A Dutch SN team augmented by board members James Mulroy and Cecilia Evenblij visited Romania to assist the local organisation with organising a Special Needs tournament, with a successful tournament as a result. The team was received very well, and visited historic sites as part of the project.
Many thanks from SNJU to Zelko Alexandru and his team from the Judoka Bears in Bucharest for providing us with all these beautiful facilities!
Today, we welcome Russia and Greece! The world is turning blue! Remember, together we are strong and if you would like to participate in SNJU, then this link will bring you to our application form and make you a member!
June 10 – Tomas Rundqvist, President of SNJU, receives the formal membership application from Kristiina Pekkola – President of Swedish Judo Federation during the Swedish National Championships in Stockholm.
Sweden is the first European National Governing Body to enter SNJU.
On the 3rd of September 2018 the Judoka Bears of Bucharest, in conjunction with SNJU, will organise their first Special Needs Judo tournament.
For more information, click HERE to go to our Event Section.
The International Special Needs Judo Union in conjunction with the Greek Veteran Society was extremely proud to stage the first ever International Flower of Inclusion Festival in Loutraki, Greece recently. The whole event was an amazing success and was attended by delegations from 18 Counties worldwide. Click here for a summary of events as the week unfolded.
Also, we would like to welcome all our new members for whom this message is the first they will be receiving. If you log in with the password you received, you will be able to change the type of emails you will be receiving. However for the moment we advice you leave the settings alone; the amount of mail will not be too big.
In 2018 the SNJU in conjunction with the SNJU will organise the very first SN Judo World Games in Beverwijk on the occasion of its 20th year anniversary. This event is open every special needs judoka in the world in levels 1, 2 and 3
If you are interested in participating, or in the events surrounding the World Judo Games, then please click HERE to subscribe yourself to the newsletter (preferably using your Facebook account) and select the category “BEVERWIJK 2018 EN”
If you are aware of other interested clubs or persons, then please do not hesitate to point them to this website.
For our friends abroad who are not yet aware of the five-level classification (in use in most European countries, as well as the Special Olympics): A document about this can be downloaded HERE.
Up to early this week, SNJU board members have been very busy with the Flower of Inclusion Festival in Greece, which we think was a great success! We will get back to that later, in another article. This message is to inform you that all Members will be included in the general mailing list of the SNJU website. That means that you will receive an email for every message on the site.
The types of email you receive will be adjustable but a more detailed explanation will come when the mailing system is in place.
SNJU are working hard to expand our membership. whether you are a national organisation or a local Judo club, you can be a member of SNJU. This link will bring you to our application form. Remember: Together we are strong!
Click the map to show all the countries we have members in. This week, we added Israel and Brazil!