News - 2012
| Five medals in the 8th BJJ Hungarian Open|
Members of our Association entered for BJJ Open also and won one gold, two silver and two bronze medals. The Hungarian Open has grown into a large competition, many foreign competitors entered, the numbers of the entries were over 300. One of our competitors got into that team what won the team competition.
|Autumn National Exam|
Five people took exam on the autumn exam day in the Central dojo, the examiners were shihan Attila Kovács and shihan László Berkes. There were four blue belts (3rd kyu) and a brown belt black stripe (1st kyu) examination and all of them were success. Candidates came from different parts of the country and several generations were represented.
|Our Summer Camp Will Be On The Same Place And In The Same Time As Usual In 2013|
On the last meeting of the Presidency decided that 2013 year's summer camp will be on the same place and time as usual:between 21tst and 27th July in Bungalow Park Balatonfenyves. The fee of the camp will not change. See you again at Lake Balaton!
|Standing Fight Seminar of Sensei Sándor Füvesi|
The last stop of our autumn seminar series (ground fighting-syllabus-standing fight) was today in Kecskemét in Hirös dojo. In sensei Sándor Füvesi's training we went over again the principles, the techniques of the standing fight, also the aim of the struggle and its correct tactics.
|National Exam Day Will Be Again On 17th November|
Traditionally we arrange our exam day in spring and autumn period in the central dojo led by shihan Attila Kovács Technical Director. The autumn national exam will be on 17th November. According to the previous applications there will two blue belt and two 1st kyu exams.
|Our "New dojo" Development Program Is Started|
The Presidency of our Association decided today to start the "New dojo" development program. It means that we outsource twenty pcs mats and other necessary equipment into the newly established dojo to start training. The "New dojo" program complements and replaces the existing Tatami Application.
|18th Kecskemét Cup National Ju Jitsu Competition is cancelled|
We noted with surprised and regret that because of 2013 working days transfers1st December 2012 became a working day! As most of our judges, organizers and competitors can not to come to the competition, so we forced to cancel the 18th Kecskemét Cup National Ju Jitsu Competition. Next event in such type will be in April 2013, it is 14th Hirös Cup.
| 25th Anniversary Of Foundation Of Tatami Centrum|
On 27th October 25th anniversary of the club foundation was celebrated in the restaurant of Bányai Júlia High School. Forty of the former and current members remembered to the events of the quarter of a century. Soke István Kelemen promoted Tibor Szabó to 1st dan level.
|Report of Shihan Attila Kovács"s seminar|
Our traditional semi-annual belt material seminar was on 13rd October in Central dojo leading by shihan Attila Kovács technical director. Now blue belt material was discussed. We took over all the techniques totally. There were thirty people participated on the seminar from the thirteen dojos of the Association.
|Funeral Of Sensei László Killer|
Sensei László Killer led Zalaháp dojo and lived in Sáska. His funeral was there in 12th October. There was a mass in the local church for his memory and the funeral started at 13 o'clock. Hundreds of people were accompanied on this last journey, including the representative of our Association, relatives, family, friends, his students, training mates from other ju jitsu organizations as well.
|Soke István Kelemen Held Training In Nyíregyháza|
After a long time soke István Kelemen held training again in Nyíregyháza. So many people took part in it, a lot of not active jitsuka also came. On the training our founder Master gave exact deep explanation in connection with the operation of the techniques.
|Sensei László Killer Passed Away|
Deeply shocked to inform you that in the year 49th of his life after a long serious disease sensei László Killer passed away on 2nd October. He was a 2nd dan master, leader of Hungarian Ju Jitsu Association Zalaháp dojo His funeral will be on Friday 12th October at 12:30 in his place of residence, Sáska. Rest in peace!
|Kelemen Ryu Is On The Combat Sports Gala Of Counter Terrorism Center|
Kelemen Ryu is training material in Counter Terrorism Center. Soke István Kelemen takes workouts every day for the commandos. So it is no wonder that on the Combat Sports Gala what was organized by CTC we arranged an important part of it: the Ju Jitsu Groundfighting competition and held a special presentation.
|Exam In Hódmezővásárhely Zanshin Dojo|
A relatively new dojo of our Association is Zanshin dojo. It was founded by sensei Éva Daru and sensei Ferenc Földházi in 2010. Today were the first yellow belt exams. Two people exam for white belt with yellow stripe (6th kyu), four people exam for yellow belt (5th kyu).
|Our Presentations On 22nd September|
On 22nd September we took part in Martial Arts Galas at two locations. We represented the Ryu and the Association in Veszprém where our presentation was organized by was sensei Lajos Tálos and in Kecskemét organizing by sensei Éva Papp. In the following you can read their reports.
|3rd Norbert Rohács Memorial Competition- Report|
We commemorated our friends deservedly with doubled numbers of people compared to last year. The event honored by presence of Norbert' s mother, his wife Adrienn and his daughter Bíborka. The opening ceremony Adrienn and Norbi's friend, Gergely Szilveszter Kovács greeted the competitors.
|Ground fighting seminar of Sándor Fekete - report|
Autumn seminars were opened by grappling seminar of sensei Sándor Fekete. It was in Bányai dojo Kecskemét. 27 people took part in it. There were a lot of warm up, tracking practices, techniques and explanations in those four hours.
|Our Counter is on Million|
This morning our counter reached the number million. Many people browse our site, thank you. On Facebook 555 people like us. We try to keep update the site with the newest information!
|Summary of Sport TV about our Summer Camp|
The broadcast of Sport TV's Martial Arts magazine gives a summary of our Summer Camp in September. Soke István Kelemen's narration helps revive the week. In the report he speaks about the events of the camp and also about the history of ju jitsu and our Association, the Ryu registration as well.
|Martial Arts Gala is being organized by Counter Terrorism Center|
On 29th September a spectacular Budo and Martial Arts Gala will be organized by Counter Terrorism Center in SYMA Hall. There will be an amateur full contact K1 competition, a BM scoring karate and a ground fighting ju jitsu competition. One of its guests of honor is our founder master soke István Kelemen.
|3rd Norbert Rohács Memorial Competition in 22nd September|
Two years ago our sports mate and friend, Norbert Rohács has passed away in a motorcycle accident. In memory of him we organize competition in every September in Hatvan. This year it will be on 22nd, Saturday in the sports hall of Kossuth Lajos Elementary School (where was the last two times). Remember Norbi together!
|In Memory Of Our Dead Friends|
Last year we presented a Jubilee Album for Summer Camp in July. One page was dedicated to our dead friends. There were seven people in this page of the Album. Since then we have three more dead loved ones. In February soke Robert Clark, the leader of World Association died. In March of last year sensei Tibor Takács passed away who was the leader of Debrecen dojo, two years ago Norbert Rohács killed in motorcycle accident; he was the member of Hatvan dojo.
|It happened twenty years ago|
On 3rd August in 1992 three of our Association's leaders passed their exam for 1st dan level before dancollege of soke István Kelemen. Attila Kovács, István Ónodi and László Berkes acquired their black belt. On that day sensei Imre Szurkos got his 2nd dan level.
|Ground fighting seminar by sensei Fekete Sándor|
The first seminar of the Fall semester will be held by sensei Sándor Fekete, Pan American champion, World and European Champion ground fighter. He likes to teach and does it well. We can meet him on 15th September in Kecskemét Bányai Dojo. Everyone is welcome for the 2*2 hours training!
|Summer Camp 2012 -Summary|
Our Summer Camp was from 22nd July till 28th this year in Balatonfenyves Bungalow Park and the gym of local primary school. 140 people took part from 4 countries. There were a lot of events during this time at the camp: 21 trainings, 6 dan and 8 kyu exams, 2 promotions, discussion, BBQ, cooking competition, closing party with karaoke.
|Promotions in the Summer Camp|
This year promotions were declared also on the last day's evening during the closing ceremony. Founder master soke István Kelemen promoted two instructors to the following levels: shihan Ronen Eliyahu got 6th dan and senpai László Gyüre got 1st dan. Closing ceremony was colored by presentations and giving over plaquettes.
|Youth at the Summer Camp|
It wasn't possible not to notice that fortunately increased the number of young people at Summer Camp. Till this time our experience was that our members took their dan exams in their 30's or 40's. Now three people were in their twenties. There were the young ukes, fighters which shows that young people will come in the future too.
| Kyu exams at Summer Camp|
Kyu exams were traditionally on Thursday afternoon. We do not remember so many kyu exams than was this year, totally eight. There were a 6th kyu, two 3rd kyu, three 2nd kyu and two 1st kyu exams, all were successful. Leaders of examination committee were shihan Attila Kovács, shihan László Berkes and sensei István Ónodi.
|Our instructors at the Summer Camp|
It was the first time when we invited sensei Jenő Novák kickboxing master who held very good trainings. The workouts of founder master soke István Kelemen were so intense as usual. Shihan Ronen Eliyahu, shihan Mika Mantere and sensei Kari Lehtonen were in the camp as instructors also.
|Techniques of Kelemen Ryu on the Youtube|
The first video was uploaded which soke István Kelemen presents typical techniques of Kelemen Ryu what was founded by him. His uke is his first student shihan Attila Kovács. They present defense techniques against attacks with tools, unarmed and performed on the ground. After the photos you can find the video also.
| Soke István Kelemen in the Summer Camp of IBK|
Summer Camp of International Budo Kai has just finished on Csillebérc, also Kelemen Ryu is appeared one day. Our master soke István Kelemen educated the participants. He was invited by hanshi István Adámy he is the leader of Hungarian Kyokushin Karate Association and the Technical director of IBK.
|Information about the Summer Camp|
We will held our Summer Camp between 22th, Sunday - 28th July, Saturday in Balatonfenyves Bungalow Park, next to the Balaton lake. We will have a new trainer addition to our known masters soke Istvan Kelemen and soke Vlado Schmidt and the others, who is the excellence of CTC Jenő Novák, he will teach us the wile of kick-box. More than ten dan and kyu exam will be held,afternoon and evening trainings, Forum, Budo Gala beside these - it will be the professional program.
|The CTC and soke Istvan Kelemen in the program of TV2|
Gabriella Dorogi introduced the Counter Terrorism Centre in the Naplo program of TV2 on 17. June. They were speaking about the activities of CTC and the training as well. Soke Istvan Kelemen gave interview to the reporter. The Master said, that the ju jitsu education is very important part of the training.
|Further Training for Instructors in Siófok|
On 16th June we were taught again by shihan József Kálóczi in Siófok. This was one of the practicing days for those who are involved in trainer course. They was three so other instructors can joined it, it was a further training for them. As last year we got a high level theoretical and practical training.
| Instructor further Training again in Siófok on 16th June|
On 16th June will be held again in Siófok one day of the training course of the instructors. Shihan József Kálóczi 5th dan master, leader of the Hungarian Kyokushin Karate Organization Instructor Committee will teach. Last year there was a great attention of it and the participants got benefit a lot of learned from there, could build in theirs instructor job.
| Fighting Seminar of sensei Sándor Füvesi - Report|
On the third day of this year's seminar series sensei Sándor Füvesi taught us the basics of standing fighting. Talked about the basic principles, how we move efficiently and economically, what is we have to pay attention to be successful in fight. With this in this semester scheduled seminars have been completed.
|Five Hundred People like us on Facebook|
Our website links closely on Facebook. Both are continually updated and inform us the life of our Association. Many people liked our homepage in a short time, we have 500 likes now. Thank you! www.facebook.com/Magyar.Ju.Jitsu.Szovetseg
|Nine Successful Exams|
We held the Spring exam day on 14th April this year, nine person took this exam successfully. Four dojo sent examinee, but the Szui Ryú dojo emerged under the leadership of Károly Seres, because five (!) person took brown belt exam from this dojo. Congratulations for the examinees and their trainers too! This day was the celebration of ju jitsu too.
|Ground fighting seminar of sensei Sándor Fekete - report|
After arriving home from Pan American Championships, Sándor Fekete hadn't got a lot of time remained to relax, because on Friday he held a training and on Saturday there was a ground fighting seminar. We practiced tracking exercises and simple well used techniques in 2*2 hours.
|Sanyi Fekete won at Pan America!|
Sensei Sándor Fekete got 1st place last year and also this year at BJJ European Championship in Lisbon. After the second success he thought a bold and applied the Pan America tournament which was organized in Irvine next to Los Angeles in late March. He found no conqueror here also. As we know till this time Sanyi has been the only Hungarian competitor who can win at Pan America tournament.
|National Exam Day will be held again on Saturday, 14th April |
We are going to held our Spring and Autumn exam days by the leadership of Attila Kovács our technical director in the Central Dojo traditionally. Fortunately, the applications have multiplied lately, and the exams are high level. Now we have more than ten candidates, so this day will be the feast of ju jitsu.
|Green belt seminar of Attila Kovács - report|
We paid attention on techniques of green belt (4th Kyu) on the usual half years belt material seminars of our Technical Director. It was the 9th occasion. In the four hours training time we dealt with every detail of the base and techniques as well. It was a great opportunity to study personally from the first disciple of Founder master.
| 5th Monorierdő Friendship Cup - report|
Perhaps it has been the best Monorierdő Friendship Cup till this time. The snack bar was excellent and unbelievably cheap, everybody got worthy opponent, we saw very good matches and it finished in time! The numbers of participants were increased and level of quality was raised. What else you need?
| Shihan Attila Kovács was in Veszprém|
On 15th February 2012 shihan Attila Kovács 6th dan Technical Director of Hungarian Ju Jitsu Association visited Veszprém. He taught jitsukas in about 3 hours in Ten-Shin-Kai Ju Jitsu Veszprém dojo. It was enough time to exercise more area of Kelemen Ryu Ju Jitsu as well.
| Ground Fighting Competition in Római parti Dojo|
On 14th February 2012 Tuesday we organized a friendly ground fighting competition in 'Római parti' dojo where we also invited the junior kayak kids of BKV Elore SC. It was a great chance for them to break the monotony of winter preparing with a happy cheerful evening.
| In Memory of Soke Robert Clark (1946-2012)|
Soke Robert Clark who died last week was the technical director of the World Association and 9 dan master. He was first time in Hungary in 1979 and several times since then, in Summer Camps of 1988, 1995 and 2002. He was the most influential master of the recent decades, thousands of people learn ju jitsu as direct or indirect student of soke Robert Clark. Rest in peace! Here below you can read memories of our master, soke István Kelemen.
| Recent success in Lisbon|
Sensei Sándor Fekete kept his unbeaten position and he could win again in his group this year in European Championship what was organized by International Brazilian Ju Jitsu Federation. Sanyi won the only golden medal among Hungarian competitors this year. With this medal now he has three European Champions title.
|Wroclaw will Organize the 2017 World Games|
As you can see on the right for months Budapest was also in competing for the right of organize the World Games 2017. Ju Jitsu was the part of the application too. In the meaning of today's decision Wroclaw (Poland) won.
|Summer Camp in 2012- announcement|
Hungarian Ju Jitsu Association organizes its Summer Camp also in 2012 (22nd - 28th July) in Balatonfenyves. We returned to the well-tried date at the end of July and to practice that we ask deposit from participants 30 days before the camp.
|Planned programs in 2012|
Traditional events will be taken, we plan only one new thing: Ten-Shin-kai dojo in Veszprém also organizes competition. There will be leadership selection general meeting again, because we are in the fourth year again. Main programmes are instructor meetings, National Exam days, fighting and exam material seminars, camps, competitions.
|Exam for Kids in Sakura Kyokai dojo|
At the end of last year directly before Christmas Eve, on 23rd December were exams for kids in Sakura Kyokai dojo in Debrecen. Sensei Béla Kubinyi, the leader of the dojo examined the kids for orange and purple belt levels. The exams were successful, director praised the discipline of the kids and the preparatory job of Ildiko Kubosi and István Márta.
Our last jubilee year was very dense, the program was less in 2011, but still we can report plenty of events. Both the members of Association and the number of dojos have been expanded, and we didn't have shortage from the events and the participants, thanks to our instructors. We received sad and uplifting moments from this year. We tried to mention every significant events in our composition.
Happy New Year!