On the 27th of March, judoka from around the world joined the EJU Online Kata Judges Seminar. In the end, 59 participants from 19 countries took part.
Lead by the Head of the Kata Commission, Mr Michel Kozlowski, the seminar was opened by all EJU Kata Commissioners including Mr. Magnus Jezussek, Ms. Trudie Michielsen, Mr. Stefan Bernreuther and Mr. Raul Camacho Perez.
Included in the seminar was the evaluation criteria of Kata 2022 and a presentation of the real Nage No Kata, Katame No Kata, Kime No Kata, Ju No Kata and Kodokan Goshin Jutsu.
A second seminar will take place next month following up the information provided in the initial seminar.
Author: Thea Cowen