#TuksJudo: Tuks judokas want kids to get active
Posted on February 07, 2019
Michaela Whitebooi and Charné Griesel decided to see if in some small way they can’t help to get kids active.
#TuksJudo: Stans could achieve a unique double at judo and wrestling SA Champs
Posted on January 31, 2019
Leanco Stans (Tuks) could achieve something in South Africa’s fight sports that no one else might have done, and that is to win medals in the same year at the national championships in judo and wrestling.
#TuksJudo: UP-Tuks judokas just keep on winning gold medals
Posted on January 09, 2019
A new year with new challenges but the results seem to remain the same. The UP-Tuks judokas are still winning more fights than they are losing during the important local tournaments.
#TuksJudo: DJ le Grange Tuks judoka loves the hectic challenge to qualify for the Olympic Games
Posted on October 12, 2018
Hectic is a word the UP-Tuks judoka, DJ le Grange, can justifiably use to describe how his life is playing out at the moment.
#TuksJudo: TuksSport High School judoka wins gold in Russia
Posted on October 09, 2018
If there is one thing, Donné Breytenbach (TuksSport High School) truly hates it is to lose a judo fight. For her, it is just not on.
#TuksJudo: UP-Tuks judokas “bag” fourth consecutive USSA-title
Posted on September 23, 2018
Another year, different challenges but the UP-Tuks judokas made sure the result that matters remained the same over the weekend by winning the USSA Tournament for the fourth consecutive year in Cape Town.
#TuksJudo: Snyman to fight one of the best at the Judo World Championships
Posted on September 20, 2018
When Unelle Snyman steps onto the mat on Saturday during the Judo World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan she knows she is in for a tough challenge, but the Tuks judoka is confident of giving as good as she gets.
#TuksJudo: Whitebooi will take bronze for now but knows she got to improve
Posted on September 02, 2018
Michaela Whitebooi is not training to lose, but for now, she will make peace that during the African Judo Championships in Tunisia her performance was only good enough for bronze.
#TuksJudo: Tuks judokas start their quest to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Budapest
Posted on August 07, 2018
The qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is starting in earnest for the Tuks judokas from Friday when they compete in the Budapest Grand Prix Tournament.
#TuksJudo:Tuks judokas rake in the medals at SA Open Tournament
Posted on July 10, 2018
Tuks’s judokas were in impressive form during the South African Open Tournament in Port Elizabeth winning no less than 30 medals (14 gold, 7 silver and 9 bronze).
#TuksJudo: Tuks judokas won 14 medals at the African Junior Championships
Posted on May 17, 2018
The Tuks Judokas had a good showing the past weekend at the African Junior and Cadet Championships in Burundi winning a total of 14 medals.
#TuksJudo: Judo will help Whitebooi to improve her family’s life
Posted on April 25, 2018
One of the special moments so far during the University of Pretoria’s graduation ceremonies was when Michaela Whitebooi stepped on to the stage as an acknowledgement for having completed her BCom Financial Science degree.
#TuksJudo: Snyman won two bronze medals at the African Championships in Tunisia
Posted on April 16, 2018
Unelle Snyman (Tuks) won a bronze medal in the women’s under-78kg category as well as in the Open category at the African Judo Championships in Tunisia.
#TuksJudo: Whitebooi also took bronze in Tunisia
Posted on April 16, 2018
Whitebooi secured the bronze by beating Chaimae Eddinari in her third fight in the women's -48kg category.
#TuksJudo: Tuks judokas can medal at the African Championships
Posted on April 11, 2018
At least one Tuks judoka can win a medal at the African Judo Championships in Tunisia. The only unanswered question is what the colour it is going to be.
#TuksJudo: Le Grange believes the key to being the best is self-confidence
Posted on February 07, 2018
After training and competing in the USA for a few months DJ le Grange, who is considered to be one of South Africa’s top judokas, said he now realises the reason for the Americans success.
#TuksJudo: Doing judo makes Griesel feel alive
Posted on January 16, 2018
Charné Griesel is a self-confessed judo addict.
#TuksJudo: Tuks judokas win three medals at the African Open Tournament
Posted on November 27, 2017
It has been a case of three out three as far as medals were concerned for the Tuks judokas competing at the Africa Open Tournament in Yaounde, Cameroon over the weekend.
#TuksJudo: Tuks coach is confident that judokas can medal in Cameroon
Posted on November 22, 2017
The Tuks Judokas are in with a real chance to medal at the African Cup Tournament in Cameroon over the weekend.
#TuksJudo: Strong SA team for World Championships in Turkey
Posted on November 17, 2017
South Africa’s team for the senior Kurash World Championships next month includes many a seasoned international judo player.