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We’re looking for a new Executive Officer!.

Our current Executive Officer, the wonderful Phil McDermott, has decided to ‘Hang up his Gi’ in December this year. He won’t be leaving the sport – but he’ll be stepping back from administrative and management duties to let n

2021 National Championships – Dan Grading.

Friday 26 March 2021 The National Grading Committee on behalf of Judo Australia is offering a 4th Dan and above grading for eligible members as part of the 2021 Judo Australia National Championships to be held at the Gold Coast on Friday 11 June 2021. Thi

Employers check the Check.

At the Office of the Children’s Guardian (OCG), their goal is to create safe places for children and young people, and they recognise that most organisations share this goal. To help child-related organisations create safer places, OCG will be follo

Senior Coach Level for next Judo Accreditation Course.

Judo NSW will include the Judo Australia (JA) Senior Coach Accreditation level in its next Coach Accreditation Course on 10 April 2021 click here to register for the course Coaching is an incredibly valuable way to make both a contribution to the sport of

New Regional Club – PCYC Goulburn.

Judo NSW is very pleased to announce a new regional Judo NSW club – PCYC Goulburn with Michael Manley as head coach. Michael’s key motivation is to “promote Judo in the Goulburn Community and develop appreciation for the sport with local

Introducing Judo NSW Venue QR Codes.

Judo NSW is providing all Clubs with venue specific QR Codes to assist with the Covid-19 tracing requirements. These QR Codes are linked to our Judo NSW (revolutioniseSPORT) Membership System.  Venue Check-in reporting will be available for club admi

Volunteer Community Manager.

Judo NSW is a not-for-profit sporting organisation run mainly by volunteers with participants (known as Judoka) from 55+ clubs state wide. Judo NSW is the State Sporting Organisation governing the sport of Judo in NSW and is supported by the Australi

Pride In Judo LGBTQ Awareness Training.

Hi All This is to invite you LGBTQ Awareness Training for you and your club members, volunteers and other interested people. Click here to view and download a flyer to assist with promoting this training in your club. WHAT Pride in Sport will be

Hajime: Challenge Accepted.

The time has come to once again arise and showcase your club to the world. Hajime: Challenge Accepted is an event that announces to the world that Judo is alive and well in NSW and that your club makes a huge contribution to that success. Scheduled for th

Join the Pride In Judo Committee.

Judo NSW is seeking to establish a committee of dedicated volunteers to focus on LGBTQ inclusion and participation in all aspects of Judo. You will be joining the Pride In Judo Committee, a special purpose operational committee of Judo NSW. This Committee

Judo NSW Automatic Membership Renewals Implementation.

Judo NSW is pleased to announce that we are now in the process of transitioning to automatic renewals of memberships over the next few days. The ability to accurately monitor Judo NSW Membership financial status and ensuring that Judoka training on the ma

Annual Congress – Referee Discussion Item.

We recently released a quite controversial rule change requiring young Judoka to learn and referee 2 matches in the calendar year they turn 13. You can find out more at the links below.Program:

2020 Annual Congress & New Constitution.

The Annual Congress provides strategic business updates, election of Board of Management officers as well as the opportunity for authorised clubs & members to directly input into the running of judo in NSW. Please click here to view and download the F

Grassroots Sport Fund.

The Grassroots Sport Fund is part of the NSW Government’s Community Sport Recovery Package – helping support the sector to get back on its feet. The Grassroots Sport Fund will provide a one-off grant of up to $1,000 to around 12,500 eligible l

Vale: Fred Blake.

Born 1/11/1930 and passed away peacefully on 31/03 2020 aged 89 years young. Fred Blake was the founding and head coach of Collegians Dragons, Campbelltown. His life was rich in experience including being born of Polish descent, surviving as a POW in Sibe

Judo NSW – COVID-19 Update [21 Mar 2020].

This is to update all Judo NSW clubs and members on the new four square metre rule for inside gatherings. Yesterday [Fri 20 Mar] our Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced: But what we are now moving to is an arrangement for gatherings of less than 100,

Judo NSW – COVID-19 Update [20 Mar 2020].

Judo NSW aligns with and supports Judo Australia (JA) recommendation for a modified approach to contact based Judo activities. The full JA statement can be viewed on the JA website [click here] and is also copied below. Judo Australia Recommends Modified

Judo NSW Response to COVID-19 [updated 16 Mar].

At Judo NSW, the safety and wellbeing of our members and broader Judo community is our highest priority.   In response to the recent updates on the risk of COVID-19, we have implemented Judo NSW Coronavirus Policy. It’s open-source and we&

Novel Coronavirus 2019 and Sporting Activity.

Best practice guidelines:Novel Coronavirus 2019 and Sporting Activity (Updated 2nd February 2020) The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) develops evidence-based position statements on new and complex topics in sports science and sports medicine, in order

2019 Awards.

Category Name Club Senior Men Kayhan Takagi Zenbu Cadet Men Sung Min (Leo) Lee Zenbu Cadet Women Saskia Brothers Budokan Junior Boys Nicholas Platonov Budokan Junior Girls Mia Wozniack Zoo Judo Junior Men Uros Nikolic Zenbu Junior Women Abigail Paduch Zen

$4.6 million in grants available.

Sporting clubs across NSW can apply for up to $4.6 million in funding following the opening of the 2019 Local Sport Grant Program. The Local Sport Grant Program provides funding for projects that increase participation, improve and increase facilities, an

Junior Schools Cup 2019 Results.

Wow what a day! Firstly thank you to all the competitors for showing off your skills and being well behaved. We had a fun time organizing and setting it up and we hope you guys had fun too. Nevertheless, we are here to see who the winning school is &ndash

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 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.


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

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.


2016 Awards.


Judo NSW Life Members.



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

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