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19810527_Judo training camp at Ghajn Tuffieha

The Judo Association held another Judo camp at the Ghajn Tuffieha Barracks last weekend. Over 55 judoaks from Zbbug, University, Kamikwai, Tigne, Stelmar and St. Augustine Judo Clubs attended this weekend of hard training.
    The aim of these camps is to give all members of the Association, a chance to give all members of the Association, a chance to make friends,  get to know each other and practice hard under various coaches, from different Clubs.
    The camp was organised by the Bezzina Brothers, Alex and Godfrey and followed the same lines or previous camps. Friday night everybody settled in their quarters and gathered in the dojo for a light "Randori" training after which they when to sleep.
    Early on Saturday morning at 6.30 a.m. everybody woke up and attended a very intensive training session. Since the group was so numerous, they had to split up in two groups, one under Tony Tanti and Alex Bezzina and the other under Joe Abela and Godfrey Bezzina.
    At 9.00 a.m. everybody had a hearty breakfast and later went for or joined the various lines on the beach.
    After lunch some time was allowed to catch up on their sleep. At 4.00 p.m. everybody was called  back for another training session in the open. Dinner was served at 7 p.m.
    By this time the effect of hard training started to show and the majority thought of having an early night.
    Next day at 7 a.m. everybody was taken down to the training field where led by Alex Bezzina, everybody attempted the Assualt course.
    After breakfast a friendly competition was organized at 11.00 a.m. Fr. Hilary celebrated meal. after which the final lunch was served. Working groups were then formed to clean up the kitchen and barracks.
    Overall, everybody concluded that it was a most enjoyable camp and the hardest working Carnival they had as yet.
    The Association intends a hold more of these training camps in the future. The Judo Association thanks all collaborators especially Bezzina Brothers and George Vella for their hard work.
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