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Countdown for inaugural Judo Grand Prix Tel Aviv

17 Jan 2019 08:10

The IJF World Judo Tour 2019 will launch in just over a week with a brand new event. The new season will open in Israel with the inaugural Tel Aviv Grand Prix from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 January. Read more


International Belgian Adidas Judo Open best hub for Paris

16 Jan 2019 09:35

The "International Belgian Adidas Judo Open" held in Visé and Herstal was a big success last year. The Federation took the chance to take over the tournament in Herstal for women and simultaneously organised it with the men’s tournament in Visé followed by an international training camp. Read more


Bad outlook for Dirk van Tichelt after cruciate ligament

15 Jan 2019 16:35

Belgian Olympic bronze medallist Dirk van Tichelt picked up a serious knee injury at his last day at the Olympic Training Camp in Mittersill in Austria. Van Tichelt will be out of the tatami for at least 6-9 months and will be operated in his country at 7 February. Read more


How prevent to get fat as a judo coach

14 Jan 2019 08:55

Amelie Rosseneu is well known as a certified dietician and an expert in martial arts. She is Author of her book "Making Weight & Everything Else" and third Dan European U23 Champion. The Belgian lives in Israel and has always been fighting as a lightweight. Now she coaches many people to live healthy and prevent to get too much fat and especially coaches should know this. I'm sure you know a few examples. Maybe a good topic some day at the Coach seminar being an example for your students. Read more


Blind Sports Federation IBSA full ambition in 2019

11 Jan 2019 12:45

International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo has revealed the major competition calendar for 2019 and 2020, featuring regional Championships and newly renamed Grand Prix. Read more


Developing tools and models to predict Judo results

10 Jan 2019 11:25

It is January, the beginning of a new and exciting year, with the first IJF event looming: The Grand Prix in Tel Aviv. Some of the best judoka in each category will be in Israel to fight for the points and maintain or improve their position in the world ranking for the top seedings in 2019, when the road to Olympic qualification gets tough. Read more


Snow and sweat at first OTC of 2019 in Mittersill

9 Jan 2019 13:15

The 26th editions of the Olympic Training Centre in Mittersill is in full force. Better to stay inside as outside it’s a snowy situation. It’s seemingly carless, as you cannot discover cars deep under the snow. But the Austrian village close to Salzburg is the traditionally host of the top judoka around the world for the opening of the season and a bit of snow is just pleasure. Read more

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