Thanks to a close cooperation with the International Judo Federation, excellent results as well as a high number of participating countries, judo continues to take an important role within the FISU sports programme.The judo competitions will be organised in accordance with the most recent technical regulations of the “International Judo Federation” (IJF). B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z BADMINTON Charleston has a local club of badminton enthusiasts. All recreation departments offer programs, including the therapeutic programs at City of Charleston’s Recreation. • North Charleston Recreation Dept organizes a wheelchair basketball league and traveling team. GOLF The Charleston area has 3 publicly accessible courses: Trophy Lakes on John’s Island, Park Circle in North Charleston, and Tidal Creek in West Ashley. Also, Arena City Sports offer league play at an outdoor, walled and lighted, artificial turf field.
FISU championships have become major events in the judo world calendar, enabling athletes to prepare for IJF Championships or the Olympic Games.
During the past 40 years almost two hundred World or Olympic champions participated in FISU championships: Japan’s Sonoda, Shinomaki or Russia’s Chochochvili are just few of them to be mentioned.
FISHING, DEEP-SEA Charters are available to take deep-sea enthusiasts to the world famous blackfish banks off Charleston Harbor.
The Gulf Stream is 60 miles off the coast where dolphin and sailfish are plentiful.
It’s evolution in terms of participation level is still amazing and this is also true in terms of quality.