Conference 2021


Sunday 12th September
 Hosted Online via Zoom

General Information 

Mr Rick Kenney OBE, President of the Commonwealth Judo Association is pleased to announce the 2nd Commonwealth Judo Conference.

The Commonwealth Judo Conference will include presentations of scholarly and practical works related to any aspect of judo. Such areas may include, but are not limited to, topics related to the sport aspect of judo, including exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, injury rehabilitation, nutrition, and the like. Topics may also include any area of judo history, philosophy, culture, or values as well. The overall theme is the development of judo in the Commonwealth. 

The audience will be mixed and include coaches, judoka, officials, academics and the wider judo family. Presenters, please bear this in mind when communicating your research. The final schedule shall include proposals accepted for presentation as well as an invited programme. 

Rules for Participation 

Any researcher involved in scientific or interpretative studies of judo may submit up to three proposal abstracts for consideration. 

Persons with accepted presentations must participate at the time scheduled by the CJA or arrange to have the presentation presented by an appropriate substitute. Presentations are generally between 12-15 minutes total length, plus time for questions and answers. 

Submission Instructions 

The following information must be submitted to be considered for presentation: 

1. A Proposal Cover Sheet including author names, titles, and affiliations. (ORCiD number if available).

2. Individual Presentation Abstract (300 words or less each) 

3. Abstracts must be submitted in English. 

Send on a MS Word document via email attachment to:

Professor Mike Callan, CJA Education Director – email:

Deadline for presentations proposals: 31st May 2021 

Decisions concerning acceptance or rejection of the proposals will be made within one week after the submission deadline. Accepted applicants will be individually responsible for making their own travel and lodging accommodation arrangements to and from the Conference. 

All inquiries should be via email to

We look forward to your participation in this event! 

Camryn Macleod,
15 Apr 2021, 03:12