Articles Archive for February 2016
Judo Players in the Tasmanian Sports Hall of Fame:
On the 10th of December 2015 another Judo competitor was inducted into the Tasmanian Sports Hall of Fame.
Dean Lampkin, born 13 April 1963, had a long and successful judo career, representing Australia at international competitions throughout the world.
Dean showed great potential from a young age, winning the State under-65 kilogram class as a 13-year-old, in 1976.
From there, his career went from strength to strength.
Dean enjoyed success at the Oceania Judo Union Championships Titles winning gold in New Zealand in 1979; gold and silver in Fiji in 1981; bronze in New Zealand in 1985; and gold in Melbourne, in 1985; and Sydney in 1988. Dean won The Mercury Stars of Sport Award in 1985.
Dean headed to the United Kingdom in 1986, where he won a gold medal in the Northwest Open in Manchester. Dean then headed to Edinburgh and took part in the first judo tournament at …
Important Judo dates coming up:
Sunday 20th March, State Training, Hobart Uni.
Sunday 3rd April, Devonport Judo Open.
Sunday 17th April, State Training, Ulverstone Judo Club.
Sunday 24th April, State Titles, Bridgewater PCYC.
Sunday 8th May, State Training, Hobart Uni.
Sunday 29th May, State Training, Ulverstone Judo Club.
Friday 10th – Sunday 13th June 2016, Australian National Judo Championships, Geelong Victoria.
Last December State President John Deacon awarded a student at the Ulverstone Sacred Heart Primary School.
The award is given to a student who is a Rising Star in Sport.
This is the third year of the Ulverstone Judo Club Rising Star award. It is awarded to 4 students at four different primary schools throughout Ulverstone.
State Training is on this Sunday 21st February.
Venue: Ulverstone Judo Club, Flora Street, Ulverstone.
Date: Sunday 21st February 2016
Starting Time: 10.00am – 12.30
Mat fee: $10.00
This training is Open to all Judoka. You are welcome to participate in the testing. Nage-waza & Ne-waza techniques & Randori.
All Coaches input will be valued.
It is strongly recommended that anyone who wishes to be nominated for the state team squad attend the training to be considered for selection, 2016 Nationals championships.
If you have been selected to try out for State Team and is unable to attend. Contact Les or Nigel.