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2024 AUSTRALIAN CADET DEVELOPMENT SQUAD

With the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games now less than nine years away, the development of current junior and cadet athletes is essential to achieve medal performances at the home Olympic Games.  The Cadet Development Squad offers competition opportunities and additional coaching to develop young Australian judoka into international competitors.

 

Our High Performance Calendar - Cadets outlines the competitions, events and opportunities for selection available. 

The National Judo High Performance program is shared model between the Combat Institute of Australia (CombatAUS) and Judo Australia (JA) introduced in January 2021.

 

This development program is designed for identified talent not yet categorised or categorised Emerging and is delivered, and  funded by the AIS Performance Pathway Strategic Investment Grant and our athlete families.  

2024 AUSTRALIAN CADET DEVELOPMENT SQUAD

Maelie Tournier                                 Judo International - Judo WA

Callie Bannister                                 Ohori Judo Club - Judo QLD

Oren Kelly                                        UniWA Judo Club - Judo WA

Lisa Caravello                                   Shogun Hills Judo Club - Judo QLD

Bianca Tandean                                Budokan - Judo NSW

Hannah McHenry                             Judo International - Judo WA

Yonatan Ayzelman                            Resilience Training Centre - Judo VIC

Noah Asman                                    Ohori Judo Club - Judo QLD

Max Pogreb                                     Taketani Judo Academy - Judo VIC

Casey Lee                                        Ohori Judo Club - Judo QLD

Aaron Xu                                         Budokan - Judo NSW

Angus Cormack                                Taketani Judo Academy - Judo VIC

Max Zollinger                                   Budokan - Judo NSW

Nikola Dobric                                   Budokan - Judo NSW

Kai Topp                                          Ohori Judo Club - Judo QLD

Akos Kelly                                        Resilience Training Centre - Judo VIC

MOVING THROUGH THE PATHWAY PROGRAM

In order to create sustainable success for judo in Australia, it is essential that there is an adequate pathway program for young athletes who are working towards international representation.

 

This includes providing support for:

· Technical and tactical development;

· Physical development;

· Performance behaviour and psychological development,

· Optimised environment to thrive and develop in.

Judo Australia Athletes as part of the Development Squad or categorised Emerging

are under the direction of JA and can be either Cadet, Junior, or Senior depending on

the international results and commitment to date.

Research shows it takes successful athletes 8-10 years to

progress through the pathway and achieve senior

international performances. This can only be achieved if

athletes train and compete consistently from year to year

and are exposed to challenges that are

developmentally appropriate.

Note - A mid-year review/selection process will be conducted

after the 2024 National Championships by exception only.

Athletes may be added to the selected group if their performance

in the first six months of the year warrants their addition.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATON ABOUT THE NATIONAL PATHWAYS PROGRAM:

Contact Maria Pekli - GM Pathways and Performance 

maria.pekli@ausjudo.com.au

SENIOR BOYS AND GIRLS

EMERGING

DEVELOPING

PODIUM

POTENTIAL

PODIUM

READY

PODIUM

Joshua Katz - JA Pathways graduate now, 2024 Podium Potential Categorised Athlete. 

UNDER 23

Development

Squad

JUNIOR

Development

Squad

CADET

Development

Squad

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