Monday, April 9, 2012

        In Memoriam – Yoshitaka Mori
8th Dan, Founder of the Vernon Judo Club, Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame and Judo Canada Hall of Fame Member, Yoshitaka Mori passed away on April 4th.

The Memorial Service for Sensei Mori is scheduled for Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. at the Schubert Centre, 3505 30 Avenue in Vernon, BC.

Spring Inter-Provincial Camp
The 2012 Inter-Provincial Camp is schedule for June 1st to 3rd in Canmore, Alberta. This camp will focus on preparing for the 2012 Nationals. As such, registration is only open to male and female U15, U17, U20 and senior athletes with a minimum rank of sankyu (green belt) who are members in good standing with Judo BC. Click here for a copy of the registration forms. Deadline for registration is April 30th.

2012 Canadian Championships
The 2012 Canadian Championships will be held in Toronto, July 5th to 8th. Judo Canada is introducing a new format this year by holding the Junior, Senior, Masters and Kata competitions in one location on the same weekend.
The Technical Package is available online. Click here for a copy.

The Judo BC Team Invitation will be available online as of April 16th once the Technical Committee approves the final ranking for all junior and senior divisions. The invitation will also be circulated to all clubs coaches.

2012 AGM
The 2012 Judo BC Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 16th at the Executive Airport Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, 73111 Westminster Hwy, Richmond. We ask that you review the Registration Package carefully in order to adhere to the published deadlines which affect ALL voting member. First deadline- Funded Voting Members Registration form due April 23rd.

Upcoming Kata Clinics
Click here for information on the April 14th & 15 Kata Clinic in Steveston. A clinic will also be hosted in Kamloops on May 5th & 6th. Click here for details.

Upcoming NCCP Courses
A Dojo Assistant Course will be hosted in Kamloops on May 12 & 13. Click here for a copy of the registration form. Deadline for registration is April 23rd.

Mark your calendar!
Judo BC will be hosting a one-week Summer Training Camp August 12th to 17th in Abbotsford, BC. The camp will be open to all U11 to U20 athlete, minimum rank yellow belt, and will be comprised of on mat training sessions and practical seminars on nutrition, sport psychology, strength and condition training and much more. Camp participation will be divided into age appropriate groups to maximize everyone’s learning experience. Senior athletes will be invited to participate in the camp as guest instructors and mentors. Registration will offer both an in-residence option, for out of town athletes, as well as day-camp option. Look for more details in early May.

Judo BC will be hosting a Coaching Conference October 26th to 28th featuring Nuno Delgato. The conference will be open to Judo BC members as well as Judo Canada and IJF registered members. Look for more details in early May.

2012 RE: World Veterans Qualification
Athletes interested in participating in The 2012 Masters World Championships (Brazil) should read the message recently circulated by Judo Canada. Click here for a copy.

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