RSS All British Judo Association News All British Judo Association Newsen-usCopyright (C) 2012 British Judo AssociationBritish Judo Consultation Programme 2016British Judo (BJA) have today announced the launch of an ambitious and far reaching, nationwide consultation process to engage with its members and key stakeholders, 22 Jul 2016 15:58:00 +0100British Judo mourns the loss of Jenny HusseyIt is with sadness I report that the world of Judo has lost a much loved and inspirational judoka in Jenny Hussey, 18 Jul 2016 13:10:00 +0100Good weekend for juniors in PolandIt was another successful weekend for British Judo’s junior judoka as the six strong team finished with five medals and seventh place finish at the 2016 Gydnia Junior European Cup on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July, 18 Jul 2016 11:57:00 +0100Important assignments out in Russia and Poland Natalie Powell (-78kg) and Ben Fletcher (-100kg) will be competing at their final event ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio next month at the Tyumen Grand Slam in Russia on Sunday 17 July, 15 Jul 2016 16:04:00 +0100British Judo accepting tenders for Independent Review of Olympic & Paralympic programmeThe British Judo Association (BJA) is seeking to appoint a consultant to undertake an independent review (The Review) of its Olympic & Paralympic (podium & podium potential) programme, including the systems, processes, culture and achievements over the last four-year cycl, 14 Jul 2016 13:13:00 +0100#DiscoverYour GoldThe biggest multi-sport talent identification campaign in British history, #DiscoverYour Gold, aims to identify talented young athletes who have the potential to become future champions, 11 Jul 2016 17:04:00 +0100Dan Grade Promotions - June 2016Moving into the Dan grades is a special moment that all judoka will treasure. Whether a lifetime goal or a happy co-incidence of hard work and dedication to the sport of judo, Dan grade promotions deserve to be recognised., 11 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0100Golden trio at Paks Junior European CupBritish Judo juniors had another successful weekend this time at the 2016 Atomic Cup Junior European Cup in Paks, Hungary on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July, 11 Jul 2016 13:35:00 +0100Dozen aiming for medals in PaksA dozen of British Judo’s top juniors will be in action this weekend at the 2016 Atomic Cup Junior European Cup in Paks, Hungary on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July, 08 Jul 2016 11:32:00 +0100Bronze for Nunn at European Cadets Chloe Nunn’s bronze medal performance was the highlight for the British team at the 2016 European Cadet Championships in Vantaa, Finland from 1 July to 3 July., 04 Jul 2016 10:43:00 +0100Jean-Paul Bell discusses 2016 Rio preparationElite Performance Coach Jean-Bell speaks to British Judo about the GB Judo team’s preparations in the build up to 2016 Rio Olympics., 30 Jun 2016 12:10:00 +0100Cadets in action at European Championships A 15 strong British team will be in action this weekend at the 2016 European Cadet Championships in Vantaa, Finland, July 1 – 3, 30 Jun 2016 11:38:00 +0100Colin Oates on his journey to Rio 2016Colin Oates will be competing at his second Olympic Games when he steps onto the mat in Rio this summer. We checked in with the experienced judoka to get his thoughts ahead the Games and his journey to Brazil., 30 Jun 2016 09:05:00 +0100Good medal haul at Veteran Europeans British judoka enjoyed a successful 2016 Veteran European Championships in Porec, Croatia from Thursday 23 June to Sunday 26 June picking up eight medals in total., 27 Jun 2016 14:17:00 +0100Budapest bronze for Awiti-AlcarazPhilip Awiti-Alcaraz (-100kg) produced a stunning throw to come away with bronze at the 2016 Budapest Grand Prix on Sunday 26 June, 26 Jun 2016 17:42:00 +0100Debut grand prix bronze for Amy LiveseyAmy Livesey crowned a good day’s judo as she took home bronze from day one of the 2016 Budapest Grand Prix on Saturday 25 June, 25 Jun 2016 18:42:00 +0100Budapest next stop on world tourHungary’s capital is the latest stop on the IJF World Tour as nine British judoka take to the tatami at the Budapest Grand Prix on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June, 24 Jun 2016 14:51:00 +0100Veterans set for Europeans 19 British judoka will be in action this week at the 2016 Veteran European Judo Championships in Porec, Croatia from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 June, 22 Jun 2016 15:09:00 +0100Changes to the BJA Contest RulesThe Board of Directors at their meeting on 31st May 2016 approved the following changes to the BJA Contest Rules for immediate implementation., 20 Jun 2016 16:26:00 +0100Glasgow European Judo Open tickets now on general sale, 20 Jun 2016 10:28:00 +0100Kookateki Judo Club at Royal Garden PartyThank you to Wendy Cooke of Kookateki Judo Club for sending in the news story below. Kookateki Judo Club’s Jonathan and Wendy Cooke had the pleasure of attending the Royal Garden Party at Hillsborough Castle, County Down on 14th June 2016., 20 Jun 2016 10:15:00 +0100Sharpen your Judo skills at Team GB’s FanZones this summerRio de Janeiro may be some 6,000 miles away but supporters of Team GB are set to be taken closer to the action at this summer’s Olympic Games at a nationwide network of Official FanZones., 17 Jun 2016 10:45:00 +0100IJF Referee ProgrammeThe International Judo Federation is initiating a special programme that will accellerate the training of referees for high level performance. This advanced program will allow the participants to go through the different levels of refereeing in order to obtain the licenses at a more accelerated pace., 17 Jun 2016 10:30:00 +0100Judoka selected for TeamGBThe British Olympic Association has today named the seven judoka who will compete for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The squad comprises four women and three men and includes three athletes that competed for Team GB at London 2012., 16 Jun 2016 09:18:00 +0100Kookateki Judo Club volunteers recognised by Belfast Lord MayorVolunteers from Kookateki Judo Club who have supported Belfast City Council in running its community services were recognised by Belfast Lord Mayor, Alderman Brian Kingston, as part of the city’s contribution to the UK Festival of Volunteering., 14 Jun 2016 13:40:00 +0100HRH The Duchess of Cambridge celebrates SportsAid’s 40th anniversary at Kensington PalaceYoung judoka had the chance to show off their skills to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge at a SportsAid event on Thursday 9 June at Kensington Palace, 14 Jun 2016 12:03:00 +0100Glasgow European Judo Open tickets set to go on early pre-sale for British Judo members, 13 Jun 2016 10:35:00 +0100Update following 2015 European Championships review, 10 Jun 2016 14:23:00 +0100Free Anti-Bullying Workshop for ClubsOn Monday 4th July Sport Nottinghamshire will be delivering a FREE workshop focusing on responding to incidents of bullying at sports activities., 10 Jun 2016 09:58:00 +0100Kookateki at the Commonwealth Sports FestivalThank you to Wendy Cooke of Kookateki Judo Club for sending in the below news story., 10 Jun 2016 09:25:00 +0100London Open 2016The London Area’s premier event took place on 21st and 22nd May at the UEL SportsDock, 08 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0100Judo on show at the 2016 Durham DashJudo will be one of many sports on show at the annual Durham Dash on the 15th June., 07 Jun 2016 13:30:00 +0100Shin Gi Tai wins London Legacy 2012 Award at Sport Hampshire and IOW AwardsShin Gi Tai Martial Arts Academy in Basingstoke have won the London Legacy 2012 Award at Sport Hampshire’s annual Awards ceremony., 06 Jun 2016 14:40:00 +0100Gold for Ingram at Great Britain Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix, 05 Jun 2016 14:21:00 +0100Action packed day of high quality visually impaired judo in WalsallThe first Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix to be held in Great Britain began today in Walsall on Saturday 4 June, 04 Jun 2016 15:41:00 +0100Madrid test for British judokaA 14 strong British Judo team will be stepping on the mat this weekend at the 2016 Madrid European Open on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June, 03 Jun 2016 12:05:00 +0100Be part of the Nation’s Biggest Sport Day this summerOn Saturday 27th August 2016 hundreds of thousands of people across the nation will take part in I AM TEAM GB by getting out and getting active for the nation's biggest sports day., 03 Jun 2016 10:40:00 +0100A to Z Guide to Marketing Your Judo ClubWe’ve put together this handy A to Z list around how clubs can market themselves more effectively and ultimately get more members., 03 Jun 2016 10:30:00 +0100How your club can utilise Social MediaBritish Judo PR Officer Abdullah Mahmood gives his insight on how your club can utilise Social Media, 03 Jun 2016 10:30:00 +0100Marketing your club through local mediaDespite the changing market around media including the growth of newer media outlets there’s still a place for traditional coverage within your local and regional newspapers., 03 Jun 2016 10:30:00 +0100Strong international entry for VI Grand PrixThe 2016 Great Britain Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix is set to be a world-class affair with a number of the best VI judoka in the world in action at the Walsall Campus Sports Complex on 4-5 June, 02 Jun 2016 16:00:00 +0100Dan Grade Promotions - May 2016Moving into the Dan grades is a special moment that all judoka will treasure. Whether a lifetime goal or a happy co-incidence of hard work and dedication to the sport of judo, Dan grade promotions deserve to be recognised., 01 Jun 2016 13:59:00 +0100Super Sunday for Natalie Powell with bronze at World Masters, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 +0100Fifth for Conway at World Masters while Piovesana on top of podium in Austria, 28 May 2016 23:55:00 +0100Improvements made to Grading SchemesThere have been a number of amendments to British Judo’s Mon, Kyu and Dan Grading schemes, following of a review which came in two years ago after a vote at the 2014 British Judo Association AGM., 27 May 2016 21:04:00 +0100Seventh place for Davis at IJF World Judo Masters, 27 May 2016 21:03:00 +0100Next step on World Tour for Juniors and CadetsThe Junior and Cadet World Tours continue this weekend with competitions in Leibnitz, Austria and Coimbra, Portugal, 27 May 2016 11:48:00 +0100Statement: 2015 European Judo Championships review, 26 May 2016 14:00:00 +0100Seven British judoka ready to take on world's best at IJF World Masters, 26 May 2016 10:52:00 +0100Fuelling the Body for JudoIn this blog British Judo Performance Team Nutritionist Louise Bloor talks about how and when eating the right foods can help prepare and repair your body for judo., 24 May 2016 11:47:00 +0100