Online Inclusive Judo Training (11/04)

Sunday April 11th, James Mulroy and Cecilia Evenblij (SNJU board members) organised and hosted the second in their series of six International Online Inclusive Judo Trainings. Once again it was an amazing success with nearly 90 participants from 8 countries including Ireland, Switzerland, Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland and Spain. A special thanks to our Italian friends who delivered part of the session.
Next session will take place on 16th May.

BENGXX Aftermovie!

The dust has settled over Beverwijk, as the greatest tournament on the planet is done, and done successfully! This is the aftermovie and we hope it will give you a reason to attend this major Special Needs tournament next year: April 12-14, 2019.

Final schedule for the BENG!XX tournament in Beverwijk (NL)


SNJF have completed the enrollment, poules have been completed and can be found HERE, their volunteer army is briefed and poised to go, and the first guests have arrived from Brasil and Japan.. Brace yourself, for BENG!XX is upon us!

This is the schedule for BENG!XX as published earlier this week. Please subscribe to the specialneedsjudo.nl website to be kept up-to-date on developments.

Schedule

Friday evening april 13th 2018
15:00 – 17:00 Divisioning workshop (English spoken)

We invite all our judoka and coaches present in NL to attend this workshop, especially the judoka that did not participate in our tournament before, as we will do their actual divisioning during this workshop. Please wear your Gi, it is very interactive!

17:00 – 18:00 Referee, Rules and Regulations seminar (English spoken)
17:00 – 18:00 Weigh-in for judoka already present
Saturday april 14th 2018
08:00 Venue opens
08:00 – 08:30 Weigh-in for remaining judoka
09:00 – 12:00 Special Needs World Judo Games 2018
Levels 1-3
13:00 – 17:00 SNWJG Kata Tournament
17:00 – 18:00 Coach workshop (Come in Gi!)
20:00 – 23:00 Party in Assumburg Castle
Sunday april 15th 2018
08:00 Venue opens
09:00 – 12:30 Ben van der Eng Memorial, morning session
Levels 1-5, judoka under 16yrs
12:30 – 13:30 Intermission, with the ladies band 3eigenwijs!
13:30 – 17:30 Ben van der Eng Memorial, afternoon session
Levels 1-5, judoka 16yrs and older
On Saturday, people who do not participate in the contest can be transported by one of our shuttles to the Beverwijk Bazaar (link in Dutch) where you can have fun and maybe score some cheap bargains! The trip costs 2 Euros vice versa, to be paid to the driver.Pickup will take place at about 17:00 in an agreed spot.

Time schedule for the Pajulahti Games OESN

Time schedule for the Pajulahti Games / OESN

This is the tentative schedule for the Pajulahti Games to be held in January 2018 in Pajulahti, Finland.

WEDNESDAY
Wednesday Arrival day
THURSDAY
Thursday Self made programs for example the Husky Safari
There are also activities in the Pajulahti area.
FRIDAY
Friday Morning 09:30 – 11:30 Training with Judo-Games
Friday Afternoon 13:00- 15:30 Time off to walk on the Lake
Friday late Afternoon 16:00- 18:00 Divisioning
Friday Evening 19:30 – 21:30 Education about Refereeing
SATURDAY
Saturday Morning Competition
Saturday Afternoon Education (Possible topic Judo & Down Syndrome & other disabilities)
Saturday Night Party/international get together
SUNDAY
Sunday Morning Training session
Sunday Departure day

Project Bucharest aftermovie

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!

Pictures can be found here:
Day ONE
Day TWO
Day THREE
Day FOUR

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