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VISIT TO BUDOKAN BY SANDRO PICCIRILLO 6TH DAN, AND FRANCESCO MAIO 6TH DAN – THURSDAY NIGHT TRAINING 26TH OCTOBER

We are very fortunate that our good friends Sandro Piccirillo and Francesco Maio will be visiting the club for both the Junior and Senior training sessions on Thursday night 26th October.  Both of these 6th Dan Judo teachers and coaches have significant roles with the Italian Judo Federation. Sandro has a technical advisory and development role and is also National Coach for Cadets. He and Francesco had a significant role in the coaching of Giuseppe Maddaloni who was gold medalist at the Sydney Olympic Games. Sandro also coached Rio Olympic Gold medalist Basile and Silver medalist Giufrida as Cadets. Please make the time to get to these sessions. Sandro and Francesco have visited the club on previous occasions and these have always been a wonderful experience.

TOURNAMENT NOTICE - MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL OPEN - 27-29 OCTOBER

The program is on the Judo Victoria website at   http://judovictoria.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/MIJO-2017-Information-10.07.17.pdf On-line entries are available now and close at midnight Friday 20th October 2017.      Please go to www.jvi.org.au and select ‘Competitor Entry’ or ‘Coach/Manager/Volunteer Accreditation’. We have placed a sheet at the club for you to write your name if you intend to or after you have entered the competition on-line.  Please add your name on the sheet so we know that you will be competing. We will be staying at the Mercure North Melbourne Cnr Flemington Road, and Harker Street. As there is little information on the camp which follows the competition, we have not planned to stay past Sunday evening.

TOURNAMENT NOTICE: NSW JUNIOR POINTS AND SENIOR KYU GRADES – 29TH OCTOBER

Although the Melbourne International Open will be on this weekend, the club will be participating in this local competition so all athletes not competing in Melbourne should plan to compete. Budokan will have two coaches supporting our athletes at this event - thanks to Andras Koltai and Amber McIndoe. The information sheet is now available at https://eventdesq.sportstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main&EventDesqID=26184&OrgID=8274       Information sheets are also available at the club. All competitors must login and register online before midnight Thu 26 Oct 2017.

TOURNAMENT NOTICE - 2ND ANNUAL DANNY SIMMONS MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT – 15TH OCT, KARIONG

In memory of Danny's 60 years of service to judo and the community, Woy Woy Judo Club will host the 2nd Annual Danny Simmons Memorial Tournament on Sunday 15th October at Kariong Mountains High School, Festival Drive, Kariong NSW.You must register on-line for this event.  Entries close 5pm Tues 10th October. Register at the following URL, (payment is made on the day of competition):https://eventdesq.sportstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main&EventDesqID=26135&OrgID=8351Information sheets are also available at the club.