November Notes

Donna and Sydney at the Quebec Open, Camp and Ontario open.  Congratulations to Sydney on her Bronze in the U18 division.

Remembrance day stat (Monday Nov 13) classes moved to combined class 7-8:30 (where younger judoka may bow off at 8).

Our deadline for Steveston weights and registrations is Tuesday November 14.

BC Winter Games trials to be held in Kamloops November 25 (registrations need to be in by Nov 22).  Regional team and zone 2 workout to follow zone 2 trials.

Upcoming October

Registration continuing into October. We still have spaces in the 6:30 and 7:45 (kids’ and adult) classes. We also have received approval for a banner at McDonald Park.

Also in October:
Thanksgiving Monday classes moved to Tuesday October 10, 7-8:30
High Performance Team Training (Abbotsford) Oct 14-15
Kata Clinic [GJ, Kime and Ju (Steveston)] Oct 14-15
Referee Seminar (Aberdeen Judo Academy, Kamloops) Oct 21-22
Thompson/Okanagan Regional Training (Vernon) Oct 29 [Sessions 1 9:30-11:30; Petit Samurai (U12) 11:30-12; Session 2 1-3]

September Endnotes

Thanks to Sensei Donna Hanson for running the NCCP Dojo Assistant Course in Vernon September 16-17 and to all the participants. Looking forward to Brian, Bryan, Ed, Sydney and Trudy all completing their DA certification.

Also, on Monday night Donna was able to relay some of the material covered at the Inter-Provincial Training Camp held in Invermere last weekend. Congratulations to the Invermere Judo Club on their 50th Anniversary.

2017-18 Season

The VJC 2017-18 season starts with Registration Wednesday September 6th from 7-8:30.  Registration will be ongoing through September.  The first night of classes is Thursday September 7th.

New for this season, we’re planning to add a rec session Wednesday nights (fitness and varied topics) at the same time as the technical/conditioning sessions from 6:30-8PM.