Western Canada regional Update

A) LTDM: Long Term Developmental Model Psychology: Sport is a physical and mental challenge; maintaining high levels of concentration while remaining relaxed with the confidence to succeed is a skill essential to long-term performance in any sport. http://www.canadiansportforlife.ca/ten-ss-trainability/psychology

B) Judo Canada www.judocanada.org Junior Worlds Championships. Ljubljana (SLO) – October 22-26, 2013
1st 100kg Kyle Reyes
2nd 57kg Catherine Beuachamin-Pinard
5th 73kg Arthur Margelidon
5th 78kg Ana Luara Portuondo
2013-14 National Team Handbook: The link below has the new athlete handbook for 2013-2014 seasons. Most important changes are marked in red.
2014 World Senior Championships Selection Criteria:
2014 U21 World Championship Selection Criteria:
2014 Commonwealth Games : (U21 & U23 Opportunity)
I think the most important thing about coaching is that you have to have a sense of confidence about what you're doing. Phil Jackson
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C) Technical Corner
Bruce Kamstra, Judo Canada RTSO Basic Ouchi-Gari
Mike Swain, USA, 1987 World Champion
O-uchi-gari Competition Clips:

D) Judo Canada up Coming Events
2013 Fall National Camp- Montréal, November 4-8, 2013

E) Video Clips
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F) Sport Science
6 Essential Exercise Tips for Judo
There are a lot of fads and different strategies when it comes to training for Judo. I have decided to write briefly on 6 points that will greatly improve your strength, fitness and power for Judo. It is important when training for Judo that you have a Judo specific fitness and strength program. This way you will get the most out of not just your training sessions, but yourself.
1. Rope climbing is one of the best strength exercises you can do for Judo. Rope climbing requires you to use pretty much every muscle in your upper body including your grip strength, forearms, back, biceps and lats. Most world ranked Judoka climb the rope on a regular basis.

Rest of the article: http://ezinearticles.com/?6-Essential-Exercise-Tips-for-Judo&id=6380645
G) Western Canada Calendar - Judo Canada Point-able Competitions 2013 / 14
Saskatchewan Open January 18-19, 2014
Pacific International February 15-16, 2014
Edmonton International March 15-16, 2014
Interesting Story: Deguchi dreams about the Olympics as a Canadian
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H) International Judo Federation Official IJF Back Patches
http://www.ijfbacknumber.com/ Official IJF Judogi Suppliers
http://www.intjudo.eu/Official_Suppliers_List IJF Veterans Website
http://www.ijfveterans.com/ Geoff Gowan Award: 

The Geoff Gowan Award was created by the Coaching Association of Canada in 1996 and recognizes lifetime contribution to coaching development. It is awarded to coaches who have presented a positive public image of coaching and enhanced the role of the coach with the Canadian public. Hiroshi Nakamura - Judo Hiroshi Nakamura is synonymous with Judo in Canada. As the head coach of the Canadian national team from 1973 to 2004, he coached at five Olympic Games and 13 international judo competitions - highlighted by the medal winning performances of his athlete, Nicolas Gill at the 1992 and 2000 Olympic Games. A Level 4 NCCP “Master Coach”, Hiroshi is currently the head coach at the Shidokan Judo club in Montreal (also the national training centre) and was recently promoted to Kudan (ninth-degree black belt) by Judo Canada. He also co-authored the first generation of NCCP judo manuals and still delivers judo seminars and clinics across Canada and internationally. Over the course of his 50-year career in Judo, Hiroshi has received many Coaching Excellence Awards from Sport Quebec, Judo Quebec and Laureats Sportifs Montreal, as well as being inducted into the Judo Quebec and Judo Canada Halls of Fame. He has also been a recipient of the Longines-Wittnauer Coaching Award on several occasions and is a four-time recipient of a Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award.
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