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New Club Coaching Course Launched
Thursday, 14 June 2012 10:25

A group of committed club and assistant club coaches attended the first of the revised club coaching courses in a snow covered Christchurch last weekend.

The group had a wide variety of experience in club coaching, and worked very well together over the 2 days. The JNZ Club Support Commission will use this experience to fine tune the program prior to delivering the next course.

Thanks to all who participated.

NZL Olympic Qualifier
Thursday, 31 May 2012 11:35

The NZOC has today announced that Moira de Villiers has been selected in the NZL Olympic Team to compete at the 2012 London Olympics.

Moira has been training in Europe for most of the past 2 years in an attempt to qualify. She finished 18th on the IJF Olympic Qualification Ranking List in the -70kg category, and met all the criteria required by the NZ Olympic Committee.

We wish Moira all the best in her build up to the Games, and in the competition itself.

Sky TV Schedule
Saturday, 26 May 2012 15:25

As promised, attached is the schedule outlining screening dates, times, and channels just received from Sky. Note that the first episode is on this Monday!

Please take the time to e-mail Sky with feedback about the programs, as this is taken into consideration when programming in the future, and may help us get more Judo on air.

Judo On Sky
Thursday, 24 May 2012 09:31

As part of an agreement between the OJU and Sky TV negotiated last year, there will be a further 9 episodes of International Judo highlights broadcast on Sky Channels starting next month.

As soon as we are advised a screening schedule we will publish it on the website and inform all clubs.

Kapiti Judo Club Scoops Awards
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 10:34

Kapiti Judo Club have again been successful at the local Pak'N"Save Kapiti Sportspersons of the Year Awards.

Llyod Tarrant was awarded Coach of the Year and Norm Cook Volunteer of the Year. Congratulations to both and the club.

Changes To JNZ Coaching Education
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 09:59

Some changes in JNZ Commission structure and responsibilities have recently been approved by the JNZ Board. These changes were introduced to allow for review of the Club Coaching Education programs delivered by JNZ.


Attached is some initial information regarding some of the initiatives being worked on by the Club Support Commission, under the banner "ABC - Assisting Better Coaching". More information will be communicated as progress is made.

All Japan High Grade Shiai
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 09:48

Rick Littlewood (UNI AK) recently took part in the All Japan High Grade Shiai held at the Kodokan. Rick reports an entry of 1450 5th Dan and above requiring the use of 2 floors at the Kodokan in addition to the main dojo!

Rick advises that he swiftly dealt with his opponent, and encourages more JNZ members to enter next year.

NZL Team OJU Results
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 08:35

The NZL Team completed a good OJU tournament with 31 medals (10 Gold, 9 Silver, and 12 Bronze). This total includes the teams event where the NZL Women won gold and the Men bronze.

Congratulations to all the athletes and coaching / management team.

NZL results attached (a full results list will be published in the Results section once provided by the event organisers);

OJU Day 1 Results
Monday, 30 April 2012 12:15

Team NZL took 15 medals on the first day of competition at the OJU Championships in Cairns, including 5 golds.

Live streaming of Day 2 is apparently available using the following link;

A list of results advised to date is attached;

2012 OJU Championships Team
Monday, 23 April 2012 09:02

The New Zealand Team will compete at the 2012 OJU Championships in Cairns on April 29th and 30th. The event consists of Cadets, Junior and Senior age groups and New Zealand will be represented by a team of 38 athletes across all groups.

Click the link to download a list of team members.

Change of venue for the East Coast Open
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 22:53

Due to unexpected circumstances the competition venue for the 2012 East Coast Open has been changed to:

Pettigrew Green Arena
480 Gloucester Street

view on google maps

Temporary JNZ Communication Changes
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 18:46

From 16 March until 24 April e-mails sent to the JNZ Office ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) will only be accessed occassionally. Please either re-direct or "CC" judo related e-mails to;

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until the end of April for actioning.

Telephone calls to the JNZ Office (09 948 2201) for the same period will not be answered, but messages can be left if not urgent. Instead, please call the National Technical Director for any Judo NZ related matters on;

09 418 0302

All posted correspondence (including registrations and gradings) will continue to be cleared and actioned at the usual address (PO Box 300 358, Albany 0752, Auckland).

This information will also be published on the JNZ Website News page.

Back to "normal" end of April. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Competition Links
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 18:04

The following links provide access to Paris Grand Slam Highlights and Jason Koster (CAN CA) competing in Dusseldorf Grand Slam.

Happy viewing!

Successful Training Camp
Friday, 02 March 2012 09:20

A very successful National Training Camp was recently held in Wanganui, with over 90 on the mat for a weekend of randori.

Congratulations to the event organisers, WAN NW, the team of people who helped out over the weekend, and all the participants.

Auckland Technical Skills Workshop
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:10

JNZ and AJA are providing a Level 1 Technical Skills Workshop in Auckland on 25-26 February.

This workshop is aimed at coaches (3rd kyu and above) responsible for teaching and/or grading the JNZ Syllabus up to and including 3rd kyu level.

Olympic Judo Tickets
Friday, 03 February 2012 17:52

More tickets have just been released for the London Olympic Judo program.

Tickets can be purchased via Harvey World Travel or United Travel.

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