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 International Events

 

Judo New Zealand Events

 

Term 1 of 2019

January - 7

First class at dojo for 2019 - 6 to 7:30 pm for all

January - 28

Regular Class schedule starts for 2019

February – 16/17

ACT Open Canberra

February - 24

Sydney International Open

March - 9

Central Districts Open - Motueka **

March - 29/30

Melbourne Open

April - 6/7

Wellington Open – Kapiti

April - 12

 

End of Term 1

 

   

 ** Not a Judo NZ selection event - will possibly not participate

 

Term 2 of 2019

May - 21/22

Asia Pacific Champs for Seniors – Abu Dhabi

April - 29

Term 2 Starts

May - 11/12

Auckland International Open – North Shore Events Centre

June - 1 / 2

Waikato Bays Open - Rotorua

June - 2 / 3

National Training Camp – Rotorua

June - 22/23

Canterbury Open – Christchurch

June - 24 – 28

June 30

Grading

Nippon Open Competition - Albany

July - 5

End of Term 2

 

 

Term 3 of 2019

   
 July 22  Term 3 Starts

August 4

Howick Open competition

August - 10/11

North Wellington Open – Palmerston North **

August - 24/25

South Island Open - Christchurch

September – 7 / 8

North Island Champs - Auckland

   

September - 27

End of Term 3

 ** Not a Judo NZ selection event - will possibly not participate

 

Term 4 of 2019

Sept 26 – October 6/7

Tour to Queensland

October - 14

Term 4 Starts

October - 5 / 6

Queensland Open – Gold Coast

October - 19/20

NZ Nationals - Rotorua

November 2

November 3/4

November - 25 – 29

Oceania Open Cadets/Juniors - Perth

Oceania Open Seniors - Perth

Grading

December - 7

Players Activity Hour

December - 7

Prize Giving

December - 13

Last Class for 2019

December - 14

Black Belt and Parents Dinner

 


 

Nippon Judo Schools is a business venture, born out of a passion for Judo and education. This is the driving force behind the founder, Johan Boshoff.

 

Johan spent his childhood in South Africa, coached by his mentor and "second dad" Kokkie Uys. Through this man, he developed a love for the sport, and got an insight in the benefits the sport bring to participants. These benefits are not only for the few people who compete, but for the majority of others involved in other aspects of the sport, such as recreation, administration and just being parents of participants.

 

After emigrating to New Zealand in 2000, Johan started Nippon Judo Schools on the Auckland North Shore. Initially, all classes were run at schools. When some players became competitive, combined training times at a central venue was found, and the club went from strength to strength.

 

More details about the achievements of the club will be added here soon.