Western Area Closed

10th June 2018

Well done to Jack, Oli & Markos who traveled down to Paignton for the BJA Western Area Closed. Jack had a tough pool fighting against opponents older than himself, older brother Oli won the Silver and Markos came away with a bronze! Well done to all 3!!

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Club 61 – Green Belt and Under Competition

14th May 2018

A big well done to all those who took part in the competition at High Wycombe this weekend. Jack Williams entered two competition, competing in the IAPS for boys (8-9years) on Saturday where he won the Silver medal before entering the Club 61 competition on Sunday and medaling again with a Bronze (U50Kg)! Not to be outdone brother Oli won the Bronze in the O50Kg category! This competition, although restricted…

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Masaki’s Visit

14th May 2018

As you can tell from the mistiness of the photo we all enjoyed another superb technical, fun and energetic session with our closest of friends Masaki! Masaki studied at Bath Spa, during which time he was an active member of our club and now lives with his wife and two daughters in Switzerland where her has become a very successful club and national level coach! We are very much looking…

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Gold for Mr Bartos!

24th March 2018

Voitek win’s gold in his first competition in the 90Kg Orange Belt and below category in front of his very proud family!      Ethan produced some stunning, crowd pleasing throws for ippon before narrowly missing out on a chance to fight for gold.  Thanks to Bristol University for putting on this inaugural competition for Kyu and Dan grades!     

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Bath Boys Center Stage at Glastonbury

11th February 2018

Very well done to Jack, Markos and Ethan for bringing home the medals from the Somerset Open!! In out first outing to the Somerset Open held in Glastonbury on Sunday 11th February 2018, the 3 squad members attending returned with 4 gold medals between them!. Jack won the Under 12’s U46kg, coming from behind in a hard fought contest. Markos won the under 16’s U50kg winning a competitive pool with…

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Olivia Takes Gold @ Just For Girls

27th January 2018

Olivia Lewis did the Judo Squad proud by taking gold in our first BJA junior competition of the modern era. Olivia won each fight with Ippon at the Just for Girls competition at High Wycombe, winning her first fight in only a few seconds!

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Marcus Wins the Mike Samson Trophy!

29th July 2017

Markos 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

29th July 2017

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

20th November 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

6th October 2016

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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