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Current IJF Rules 2014 – 2016

August 24, 2014

IJFClick here for the current and latest IJF rules.

Konan / JAM Novice Referee Workshops – Part 2

July 15, 2014

Sessions:

  1.  July 20, 2014 Black Swamp Judo Club 1 pm – 4 pm
  2. August 31, 2014 Black Swamp Judo Club 1 pm – 4 pm

Clinicians:

  • Tom Sheehan: IJF- B, J.A.M. Referee Chair
  • Don Flagg: PJU-C, Konan Referee Chair

Cost: $10.00 per session

Second and third session location:

Black Swamp Judo Club
2564 Parkway Plaza
Maumee OH, 43537

This beginner, novice, and local referee workshop is the second in a series of three for beginning referees and coaches. The intent of this series is to develop an understanding of the judo rules and to develop future referees.

The second session will focus on mat procedures, control of the match, referee movements, voice, dress code and judge/referee behavior. At the third session we will have videos, mock contests, and a written assessment.

Please wear a judo-gi for these workshops.

So please attend! Everyone should review the rules before coming to the workshop. If you do not have a copy of the rules, go to the
http://www.usjudo.org and than go to referee’s and downloads the rules.

This workshop is open to all judoka with no minimum age. For referee’s certification, the minimum age is fourteen for local referee.

If you have any questions please contact Tom Sheehan by e-mail.

Click here for flier: 2014 Konan/JAM Novice Referee Clinics

Konan / JAM Novice Referee Workshops

June 11, 2014

Sessions:

  1.  June 29, 2014 Michigan State University 1:00PM – 4:00 PM
  2. July 20, 2014 Detroit Area (location to be announced) TBA
  3. August 17, 2014 Saginaw, MI (location to be announced) TBA

Clinicians:

  • Tom Sheehan: IJF- B, J.A.M. Referee Chair
  • Don Flagg: PJU-C, Konan Referee Chair

Cost: $10.00 per session

First session location:

IM West Bldg.
Room 150
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI. 48823

This beginner, novice, and local referee workshop is the first in a series of three for beginning referees and coaches. The intent of this series is to develop an understanding of the judo rules and to develop future referees.

The first session focuses on gaining an understanding of the competition rules and score -keeping.

The second session will focus on mat procedures, control of the match, referee movements, voice, dress code and judge/referee behavior. At the third session we will have videos, mock contests, and a written assessment.

Please wear a judo-gi for these workshops.

So please attend! Everyone should review the rules before coming to the workshop. If you do not have a copy of the rules, go to the
http://www.usjudo.org and than go to referee’s and downloads the rules.

This workshop is open to all judoka with no minimum age. For referee’s certification, the minimum age is fourteen for local referee.

We will be having the clinics in three different locations. If you have any questions please contact Tom Sheehan by e-mail.

Click here for flier: 2014 Konan/JAM Novice Referee Clinics

Rules Clinic Reminder – This Sunday – Saito-dojo

February 13, 2014

IpponJust a reminder – Please register for the Rules Update Clinic to be held this Sunday

This clinic is for all referees , as well as for competitors and coaches who need to understand the new rules for competition

Click here for details.

Referee Workshop – 2014 IJF Rules Update – February 16 – Saito Dojo

February 3, 2014

IJFDate: February 16, 2014

Time: Registration; 12:30 – 1:00 PM
Clinic: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Include practical practice)

Certification (Local Level): 1:40pm to 3:00pm

Saito-dojo
Birmingham YMCA
400 E. Lincoln
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 644-9036

Cost: $10 for registered referees, $20 non-referees

Clinician: Mr. Noboru Saito Hachidan, IJF ‘A’

Note: Bring your gi to the clinic.

Click here for Flier and registration form.

New IJF Gi Regulations – Local Effective Date TBD

December 17, 2013

IJF

2014 Gi Rules

Click here for full details.

Ohio Judo Rules Clinic and Joint Workout

April 23, 2013

OSJILogo002The purpose of this event is to review, explain current interpretations, and answer questions about the competition rules to be used at judo events this year.

This should be beneficial for referees, coaches, players and parents.  It will also provide new players and experienced players the opportunity to work out with players from other clubs.

This event will also be used as a first step in training new referees, timers, and other tournament officials.

Click here for complete information: Ohio Judo Rules Clinic & Joint Workout

Date:  Sunday – April 28, 2013

Place:

Kettering Recreation Center
2900 Glengarry Drive
Kettering, Ohio 45429
937-296-2587  
 
                                                             

Call for Referees 2013 Ontario Open

April 18, 2013

Hello fellow Referees and Referee Committee Chairs,

IpponI am pleased to invite you and your fellow referees (National “C” and higher) to officiate at the “2013 Ontario Open” for divisions U15, U18, U21, Seniors and Masters.

The tournament will take place at the MasterCard Centre, 400 Kipling Ave, Toronto (Etobicoke), ON, M8V 4L1 on Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19, 2013. (Click here for tournament info). Referees are asked to present themselves to the Chief Referee in the Official’s lounge at the venue for a Roll-call by 0730 on both days.

Interested referees, please RSVP to pre-register for your accreditation by clicking on this e-mail link.

Referee accreditation will take place in the Official Hotel – Marriot Toronto Airport, 901 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON M9W 1J5 on Friday, May 17.

You must have accreditation to enter the tournament venue on Saturday and Sunday.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated prompt reply and we look forward to your attendance at the shiai.

Best Regards,
Frank Vossen
Chair, Referee Committee – Judo Ontario – Président des Comités d’Arbitrage
Chief Referee – 2013 Ontario Open – l’Arbitre en chef
Tel.: 519-825-3856

Call to Referees – Irwin Cohen Memorial April 21

April 16, 2013
2013 Irwin Cohen
Chief Referee Dr. Gary Berliner and Tournament Director Aaron Cohen have asked that this announcement be distributed to National Referees as an invitation to participate in this Evaluation event.

Click here for Tournament Announcement.

Ralph Palmer
Assistant to the Chairman
USA Judo Referee Commission

2013 IJF Rule Changes Effective March 22, 2013

March 10, 2013

Thanks to all attendees at Saturday’s IJF Rules Clinic, hosted by Noboru Saito-sensei at Saito-dojo at the Birmingham Family Y.

In addition to on-the-mat practical training sessions, applying the rules to mock matches,  a classroom session was held reviewing the following materials:

If you missed the clinic,please review these materials, as the effective date is March 22 (at the USA Judo Scholastics).

Clinic attendees, please use these materials for review.

Thanks to Sait0-sensei for sharing his knowledge and experience.


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