Luc Tournier

 

JUDO GRADE: 1 Dan Black Belt (International Judo Federation and Kodokan Judo Federation)

COACH LEVEL: NCAS Level 1

AGE STARTED JUDO: 7 years old in France

FAVOURITE TECHNIQUE: Reverse Seoi-Nage

FAVOURITE JUDO PLAYERS: Kaori Matsumoto, Massahi Ebinuma, Shohei Ono, Yeldos Smetov, Naohisa Takato, Teddy Rinner, Loic Pietri

FAVOURITE JUDO MOMENT & WHY: When both my son and daughter stepped onto the Australian National podium in 2018 - great achievement rewarding all their work and commitment but overall demonstrating that with sweat, drive, planning, ethics and discipline everything can be achieved.

MOTTOs: "Never give up!"and "No pain, no gain!"

DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS: Calm, Focused & Competitive

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH: Anything or anyone with offbeat, silly and incongruous humour.

FAVOURITE MUSIC: All types of music with the exception of Jazz

FAVOURITE FOOD: French cheese with baguette & french fries

FAVOURITE CITY: LaRochelle, France

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Luc Tournier 2018 Australian National Champion M4 -66kg