Dojo clean up – Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Annual dojo clean-up is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8th from 6:30-8:00 pm. All help is appreciated. Please bring a bucket, rags, rubber gloves, work gloves, step ladder, etc.

Drop off any used gis you would like to sell for $20 each (only accepted on clean-up night, must be clean and on a hanger). New gis can be purchased or ordered on Registration Night.

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Wash your Gis!!

Everyone wash their Gi’s!!!!

Prince George Judo Club Fall Registration for new and returning members

Registration Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:30 to 8pm
For more information about PGJC, please call 250-964-1618.

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Four PGJC Members Heading to Honolulu For United States Judo Championship

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WHAT TO DO WHEN A NOSE BLEED OCCURS: By Dr. John

The best first aid for nose bleeding starts with a calm approach. There is an overwhelming urge to mat swab or tamponade the nose which is really not helpful since it only reduces the visual impact of the bleeding and prevents the splatter effect that concerns everyone.

In my opinion the best approach for immediate first aid is to remove the person to a site for control that can be cleaned up afterward. Then gather the supplies needed (Kleenex, paper towels wash cloth and some type of bowl or basin). Once these are collected then have the person sit forward with blood flowing into the bowl or basin and get the person to blow their nose to remove the initial clots. In this instance clots are bad they don’t actually stop the bleeding they just congest the nose.

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PGJC Black Belts ‘Back In Black’

Quinn, Kristin, Fed and Tom

Quinn, Kristin, Fed and Tom

Congratulations to Quinn, Kristin, Fred and Tom for passing their grading exams.  Hard work does pay off and this group proves that you can become a black belt at any age!

Quinn received his Nidan and Kristen, Fred and Tom received their Shodan.  Their success was featured in an article in the Prince George Citizen which you can read here.

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Kristin Yawney To Be Inducted Into The Prince George Sports Hall Of Fame

Congratulations to Kristin Yawney who will be inducted into the Prince George Sports Hall Of Fame next month.  Anyone interested in attending the ceremony which will be held at the Hart Community Centre March 29th can purchase a ticket for $40.00 at Northern Food Equipment, 495 Second Avenue.

Read the full Prince George Citizen newspaper article here.

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Judo Resumes January 2nd

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  We hope that all of the Judoka had a great Christmas and are ready to hit the mats in the new year.  Judo will resume on January 2nd, so we will see you soon!

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Judo BC Winter Camp in Abbotsford

Lisa, Ryan and Kyle with Akinori Hongo

PG Judo club athletes recently attended the Winter Training Camp in Abbotsford which featured the expertise of Akinori Hongo, Kodokan (5th Dan) who was a member of the Japanese National Team from 2003—2011. Hongo demonstrated his favourite techniques which have helped him be successful as an athlete.

PG Judo Club athletes attend training camps throughout the year.  The camps offer the opportunity for athletes to learn from coaches and top athletes from across the country.  If you or your child are interested in participating in future training camps, talk to Sensei Aline who will provide information about upcoming camps.

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SportZ Xtravaganza

Attend the Sports Day In Canada SportZ Xtravaganza on November 30th where you can show off your Judo skills and try a variety of different sports that are offered in Prince George!

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Northern Region Provincial Team Practices (2013 – 2014)

  •  Practices will be held from 9:30-11:30am at the locations listed below
  • Out of town athletes can contact Sensei Bruce or Sensei Aline if you require billets on Friday night
  • Athletes are responsible for signing in for all practices
  • Athletes will receive 2 points per regional practice, total of 10 points per year, as per the Judo BC Selection Criteria

Date

Location

September 21 Prince George Judo Club
October 12 Prince George Judo Club
October 26 BC Winter Games Playdowns, training camp in afternoon – UNBC’s Northern Sports Center

$25 participant fee

December 14 Hart Judo Academy
January 11 Prince George Judo Club
February 8 Hart Judo Academy
March 8 Prince George Judo Club
April 12 Hart Judo Academy
May 10 Prince George Judo Club
May 16-18

(+ travel dates)

National Championships, Quebec

 

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