We wish our two KIDO Academy players competing at this weekend Oceania Continental Judo Union (OJU) Championships in Tonga a successful tournament.Both Caroline Hain (48kg), Senior Women team representative and the Male Cadet representative Daniel Villani (60kg); are in good form and well prepared.We are all looking forward to a great display ofJudo from our twoand the National Team
We had 4 National reps today .Also had a good workout and class .......... proves a point ...... .... One doesn't need numbers just a handful of good ones
Australian Judo Titles held in GEELONG, VIC
Four (4) players from the Kangy Angy, KIDO-Mingara JUDO ACADEMY wore the NSW blues and returned with 5 medals including one u/17 GOLD.
SUMMARY: Daniel VILLANI u/17 CADET GOLD Caroline HAIN SENIOR WOMEN SILVER Caroline HAIN JUNIOR WOMEN SILVER Angelina YOKOYAMA JUNIOR WOMEN BRONZE Danny VOJNIKOVICH u/15 SNR BOY BRONZE
Caroline HAIN has been selected by the NSC as part of the team for the junior European Hungary + Poland Tour in July
The tour includes two tournaments as part of the official tour that are high level Junior European events with entries over 50 in many divisions. It will allow her to test and evaluate herself against high level international opponents.
In Hungary the team will train in a camp that is attended by 300-400 juniors then to Poland for the 2nd competition followed by a second camp
KIDO MINGARA JUDO ACADEMY The premier junior development club on the Central Coast and Newcastle-Hunter region.
Come and have JUDO fun at KI-DO, an Olympic Sport which instils gymnastic skills, falling safely, grappling, tackling + self-defense, all taught in a non-violent sporting manner. Focus on junior technical and personal development and discipline required to become a well-rounded sportsperson.
Judo Federation (NSW) 2011 + 2013 Junior Development Club of the Year. Kido has produced one Olympic rep, a Commonwealth Games Bronze medalist, plus numerous OCEANIA and National Champions This year the club achieved 2 National Championship Gold , 4 Silver and 4 Bronze National medals, as well as 2 Oceania medals. National team members , Liam Yokoyama and Caroline Hains have represented Australia at Oceania Championships championships , junior and senior international tournaments and the cadet world championships. Neeson Naidoo and Angelina Yokoyama as members of the junior national team have represented Australia at the Oceania continental championships.
Judo is an art of self-defense that has developed into an international sport. It is a school sport in Japan, modeled as a way of becoming physically and mentally fit through disciplined training and was the first martial art to be introduced into the Olympic Games (1964) and the Commonwealth Games (1990).
The sport of Judo was derived as a safer alternative from the ancient form of ‘ju-jitsu’and is designed so that it can be practiced by all ages…both male and female. Judo does not involve any kicking or striking techniques, but utilizes throwing and grappling through tactical plays. It is practiced with safety in mind, training on mats and participants are taught to fall correctly. Falling safely is also crucial to participating in many other sports later in life. Flexibility, stretching and strength exercises are part of a normal training session.
The KIDO ACADEMY was built with a sprung permanent mat area and is often visited by international teams. It is an excellent activity to increase physical fitness, self-esteem, self-defense and can be practiced without the need to compete in tournaments.
As well as fun and fitness; KIDO instructors teach judo etiquette, focus on technical, personal development and reinforcing the respect required to become a well-rounded sportsperson.