SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL OPEN – 20TH AUGUST 2017

The club will be well represented at this event with 30 athletes competing in 45 divisions plus 4 athletes in Kata. Only the late entry option is now available.

CLUB MEMBERSHIP ALL TIME HIGH – 170 MEMBERS

Welcome to all new Budokan members and congratulations to the club overall - you are currently a member of a Judo club that has just reached a milestone 170 membership of Judo NSW. Please make sure that you renew your Judo NSW membership when emailed; I have been following up many club members.

REVIVE THREADS FUNDRAISER - THANK YOU!!

Thanks to all club members and their families for bringing in bags of clothes, shoes, etc as part of our fundraising drive.Please don’t bring in any more bags as they will be picked up on Monday. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th August – Sydney International. Entries close on-line 17th August – no late entries. Volunteers have been called for.Monday 21st – Wednesday 23rd August – National JFA Randori Camp.

SATURDAY CLUB TRAINING - UPDATE

19th AugustNo club training, due to Sydney International weigh-ins.26th AugustClub training is on. We will also be setting up for the club competition on Sunday.2nd September – No club training due to NSW J

SHINSEI JUDO CLUB JUNIOR COMPETITION - 30th July - RESULTS

Well done to the 10 Budokanis who competed in the Shinsei Competition at Blacktown.

PRE-SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL NSW TRAINING CAMP – 29TH - 30TH JULY

Great to see such good numbers at the Junior Camp at the NSW Training Centre Silverwater over the 29th – 30th July weekend. Unfortunately due to lack of Senior numbers, the Senior sessions were cancelled but a few Seniors joined the group for plenty of drills and randori.

NSW JUNIOR POINTS AND SENIOR KYU GRADES – 5th August - RESULTS

Well done to all the Budokanis who played in the NSW Junior Points competition and the Senior KYU Grades event.We had 11 Juniors compete, all who played very well: Results were:1st Place to Sam Lobsey (J/B 27/31), Alex Ross (S/B 55/60), Melika Tarighat (S/G Open), Mina Woo (S/G 48)2nd place to Ch

2017 AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL OPEN – 29th July - ZACH COLMAN

Well done to the sole-Budokani Zach Colman who competed in the AIO. Competing in his new weight division 60kg, Zach played in Cadets and Junior Men. Result was a loss, win and loss for 5th place in Cadets and a win, loss and win for Bronze medal in Junior Men – well done Zach. 

INTERNATIONAL UPDATE

World University Games – Taipei Taiwan 19th - 30th August – I mentioned previously that Naomi de Bruine has been selected to the 2017 Summer Universiade.