Adapted Judo Training Camp

"YOU NEED A VERY BIG TOOLBOX"

The 3rd Adapted Judo Training Camp, as part of the Judo Festival, began its course under the direction of Mr Tomas RUNDQVIST, EJU Adapted Judo Expert. His journey into the world of adapted judo began as an assistant coach at his club’s training camp in Sweden, which included judoka with…

23 June 2024

EJU Kids Camp 2024 - Zagreb, Croatia

SPREADING THE WORD OF JUDO

As we begin to see more and more, there is a great cooperation between EJU member nations and Japan. There is an exchange set up in the UK which has seen the likes of EBINUMA Mashashi and ONO Shohei deliver their expertise while gaining cultural experience following their competitive careers.…

23 June 2024

EJU Kids Camp 2024 - Zagreb, Croatia

THE MORAL CODE: SHORT AND SIMPLE FOR IMPLEMENTATION

On Saturday 22nd of June, the EJU Kids Camp started during the 2024 edition of the EJU Judo Festival, seeing children coming together from Slovakia, to the Netherlands and Greece. In the initial session led by EJU Judo for Children Commissioner, Nuno DELGADO, the judo values were instilled and explained…

23 June 2024

EJU E-PLATFORM

E-learning platforms have become an integral part of modern education, delivering flexible and accessible learning opportunities for students worldwide. The EJU e-platform offers tailor-made knowledge on various topics both on and off the mat, some of which come with an additional certificate. Here is an introduction to some of the…

23 June 2024

‘Let’s Move and Celebrate’

OLYMPIC DAY 2024

Olympic Day is celebrated annually on June 23rd to mark the founding of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894 by Pierre de Coubertin. This day promotes the ideals of the Olympic Movement, encouraging participation in sports and physical activity worldwide. Many countries organize fun runs, races, and other sporting…

23 June 2024

EJU Judo Festival 2024 - Porec, Croatia

SAFE FALL - SAFE SCHOOLS

The “Safe Fall – Safe Schools” seminar is part of the programme of the Judo Festival Porec 2024, and Óscar Del Castillo Andrés delivered an exceptional class at the Intersport Centre. Now, understanding and mastering the art of safe falls is not only a fundamental aspect of judo but also…

22 June 2024

EJU Kids Camp 2024 - Zagreb, Croatia

NATIONS COME TOGETHER FOR KIDS CAMP

As the Poreč OTC came to a close, the educational aspect of the Judo Festival came in to full swing. On Saturday 22nd of June, the Kids and Family Camp began, led by the Education Commissioner, covering Judo for Children, Nuno DELGADO. Delgado opened the session with an introductory circle,…

22 June 2024

EJU Judo Festival 2024 - Porec, Croatia

JOY: JUDO CONNECTING OLDER AND YOUNGER GENERATIONS

JOY is a newly established project which aims to increase awareness of the importance of intergenerational judo for the physical, social, and psychological well-being of older and younger individuals, thereby contributing to their successful aging and holistic development, respectively. The project is coordinated by the Judo Club Rijeka from Croatia along with eight…

22 June 2024

EJU Judo Festival 2024 - Porec, Croatia

PROJECT SHOWCASE AND NETWORKING EVENT

The latest addition to the education sector is the Project Showcase and Networking Event, which was inaugurated as part of the Judo Festival 2024. Following the opening words from Mr Sergei Aschwanden, EJU Vice President and Head of Education Sector, the function comprised 12 topics, each presented by an expert in…

22 June 2024

Hoče European Judo Hopes Cup & Technical Session Kodokan Experts - Hoče , Slovenia

JUDO HOPES CONTINUES IN HOČE WITH EXPERTS

The momentum continues in Hoče, Slovenia for the U15 athletes who are travelling from around Europe to partake in the Judo Hopes event and Kodokan Seminar. It has already proven to be a success among the coaches and athletes, having this special opportunity to work with experts and top athletes…

21 June 2024

7th Scientific and Professional Conference

RESEARCH IN PRACTICE

The second and final day of the 7th Scientific and Professional Conference delivered practical presentations of previously deliberated research studies. The following five topics were demonstrated in action. TEACHING JUDO TACTICS? – Michel Brousse IN SEARCH OF MOTOR EFFICIENCY IN GRAPPLING SPORTS: A COMPARATIVEANALYSIS OF JUDO AND BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (BJJ)…

21 June 2024

Porec EJU OTC 2024 - Porec, Croatia

FRIENDSHIP IS A CORE ELEMENT OF JUDO

There are examples all around, wherever you look, it comes in various forms. The respect we have for opponents, the collaboration of federations and organisations for the betterment of the sport, those we choose when we step away from ‘the job’. During the Poreč OTC and Judo Festival, there are…

21 June 2024

7th Scientific and Professional Conference

VETERANS, INCLUSION AND MORE

The final phase of the opening day of the 7th Scientific and Professional Conference covered various studies in judo from veterans, referees, safeguarding, inclusion and more. Danilo Dos Santos dived into exploring a study on the Demographic Characteristics Of Judo Athletes Participating In World Championships Veterans: A Descriptive Study. The…

20 June 2024

7th Scientific and Professional Conference

INJURIES, WEIGHT GAIN AND HYDRATION

The early afternoon of the 7th Scientific and Professional Conference in Porec continued to discover several additional topics including, injuries, weight gain, weight loss, biomechanics analysis and more. A Retrospective Study The second phase of the Applicable Research in Judo set off with a presentation by Mireia Yeste-Fabregat on the following…

20 June 2024

Mental Health: A topic that affects all of us.

ELITE ATHLETES EXPOSE TABOO TOPIC AS REALITY

In recent years, the significance of mental health in the realm of sports has gained substantial recognition. Athletes, both at the amateur and professional levels, face immense physical and psychological pressures that can profoundly impact their well-being. Understanding and addressing mental health is crucial for athletes to perform at their…

20 June 2024

EJU Judo Festival 2024 - Porec, Croatia

MATIC SCALES NEW HEIGHTS FOR STEMSPORT

The Croatian Judo Federation established a project called STEMsport, with the main project objectives to strengthen the capacities of civil society organisations for the active involvement of children and young adults, but also of the broader public into STEM (biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics), as well as to popularise knowledge…

20 June 2024

7th Scientific and Professional Conference

APPLICABLE RESEARCH IN JUDO 2024

In accordance with the customary schedule of the Judo Festival, the 7th edition of the Scientific and Professional Conference has convened in the picturesque locale of Porec. Following welcome words from Prof Hrvoje Sertic, Chairman of University of Zagreb Faculty of Kinesiology; Dr Sanda Corak, President of the Croatian Judo…

20 June 2024

EJU Judo Festival 2024 - Porec, Croatia

PROJECT SHOWCASE: WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR

The newest addition to the Judo Festival in Poreč, Croatia, is the Project Showcase and Networking Event. So what do we expect to see? Commencing on Saturday 22nd June, the event will be opened by the Vice President of the European Judo Union, leading Education, Sergei ASCHWANDEN. There will be…

20 June 2024