Sport Jujitsu and Grappling – NEWS
Koshinryu Jujutsu Australia together with members of the Australian Jujitsu Federation support the World Council of Ju-Jitsu Organisations (WCJJO), with Koshinryu providing the Australian Director and current WCJJO Vice President.
WCJJO World Ju-Jitsu Championships
date and venue to be confirmed July / August 2019
Host City and Country: Florida, USA
Expressions of interest welcome
World Jujitsu Championships held on the Gold Coast, Australia – Oct 2017
Congratulations Team Australia: Details updated soon
World Jujitsu Championships held in Geneva, Switzerland – Sept 2015
Congratulations Team Australia: 7 Gold Medals, and 2 Silver Medals
- Dylan Voncina … GOLD MEDALS in … the Individuals Grappling division; Plus in the Sport Jujitsu Individuals Division; Plus The Sport Jujitsu Country Team Championship; Plus the Demonstration Team
- Alex Stadnichenko … SILVER MEDALS in both the Sport Jujitsu Individual Masters Division; and the Sport Jujitsu Individual Division; Plus GOLD in the Demonstration Team
- Luke Schmidt … GOLD MEDALS in both the Sport Jujitsu Country Team Championship; and the Demonstration Team.
The gold medal in both the Country Teams Division and the Demonstration Division both went to AUSTRALIA
- Lynne Quick took on officiating duties throughout the event, receiving a standing ovation at the post event celebration dinner;
- Roger Quick – Australian Director and WCJJO Vice President … throughout the event was either Arbitrating, Refereeing or Judging.
- Special awards were issued to both Dylan for Sportsmanship and Alex for the ‘Rocky award’
For photo’s and more information click here to take a look at the WCJJO website AND to express an interest speak with your Koshinryu Dojo Master
Looking forward to hearing from you
World Jujitsu Championships held in Andover, England – Sept 2013
Congratulations Team Australia: 1 Gold Medal, 4 Silver Medals, and 13 Bronze Medals
- Jeremy Juhas … GOLD MEDAL in the Individuals Grappling division; Plus a BRONZE MEDAL in the Sport Jujitsu Team
- Conrad van Dort … SILVER MEDAL in the Sport Jujitsu individual Masters division; Plus a BRONZE MEDAL in the Sport Jujitsu Team
- David Murray… both a SILVER and BRONZE MEDAL in the Sport Jujitsu individual Masters division; Plus a BRONZE MEDAL in the Sport Jujitsu Team; Plus a BRONZE MEDAL in the Country Demonstration … David was also awarded the SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD decided on popular choice of all participants
- Martin Wilson … four BRONZE MEDALS – Grappling, Sport Jujitsu, Team divsion, and Country Demonstration
- Steffi-Louise Stackpoole … SILVER MEDALS in both the World Team, and the Sport Jujitsu individual division; Plus BRONZE in the Country Demonstration
Additionally in the Country Demonstration – Gordon Griffiths, Lynne Quick and Roger Quick – BRONZE MEDALS
Nicholas Lovison … put up a valiant effort and display of sportsmanship, however was forced to retire after receiving an injury competing in the Grappling division
Gordon Griffiths … took on the role of Australian Team Captain
The Australian Team also included:
Jim and Meladee Stackpoole together with Roger and Lynne Quick all took on officiating duties; and Roger – Australian Director and WCJJO Vice President … was awarded a special award in appreciation for his contributions over the past 3-years to the WCJJO.
Important Team support was provided by: Joy Griffiths, Zarnia Wilson, and David and Megan Class.
Special thanks also to Matthew Cugola with the preparation of the Team
The gold medal for the Country Teams Division, and the gold medal for the Demonstration Division went to England.return to top
World Jujitsu Championships Las Vegas USA – Sept 2010
Congratulations Team Australia: 2 Gold Medals, 1 Silver Medal, 1 Bronze Medal
Matthew Cugola (Team Captain) … Attained a GOLD MEDAL in the Individuals Grappling Weight Division PLUS a SILVER MEDAL in the individuals Sport Jujitsu Weight Division
Larry Papadopoulos … Attained a GOLD MEDAL in the individuals Grappling Weight Division
Moti Ram … Attained a BRONZE MEDAL in the individuals Grappling Weight Division
Graham White and Conrad van Dort … put up valiant efforts and displays of sportsmanship, however were forced to retire after they both received injuries competing in the Country Teams Division
The Australian Team also included:
Roger Quick – Australian Director, WCJJO Vice President, and Referee … who was awarded a special award in appreciation for his contribution to the WCJJO and in the redrafting of the WCJJO Tournament Rules
Vince McCann … took on the role of providing first aid care throughout the event
Angie Cugola – Team Photographer
Lynne Quick – Team Support
Dianne McCann – Team Support
Special thanks also to Jim Stackpoole and Gordon Griffiths with the preparation of the Team, and very special thanks to Colin McManus who was to be the Team Captain however had to withdraw prior to departure to USA due to injury.