U16, U18, U21, Seniors, Masters

Address for regional training camp location:

Hiro’s Judo Club

 #115 1919 – 27th Avenue, Calgary, Alberta

Saturday May 11, 2024

Time: 3:30PM to 4:30PM – Uchi-komi & Drilling  

Time: 5:00PM to 7:00PM – Technical & Randori

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Judoka who will participate in the CALGARY Regional Camp are asked to register on Trackie:

https://registration.judocanada.org/event/judo-alberta-regional-camp-calgary-pre-nationals/1000636/

There is no cost for the training camp

Eligibility:

  • Judo Alberta / Judo Canada Member
  • Minimum age U14
  • Minimum Level Green Belt / Orange Belt with Club Coach Attending

NOTE: THE FOCUS OF THIS TRAINING WILL BE FOR THE ATHLETES WHO WILL BE ATTENDING THE 2024 OPEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. BE READY TO WORK AND SWEAT! 

Ewan Beaton HP Judo Alberta Coach              

Phone: (403) 892-6099      E-mail: ewan@judoalberta.com

Judo Alberta 50/50 Spring 2024 Draw!

Judo Alberta 50/50 Spring 2024 Draw!


Purchase tickets for the Judo Alberta 50/50 Spring 2024 Draw.

This draw is a crucial fundraiser aimed at supporting over 60 dedicated Judo athletes from communities and clubs across Alberta. These athletes have poured countless hours of hard work and dedication into their training, all with the goal of representing our province at the 2024 Open National Judo Championships in Montreal, Quebec.

Your participation in this draw not only gives you the chance to win big, but it also directly contributes to the success of our athletes. All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly towards funding their journey to the National Championships, ensuring they have the resources they need to compete at the highest level.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to support our local athletes and be a part of their journey towards excellence. Purchase your tickets before the end of the day and help us make a difference in the lives of these remarkable individuals.

To buy your tickets, simply visit https://www.rafflebox.ca/raffle/2024judoalbertaspringraffle and follow the instructions.

2024 Katsuta Kup Judo Championship

2024 Katsuta Kup Judo Championship

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 10:00 AM
Location: Raymond High School, Raymond, Alberta

Registration: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024-katsuta-kup-judo-championship/1000563/
$40 /contestant
Contestants can only compete in one Division.
Entry fees are non-refundable, unless event is canceled.

Entry deadline: April 24, 2024.

QUESTIONS: Contact Dawn Iwaasa at judoclub@raymond.ca or 403-315-0839
ELIGIBILITY: Minimum belt rank is Yellow.

2024 Judo Alberta US Open Tour

2024 Judo Alberta US Open Tour

Subject:    Judo Alberta 2024 US Open Tour   

From:        Provincial Coach Staff / Judo Alberta Coach Committee

Date:         March 04, 2024

Hello everyone,

Judo Alberta plans to a take team to the 2024 Junior US Open in Fort Lauderdale.

Minimum Eligibility: U16/U18/U21/SR Provincial Team Member

Judo Alberta HP Coach Committee will consider other Judo Alberta judoka who do not meet the above minimum criteria on a case-by-case request.

Main Competition Hotel: Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale – free breakfast and evening refreshment/snacks included (12-15 min walk to the competition site)

Junior US Open & 1 Day Camp:

Departure Wednesday, July 24, 2024 / Return Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Approx. Hard Cost: $1,500 to $1,800.00; Flight / Hotel / Ground Transport / Travel insurance (TBF)

Competition Entry Fee & Camp Fees will vary based on the number of divisions athletes are competing in. ($110.00USD Per Division / Camp $70.00USD) Paid by athletes. (TBF)

Judo Alberta Event Sign-up Deadline: Monday April 22, 2024  

Judo Clubs will be asked to submit the names of those who are interested in. Personal coaches are welcome. Please fill out the spreadsheet attached to this email / message.

Name: As Written on their Canadian Passport, example Ewan M. Beaton

Birthdate: Written, example 13 / July / 1969

Note: $1,000.00 deposit per athlete will be invoiced to the club following the April 22, 2024 deadline.

Please contact Ewan Beaton for more details: ewan@judoalberta.com

Nage no Kata for Grading Clinic

Nage no Kata for Grading Clinic

Time: Sunday April 28 2024 12:00 -4 pm (after Interprovincial Training Camp)
Location: Tolide Judo Kwai Dow Centennial Centre, 84 St. & 87 Ave. Fort Saskatchewan

Getting ready for grading? Judo Alberta is hosting a free clinic on Nage no Kata after the April Interprovincial Training camp, at the same dojo! While our focus will be on helping candidates to prepare their kata for upcoming gradings, this clinic will be beneficial for competitors, sensei who teach kata at their dojo, and those who want to improve their Nage no Kata.


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

NCCP Dojo Assistant/Dojo Instructor Courses

Judo Alberta will be holding NCCP Dojo Assistant and Dojo Instructor courses on April 19-21, 2024 in Calgary.  Register online in the Locker at coach.ca using your NCCP credentials.  Don’t have an NCCP number yet?  Simply go to the 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 judo courses on this date.   

Date: April 19-21, 2024
Location:  Hiro’s Judo Club, #115 1919-27th Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7E4  
Time: DA course: Friday 9:00am – 6:30pm Saturday 9:00am – 12:00 pm 
DI course: Saturday 9:00am – 7:00 pm Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: DA course $285; DI course $360; combined DA/DI course $545
Registration: All registrations must be completed in the Locker
Registration deadline:   April 14, 2024

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 if such checks are required by the Province/Territory. 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 P/T offices.
  • 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.  

DOJO INSTRUCTOR

The “Instructor” course provides the participant with knowledge to instruct technical, physical, and mental, social and other aspects of judo. The course prepares the participant to be a club instructor responsible for providing judokas with the basic physical literacy skills with emphasis on children under the age of 14, judo skills as described in the Judo Canada syllabus, and to introduce young judokas to competition. 

Prerequisites:  

  • Minimum age of 18.  
  • Minimum rank of brown belt with a working knowledge of the judo techniques included in the Judo Canada kyu syllabus. 
  • Trained DA or Trained Community Coach. 
  • Sterling background check for all candidate coaches who are 18 years old and older via Sterling Agency – for details see: https://www.sterlingtalentsolutions.ca/landing-pages/j/judo-canada/
  •  OR equivalent if such checks are required by the Province/Territory. 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 P/T offices. The Backcheck is required only if the check done for the DA was done more than 3 years earlier.  
  • Successful online completion of a “Respect in Sport for the activity leader” e-learning module available at https://judo-canada-al.respectgroupinc.com/ for all candidates who did not complete this module in the past.  

Please contact Garry Yamashita (Judo Alberta, NCCP Chair) with any questions.  gee_why2@yahoo.com

Edmonton Yudanshakai Judo Society Casino

Volunteers are needed for our EYJS Casino to be held on Monday, Sept 9 and Tuesday, Sept 10 at Pure Casino Edmonton – 7055 Argyll Rd NW. Register online here. Times and positions assigned to each EYJS Club are listed here. After registering online, please fully complete and sign the attached EYJS volunteer form and email it directly to gyokamura@gmail.com Thank you.

*PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers can work more than one shift but cannot change positions.

Judo Canada Call for Directors

Judo Canada Call for Directors

Judo Canada is seeking one (1) Director at large for its board of directors (2024-2026)

Nomination protocol

Risk Management Committee – Gestion de risques

https://judocanada.org/2024/02/12/volunteer-position-member-of-the-risk-management-committee/?fbclid=IwAR1I9HBanWy-kt_yklUX_URGEOzknW85X7dzz7VqsJpau7RvemDHQGstdbA

https://judocanada.org/fr/2024/02/12/poste-benevole-membre-du-comite-de-gestion-des-risques/

Director – Administrateur

https://judocanada.org/2024/01/20/muffin-builder-64932/

https://judocanada.org/fr/2024/01/20/poste-vacant-appel-de-candidature/

2024 June Yudansha Grading

Date: Saturday June 1, 2024
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Tokugawa Judo Club – 9647 62 Ave NW, Edmonton

  1. All candidates for Competitive and Technical stream must enter their application into the on-line system https://judocanada.org/grading/ no LATER than April 23, 2024.
  2. Refer to the Judo Alberta website https://judoalberta.com/index.php/grading-kata/ for information about black belt grading and the National Grading Syllabus.
  3. Candidates should obtain their head instructor’s approval before making the application. Both have a responsibility to ensure the information entered is accurate and verified.
  4. Shodan candidates have the responsibility of ensuring their ikkyu (brown belt) registration date agrees with the Judo Alberta registrar’s records (as evidenced by the Judo Alberta Certificate of Promotion). Contact the Judo Alberta Registrar if any questions.
  5. All candidates must have a Judo Canada passport and bring it to the grading. If you need to order a passport, then go to https://judocanada.org/judo-canada-passport/
  6. Tournament Point Certification forms (signed by the Tournament Director) will no longer be used for verifying tournament wins. However, official draw sheets from the tournament or certification by the head sensei must be emailed to the Provincial Grading Committee at gyokamura@gmail.com once the application has been made. See
    Tournament Results https://judocanada.tv/resultatsresults/
  7. No electronic recording during any Yudansha grading session. However, grading sessions are open to the public.
2024 Judo Alberta Provincial Championships

2024 Judo Alberta Provincial Championships

Registration for the 2024 Alberta Provincial Judo Championships is now OPENSign up TODAY! We have redeveloped the Provincial Judo Championships and are we are hoping to add some excitement, drama and fun to the weekend! We want the athletes and clubs to take pride in being Provincial Champions. We want to be be challenging and a goal for every athlete and club to become provincial champions.

We want the Grand Championships to be an exciting event that links the past to the future!

Remember that there is team competition and an overall club championships. Each athlete that competes at the 2024 Provincial Championships is important to the your club to gain points for the club championships.

Technical Package: https://files.trackie.com/uploads/event/2024-03-12-01-25-25-1256729105-538219.pdf?rand=1745887672

2024 Provincial Championships Trackie Site: https://registration.judocanada.org/event/2024-judo-alberta-provincial-championships-athlete-registration/1000040/ 

The Provincial Championships is the most prestigious judo competition in the province! Start to build your teams and share this link with you athletes. Judo Alberta wants to see the biggest Provincial Championships ever! Support your province today so we can continue to grow and improve in the future. 

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