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OJU Elite Athlete Scholarship
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 12:53

 Lee Calder (WJA AK) has been awarded one of three available OJU Elite Athlete Scholarships for 2010. This provides Lee with USD5000 to assist him in his goal of representing NZ at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Judo Club On TV
Friday, 02 July 2010 16:04

The Kapiti Judo Club will feature on TV3's Push Play at 8.00am, Saturday 10 July.

The program will also be repeated on Sky Sports. Check it out!

Large NZL Team For OJU Championships
Thursday, 01 July 2010 14:40

The players selected to represent New Zealand at the Oceania Judo Union Championships to be held in Canberra in August have just confirmed acceptance of their selections. 


The team comprises Cadet, Junior, and Senior categories and will begin their tour with squad training in Sydney prior to the event.

Kiwi Success In London
Thursday, 10 June 2010 15:21

Kiwi Mahana Clutha competed and won silver at the London International Tournament recently. 

The event was held at the Excel Centre, which provided an excellent opportunity to fight in what will be the venue for Judo at the London 2012 games.

Sad Losses
Friday, 04 June 2010 09:39

 Judo New Zealand and the judo world have lost two friends in the past week.

On 25 May Mr Francois Besson (right), IJF Sports Director died at the age of 63, and on 26 May New Zealand's representative at the first official World Championships (Tokyo 1956) Mr Feiko Sjoerds died age 79.

Pan Pacific Masters Games
Friday, 04 June 2010 08:57

The 7th Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held from 6 to 14 November 2010 on the Gold Coast Australia. The event is a celebration of master's sport and an opportunity for athletes and sporting enthusiasts to enjoy the excitement of competition in a friendly environment.

London Kiwi Judo Meal
Wednesday, 12 May 2010 17:11

 On Saturday 8th of May 2010, a dinner was held in London, UK where two time Olympian Daniel Gowing met with Olympic hopeful Mahana Clutha.

2010 OJU Spring Kata Course
Friday, 07 May 2010 09:59

 The 2010 OJU Spring Kata Course will be held  in Sydney during September, in conjunction with the 2010 OJU Kata Championships. The course will be conducted by three Kodokan sensei. There will also be an opportunity for those wishing to be certified as Kata examiners and judges.

2010 National Training Camp
Wednesday, 05 May 2010 17:45

The 2010 National Training Camp will be held in Tauranga from 5-7 June, concurrent with the Waikato Bay of Plenty Open. Upon completion of the Camp, Cadet, Junior, and Senior Mens & Womens teams will be selected for the OJU Closed Championships to be held in Canberra in August.

Auckland International Success
Monday, 03 May 2010 13:35

The 8th Auckland International Open was completed over the weekend, with over 400 entries again. All 6 countries and 7 Areas had athletes winning titles at the event. A feature was the RAF vs ANZAC Combined Services Teams event, won 6-2 by the RAF. Full results can be found in the "Results" section, and professional action photos from the event can be viewed and ordered from;

OJU Scholarships
Friday, 30 April 2010 09:39

The OJU have announced the provision of three athlete scholarships to the value of US$5000 each. Athletes wishing to apply for these scholarships must complete the attached application form and send supporting documents to the High Performance Director before 20 May 2010. This is another opportunity to further develop judo skills and experience for our top players.

NZ Ranking Points Lists
Thursday, 08 April 2010 18:58

The updated Ranking Points Lists for all categories are available in the Documents section. These will continue to be updated as events are completed. The next update will delete all those who are not currently registered.

NZ Success In England
Monday, 22 March 2010 15:50

Mahana Clutha (CAN CA) attained a bronze medal at the English Senior Championships held over the weekend of 20-21 March. Mahana competed in the -63kg category, and repeated her podium finish of 2009 in the same event. Congratulations Mahana.

IJF Scholarships
Monday, 22 March 2010 15:36

The nominations of two New Zealand judoka have been approved by the OJU to attend the IJF Olympic Training Centre in Paris. Moira de Villiers (NJC AK) and Sean Choi (MET WB) will attend the centre on a full time basis for advanced training and as a base for European competitions leading into the 2012 Olympics (should they qualify). This is a fantastic opportunity for these young athletes, and we wish them well.

JNZ Rule Interpretations
Sunday, 14 March 2010 09:46

Following the recent (contentious) IJF rule changes, the JNZ Technical Directorate have approved a modified implementation of these rules on a trial basis. The Sporting Code will be updated at the completion of the trial (after the last Area Open in 2010).

NZ Success At Hong Kong Open
Sunday, 14 March 2010 09:27

Sean Choi (MET WB) gained a bronze medal in the -73kg category and Ryan Dill-Russell (JNH AK) attained 5th place in the -90kg category at last weekend's Hong Kong Open. Seventeen countries competed, with good fields in most categories. New Zealand is building a good record at this event, following a gold, silver and two 7ths in last year's event. Congratulations to Sean and Ryan.

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