IJF Asian Region Refereeing and Coaching Seminar Open in Shanghai

Between the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tokyo Grand Slam, the judo planet doesn't stop turning.

Italy is Unifying all Sectors Through Education

The referee seminars of the World Judo Tour are now part of the furniture on our calendars.

Juan Carlos Barcos Nominated Co-ordinator Responsible for International Refereeing Seminars

In sport, refereeing is a key element, without which respect for the rules and fair play would be utopian. ...

Twelve Countries Aim High at the IJF Refereeing Seminar in Casablanca

The refereeing seminars of the World Judo Tour are now well established, so much so that it has become ...

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 ...