“The momentum is again”

Jean-Michel Guyard, president of the Comité 95 Judo, talks in regards to the challenges of judo within the division, the actions that will likely be carried out in addition to the challenge to create a number of 1,000 Dojos.

What’s your evaluation of the previous two years?

Our crew arrived in November 2021, changing the crew of the previous president who resigned. We acquired off to a flying begin with quite a few competitions. We’ve maintained them regardless of the Covid-19. We’ve taken a variety of precautions to make sure that these gatherings are held.

For younger and previous alike, the division has two European Junior blended crew medalists and a Veteran world champion. What’s your feeling?

As president, we’re clearly proud to see athletes shine and signify the division. Mélissa (Saint-Pierre) completed veteran world champion in -73kg. She is a resident of JC Villiers-le-Bel. This part has a big participation in addition to a wonderful dynamism within the Val-d’Oise. We’ve, on the whole, a great forty members who wish to compete, however above all to be collectively on the mat. All this in a heat and pleasant ambiance.

Maxime Moudanga (-66kg) and Okay. David Ali (-90kg) have been chosen for Europe Juniors in Prague final September. They have been topped as groups. These two parts are members of the AM Saint-Gratien, which does an incredible job because of the funding of their volunteers. Apart from this European Championship, Maxime had a great season by reaching the ultimate and acquiring a spot of two on the European Cup organized in Nanterre final Could. He additionally participated within the Worlds in August.

As well as, we had the best to current two minimal groups to the Coupe de France minimals of the departments of France by groups. A crew of women and boys was chosen. They have been two lovely days with a variety of ambiance. Our two groups every emerged first from their group and stopped on the foot of the rostrum. We met the long run leaders and we failed on the foot of the rostrum for the place of three. We ended up fifth every time. Though it’s a little bitter, it’s nonetheless an amazing expertise.

The momentum is again on observe”

So it is a constructive dynamic…

Sure ! On the degree of participation, degree of outcomes, we have now nothing to complain about. we have now performed a variety of issues and the outcomes are there. We’re very completely happy to relive all that simply after the Covid. Everybody needed to follow and the outcomes are there. Even when it comes to cadet outcomes, we have now a teen from Saint-Gratien who was the primary substitute on the cadet world championships. With out forgetting the junior crew of Saint-Gratien which obtained the title of champion of France by groups, subsequently good outcomes.

What’s the present variety of graduates?

When the administration crew took workplace in November 2021, the variety of licensees was round 7,000. We ended final season with 10,200 members. As we speak, we depend roughly 8,900 licensees. The momentum is properly distributed, though golf equipment have been dormant as a consequence of an absence of lecturers or licensees to function. After the pandemic, they have been in a position to restart their actions. They managed to rent a trainer for a number of golf equipment and work like that with a unit of two or three small neighboring golf equipment by hiring the identical trainer. As well as, additionally it is essential to relaunch the coaching. It is necessary, as a result of we have now a variety of work to do. We should relaunch the coaching of lecturers and in addition clearly the coaching of scholars. However one doesn’t go with out the opposite.

You hosted the Judo Tour Île-de-France twice this summer time. Do you draw a passable stability sheet?

This can be a passable end result. This kind of occasion provides an outline of judo and brings collectively many voters. It’s a very accessible occasion for people who find themselves passing via the leisure islands. After which, for individuals who would by no means have practiced judo, it is a gap.

“Combine younger individuals extra into the lifetime of the Division”

What would be the actions to advertise judo in all its kinds?

Within the division, we have now a giant effort to make with para judo. We’ve a challenge that we’re within the technique of establishing. We’ve already began contacting IEMs and IMPROs by mail to have the ability to supply younger individuals from the varsity setting the chance to find judo. Our division is all in size. So we’re going to attempt to develop this in three zones, the east, the west and the centre. We’ll attempt to mobilize these younger people who find themselves in coaching to find judo. That is an operation that was arrange by the committee and is totally free.

We’ll attempt to discover a close by dojo to have the ability to have fast entry with out an excessive amount of transport. After which a specialised sports activities educator who will give an introductory course, and even a number of, relying on the challenge that will likely be established with the institutes. We might additionally wish to make a giant step ahead within the coaching of lecturers, but additionally of the youngest. Within the child judo class, we want to arrange a judo circuit. There would in fact be judo and drills like tailored sumo wrestling the place you’ll be able to emphasize the ideas and using accomplice power. The target is to make sure that our youngest are slightly extra built-in into the lifetime of the division. The concept is to catch them as quickly as doable and make them conscious of the method. And I am not saying that the lecturers do not do this job, however I would really like us to fly excessive the colours of method earlier than flying excessive the colours of competitors.

On the degree of college judo, will actions be put in place?

Within the Vexin, we have now only a few judo sections. The concept is to develop self-discipline via the colleges. There, we have now some operations on some cities and villages of the Vexin. We subsequently intervene by shifting our tatamis, kimonos by providing colleges the intervention of a sports activities educator over ten periods. We’ve additionally arrange coaching for varsity lecturers with judo lecturers who need it. After which some trainees from elsewhere, CQP or BPJEPS who can be found on Wednesday mornings. We’ve three interventions within the yr, it is not a lot, however apparently it responds to a request since on the primary intervention, we had round thirty faculty and judo lecturers current.

We plan to construct one of many 1,000 Dojos »

Are there different initiatives?

Sure. We plan to arrange one of many 1,000 Dojos. Every part is in place, we met the elected officers and we must always meet once more with the president of the Agglo to have the ability to arrange the challenge definitively. We tried to develop this challenge in Saint-Gratien, in Sarcelles. For now, it’s kind of sophisticated to arrange It is not simple for elected officers both, however in Vigny, within the Vexin. We must always find yourself establishing one of many 1,000 Dojos. We’re wishing for the perfect.

What number of 1,000 Dojos will likely be current in Val-d’Oise?

Of the 5 initiatives we had at first of our mandate, there clearly stays that of Vigny and Saint-Gratien. On the opposite municipalities, it didn’t take. However I consider I understood that President Macron had determined to open the challenge to all doable buildings, that’s to say that it didn’t essentially should enter right into a restrictive framework and that it had prolonged to all initiatives, not essentially in a particular space.

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