Monash Student Athlete Profile: Julie Tran

Julie Tran


SPORT: Kendo

FACULTY: Medicine/ Nursing and Health Sciences

NICKNAME: Jules

PROUDEST SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE: 2015 Victoria Kendo Championships – Women’s Dan individual winner

AMBITIONS: To be able to compete at the world kendo championships 

HOW MANY AUG’S HAVE YOU PLAYED (INCLUDING 2015): 5

WHEN DID YOU START PLAYING? 2011

WHAT GOT YOU STARTED PLAYING? I wanted to try something new when I started uni

WOULD YOU PREFER TO BE THE UNDERDOG OR THE FAVOURITE? Definitely underdog

BEFORE A GAME I ALWAYS... Stress and worry...

WHEN I’M NOT AT UNI, COMPETING OR TRAINING I AM... Drinks and movie nights with friends 

FUN FACT: I panic and worry the week before competitions and assessments   

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