Julien Goes Around the World (6)

Last time I wrote to you I was in Georgia with Lasha Bekauri, the Olympic champion, and his coach David. ...

Judo for Peace
Denis Vieru Meets Ukrainian Judoka and Shares his Valuable Experience

Recently, world number one at -66kg, Denis Vieru of Moldova, met with Ukrainian refugee children and ...

WJD 2022, Inclusion
WJD 2022: In Lusaka, the Heart of the African Continent Beats to the Rhythm of Judo

The Southern Africa Judo Confederation (SAJC) is an organisation that gathers together 10 national federations ...

Judo in Schools
School Judo in Namibia Crosses Borders

Each year the South Africa Judo Open attracts judoka from not only the host nation but also several neighbouring ...

WJD 2022, Inclusion. World Refugee Day
WJD 2022: Whoever, Wherever, Whenever. Everyone has the Right to Seek Safety

Every year World Refugee Day, celebrated on 20th June, shines the spotlight on the situation of displaced ...

Judo for Peace
Judo for Hope Opens in Johannesburg

On the 30th of May 2022 Maruyama Norio, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of South Africa, handed over ...

Trust in Judo

On Sunday 12th June the 10th Cseppkő Integrated Judo Cup was organised at the Cseppkő Orphanage in ...

WJD 2022, Inclusion
WJD 2022: Why Judo?

Ever wonder why you or your child should start practising Judo?

Judo in Schools
Sierra Leone and Judo in Schools

There has been a Judo in Schools project in Sierra Leone for several years, established with the aim ...

Judo for Peace Turkey-Syria - The film

A few weeks ago, in April 2022, the IJF Judo for Peace and Judo for Children commissions visited Kilis ...

WJD 2022, Inclusion, Judo for Peace
WJD 2022: Peace and Fraternity - From Words to Actions

Just 48 hours ago we were in Syria, some 45km from Aleppo, sadly famous for having been almost wiped ...

WJD 2022, Inclusion, Judo for Peace
WJD 2022: Wiesbaden, a Shelter, a Fortress

34 young judoka from Ukraine now train in Wiesbaden, Germany, and have the possibility to practise their ...