Winter Senior Kyu Grades 7th July 2016

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The Sydney University Judo Club was well represented on the 10th of July in the first Senior KYU Grades & Masters tournament of the year. The club came out with 6 golds, 6 silvers and a bronze, even though this was the first-ever competition for many of our members. So a big congratulation to the first-timers; you have taken your … Read More

Kosen Tournament 2016

kosen 2016

The Kosen tournament held at the Newington Armory on the 31st of January was the first tournament that SUJC attended this year. However this tournament, came with a twist; standard judo rules would apply but if the bout came to ne-waza, matte would not be called even if there was a deadlock. So with this in mind, could a team … Read More

World Judo Veterans Championships

WORLD JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS VETERANS REPORT

Kristof Frankowski (6th Dan IJF) and Daniel Indyke (2nd Dan IJF) proudly represented SUJC in Tokyo for the Veterans International Judo Championships, formerly known as the Masters. All three of Kristof’s opponents were Japanese and he beat all three by ippon with a drop seo-nagi and a hold down. Not only did Kristof take gold at the Kodokan but he … Read More

University Games Report

SUJC at Uni Games

Held on home soil this year, 9 members of the Sydney University Judo Club fought in the 21st Australian University Games. Catriona, Cindy, Monica, Shaun, Nav, Karl, Hamish, James and Willy (representing UTS) collected an enviable set of results. The women’s team took first place and the men’s team came in equal fourth place with ANU behind UNSW, USA and … Read More

SUJC Celebrates 60 Years of Judo

SUJC at its 60th anniversary

Sydney University Judo Club, the oldest in Australia, celebrated its 60th anniversary at a dinner on the 30th August, in the Refectory at Sydney University. The function was attended by about one hundred current and previous players, and many supporters. It was a great night with many old friendships being reestablished.