Keith Morgan Inducted Into Alberta Sport Hall of Fame

Keith Morgan Inducted Into Alberta Sport Hall of Fame

Judo Alberta is pleased to congratulate Keith Morgan MD, on his induction into the Alberta Sport Hall of Fame. This Alberta born judo fighter and multiple time Canadian champion has represented our province and our country internationally over a sixteen year span. Keith’s performance and drive in the sport of Judo is nothing short of magnificent, this four time Olympian has garnered over 50 International medals, including multiple Pan American Championships, a silver medal in the 2002 Commonwealth Games, the gold medal at the 1999 World University Championships, and a 5th place finish in the 2000 Olympic Games and 2003 World Championships to name but a few of his competitive accomplishments. Keith Morgan was ranked in the top seven in the world for eight years, and this multi time Judo Canada’s athlete of the year may be considered one of the all time elite judokas in Canadian Judo history.

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Keith Morgan to be Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Keith Morgan to be Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Judo Alberta is pleased to announce that 4 time Olympian Keith Morgan will be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on May 30 in Red Deer Alberta.

Keith’s highest competitive achievement was placing 5th at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He always fought nationally under the Judo Alberta banner and we are proud that he represented us in such a fine fashion.

Keith will be attending the ceremonies in Red Deer with family and friends. If you wish to join in the festivities, you may order tickets directly from the HOF, or send an email to to enquire about a ticket. Tables of 8 people are available and if there is enough interest, these can be purchased.

Keith Morgan Results
2014 Standard Ticket Order Form

Provincial Athlete Funding Update

The provincial coaching staff has released the approved funding list for the first half of the season.

The next deadline or funding is March 31.

Please see the following documents:

Funding list
Judo Alberta Elite Funding Application
Elite Athlete Funding Letter
3-05 Elite Athlete Funding Policy

Important Information Regarding Nationals

Please review the National information being distributed by the provincial coaching staff. There is important information regarding deposits and travel.

Please note a deposit of $900 per person is required by April 10 for those attending national.

Nage no kata and Goshin jitsu Clinic

Judo Alberta is pleased to present a kata clinic hosted at the Hiro’s Judo Club in Calgary.

Saturday May 3,2014 – 1:00p to 3:00p, 6:00p to 8:00p
Sunday May 4,2014 – 9:00a to 11:00a, 1:00p to 3:00p

Instructors: Garry Yamashita and Allan Sattin

Fee:$35 per person

To register, please contact Joe Meli at

Provincial Training Camp

March 29-30, 2014

Division: U16, U18, U21, seniors, Masters


10h30-12h30 pm: All divisions Tachi waza.
3h-4h00 pm: Sport Psychology Session
4h-6h00 pm: All divisions, Ne waza


8h30-9h15 am: Circuit Training All divisions
10h-Noon: Judo review, randori

Address for training camp:

Collegiate High School
1800 – 8th Ave.
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 1Y2.

Please bring running shoes and exercise clothing.

Fatira Merah , High Performance Coach
Phone: 780-863-8379.

Training Camp Memorandum

Competition 2014 Alberta Winter Games

Click here to view the round robin draw sheets from the 2014 Alberta Winter Games.

Volunteers required for 2015 Pan Am Championships

Judo Alberta is currently recruiting for key positions in the organization of the 2015 Pan Am Championships. Please see the job descriptions in the Tournament Sanction Policy for job descriptions. Please contact Kelly Thornton ( if you are interested in a position.

National Grading Syllabus Update

On January 26th, 2014, Judo Canada’s Board of Directors approved the following Motion:

“Be it resolved that the date of implementation of January 1 2016 will be added to the section of the Tai period in the Grading syllabus.”

Judo Canada Grading Syllabus has been updated and is available on Judo Canada Website.

The following update has been made: “Normally, the maximum grade that can be achieved by a judoka, shall be no more
than three grades above of what they accomplished at the end of their Tai period.”

Note: Implementation of this regulation will start as of January 1st, 2016.

Results from Pacific International

Click here to see results from the Pacific International tournament.

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