International Judo Federation Archive


Judo Grand Slam, Paris 2012 – Last and final Day

Paris-France, Feb 06, 2012: Judo Grand Slam Paris, Men’s -81kg: Olympic Champion, Ole Bischof is Back in the Race: The category of the men’s -81kg was really open as most of the top ranked athletes were absent. Therefore, at the beginning of the day, to make a forecast was quite complicated. But


MOU and Partnership Protocol between the IJF and the CISM and between the IJF and USIP

Paris-France, Feb 05, 2012: Partnership Protocol, On the occasion of the Judo Grand Slam, Paris 2012, the International Judo Federation has signed two important Memorandum of Understanding with the ‘Conseil International du Sport Militaire’ (CISM) and the ‘Union Sportive Internationale des Polices’. International Military Sport Council (CISM) Marius L. VIZER, the IJF


Young Sport Leaders Discover JUDO

Young Sport Leaders Discover JUDO, In the beginning of January 2012, the first edition of the Youth Leadership Training Camp, organized by the United Nations (UNOSDP – United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace) in partnership with the NGO Right to Play, was held in Doha. The International Judo Federation



GRAND SLAM PARIS PREVIEW, During two days, the world of judo will be staring at the ‘Palais Omnisports Paris Bercy’. The Judo Grand Slam, Paris 2012, will indeed have a perfume of Olympic Games, since it is the last Grand Slam, which will award points for the London 2012 Olympic qualification. In


CHAD Judo is the Star CHAD Judo is the Star

Undoubtedly, for more than a week, judo was the star on the riverbanks of the Chari River, in Chad, from January 20th to 22nd, 2012, at the International Tournament of the City of N’Djamena which took place in the Country. The event brought together six African nations during a competition that is



2nd PYRAMID JUDOGI, On the occasion of the Judo Grand Slam, Paris 2012, the International Judo Federation and the French Judo Federation are organizing the second Pyramid of Judogi. Following the great success of the first edition of the Pyramid of Judogi that was held during the last World Judo Championships, Paris


Saudi Arabia Hosts a Technical Course, 31 coaches took part to a level 3 technical course held in Riyadh

Jan 27, 2012: Saudi Arabia Hosts Technical Course, The coaching session started on 26th December 2011 and ended on 5th January 2012. It was conducted by Ahmed MOUSSA, a 7th Dan IJF expert from Algeria. During this course, the attendees have undergone very interesting teaching points to meet their needs and requirements.


IJF President, Marius L. Vizer Back on the Tatami

IJF News, Jan 26, 2012: IJF President Marius Vizer, On the occasion of the recent Judo Grand Prix, Qingdao 2011 (last December), the IJF President, Marius L. Vizer, visited several places where judo is used as a tool for the development and the education of the youth. During his visits, he was also accompanied


Judo Technical Course in Luanda, 25 coaches attended a level 2

Jan 23, 2012: Judo Technical Course, The technical course started on 19th and ended on 29th December 2011. It was conducted by Alain MASSART, an appointed IJF expert from Portugal. The content of the course was very consistent. The teaching points focused on the following items: -Organization chart of standing judo -Positioning


IJF President Marius VIZER received the Kazakhstan NOC’s Golden Order

Almaty-Kazakhstan, Jan 14, 2011: Kazakhstan NOC Golden Order, In the first day of the World Masters Almaty 2012, the Minister of Sports and Tourism of Republic of Kazakhstan, Talgat YERMEGIYAEV rewarded Marius VIZER, the IJF President with the Golden Order of National Olympic Committee of Republic of Kazakhstan for his special merits in sport’s development