BC Judo News Letter

Monday - August 6, 2012

BC Athlete Assistance Program Criteria for the 2012-13 season
The BC Athlete Assistance Program is an athlete-centered program of financial assistance funded by the Province of British Columbia and administered by the Sport Branch of the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Click here for the Judo specific criteria and application form.

CSC Pacific / PacificSport Carding Criteria for the 2012-13 season
The CSC Pacific / PacificSport Cards assist athletes in their ongoing commitment to training and pursuit of athletic excellence. The card provides an athlete with access to a variety of athlete support and training services including: GymWorks (gym access at selected facilities); FoodStuff (discounts on food at selected outlets); Sport Information and Career Track Seminars (professional and personal development workshops) and SportHealth (low cost sport medicine insurance).

Click here for the Judo specific carding criteria AND application form.

Judo BC Athlete Development Plan for 2015 CWG
The Judo BC Technical Committee has confirmed the Athlete Development Plan approach which will be implemented for the 2015 Canada Winter Games scheduled for February 2015 in Prince George BC.

Athlete born in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999 are eligible for selection to compete in the following weight division: Female: -48, -52, -57, -63, -70, -78, +78 and Male: -60, -66, -73, -81, -90, -100, +100. All athletes must hold a minimum rank of Nikyu (blue belt).

Click here for a copy of the Team BC CWG Development Plan.

Interested to work with youth at-risk? Start your own ECLISPE program!
For the 2012-2013 school year, Judo Canada is pleased to announce that it is accepting expressions of interest from parties wishing to deliver a unique crime prevention program for youth called the ECLIPSE program. For the past nine years we also expanded the program across Canada.

The ECLIPSE program is designed as a crime prevention tool that helps “at-risk” youth to manage their anger and aggression by: 1) improving their self-esteem, 2) helping them make better decisions, 3) helping them learn about respect and cooperation, and 4) building their communication skills.

Click here for more details.

Judo BC and Karate BC are seeking a full-time Program Coordinator
Judo BC and Karate BC are seeking a Program Coordinator to assist our organisations. The position will be full time with a split in duties between Karate BC (40%) and Judo BC (60%). The position will require the ability to fill multiple roles and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines for various tasks. This position is full time salaried and there is the expectation for some evening and weekend work to support program and events.
Start Date: September 2012 or sooner
Deadline for applications: August 19th, 2012
Job Location: Sport BC campus, Richmond, BC


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