2016 Canadian Judo Masters
A Gold medal for Sensei Chris Smiley at the Canadian Masters - Middle weight div. ( May 2016 ) Well Done !
2015 BJJ World Masters
Congratulations to Sensei Keith Griechen for winning the Gold medal at the World Masters jiu-jitsu championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. ( November 2015 )
2014 BJJ World Masters
Congratulations to Sensei Keith Griechen for winning the Silver medal at the World Masters jiu-jitsu championships in Long Beach, California. ( Oct 2014 )
Congratulations to Chris Smiley, Neil Komant, Quinn Komant and Scott Francis for representing Lake Country Judo at the Burnaby Judo Tournament. Neil and Quinn both took second place with Quinn actually being moved up a weight class to fight heavier competition.
Scott took fouth place in a tough division and Chris Smiley won his first fight but broke his collar bone in the second fight. All four fought hard and smart.
Chris Smiley first fight
Neil Komant first fight
Neil Komant second fight
Quinn Komant first fight
Scott Francis first fight
Abbotsford Judo Tournament
Congratulations to Chris Smiley for placing second in the Abbotsford Judo Tournament. Here are a couple of video clips of 2 of Chris's fights....he won both with Ippon.
Here Chris wins the fight with a nice counter throw...demonstrating how a strong finish to a simple counter can earn you an Ippon.
Here Chris executes a textbook left Harai-Goshi to score an Ippon.