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17 September 2021

From Nunavut to Argentina: Training without Borders for Judo Canada

The folks at Judo Canada never dreamed that by promoting the federation’s self-defence training program, they would create a link between Nunavut and Argentina. It all […]
16 September 2021

Many roads lead to judo – that’s what Newfoundland and Labrador’s Eileen Parsons has found

There’s no age limit to start judo, and no special path you have to take to get involved – at least, that’s what Newfoundland and Labrador’s Eileen […]
15 September 2021

Robin Enman – getting Prince Edward Island ready to host the Canada Games

 Prince Edward Island is getting ready to take on the exciting and significant task of hosting the Winter 2023 Canada Games. Wondering how the judo bouts […]
14 September 2021

Judo in the Northwest Territories: Chantal Steitzer is dreaming big!

High-level judo in the Northwest Territories? Absolutely! As a matter of fact, for the past several years Chantal Steitzer has been doing exactly that as part of her […]
13 September 2021

Coach Vanessa McCarron’s Inspiring Judo Journey in Nova Scotia

“I believe judo is a journey that can fill a lifetime.” Vanessa McCarron truly embodies her own quote: actively involved in various Nova Scotia judo activities, […]
10 September 2021

Ontario’s efforts reap rewards with the hire of a new international coach

Judo Ontario saw their efforts pay off handsomely this summer, with impressive results from Jessica Klimkait and Shady El Nahas at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. Far from resting on […]
9 September 2021

Carolyn Bagnell Embodies True Spirit of Volunteerism in Saskatchewan

The organization of sports leagues and sports events across the country would not be possible without the invaluable contributions of volunteers. Judo is no exception, and […]
8 September 2021

Mark Hicks Pays it Forward in Alberta for Love of Judo

Judo will always hold a special place in the heart of businessman Mark Hicks. Formerly an athlete in his self-described “younger days,” for the past several years […]
8 September 2021

Veterans- World Championships

It is important to read the following information carefully. Please note that sanitary measures can change at any time.  1. It will be necessary to take […]
7 September 2021

A very special facet of Dr. Pierre Plourde’s volunteering in Manitoba

People from all walks of life have stepped up since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to allow Canadian judokas to train. Among them is Dr. Pierre […]
6 September 2021

Strength in unity in Judo New Brunswick

Judo New Brunswick can count the youthful energy within its governance, since last year, at the age of 21, Andrew Vienneau became the youngest president in the history […]
27 August 2021

Priscilla Gagné Also Makes History in Tokyo

Priscilla Gagné had a dream week in Tokyo. For the judoka from Sarnia, it started when she carried Canada’s flag in the opening ceremonies of the Paralympic […]
20 August 2021

Family before Olympics for Kelita Zupancic

In September 2020, Kelita Zupancic was making one of the most difficult decisions of her life: giving up her dream of competing in her third Olympic […]
13 August 2021

Alexandre Arencibia earns fifth place in encouraging return to the tatami

Udine Junior European Judo Cup Montréal, August 12, 2021 – Some of Canada’s junior judokas happily returned to the tatami for Udine, Italy’s Junior European Judo […]
30 July 2021

El Nahas Places Fifth to Conclude Historic Olympic Games for Canadian Judo

A third Canadian judoka came close to stepping onto the podium at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday as Shady El Nahas advanced to one of the two […]