• Marcus Wins the Mike Samson Trophy!
  • Olivia Awarded Her Brown Belt
  • Bushido Nation Senior Championships 2016
  • Bushido National Junior Championships
  • Summer School 2016 !

Marcus Wins the Mike Samson Trophy!

Marcus is this year’s winner of the Mike Samson Trophy for the most stylish judo player of the Summer School pictured here being awarded the trophy by head coach Pete Thatcher, 8th Dan. Once again all who attended the summer school had a great week, working hard to earn their next theory badge as well as learning some of the latest competitive techniques from the attending black belts. In the…

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Olivia Awarded Her Brown Belt

The summer grading of the British Judo Society saw over 40 young people promoted to higher grades. The highest grade was awarded to Olivia Lewis who produced many very good competitive techniques to win her brown belt. She also showed the examiners that her technical ability was of an excellent standard by passing the theory examination which has 20 different throws and 25 groundwork techniques. Senior coaches Peter Thatcher, Margaret…

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Bushido Nation Senior Championships 2016

Ten adult fighters from the Bath Judo Club Squad attended the Bushido Senior National Championships held at the High Wycombe Judo Centre and returned with seventeen medals. Six gold medals, two silver medal and nine bronzes. The first weight group was the under 66kg, Orlando Glendenning on his first outing at a senior event won the gold medal beating his competitors with wonderful throwing and groundwork skills, the silver medal…

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Bushido National Junior Championships

A very well done to all those who took part. Here’s the Chronicles Report: Eighteen young fighters from the Bath Judo Club Squad attended the Bushido national championships held at the High Wycombe Judo Centre and returned with four gold medals, two silver medals and three bronze. The first competitor to fight was Wilbur Riddoch who won all his fights except the final with the maximum point scores to take…

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Summer School 2016 !

Well done to all those who attended the Summer School from all the instructors. We were all very impressed with the effort and the ability with which you picked up new techniques and your dedication throughout the week!! Dan Zukas is the first winner of the Mike Samson Trophy for the most stylish judo player of the week. Dan demonstrated throws and holds in front of the whole school and…

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Olympic Gold Medalist returns!

Olympic, World and European Champion, Ed McKeever, younger brother of Tom, returned to the club where he trained as a Judoka before turning his attention to an international career in sprint canoeing. Ed paid a visit to the summer school on Tuesday along with his Gold medal from the London Olympics. All present, including the instructors, got to grasp handle the medal! Great to see Ed again and very inspiring…

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