COMPULSORY BREAK FROM MITTERSILL

If you happen to need something from the Austrian Judo Federation these days, it might be difficult to reach them. For 28 times in a row, they have organised the Olympic Training Camp at Mittersill in January. What started in 1993 with a couple of hundred judoka, turned into the…

10 January 2022

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Mittersill, Austria

ANTI-DOPING SEMINAR 2019

With the Tokyo Olympic Games in sight, it is as important as ever to manage the safety of athletes in regards to anti-doping, ensuring a level playing field and maintaining the integrity of judo. In-Competition Testing Modifications The IJF have made the decision, in agreement with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), to reduce…

11 January 2019

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Mittersill, Austria

NEW RECORD IN MITTERSILL

The annual OTC Mittersill began a few days ago and to say the judo World is in Austria right now would be very much accurate. Almost 1000 athletes from five continents are training day in and day out at the opening camp of the year. For the first time, the…

12 January 2018

OLYMPIC TRAINING CAMP #JUDOFESTIVAL 2017

Over 250 athletes from 20 different countries attended at the 5th edition of the Olympic Training Camp (OTC) 2017. There are several training camps across the globe all around the year, however, the OTC is the one where quality is not summed up in numbers. Moreover, this particular edition of…

18 June 2017

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Mittersill, Austria

SUPPORTIVE JUDO FAMILY IN MITTERSILL

The first stop of the annual Olympic Training Camp [OTC] tour is soon coming to an end in Mittersill, Austria. The total amount of 774 athletes from 34 different countries began their 2017 at the Alps, including four Olympic Champions: Lukáš Krpálek (CZE), Khasan Khalmurzaev (RUS), Beslan Mudranov (RUS) and Majlinda Kelmendi…

16 January 2017

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Porec, Croatia

POREC 2016: OTC WITH A DIFFERENT DRESSING

The 2016 Olympic Games fast approaching and this time around our elites travelled to Porec, Croatia, for another Olympic Training Camp (OTC). Over 400 athletes from almost 40 countries were training together in the past few days. With the training camp finishing today, we asked some of the athletes and…

22 June 2016

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Nymburk, Czech Republic

OTC NYMBURK WELCOMES TOP ATHLETES

The Olympic Champion Teddy RINER (FRA), Lasha SHAVDATUASHVILI (GEO), Arsen GALSTYAN (RUS) and Ilias ILIADIS (GRE) are all on one tatami at the moment. They are in Nymburk at the OTC and train hard, together with other 450 athletes from 40 nations.  Since Monday the Czech city welcomes these athletes…

11 March 2016

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Mittersill, Austria

DIFFERENT AIMS BEEN SET OUT IN MITTERSILL INCLUDING TOKYO 2020

As per tradition, the Mittersill Olympic Training Camp (OTC) is taking place currently in the Austrian Alps where almost up to 1000 judoka are completing their daily randori battle. As we approached what we call the Olympic year every step becomes even more crucial for both, athletes as well as…

9 January 2016

EXPLORE JUDO WITH THE BEST IN POREC

We have discovered some very attractive opportunities which will be on offer at the 2016 Judo Festival in Porec, Croatia. However, this is not it yet. Besides all the appealing activities, visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of their Judo heroes and will be given the opportunity to…

28 December 2015

2nd EJU Judo Festival - Antalya, Turkey

SECOND EDITION OF EJU JUDO FESTIVAL IN ANTALYA

The second EJU Judo Festival is now underway in the Mediterranean city of Antalya. All in all, almost 500 judo fans are participating in Antalya. Like last year there are plenty of facilities on offer at the Maritim Pine Beach Resort for all range of ages and interests. JUDO KIDS…

14 May 2015

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Nymburk, Czech Republic

OTC IN NYMBURK

The EJU OTC Going for Gold in Nymburk, Czech Republic has began on Monday (March 9). The organizers expect over 600 participants. This number represents almost 20% increase in comparison with previous years. This training camp is going to be the biggest the Czech Judo Federation has ever organized. Nymburk,…

10 March 2015

EJU OTC "Going for Gold" - Mittersill, Austria

MITTERSILL SETS A NEW BENCHMARK

The first OTC of the New Year in Mittersill (AUT) from 7th until 16th January is awaiting more than 700 athletes. The beginning of the New Year and the upcoming World Tour events are introduced by the Olympic Trainings Camp in Mittersill. Once more the small town in between high…

5 January 2015

SOCHI HOSTS EJU OTC GOING FOR GOLD

The sixth EJU OTC 2014 is taking place in Sochi, Russia. Athletes are housed at beach side hotels making conditions as comfortable as possible for high performance competition preparation. The training venue is a mere 100m from the hotels and within easy walking distance. Special guests include Olympic champion Kayalay…

30 July 2014

EJU OTC Going for Gold - Tata, Hungary

OTC Going for Gold in Tata last stop for Euro2014

Less than three weeks left before the European Championships begins in Montpellier, France. The Hungarian OTC Going for Gold, is the last training opportunity for all the competitors to have a battle before the big day. By Szandra Szögedi The training camp, as normally, based in Tata, at the Hungarian…

3 April 2014

EJU OTC Going for Gold - Malaga, Spain

Judo tradition at the “OTC Going for Gold” in Mittersill

The traditional opening of the season has started in Mittersill in Austria. In the mountains where the snow usually comes down, now it’s is relatively green. Only in the mountains you see the snow but indoor the judoka are warming up for the season with t Around 500 judoka from…

5 January 2014

OTC Malaga attracts good athletes and sunshine

The OTC Going for Gold in Malaga is the last OTC of the year. Sun, beach and judo, perfect combination. Team from all over the place came to the south of Spain to take the last opportunity this year to train in a European Training Centre where the facilities are…

8 November 2013

European Open Women - Rome, Italy

Olympic medallist Rosalba Forciniti back on track in Rome

Athletes of fifteen nations are ready to compete on the tatami in Ostia at the European Open Women on Saturday. The event organised by the Italian Judo Federation (FIJLKAM ) will be broadcasted live on Rai Sport 1 covering the final block from 16.30 to 18.30 CET. It is a…

18 October 2013