Cadet Worlds
Ganbold: 1% Talent and 99% Hard Work

Zagreb is the city of judo right now, for seniors, for cadets, for all judo fans.

Julio Clemente Recognised at the National and International Level

The Dominican Judo Federation recently recognised the amazing work of Julio Clemente Santana, a judo ...

Dushanbe GP
Ramzi Shamirov: Proud to Referee at Home

Ramzi Shamirov is an IJF referee and has also been working for the Tajikistan Judo Federation for many ...

Upper Austria GP
The Gift of Delays

When there are flight connections, perhaps heading to places not quite on the main drag, we often find ...

Tel Aviv GS 2023
A Responsibility to Excel

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

The Scope of Competitive School Judo

This week I attended a regional competition for school children in the UK.

Veteran Worlds
Effort Supersedes Most Things

Let’s begin from the premise that judo is hard. Let’s also accept that once it gets in your blood, ...

Refereeing: The New Gestures

Together with the new refereeing rules, implemented for the first time on the occasion of Grand Prix ...

Judo: A Living Being

There is always a certain excitement that arises when the doors of a World Judo Tour event open and the ...

Family Spirit

While the health protocol is, rightly, at the heart of all concerns, so that all participants in the ...

Tokyo 2020
Refereeing: Quality first

The Olympic Games are fast approaching. For months, especially with the postponement of the event for ...

Referees in Focus
Quick Fire Round: Referees

They are always put under pressure, under the spotlight.