Sport Jujitsu and Grappling – NEWS

Koshinryu Jujutsu Australia extends an invitation to all members within the Australian Jujitsu Federation to participate at the WCJJO World Ju-Jitsu Championships.
Through our affiliation with the World Council of Jujitsu Organisations, participants have enjoyed the opportunity to compete overseas (and holiday) in countries including … Argentina … USA … Canada … Europe … New Zealand … England … Switzerland

 

The next

WCJJO World Ju-Jitsu Championships

date and venue to be confirmed July / August 2021

Host Country and City: Europe (to be confirmed)

Expressions of interest welcome


World Jujitsu Championships held in Orlando, Florida USA – August 2019

Congratulations Team Australia: 3 Gold Medals, 9 Silver Medals, and 5 Bronze Medals

Congratulations Team Australia: 

  • Sport jujitsu masters division  – Lades: SILVER – Suzanne Foster
  • Sport jujitsu masters division  – Men’s: GOLD – Darren Higgs … SILVER – Conrad van Dort … BRONZE – Robin Dosoruth
  • Sport Jujitsu division – Ladies: SILVER – Jess Wood
  • Sport Jujitsu division – Men’s: GOLD – Adam Buckham … BRONZE – Conrad van Dort and James Scarano
  • Individuals grappling (BJJ) division – Ladies: (No entries in this division)
  • Individuals grappling (BJJ) division – Men’s: BRONZE Conrad van Dort and Adam Buckham
  • Country sport jujitsu team division – Ladies: GOLD – Jess Wood (Australia did not have a team in this division however Jess was released to compete with team Great Britain)
  • Country sport jujitsu team division – Men’s: Australia won SILVER in this event medals awarded to: Dylan Hunter, Robin Dosoruth, Darren Higgs, Ramon Bennetts, Daniel Baker, James Scarano, and Adam Buckham.
  • Demonstration team event: the SILVER medal was awarded to Australia

Australian Team Captain: Joe Bracks.

Note – The total event medal results are available on the WCJJO website

Australian Officials: … Roger Quick – Mat Arbitrator, Referee and Judge; Jody Whymark – Referee and Judge; Lynne Quick, Norm McInerney, and Tyler McInerney – Table Officials.

Special thanks to Larry Papadopoulos and Gordon Griffiths with the preparation of the Team.

 


World Jujitsu Championships held on the Gold Coast, Australia – Oct 2017

 Congratulations Team Australia: 5 Gold Medals, 7 Silver Medals, and 9 Bronze Medals

  • Sport jujitsu masters division  – Lades: GOLD – Suzanne Foster … BRONZE – Joanne Middleton
  • Sport jujitsu masters division  – Men’s: GOLD – Mark Hodson and Joe Bracks … SILVER – Darren Higgs … BRONZE – Shaun Taylor
  • Sport Jujitsu division – Ladies: SILVER – Loren Chaplin and Siri Szlezak … BRONZE – Suzanne Foster and Teresa Spencer-Salt
  • Sport Jujitsu division – Men’s: SILVER – Mitchell Dunn … BRONZE – Moti Ram and Brett Griffiths
  • Individuals grappling (BJJ) division – Ladies: SILVER – Siri Szlezak … BRONZE – Loren Chaplin
  • Individuals grappling (BJJ) division – Men’s: GOLD – William Dalmann … SILVER- Michael Thomson … BRONZE Conor Dallmann and Ramon Stubbs
  • Country sport jujitsu team division – Ladies: Australia did have a team in this division however Teresa Spencer-Salt was released to compete with team Great Britain who won the SILVER medal
  • Country sport jujitsu team division – Men’s: Australia won SILVER in this event medals awarded to: William Dallmann, Mitchell Dunn, Conor Dallmann, Michael Thomson, Mark Hodson, Brett Griffiths and Ramon Stubbs
  • Demonstration team event: the GOLD medal was awarded to Australia

Note – The total event medal results are available on the WCJJO website

Australian Team Captain: Matthew Cugola, Vice Captain: Moti Ram

Australian Officials took on a major role throughout the championships… Arbitration, Refereeing and Judging: Roger Quick; Refereeing: Jim Stackpoole and Steffi-Louise Stackpoole; Gordon Griffiths and Nick Donato; Judging: Jody Whymark; Gary Taylor; Lee Hayes; Ben James; Admin/Table Officials: Lynne Quick; Meladee Stackpoole; Norm McInerney; Jacinta Nagle, Tyler McInerney, and Ronald Middleton. Medical Officer: Dr Amy Stoke, Medical Support: Dr Adam Szlezak, Suzanne Foster and Kylie Taylor; Mat Coordination: Chris Bruschi and Photographer: Greg Elkenhans. Special support: Joy Griffiths and Shaynee Taylor.

Roger Quick (Australian Director and WCJJO Vice President) welcomed Mr Michael Hart Member MP for Burleigh (LNP) Shadow Minister for Housing and Public Works, Energy, Innovation and Digital Technology; who gave a warm welcome to overseas, inter-state and Queensland participants.  This was followed by a special welcoming presentation of aboriginal cultural dance from the Bungarre family of the Yugumbeh language group of the Bundjalung nation; the taking of the oath on behalf of officials and competitors, and welcome to the championships by WCJJO President Michael McGarry from England.

After completion of all competition on Sunday afternoon, competitors and guests adjourned to the Star Gold Coast for an evening of dining and enjoyment.

 

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.
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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
Flamingo Casino Las Vegas USA September 2010

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.

 
The gold medal for the Country Teams Division went to the Republic of Ireland, and the gold medal for the Demonstration Division went to England.
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