Spirit of Judo Award

The award is to be given out by peers to a registered member who has displayed outstanding values of judo beyond the cultivation of physical abilities. Such values that contribute to the development of good and successful members of society beyond academia include, in accordance with Jigoro Kano’s “Contribution of Judo to Education“: Courage, Perseverance, Loyalty, Discipline, Modesty, Honour, Sincerity, Discretion, Friendship and most importantly – Respect.

The non-cash award carries an annual value of $250 to each of the recipients (to be used to cover Judo Ontario membership and/or gi purchase(s)).


  • 2018-2019
    • Anna Shi
    • Jon Schneider
  •  2017-2018
    • Stephanie Ziembicki
    • Jon Schneider