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Campeonato Sudamericano cadetes y junior

Campeonato Sudamericano cadetes y junior

Cuenca,
Aug 17-19, 2017

Del 17 al 19 de agosto se realizara el campeonato sudamericano cadetes y junior en la ciudad de Cuenca Ecuador.

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Panamerican Judo Championship Junior Cancun 2017

Panamerican Judo Championship Junior Cancun 2017

Cancun,
Jun 29 - Jul 01, 2017

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IJF Grand Prix Cancun 2017

IJF Grand Prix Cancun 2017

Cancun,
Jun 16-18, 2017

Judo in Cancun... Beautiful beaches… Warm waters... Brilliant sun... & Great Judo — All in one same place & one same date! June 16-18, 2017 - Cancun, Mexico

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Brazilian judokas Erika Miranda and David Moura start the year at the top of the World Ranking.

Brazilian judokas Erika Miranda and David Moura start the year at the top of the World Ranking.

January 09, 2018

This start of the year can not be better for the Brazilian judokas Erika Miranda and David Moura both lead the world ranking of the IJF. Erika Miranda took some years to reach the top of the 52kg category, but now she is a solid contender. With the number one position in the IJF World Ranking, the quadruple world medalist of Brazil took 2017 as its best year of competitions. At the Olympic level, Miranda has had a ninth place in London and a defeat in the bronze medal fight in Rio. But his worldwide success began in Rio 2013 at the World Championship with a silver medal. Since then he managed to win a medal in each world championship, three bronze medals in 2014, 2015 and this year in Budapest. During the past year he won an international event like the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg where he beat Alesya Kuznetsova in the final. This year in Budapest he defeated Kelmendi, and took the world bronze. After Budapest he consolidated his number one position with silver in the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi and a bronze in the master of St. Petersburg. For a long time, David Moura has been number two in Brazil. The heavyweight grew behind Rafael Silva, who captured two Olympic bronze medals in 2012 and 2016. Silva was the only heavyweight who finally took home the Olympic and world medals. With David Moura Brazil has another power and Moura became the number one in the world after his good performances for years and especially in 2017. With 30 years, now is the time for Moura to give his career a final boost to the Olympic medal. Since June, it has ranked number 1 in the world ranking. Last year was a good year for David winning the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg and the Grand Prix in Cancun and also took the silver medal in the Budapest World Championship both in singles and in the mixed team tournament. Closing in the month of December with a Bronze medal in Tokyo and a silver medal in the Master of St. Petersburg.

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The new regulation of judo in 2018

The new regulation of judo in 2018

January 03, 2018

The Grand Prix of Tunisia will be the first event of the year where the modifications of the IJF rules will take effect. Below is a brief explanation of some of these changes and why they are important for the development of judo in this 2018. An immediate attack is required for unorthodox holds These days, anything other than a lapel and sleeve grip is considered unorthodox. For example, if you have a double sleeve grip, that is considered unorthodox and you will have to attack immediately. Initially, when changes were made to the rules for 2017, there was an intention to give more  for maneuver for an unorthodox grip. Many people welcomed it because an unorthodox grip can lead to very dynamic and unusual releases.  Waza-ari-awasatte-ippon returns as a means to win. This will also make the judokas try to score faster to end the fight early. Currently, the waza-aris are also awarded to what used to be yukos, so it makes sense for the judokas to try to get two small scores to win the fight. Leg grip is normal Shido. Gone are the days when just touching the leg was automatically hansoku-make. With the new regulation the leg grip is now a normal shido infraction, so you will get hansoku-make only if you get three Shidos. This rule will benefit a lot since sometimes you have to be very careful not to even touch your legs. Now you can try more things and if you accidentally touch your opponent's leg, it's just a shido. You can not straighten the leg during shimewaza This rule will not affect many players. Although it is common for players to hold uke's leg or grab the pants during a shimewaza, it is not really that common for players to fully straighten uke's leg. You can not win by Shido in Golden Score. Well, this is not exactly true because if your opponent gets three shidos, they will get hansoku-make and you will win. That is an important change to the regulation. The judokas will have to try to make a score in the score to win. Since the Golden Score is exhausting, most judokas (probably) will want to try to score and win during regular time. Therefore, as a result you could have a reduction in the battles in the Golden Score. Click on the following image to have complete information about the changes in the regulation:

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"Segura de ti misma" project of the Ecuadorian Judo that seeks to empower women

"Segura de ti misma" project of the Ecuadorian Judo that seeks to empower women

November 09, 2017

The main purpose of this project is to combat gender violence.   The fight to eradicate violence against women, comes alive in various ways in Ecuador, including through the project '' Safe yourself '', inaugurated yesterday to empower women physically and psychologically. Promoted by the Ministry of Sports and the Ecuadorian Judo Federation, the initiative includes the training in judo of at least 6,400 women from all over the country. In the presentation were the sports minister, Andrea Sotomayor; Rocío González, president of the Interinstitutional Committee of the "Plan Toda Una Vida" and first lady of Ecuador; Alison Vásconez, official representative of the UN Women in Ecuador and Roberto Ibañez Sub secretary of the sport in Ecuador and multi judo medalist. "The project Segura de ti Misma is a project against gender violence, this project is working with the Judo Federation and the ministry of sport to have instructors throughout the country, to teach judo and self defense for the fight against gender violence "explained Roberto Ibañez in relation to such an important project for the Ecuadorian judo. "Segura de Ti Misma" supports the world initiative “Ni una Menos” and above all joins the initiative of Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno, 'A Life without Violence'. The coaches demonstrated to the audience some defense techniques and commented on the benefits of the project, among them, the most important ones, unity in the fight against gender violence and raise the self-esteem of women through the sport. Until the month of December, 20 teachers, who received prior instruction in methodology and psychology, will train women between 15 and 65 years old without cost.

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