How good to see smiles and stares focused on the tatami mats.
In the beautiful setting of the Mulhouse Sports Palace, the young judokas were able to have a blast this Sunday. “We are happy to find our colleagues, the smell of tatami mats and the smiles of children”, appreciates Romain Gretz, sports coordinator of the Lower Alsace Judo Alliance and Dingsheim-Griesheim Martial Arts coach.
Sunday, there was the competition and the medal at the end, but the essential was elsewhere. Romain Gretz continues: “Two years that we had stopped… It’s a preparation tournament in a beautiful environment. Defeat or victory, it doesn’t matter, the most important thing is to learn and to progress. “
“The break is felt at the technical level”
The federal technical executive, Magali Willmann, does not say anything else: “It is the recovery, the children are there to take their marks for the departmental championships, in particular the minimal ones in January. I saw fighting started, but the …