The Judo for Peace South Africa (JFPSA) program continues to grow at a rapid pace, offering judo activities to more and more young people to help them integrate and give them the tools to fight against xenophobia. Child protection, gender equity and self-confidence have been among the issues that haveRead More →

The World Judo Tour already has another baby, the Dushanbe Grand Prix. In Abu Dhabi, the president of the International Judo Federation, Marius Vizer, signed the agreement with the president of the Tajik Judo Federation, Nurullo Loiqov. President of the International Judo Federation, Marius Vizer, signing the agreement with PresidentRead More →

My youngest child drove to work this morning. Her after-school and weekend job is across town at the martial arts school where we’ve both been training since she was five. We drove through Sydney, from the trees and water of the land just north of the Parramatta River, the riverRead More →

Kolkata Police have registered an FIR after 2019 Commonwealth Para Judo Championship bronze medalist Buddhadeb Jana was allegedly assaulted in a violent incident at Jadavpur University hostel by a former student last week. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} A senior police officer said Buddhadeb Jana, 22, who is visually impaired, hasRead More →

Police recorded an FIR on Wednesday after a 22-year-old visually impaired student from Jadavpur University was allegedly ripped to shreds by a former university student at the hostel inside the Kolkata campus last week. The victim, Budhhadeb Jana, a third-year international relations student, was trained in judo since he wasRead More →

After serving a 10-year term on the British Judo Board on Friday, Peter Blewett retired from his post as vice-chairman. Blewett joined the British Judo Board in 2012 before being elected chairman of Judo England in 2017 and deputy chairman of the board, two positions he held until his retirement.Read More →

Judo Club de Monaco is the breeding ground for champions of the future and they were busy at the regional tournaments in October, winning more than their fair share of medals. Remarkable because the first regional circuit of the season was Gap where there were excellent results, in particular: VicentasRead More →

The Fiji Judo Association is in the process of recruiting a full-time coach to ensure its athletes have all the resources they need in their fight for Paris 2024 Olympic qualification. Association secretary and Olympian Josateki Naulu said the challenge for a national federation is that they are currently travelingRead More →

Chloë Grace Moretz just proved that women really can do better – and in heels. During Monday night’s (November 14) episode of The show tonight the actress showed off her judo skills as she flipped host Jimmy Fallon completely over her shoulder. While discussing his new Prime Video series TheRead More →

By our journalistIMPHAL, Nov 13: State taekwondo players continued to dazzle at the 2nd North East Olympics hosted by Meghalaya Olympic Association in Shillong adding another 11 medals including 6 gold on Day 4 regional games.The gold medals won today for Manipur in the senior division taekwondo events are NaoroibamRead More →

This year, Anti-Bullying Week runs from 14e at 18e November and British Judo joins the Anti-Bullying Alliance, urging everyone to #ReachOut. UK Judo is gearing up to support Anti-Bullying Week by addressing members of UK Judo and the wider judo community in a plea to join the association and uniteRead More →

On the final day of the IBSA World Championships, two-time Paralympian Daniel Powell achieved the performance of his life by winning a silver medal in the J1 -90 kg category. Powell, competing at his second world championships, had a first-round bye before beating Antonio-Tenorio Da-Silva (BRA) in the second round.Read More →

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): About 400 athletes from Madhya Pradesh will participate in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022. They will be held in eight state cities from January 31 next year. It will be organized in eight cities of MP from next January 31st. This is the first time thatRead More →

Christine Sinclair is Canada’s most legendary soccer player. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images) Written by Personal Canada may be best known for producing world-class hockey players, but its sporting heritage runs much deeper. From legends like Christine Sinclair to up-and-coming champions like Alphonso Davies, Canada has produced many exceptionalRead More →

The Harai Goshi is one of the basic throws in the martial art of Judo. It’s a simple yet powerful throw that’s great to add to your grappling game. Here’s what you need to know about the Harai Goshi throw. We’ll go over different setups and important tips for hittingRead More →

Young judo hopeful Charlotte Jenman could get used to the feeling of knocking down the best in the world. Dartford star Jenman enjoyed a breakthrough year with bronze at the European Under-18 Championships and a handful of medals on the European Cup circuit. Charlotte Jenman has demonstrated all the rightRead More →

The first day of the Baku 2022 Judo Grand Slam competition was cause for celebration, as Azerbaijan celebrates 50 years since the establishment of its judo federation. A spectacular opening ceremony was opened by Mr. Farid Gayibov, Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Dr. Laszlo Toth,Read More →

Former Austrian Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher was released from prison on Friday after serving time for sexually abusing two girls he was coaching. Seisenbacher was conditionally released after serving more than two-thirds of his five-year sentence, Styria provincial court spokeswoman Barbara Schwarz told AFP. His lawyer, Bernhard Lehofer, confirmedRead More →

A representative of one of the largest judo schools in Portugal, the school of Olympic bronze medalist Nuno Delgado (EJND), once again took part in the World Judo Day celebrations. Nuno Delgado’s Judo School celebrated WYD 2022, launching the #PadrinhosAdotivos (Hospitality Patrons and Godmothers) campaign and promoting inclusion through judo,Read More →

Insight: Uganda National Judo Team Head Coach, Janek Novak (of the Czech Republic), who is also attached to the Police Judo Club, believes that the competition which involved players from Germany, Australia, New Zealand and other players will help Ugandan players learn crucial skills. Three Ugandan judokas have successfully returnedRead More →

The Irish team at the International Adapted Judo Festival in Switzerland. Published: Sat 29 Oct 2022, 09:33 27 Judo Assist Team Ireland members traveled to the picturesque town of Poschiavo, Switzerland earlier this month to take part in one of the biggest and best adaptive/inclusive judo festivals on the calendarRead More →

It was another successful trip to London for one of Bradford’s wrestling stars last Saturday, as Steven Singh Takhar won silver at the British Masters Judo Championships. Takhar is a member of the Bradford Judo Club on Halifax Road and has been involved in the sport for 27 years. TheRead More →

Seeded number one in the -57kg category, Marica PERISIC (SRB) truly dominated her category today, despite a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi, and no respite since the world championships seniors in Tashkent. It wasn’t necessarily an easy victory for her, but her experience set her apartRead More →

A QUARTET of judo players from North East Wales have made their mark on the national stage. For the first time in three years. the British National Masters Championships were held in Surrey, with judokas from across the country competing. Julian Pae, Andy Lloyd, Steve Evans and Mark Creegan ofRead More →

British Judo are pleased to share Team GB Judo Adaptive who have been selected for the Virtus Oceania Asia Games in Brisbane which will take place from 5th to 11th November, with judo due to take place on Monday 7the November. Together with Virtus UK member UK Sports Association, thisRead More →

The World Judo Tour already has another baby, the Dushanbe Grand Prix. In Abu Dhabi, the president of the International Judo Federation, Marius Vizer, signed the agreement with the president of the Tajik Judo Federation, Nurullo Loiqov. It will be four years, at least for now, and four years isRead More →

On the second day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, a vital Judo for Peace project was observed. Twenty-one young Jewish and Muslim judokas from Israel aged between twelve and seventeen traveled to Abu Dhabi to show their friendship and inclusion. An initiative to continue the relationship between the UnitedRead More →

Dwayne “DJ” Holman Jr. describes himself as a “true Montclairian”. The 34-year-old professional boxer grew up in Montclair, attending Watchung School and Buzz Aldrin Middle School (known at the time as Mt. Hebron) and graduated from Montclair High School in 2006. And when he started training his clients one-on-one inRead More →

Since 1863, football has become the pride and glory of the United Kingdom. It’s not just a sport anymore, it’s a religion. In this regard, there are many educational institutions that promote football. Their goal is to help football fans improve their skills and pursue their dream of becoming professionalRead More →

The world judo championships ended on Wednesday, but many in the sport are still abuzz over a story of redemption. Brazilian judoka Rafaela Silva, who returns after a two-year suspension for doping, won her first world title in nine years. A classic waza-hiri performed against three-time world junior champion HarukaRead More →

Gemma Howell of England after winning silver in the women’s -63kg final at Coventry Arena on day five of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Picture date: Tuesday August 2, 2022. PA Photo. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Judo. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial useRead More →

At British Judo we want to continue to highlight ways to keep your child safe in sport, for example by taking part in workshops or taking online training on protection. This month we are hosting two workshops on protection at the National Olympic and Paralympic Training Centre. UK Coaching –Read More →

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — On Sunday, October 9, Gokor Chivichyan held a private memorial for his longtime business partner and dojo owner, Judo Gene LeBell, on what would have been Gene’s 90th birthday. It was fittingly at the famed Hayastan MMA Academy in North Hollywood, California. The dojo was filledRead More →

Ranjit Dalvi, a wrestling aficionado and sportswriter deeply invested in grappling, loves his two laments in the sport: how Bombay’s Anglo-Indian community slowly faded from the frame of Indian hockey. And how Maharashtra, with its rich history steeped in wrestling, lost out to northern wrestlers, clinging to mud dangals. DalviRead More →

UFC GOAT Georges St-Pierre once took footwork advice from Bellator Kickboxing legend Raymond Daniels. Georges St-Pierre is not done fighting. He is still evolving as a martial arts practitioner. Although he retired from active competition years ago, the UFC GOAT remains on point with his MMA skills. In fact, heRead More →

Today, the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, HE Abdulla Nigmatovich Aripov officially opened the Tashkent 2022 World Championships, accompanied by the IJF President, Mr. Marius Vizer. During his opening speech, Mr. Aripov said: “Distinguished guests, dear Mr. Marius Vizer, dear athletes, ladies and gentlemen. We are very happy to welcome youRead More →