Athlete Stories
Karen Stevenson: Up, Up, Only Up!

Karen Stevenson (NED) fought in Jerusalem in December and placed 7th at the Masters but just two weeks ...

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Lior Raz Praises the Values That Judo Can Bring to Society

During the recent Paris Grand Slam 2023, the IJF President, Mr Marius Vizer, presented Mr Lior Raz with ...

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Technical Analysis, Day 3: The Intention to Throw

IJF Referee Supervisor and 1992 Olympic champion Cathy Fleury (FRA) is a judo expert on whom we can rely ...

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Clarisse: With This Crowd, I was Not Alone

Five world golds, 6 Paris golds and an Olympic gold. Judo, completed!

Tel Aviv GS 2023
A Responsibility to Excel

To be on the World Judo Tour is always really something.

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Josh Katz: Celebrating Progress

On day 1 in Tel Aviv, 25 year old Australian Josh Katz hit a target, one that was set for the whole of ...

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Technical Analysis, Day 2: Expertise Comes in Many Forms

Jack Willingham is the IJF TV Director and also the Fighting Films Production Manager.

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Chelsie Giles: Consistency is Paid For With Consistency

Since January 2021, two years ago, Chelsie Giles (GBR) has competed 15 times on the World Judo Tour (including ...

Tel Aviv GS 2023
Fabio Basile: Same, Same but Different

Italy brought a familiar face to Tel Aviv, the face of a champion, one who reached the very top of the ...

Clarisse returns in Tel Aviv
Sorry girls, I'm back!

Clarisse Agbegnenou is a name synonymous with dominance in the world of judo.

A New Kodokan Shidoin

The Kodokan Judo Institute, known around the world as the Kodokan, is both the building and the original ...

Julien Goes Around the World (10)

We didn't talk since 2022, so I hope that everyone is filled with new resolutions and goals.