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Casino Volunteers Needed for October 16 & 17!

Casino Volunteers Needed for October 16 & 17!

Judo Alberta will be hosting our 2022 Casino Fundraiser on October 16th and 17th at the Grand Villa Casino in Edmonton. 

Come to Edmonton and volunteer a shift or two to help us raise money for the organization. We are currently looking for volunteers for both days.

You can view all of the volunteer opportunities here.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Caleb Boorse at judo@judoalberta.com.

For certain positions we may require you to fill out a volunteer form with AGLC.

Western Female Referee Summit

Western Female Referee Summit

Crowsnest Pass, AlbertaAugust 22-24th, 2022

Provinces across Canada are collaborating to offer a New Female Referee Summit in different locations across the country.

This event is for female judoka interested in learning about refereeing, no referee experience necessary.

Judo Alberta, Judo Saskatchewan, and Judo Manitoba are pleased to provide the Western Summit in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, from August 22-24, 2022.

This session will be facilitated by Jennifer Parker from Judo Alberta, Kim Bergey Kaip from Judo Saskatchewan, and Sonia Christ from Judo Manitoba.

Female judoka U16 to Senior, orange belt or higher are welcome to attend this event. The summit will cover referee expectations and responsibilities, tatami situations, and best practices in a female-only environment. There will be classroom sessions, hiking in the Rocky Mountains, tatami sessions and some time to socialize and ask questions in a relaxed atmosphere.

Cost is $75.00 and includes accommodations and meals.

Please register by July 31, 2022. Maximum registration for this event is 20 judoka. First come, first served.

Trackie Site Registration: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/western-female-referee-summit/480683/

Please direct questions to your provincial representative.

Jennifer Parker: parker.jennifer@gmail.com
Kim Bergey Kaip: bergeykaip@gmail.com
Sonia Christ: kcbfarms@gmail.com

Judo Alberta Athletes Newsletter

Judo Alberta Athletes Newsletter

Please find a copy of the June 2022 Judo Alberta Athlete’s Newsletter at this link: https://judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/JA-June-2022-Newsletter-2.pdf

Judo Alberta’s athletes representative interviews a number of the top performers at the 2022 Open National in Montreal. (May 2022)

Judo Alberta Summer Camp

Judo Alberta Summer Camp

Judo Alberta US Open Camp / CWG Identification Camp, July 8-10, 2022

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

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

Friday July 08, 2022

7:00PM to 9:00PM – Technical & Randori Session

Saturday July 09, 2022

8:30AM to 9:30AM – Fitness (Running shoes & outdoor clothing)

10:30AM to 12:00PM – Drilling & Ne-waza Randori Session

4:00PM to 6:00PM – Technical & Tachi-waza Randori Session

Sunday July 10, 2022

8:30AM to 9:30AM – Judo Fitness / throwing practice

10:00AM to 12:00PM – Judo

Trackie Site: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-summer-cwg-talent-id-camp/479259/

Note: Clubs/Judoka/Provincial teams are welcome to stay longer and join regular club/RTC training from July 11 to July 17, 2022

Eligibility:

  • Judo Alberta / Judo Canada Member
  • Green Belts & above /Orange Belt if Club Coach is in attendance
  • Minimum age U14

CWG: This training camp one eligibility events linked with the Canada Winter Games Selection Criteria. Please find all details regarding the CWG criteria on the Judo Alberta website: https://judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/February-2022-REVISED-Athlete-CWG-Selection-Criteria.pdf

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

Judo Alberta Kata Clinics Series: May 28th and 29th, 2022 – Hosted by Barracuda Judo Club

Judo Alberta Kata Clinics Series: May 28th and 29th, 2022 – Hosted by Barracuda Judo Club

The Judo Alberta Grading Board is pleased to announce that Gordon Okamura and Wesley Enns will be leading a series of kata clinics, covering Kodokan Goshinjutsu, Katame No Kata, Nage No Kata, and Ju No Kata.

Registration: $30 at the door for 1 kata session. $40 for 2 – 4 sessions.

Contact: Jennifer Parker at parker.jennifer@gmail.com for more information

Location: Barracuda Judo Club, 1373 B Hunter Street, Pincher Creek, AB. Inside of Total Balance Health, next to Riteline Electric

Schedule:

Saturday May 28 10am – Noon 1pm – 3pm Kodokan Goshinjutsu (weapons will be provided) 3:15pm – 6:15pm Katame No Kata

Sunday May 29 9am – 1pm Nage No Kata 2pm – 6pm Ju No Kata

Judo AB Spring Camp

Judo AB Spring Camp

Judo Alberta Pre-Nationals Camp / CWG Identification Camp, May 6-8, 2022

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

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

Friday May 06, 2022

7:00PM to 9:00PM – Drilling & Randori Session (everyone)

Saturday May 07, 2022

9:00AM to 10:30AM – Male Ne-waza Session  

10:30AM to 12:00PM – Female Ne-waza Session

3:00PM to 5:00PM – Male Tachi-waza Session 

5:00PM to 7:00PM – Female Tachi-waza Session

Sunday May 08, 2022

8:00AM to 9:00AM Judo Fitness

9:30AM to 11:30AM Technical, Drilling & Randori (everyone)

11:30AM to 12:00M Team Meeting Open Nationals / Information

Trackie Site: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-pre-nationals-cwg-identification-camp/476925/

Eligibility:

  • Judo Alberta / Judo Canada Member
  • Green Belts & above /Orange Belt if Club Coach is in attendance
  • Minimum age U14

CWG: This training camp one eligibility events linked with the Canada Winter Games Selection Criteria. Please find all details regarding the CWG criteria on the Judo Alberta website: https://judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/February-2022-REVISED-Athlete-CWG-Selection-Criteria.pdf

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

Judo Alberta Spring 50/50 Raffle

Judo Alberta Spring 50/50 Raffle

Judo Alberta has launched our Spring 50/50 Raffle to support our judoka to attend the 2022 Open National Judo Championships in Montreal, Quebec. May 19-22, 2022

https://www.rafflebox.ca/raffle/akbba

Support our judoka today and you can be a winner!

Judo Alberta Athletes Newsletter

Judo Alberta Athletes Newsletter

Hello everyone, 
Please enjoy the April 2022 Judo Alberta Athletes Newsletter featuring Priscilla Gagné who is going to be our guest for the 2022 Female Camps in Calgary and Edmonton. 
Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YNeTQAYSRY

Link to article: https://paralympic.ca/team-canada/priscilla-gagne

Judo Alberta Female Camp Registration Links: 
April 30, 2022 Calgary / May 01, 2022 Edmonton: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/judo-alberta-girls-camp/476043/

Link to Judo Alberta Athletes Newsletter: https://judoalberta.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/JA-April-2022-Newsletter-2.pdf

Alexandra Gagnon Judo Alberta Athletes Rep 

Deguchi Sisters Tour

Deguchi Sisters Tour

Judo Alberta and Judo Canada are proud to announce that the Deguchi sisters will be in Alberta for a few days at the end of April.

 Lethbridge: 

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – Lethbridge Judo Club, 6:00PM to 7:30PM  

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022 – Lethbridge Judo Club, 6:45PM to 8:30PM 

Calgary:

Date: Friday, April 29, 2022 – Hiro’s Judo Club, 7:00PM to 9:00PM
* The times might change based on the number of applications. There is a possibility of splitting into two 90min sessions 

Trackie Sign-Up for the Hiro’s / Trackie Session:
https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/deguchi-sisters-hiros-dojo/476472/

The training session will feature:

Christa Deguchi: 2019 World Champion and Multiple Grand Slam Gold Medalist

Kelly Deguchi: Pan-Am American Medalist and Multiple World Cup Medalist

Note: This is an excellent opportunity for Judoka who are attending the Female Camp in Calgary on April 30, 2022 to make it an overnight judo weekend. 

Please contact me for further details: ewan@judoalberta.com

Judo Alberta Blackbelt Grading June 04, 2022

Judo Alberta Blackbelt Grading June 04, 2022

Judo Alberta Blackbelt Grading

Date : Saturday June 4, 2022 Time : 10:00 am

Judo Alberta Grading

Date : Saturday June 4, 2022
Time : 10:00 am
Location : Hiro’s Dojo #115 – 1919  27AVE NE Calgary  

Judo Canada Grading Page:https://judocanada.org/grading/

National Grading Syllabus: https://www.judocanada.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/National-Grading-Syllabus-1-January-2021-EN-1.pdf  

Technical Stream Forms: https://judocanada.org/technical-stream/  

Competitive Stream Forms: https://judocanada.org/competitive-stream/

All candidates for Competitive and Technical stream must submit completed Grading Forms to Judo Canada for approval no LATER than May 20, 2022.

Sincerely,

Judo Alberta Grading Committee

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