Junior World Championships – Karibu for Judo in South Africa

IJF News, November 2, 2011: “Karibu, welcome, bienvenue …” were the first words of the President of Judo South Africa,


Shah Hussain will represent Pakistan in the Junior World Judo-2011

Peshawar, PJF Press Release, November 1, 2011: Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) aimed at bringing awareness, promoting unity and togetherness between locals and South Africans living internationally (Shah Hussain). Pakistan athlete Shah Hussain Shah along with a coach is participating in the 17th Junior World Judo Championships-2011 at Cape Town the capital city


Pakistan Wapda rules as Ist, Army 2nd and Railway got 3rd in 21st National Judo-2011

PJF Press Release, October 31. The Pakistan Wapda rules continued to rule the roost by lifting the winners trophy for 6th consecutive occasion, Pakistan Army claimed the runners-up title while Pakistan Railway were awarded the third-play trophy as the 21st Senior, 2nd Junior and 3rd Inter-provincial National Judo Championship-2011 ended peacefully with


Open World Judo Championships Tyumen

IJF News, Oct 29: The first day of the Open World Judo Championships Tyumen 2011 offered some interesting and tense


Judo Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi 2011 – Last day and Final Results

Abu Dhabi: IJF News, Oct 19, 2011: Men’s -90kg: Great Performance for Georgia!, In the men’s -90kg, it is a nice Victory for the Georgian Varlam LIPARTELIANI, coached by the double Olympic Champion, Peter Seisenbacher (AUT), which concluded the category. After an outstanding tournament for the Swedish, Marcus NYMAN, the last step


Women’s -63kg: After Tokyo, last year, AGBEGNENOU Gold again in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: IJF News, Oct 18, 2011: The final started very well for the AGBEGNENOU, who immediately scored Yuko, but immediately followed by a waza-ari for Yusubova (AZE) on a counter attack.


History of Judo and the Kodokan. Episode -2

Courtesy by International Department of history Kodokan Judo Institute of Japan: Kata (Form): There are two principal ways of practicing Judo : Kata and Randori. Kata, which literally means “form,” is practiced following a formal system of prearranged exercise, while Randori, meaning “free exercise” is practiced freely. Kata of Judo is the


Judo Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi 2011.

IJF News Abu Dahbi Oct 16, 2011: Today was the first day of competition at the Judo Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi 2011. Women’s -48, -52, -57kg and men’s -60 and -66kg. 61 countries are engaged in this third Grand Prix of the year. All the points are counting for the World Ranking


Media Recognition for the IJF at the Monaco SPORTEL

IJF News, Oct 15: For four days, the appointments were chained on the International Judo Federation booth, which did its best to accommodate the representatives of the TV’s around the world, at the Monaco SPORTEL, Monaco 2011.


History of Judo and the Kodokan. Episode -1

Courtesy by International Department of Kodokan Judo Institute of Japan: Kodokan was established in 1882 by Prof. Jigoro Kano. Kodokan Judo was founded by Jigoro Kano, who as a youth began practicing jujutsu* as a way to strengthen his frail body. Kano studied both the Tenjin Shinyo-ryu and Kito-ryu styles of classical jujutsu,