Home » Archive

Articles in the Uncategorized Category

Uncategorized »

[2 Nov 2016 | No Comment | 1,367 views]

On Friday 28th of October Giant Steps School visited Ginkan Judo Club as part of World Judo Day.
Club Coach Terry Hjort taught the students about judo and for their efforts the students were awarded a certificate.

Uncategorized »

[29 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 2,070 views]

The Ulverstone Judo Club is holding its annual self defence course every Thursday for four weeks 6:30pm – 8pm.
Every Thursday starting on the 13th of October – 3 November.
Cost is $66 per person or $50 if you bring a friend .
See picture for further details or contact the club.

Uncategorized »

[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 2,041 views]

On Sunday 21st August at the Ginkan Judo School in Sidmouth, Tasmania there was a NCAS Coaching Clinic.
During the three hour session coaches from all over Tasmania shared a wide range of judo techniques, exercises and coaching methods.

Judo Tasmania has 29 accredited coaches state wide, with a further 10 members who have commenced their qualification training.


Back row: J. Deacon, T Von Bibra, I Byard, N Mackey, T Smith, W Summers.
Front row: B Wagg, A Hannay, M Williams, T Clark, Z Moody, L Willing, N Palmer.


Uncategorized »

[11 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 868 views]

We have three competitions coming please see flyers for dates and information.

Uncategorized »

[18 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 3,140 views]

Our medal tally from The Australian National Judo Championships that were held in Geelong last weekend are:
Brett Boxhall Silver in Masters under 100kgs.
Jake Hitchens Silver in Kyu Grade under 100kgs & Bronze in Senior Mens under 100kgs.
Ben Moell Bronze in Kyu Grade -73kgs.
Gillian Brain Silver in Masters over 78kgs.
Ben Spinks Bronze in Cadets under 66kgs.
Zane Slatter Bronze in Junior Boys over 50kgs.
Elijah Schuurmans Gold in Senior Mens Over 100kgs.
Priscus Fogagnolo Bronze in Men’s under 90kgs.
Tyson Slatter Silver in Senior boys under 66kgs.

All our other team members who represented Tasmania, Chris Webb, Christopher Keates, Bailey Palmer, Sophie Von Bibra, Ethan Von Bibra, Zach Moody, Liam Brown, Joshua Smith, Lincoln Hillier, Piper Moody, Taylah Hayes, Addison Carroll, you all conducted yourselves fantastic and fought well, we hope to see you all again in next years National competition. And thank you to State coaches Les Vincent and Nigel Palmer.
There was no Open weight competition this year instead there …

Uncategorized »

[11 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 1,799 views]

The Tasmanian State Team has started the National Judo Championships with a bang.

Brett Boxhall won Silver in Masters 100kg +.
Gillian Brain won Silver in Women’s Open at her first National Championships.

This year is Ben Moell’s first time competing at Nationals. Ben won Bronze in Men’s Kyu grade under 73kg.


Jake Hitchens first time competing at Nationals. Jake won Silver in Men’s Kyu grade under 100kgs.
Chris Keates fought off for Bronze in Men’s Kyu grade under 73kgs.
Chris Webb fought off for Bronze in Men’s Kyu grade under 90kgs.

This year the Australian Judo Federation has given the National Volunteer Award for Tasmania to Ulverstone member Chris Webb. For his work with the State Website & Facebook page.
 Tomorrow will see Ben Spinks, Ben Moell, Bailey Palmer, Chris Keates fight in their respective weight categories.

Uncategorized »

[25 May 2016 | No Comment | 1,029 views]

The International Judo Federation toured Australia in April visiting towns and cities demonstrating Judo. Click on the link below to check out their video of the tour:

Uncategorized »

[24 May 2016 | No Comment | 1,828 views]

At the recent Tasmanian State Titles, Judo Tasmania announced its State Team who will represent the State at the Australian National Championships. The National Championships are held in Geelong on Friday 10th – Monday 13th of June. State Coaches Nigel Palmer & Les Vincent will lead the following team at Nationals:
Christopher Keates – Bridgewater Judo Club
Joshua Smith – Bridgewater Judo Club
Zack Moody – Bridgewater Judo Club
Piper Moody – Bridgewater Judo Club
Taylah Hayes – Bridgewater Judo Club
Gillian Brain – Devonport Judo Club
Bailey Palmer – Devonport Judo Club
Liam Brown – Devonport Judo Club
Lincoln Hillier – Devonport Judo Club
Addison Carroll –  Devonport Judo Club
Priscus Fogagnolo – HTC
Ben Moell – HTC
Benjamin Spinks – Hobart PCYC Judo Club
Jake Hitchens – Kugatsu Judo Club
Elijah Schuurmans – Kugatsu Judo Club
Brett Boxhall – Ulverstone Judo Club
Chris Webb – Ulverstone Judo Club
Sophie Vonbibra – Ulverstone Judo Club
Tyson Slatter – Ulverstone Judo Club
Eathan Von Bibra – Ulverstone Judo Club
Zane Slatter – Ulverstone Judo Club

Bridgewater Members in State Team:
Back …

Uncategorized »

[24 May 2016 | No Comment | 690 views]

There is State Training on Sunday 29th of May at the Ulverstone Judo Club.
Location: Flora Street, Ulverstone.
Cost: $10
Time: 10am – 12:30pm.
All registered members welcome, it doesn’t matter if you are not attending Nationals. There will still be plenty of Judo and lots to learn.

Come along and train with our State Team at their last State Training before the National Competition!

Uncategorized »

[2 May 2016 | No Comment | 2,051 views]

The Bridgewater Club hosted the State Titles on Sunday 24th of April. Here is a few photos from the competition.