Category: Judo

My Second Judo Tournament

Full matches

#1: Ippon Win

#2: Submission Win

Thoughts

Next time I compete, I need to go up in rank.

I had fun competing in this tournament, but I believe my Jiu-Jitsu experience gave me enough of an edge that I need to up my competition level. I’m not technically at the next judo belt rank, but if another tournament comes up I will see if they will let me register in the brown /back belt division. Due to the scattered nature of my Judo training I have never had an instructor stick with me long enough to promote me to higher belt ranks. I believe I can get someone who I know is a judo black belt to sign off on paper to let me compete if need be, but I am not sure when the next competition will be.

Trophy

I believe this tournament gave out medals and I may have it somewhere. If I find it I’ll upload a photo, but trust me I won.

My second Judo tournament

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My First Judo Tournament

Full matches

#1: Submission win

#2: Ippon Win

#3 Ippon Win

#4 Ippon Win

#1: Submission win

#2: Ippon Win

#3 Ippon Win

#4 Ippon Win

Thoughts

This was my first time competing in a judo competition. This was a different and exciting experience because I was competing with my friends from the judo club.

While it is true that I will never forget the matches in the competition, what I will remember more is the camaraderie and bonding we had traveling down to MSU and back. It was very snowy out and we almost didn’t make it back home because of some car problems. After all was said and done it was a very fun and valuable experience that I’m sure no one who went will forget.

Trophy

trophy

My first Judo tournament

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