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What does Plato have to say about Judo?.

Plato (428 BC – 347 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, founder of western political philosophy and author of great works such as “The Republic”. He also started the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western worl

Your First Ever Competition – Free?.

If you’re a Judoka who has never been in a competition before – now is the time to start. The July 21st Kyu Grade competition (Kyu = sub black belt) is free for any competitor who has never fought in a competition before. We’re doing thi

NSW 2019 State Squad Nominations.

Late Nominations << click here >>are still open for interested athletes and need to be completed by athletes by no later than Thursday 23 May 2019.  As a guideline, athletes will need to have participated in two NSW se

Macquarie Sports Scholarships Applications now open.

Macquarie Sports offers unique scholarships to elite, young sports men and women, in pursuit of both their sporting and corporate careers. Balancing the demands of competition, training and study doesn’t leave much time for young athletes to pursue

Club Tools for Judo Schools.

Judo NSW is currently developing a set of tools for clubs to help them get into schools. In order to access these tools, you must: Be registered coach for Judo NSW and your club must be financial with more than 7 members Agree not to share the information

Judo in Schools Award.

Are you the best school-based judo club in NSW? If you run a judo club whose members are solely from a school where your club is based and you have a true partnership with the school, then tell us about your club as we would like to encourage and recognis

Want to help grow Judo in Schools in NSW?.

The Board of Judo NSW is seeking to establish a committee of dedicated volunteers to encourage the growth of Judo in schools. You’ll be joining the Schools Growth Committee, a sub-committee of the Board of Judo NSW. We’re looking for people wh

Family Hardship Event Participation Grant 2018/19.

Judo NSW is proud to announce support for Judo families with 3 or more children who want to fight in Judo events but are having trouble affording it. We all know that Judo runs in families, and we want to encourage everyone regardless of financial capacit

The 87-year-old still teaching judo – 7.30.

The 87-year-old still teaching judo If you’ve reached the age of 87 you’ve earned the right to put your feet up and take life a little easier. But that’s not how John Beaver sees life. Source: The 87-year-old still teaching judo –

Patches for PCYC Judo Clubs.

Judo NSW has a promotion specifically for Judo clubs who have their Dojos in PCYC clubs. Patches for your Gi! You can give these patches to your Judokas to: Identify them as members of the fastest growing sport in Australia Reward them for great effort or

Doing Good Grant Program | The Good Guys.

  To support local sporting clubs and schools deliver activities, programs and infrastructure that contribute to happy and healthy lives, the Doing Good Grants program was launched in July 2017. Local clubs and schools are encouraged to apply for a D

Status Update: Jett Lenzo: Dragon Judo.

Last year I completed in my first Australian National Judo Championship. After waiting for many hours I completed in my first fight only to break my elbow after a couple minutes. This year I hope to compete for a little longer….

Judo 4 Kids: How to get more information.

Judo Australia is excited to announce the launch of our new national entry level program, Judo 4 Kids. Judo 4 Kids is an eight-lesson introductory program combining fun and physical activity for children along with the learning of fundamental judo techniq

Dojo Management Software – a comparison..

Whether you are just starting out or are managing an already established Dojo, using the right tools can be the difference between a GOOD Dojo and a GREAT Dojo. Gone are the days where you have to manually write down every students’ details and

Passing of Mr Akira Yamada.

It was with great sadness that the NSW judo community learned of the passing of Akira Yamada. A commemoration service will be held on Friday 16 March at the Jim Stynes Room at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), 10:00AM for 10:30AM commencement. Please fi

PR Strategy for Regional Judo Clubs.

Thanks to Claire Simmonds from Coffs Harbour, we have a great resource which will help you attract PR to your Judo club. It’s especially tailored for regional Judo clubs, but many of the concepts can be applied to city clubs. Clair is a PR professio

Team Harvey Norman $5000 for your team.

The #TeamHarveyJunior initiative is continuing Harvey Norman’s commitment to women and girls in sport. As a sponsor of women in sport for over a decade, from grassroots to the elite level, Harvey Norman has been leading the push to promote female at

Vice-Regal visit to Penrith PCYC Judo Club.

So proud of our Penrith club! Our Judokas, Boxers, Gymnasts, coaches, volunteers, staff, members, parents, police, and community supporters all got to show their skills, hard work, and dedication to PCYC today during the Vice-Regal visit. Tom Godkin (Head

NSW Olympic Council Athlete Grant 2018.

The New South Wales Olympic Council (NSWOC) is pleased to announce the continuation of the Athlete Grant Program. The NSWOC Athlete Grant is designed to provide financial assistance for junior sportsmen and women in New South Wales. The program aims to pr

NISU Sports Integrity e-book.

The Sports Integrity e-book was prepared by National Integrity of Sport Unit (NISU) following on from the 2017 Integrity Roadshow. It provides information about  a range of integrity issues, tips for sports and individuals, and a comprehensive list o

How to get from Brown….to Black!.

Calling all Brown Belts…. Unsure or confused about your next steps in your journey to Black Belt? Our 2017 Membership Surveys indicated that many Senior Members drop out from Judo after they have gained their Brown Belt because either they are uncl

Order your Judo Stickers Now!.

JudoNSW have had some stickers made to promote Judo in NSW. We’d like to give some away to clubs who would be willing to hand them out! Use them to: Promote Judo Reward volunteers Reward high achievers in your club To cover up holes in your Judo mat

Active Kids $100 Rebate Program – FAQs.

FAQs for Parents of Judo Kids   Where do I get my voucher? Goto service.nsw.gov.au and create or login to your MyServiceNSW Account Can I use my $100 voucher for club mat fees? Not yet – you will be able to do this AFTER 1st March 2018 but

Judo NSW 2018 State Selection Tournaments.

The following tournaments will be used as a basis for selection and entry to the 2018 NSW State Squad. ACT Open (17-18 February) QLD Open (9-11 March) Melbourne Open (16-18 March) Illawarra International (25 March) – KYU Grades only NSW Kata Titles

Junior Development Squad Coordinators 2018-2019.

Judo NSW is happy to announce that Kerrye Katz and Phil Kearney have been appointed as NSW Junior Development Squad Coordinators for the period 2018 to 2019. Both Kerrye and Phil have been driving the development of our NSW junior athletes for a number of

2018 NSW State Coaches and Managers.

This is to announce the NSW State Coaches and Managers for 2018. Juniors – Kerrye Katz and Nigel McClifty are the Junior Coaches to lead our NSW Junior State Team in 2018. Seniors – The 2018 Senior State Men’s coach is Joe Costanzo and t

Beach Judo – Get out of the Dojo!.

This summer, we’d love you to get out of the Dojo and onto the beach to show off your Judo. How can JudoNSW help? Well, here’s a few things we can do: Promote your Beach Judo session: If your club already does beach Judo – tell us where,

2017 AWARDS.

SUE WILLIAMS AWARD JOSH KATZ – BUDOKAN SPORT NSW AWARDS FINALIST – OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR – LUBO PETR FINALIST – ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR – JUDO NSW INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE AWARDS SENIOR WOMEN: TINKA EASTON – ILLAWARRA IN

2017 Awards Nominees.

Attached are the Award Nominees for the 2017 JudoNSW Awards ceremony Is your name on the list? Is your club on the list? Is your referee on the list? Book tickets to the dinner here – closes Sunday 12th Nov at Midnight Purchase your Dinner Ticket He

Club Signage: Small Grants Program Open Now.

The JudoNSW Small Grants program is open now. Our first program is for improving outdoor signage at your club to promote both your club, and Judo generally. We’re funding this because signage is one of the most cost effective and “sticky&rdquo

Print with Judo NSW suppliers !.

Do you need to print documents, flyers, posters, business cards, banners… to promote your club ? We’ve arranged a 10% discount for JudoNSW members with these suppliers: BannerBuzz :website : BannerBuzz.com.au email adress : sales@bannerbuzz.c

Giving for GrassRoots Grant Program.

G4G™ Increases participation in grassroots and community sport G4G™ program grants up to $10,000 to community-based organisations and clubs, assisting them to fund activities and programs focused on increasing participation of local community

Are you the next Treasurer of JudoNSW?.

  Expression of Interest: Are you the next Treasurer of Judo NSW? Judo NSW is seeking a volunteer Treasurer to come on board and help us out. If you would like to help manage, control and plan for Judo in NSW, this is a great opportunity to use your

JudoNSW: Our new website!.

Folks We’ve launched our “beta” website (i.e. test, but live) today, and hopefully you’ve had a chance to have a poke around. Feel free to encourage/yell at us from the Coaches Box: Let us know what’s wrong by emailing our bu

2015 AWARDS.

SUE WILLIAMS AWARD JOSH KATZ (BUDOKAN) NSW SPORTS FEDERATION AWARDS NOMINEE – YOUNG ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – JOSH KATZ NOMINEE – OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR – LUBO PETR NOMINEE – DISTINGUISHED LONG SERVICE – IVOR ENDICOTT-DA

2016 Awards.

SUE WILLIAMS AWARD TINKA EASTON (ILLAWARRA INTERNATIONAL) INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE AWARDS SENIOR WOMEN: TINKA EASTON (ILLAWARRA INTERNATIONAL) SENIOR MEN: ANTHONY KOUROS (ILLAWARRA INTERNATIONAL) JUNIOR WOMEN: TINKA EASTON (ILLAWARRA INTERNATIONA

Judo NSW Life Members.

JIM ROBINSON (DEC) – 1970 JOHN PETERS – 1970 SUE WILLIAMS – 1989 JULIE REARDON – 1989 BRUCE FAGAN – 1990 JACK HALBER (DEC) FREDERICK (RIC) RYDER (DEC) MARGUERITE WILSON FRED WATT TERRY YOUNG – 2005 DALE KEOGH – 20

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK (WWCC) UPDATE.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK (WWCC) UPDATE [19 Jan 2015] SPORTS TALK for SSO staff – WWCC – It’s Time to Phase In Tuesday 3 March 2015 – click here All State Sporting Organisations are invited to send representatives to this Ta

Judo NSW Membership Fees.

As announced at the 2015 Judo NSW Annual Congress on Sat 31 October 2015, the following Judo NSW Membership and Grading Certificate Fees will apply from 1 January 2016: Judo NSW Senior Membership – $130 per year Judo NSW Junior Membership – $9

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. Attached are the new rules whi

Judo NSW 2016 Event Calendar Announced.

Judo NSW is pleased to announce the 2016 Event Calendar. Click on the following link to download a PDF version of the Calendar.  2016 Judo NSW Event Calendar Please remember to check-out our web calendar for updates and any changes to these events. Y