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Judo Canada

Judo Canada
Sport Judo
Jurisdiction Canada
Founded 1956 (1956)
Affiliation IJF
Affiliation date 1958
Regional affiliation PJC
Affiliation date 2009
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario
President Mike Tamura
Vice president Roger de Champs
Secretary Daniel De Angelis
Coach Nicolas Gill
Sponsor Sport Canada
Official website

Judo Canada, formerly known as The Canadian Kodokan Black Belt Association, is the non-profit national governing body of the Japanese martial art and combat sport Judo in Canada, and a federation of Judo associations in each of the ten provinces and three territories. It was incorporated in 1956 and recognized by the International Judo Federation in 1958.[1][2]


  • See also 1
  • References 2
  • Further reading 3
  • External links 4

See also


  1. ^ "The History of Judo". Judo Canada Website. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Judo Squad Nominated". Canadian Olympic Committee website. 27 June 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2012. 

Further reading

  • Leyshon, Glynn A. (1998). Judoka: the history of Judo in Canada. Gloucester, Ontario: Judo Canada. Google Books.

External links

  • Judo Canada (official website)
  • List of provincial and territorial Judo associations (Judo Canada)
  • Judo Canada Hall of Fame (Judo Canada)

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