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 →

“This is a big step towards building a new generation of competitive players,” said judo president Eddie Cooper. The Solomon Islands Judo Federation successfully held its first Open Trials at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport – SINIS for team selection to advance to the High Performance Training StandardRead More →

The Zimbabwe Judo Association held a two-day competition in Harare on September 23-24, 2022. Over 200 judokas took part in the event, including the local refugee camp peace judo team of Tongogara, which brought children and the elderly to participate. “On September 23, we had the competition for children, underRead More →

The modern martial art was brought to India by Rabindranath Tagore in India. Judo is a modern martial sport created by Kano Jigoro of Japan in 1882. The sport originated from “Jujutsu”, also a martial art. The sport was introduced to India by Rabindranath Tagore who wrote the national anthemRead More →