Seven Judo students from Fishers Island took part in the December 1, 2017 club level tournament in Montville. There were a total of 57 competitors from the New London County Judo Club of which Fishers Island Judo is a part.
Matches were run under the International Judo Federation 2018 rules that actually go into effect January 1, 2018. The group won 7 medals; 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze with lots of Good Judo attacks and throws as well as pins.
Fishers Island Judo club has 20 members this year. They range in age from 5 to 16. One program graduate, Mitchell Kucsera, volunteers weekly; and Michael Shine, class of 2011, helps out as often as he can make it.
The next tournament scheduled for the end of January will be a groundwork only contest.
New London County Judo