IJF Rule changes for 2017

In January 2017 the IJF made some adjustments to several rules that players abide by during competition. This video gives a nice overview of these changes. More

How & Why Children Benefit from Judo

Judo in particular develops discipline, manners, punctuality, strength, stamina, tenacity, toughness and confidence – all character traits that are essential to success and respected by society. Society also respects a person who wins with humility and loses with grace. More

2015 Queensland Open

On Sunday 14th March Hawthorn Judo had Charlotte represent them at the Queensland International Open. Unfortunately there was no one for her to fight in the u40kg of the Junior Girls division so she stepped up to the u44kg level. After some strong Judo early on Charlotte found herself in the Gold medal match. Unfortun... More

Our Nations Capital

Charlotte was competing in the Junior Girls division and we are pleased to say brushed all before her aside for a Gold Medal. All three fights were won by Ippon and she showed plenty of technique along the way. Her first fight ended very abruptly via a perfectly executed Seoi Nage. Up next she tried the same throw ... More

JudoVic – Summer Starter Competition

Respresenting Hawthorn were: U9's - Alex & Matthew U12's - Charlotte, Kei & Ryan Senior Girls - Charlotte Cadets & Junior Women - Ana Senior Men - Mahdi As usual everyone gave their best and a pretty impressive medal haul was the result. In the U9's Matthew kicked off with a great Tai Otoshi for ... More

It’s brand New!

Welcome to the all new Hawthorn Judo Website. Now that you have come across this you may be a member already, or a parent of one of our juniors, or simply a guest looking for more information about who we are and what we offer. No matter the reason now you're here, we hope that this site proves useful in answering your ... More

Hawthorn Judo Bag Medals

The action kicked off with Mathew and Alex in the U9's. Mathew made short work of his group on way to a Gold medal, and Alex came up against a couple of very tough opponents. In the end in Alex's group the all beat each other but on count back Alex under up with the Bronze even though he had beaten the eventual winner. ... More