Current News

Commonwealth Government National Sport Plan


The Commonwealth Sports Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, today (22 May 2017) announced a public consultation process to develop a new Commonwealth Government National Sport Plan.

Please find a copy and links to Minister Hunt’s press release as well as the National Sport Plan website.

2017 JFA rules for Junior Boys and Girls


Based on extensive research and wide consultation coordinated by Shane Alvisio the JFA Referee Committee would like to extend the safety rules for juniors to our international events and the national championships.

2017 NSWOC Athlete Grant - OPEN - Closing Date 17 Mar


The New South Wales Olympic Council (NSWOC) is pleased to announce the continuation of the Athlete Grant Program.

This year, the NSWOC will distribute 10 x $1,500 cash grants to ‘up and coming’ junior NSW athletes.

First Notice for the 2016 Judo NSW Annual Congress to be held on Sun 30 October 2016


This is the First Notice for the 2016 Judo NSW Annual Congress (click here) to be held on Sun 30 October 2016 from 9:30AM at the Murray Room, Quad 1, Level 2, Sports House, 8 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2129

BBR & Judo NSW 'Gap Year' Scholarship visit at Waseda Uni


Rob Ivers President Judo NSW checks-in with BBR Gap Year Scholarship holder – Rob Vukovich at Waseda Uni training sessions

Judo NSW 2016 Event Calendar Announced


Judo NSW is pleased to announce the 2016 Event Calendar

You will see that Judo NSW and Member Clubs and Regions will provide a broad range of participation opportunities for athletes, coaches and officials in 2016.

Click on the article 'header' to read more and access a PDF version of the 2016 Events Calendar

Judo NSW Membership Fees to apply from 1 Jan 2016


Judo NSW Membership Fees to apply from 1 Jan 2016

Judo NSW Announcement - State Selection Tournaments for 2015


Judo NSW has confirmed a range of state squad seletion tournaments for 2015 for Shiai and Kata.

Judo NSW Announcement - State Coaches & Managers


Judo NSW announces the State Coaches & Managers for 2015

Judo NSW Athlete wins Gold in Bratislava European Cup


Miranda Giambelli, who recently gained her Australian citizenship, won her category of 78kg in the European Cup, held in Bratislava, Slovakia, over the weekend 6-7 September.

Judo NSW Naomi de Bruine bows out with 7th Placing at Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing


The following update sourced from Australian Youth Olympic Games (YOG) website on Judo NSW & Budokan member - Naomi de Bruine’s great result at the 2014 YOG in Nanjing.  Also great to see VIC’s Bryan Jolley fight off for Bronze in the U55 category.

Judo NSW New Treasurer Announced


Judo NSW is very pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Sharpe (Kido Mingara Judo Academy) as the new Treasurer (Finance Director) to the Judo NSW Board of Management (BOM).


JFA & AIS Combat Centre Junior Athletes Tour and Compete in Asia in July 2014


Judo NSW athletes Josh Katz, Conor Edwards, Anthony, Jordan & Kosta Kouros along with NSW National Coaches Rob Katz & Ben Broadhead have recently returned from a successful international tour as part of a development initiative between the JFA and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Combat Centre program.

Strong Judo NSW Contingent at Kodokan Kata Seminar


A strong Judo NSW contingent including Ivor Endicott-Davies, Rob Ivers (Judo NSW President), Ernie Wakamatsu, Jean Claude Raphael and Michael Griffiths focus on improving our Kata competencies at the 2014 Kodokan Kata Seminar.

Daigo sensei lecturing about Koshiki no Kata

Judo legend Daigo sensei lecturing about Koshiki no Kata

Amy Meyer Bronze at 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games


Amy Meyer (UNSW Judo) takes Bronze in Women's U48kg at 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games

2014 Sydney International


The 2014 Sydney International will be held at the Main Arena - State Sports Centre - Olympic Blvd - Sydney Olympic Park 2127 on Sat 30 August 2014. 

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AIS JFA Training Camp 5 & 6 July 2014



On 5th and 6th July, Judo NSW will be hosting a training camp as preparation for 11 Cadet and Junior athletes who have been selected by the AIS Combat Centre and the JFA to compete in upcoming International Cadet and Junior tournaments in Hong Kong and Macau.

2013 Judo Annual Awards Dinner


The Judo NSW Annual Awards Dinner was held last month to recognise the excellence of judo within the state.

It is a time to honour the people who help to make Judo NSW so successful both in the National and International Arenas.

Zenbu was one of the big winners of the night; they won Club of the Year and 17-year-old Karen Da Silva won three awards, one being the Sue Williams Trophy, one of the most prestigious annual awards for a NSW judoka.

For the complete list of winners please read the full article here