The Start of the National Trainings in Macedonia

The Start of the National Trainings in Macedonia

Last week the the project leader Judo Club Drim, Struga has officially began with the training classes for the Inclusive judo program. After the recruitment period that was active during whole August Poraka Nova and Judo Club Drim Struga, got many applications and people expressed huge interest to be included in the Inclusive Judo program. Until now 2 classes were held by experienced trainers from Judo Club Drim and already +10 people were involved. Check the photos from the second training below.

Online Educational Campaign – Benefits from Inclusive Judo

Online Educational Campaign – Benefits from Inclusive Judo

Last month we wanted to bring closer the benefits from Inclusive Judo to our audience through our Educational Camapign via Social media channels. Poraka Nova as dissemination leader in the  created special visuals and short video with focus on the most important benefits that Judo is providing for those who practice this sport and for people with intelectual dissabilitites.
We are happy that all partners reshared this content and send it to relevant sport clubs and NGO’s who work on simmilar topics.
We already have great response and reach on the Judo4All Facebook Page and Instagram page, with + 6000 people reached and +200 engaged, with likes, share, comments, etc. with this campaign.

If we add the reach from the partners pages as well to these numbers we will have even higher numbers which is very importnat for us showing that we can make great activitites whitin this project and we already have audience who is very much intrested in this topic.

Check out the visuals below

Judo Seminar for Special Needs in Romania

Judo Seminar for Special Needs in Romania

Our partners from Romania, Mehedinti County Judo Association last week attended a Judo Seminar for Special Needs SUCEAVA –ROU.

At this event with international character, coaches, referees, therapists, physiotherapists and parents interested in learning about Special Needs participated.

Themes and topics that were presented during this seminar were:

Short introduction in disabilityes and 3C Therapy ( awareness, concentration, coordination)

  • Judo games incorporated in a theme/story and explanation of games.
  • Judo and the brain. Power button, deep pressure, communication level
  • SN regulations how and why presentation
  • performance on the mat,  a lot of practical practice with guidance per group, SN randori regulations explanation and practice.
  • Yumeiho – Japaneze muscle relaxation therapy / presentation and practice
  • SN kata explanation.
  • practice role teaching regular uke Nage
  • own skills nage katame and kime
  • for those interested ne-waza Nage no Kata and how to preserve the essence of Nage.

The Mentors and Trainers were:

  • Tycho Matthias Mero van der Werff -NED
  • Tomas Rundqvist -SWE
  • Renske Vloothuis -NED
  • Aries Lourens Noordzij -NED
  • David Lefevere -NED
  • Catalin Cornel Mures -ROU
  • Edison Enrico Muha -ROU

Mehedinti County Judo Association was represented by Vasilan Gicu and Lena Sterea.

Check out the photos from the event below. 

Open calls for Inclusive Judo programs in Macedonia, Serbia and Romania

Open calls for Inclusive Judo programs in Macedonia, Serbia and Romania

We are exited to inform you that today we launched the open calls for recruitment of participants in the inclusive judo program. in Serbia, Macedonia and Romania.

Apply to be part of the Judo4All – Inclusive judo program!

Use the opportunity to learn new sport, improve your physical and mental health, meet new people from other countries and be part of national and international judo competitions!

People with intellectual disabilities can apply!

More info and contacts from each country below in the photos

Kick off online meeting

Kick off online meeting

On 22 June 2022 all partners of the consortium had online meeting via zoom and kicked off the project Judo4All.

Judo Club Struga, in partnership with Poraka Nova Struga, Judo Club Makikomi (Serbia), CERT & Mehedinti County Judo Association (Romania)  during one year will work together in order to implement the project activities and make impact in the field of inclusive sport.

Meeting topics: Introduction to the partner organizations, project activities and timeline, contact persons, mode of cooperation, preparing letters of intent, developing implementation, monitoring and
evaluation chart, dissemination strategy and risk mitigation strategy.

During the meeting, the partners discussed the project implementation and timeline of the activities, how the organization of the national and international judo camps and competitions will be done, the co-creation of the toolkit for inclusive judo, as well the flow of the dissemination. Initially each partner presented the organization and it’s projects, then the  meeting continued with presentation by the team of Poraka Nova, on the project activities, dissemination and budget clarifications.