RSS All British Judo Association Newshttp://www.britishjudo.org.ukRSS All British Judo Association Newsen-usCopyright (C) 2012 British Judo AssociationParalympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter runs two marathons London 2012 Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter returned to the capital last Sunday to complete a double marathon challenge - having taken on Brighton and London events in less than a week, writes Donna Richardson.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/paralympic-bronze-medallist-ben-quilter-runs-two-marathons-in-a-weekhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/paralympic-bronze-medallist-ben-quilter-runs-two-marathons-in-a-weekThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:18:00 +0100Great Britain ready to take on Europe’s bestThis time next week, British Judo athletes will be in France preparing for the opening of the European Championships in Montpellier, writes Donna Richardson.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britain-ready-to-take-on-europe-s-besthttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britain-ready-to-take-on-europe-s-bestWed, 16 Apr 2014 11:36:00 +0100Paralympic silver medallist Ingram returns to Brazil going for goldAhead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games a Paralympic silver medallist and a Junior World Champion will be in action at the 2014 Visually Impaired Brazil International and Training Camp next week.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/paralympic-silver-medallist-sam-ingram-returns-to-brazil-this-time-going-for-goldhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/paralympic-silver-medallist-sam-ingram-returns-to-brazil-this-time-going-for-goldSun, 13 Apr 2014 22:08:00 +0100Special needs judo events coming up A range of competitions for special needs are set to take place over the next few months across England and Scotland and there is still time to register for an international tournament in Ravenna, Italy taking place from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 May (closing date 30 April).http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/special-needs-judo-eventshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/special-needs-judo-eventsFri, 11 Apr 2014 14:49:00 +0100One year to go until Glasgow hosts the European ChampionshipsToday (9th April) marks just one year to go until the European Championships return to the UK, at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/one-year-to-go-until-glasgow-hosts-the-european-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/one-year-to-go-until-glasgow-hosts-the-european-championshipsWed, 09 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0100Are you entered for the London British Open?Entries still being sought for the London British Open that will take the K2 stadium in Crawley by storm in six weeks time.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/are-you-entered-for-the-london-british-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/are-you-entered-for-the-london-british-openFri, 04 Apr 2014 11:55:00 +0100GB team selected for European ChampionshipsThe 2014 European Championships are set to take place in Montpellier, France from April 24 to 27 providing the final chance to gain ranking points towards qualification for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-team-selected-for-european-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-team-selected-for-european-championshipsThu, 03 Apr 2014 10:12:00 +0100Judo star Connor Potts aims for Tokyo 2020 targetTokyo 2020 Olympic hopeful Connor Potts from Selby has received a letter from the Houses of Parliament as local MP Nigel Adams recognised his skills in judo. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/rising-judo-rising-star-connor-potts-reveals-passion-for-his-sport-and-gamekeepinghttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/rising-judo-rising-star-connor-potts-reveals-passion-for-his-sport-and-gamekeepingWed, 02 Apr 2014 09:57:00 +0100Judo friends share University awardTwo judo athletes were awarded accolades at the University of Wolverhampton Sports Awards 2014 ceremony at Banks Stadium on Wednesday 19 March. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/judo-friends-share-university-awardhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/judo-friends-share-university-awardTue, 01 Apr 2014 13:25:00 +0100 British Judo Award nomination process is now openToday marks the launch of the 2014 British Judo Awards to recognise the volunteers that have made a difference. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-award-nomination-process-is-now-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-award-nomination-process-is-now-openTue, 01 Apr 2014 10:27:00 +0100Triple Turkish delight for GB in Samsun as Powell seals silver The Samsun Grand Prix in Turkey yielded three medals for Great Britain as Olympians Sally Conway and Colin Oates took silver and bronze on Friday and Saturday, and rising Rio 2016 prospect Natalie Powell added another silver to the mix.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/turkish-delight-for-great-britain-in-samsun-with-three-medalshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/turkish-delight-for-great-britain-in-samsun-with-three-medalsSun, 30 Mar 2014 13:08:00 +0100Conway's silver in Samsun could ensure her top eight spotSally Conway picked up her silver medal of the season at the Samsun Grand Prix in Turkey and picked up valuable world ranking points which could see her re-enter the top eight in the world ranking list.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/grand-prix-silver-for-sally-conway-in-samsunhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/grand-prix-silver-for-sally-conway-in-samsunSat, 29 Mar 2014 16:50:00 +0000Colin Oates takes bronze in Samsun, TurkeyToday was the first day of the Samsun Grand Prix in Turkey and it saw a strong British presence as Colin Oates won a bronze medal as one of two London 2012 Olympians in action. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/colin-oates-takes-bronze-in-samsun-turkeyhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/colin-oates-takes-bronze-in-samsun-turkeyFri, 28 Mar 2014 16:05:00 +0000Young talent in action in SarajevoA young team of judo players who have been training hard at the British Judo Centre of Excellence will represent Great Britain at the 2014 Sarajevo European Cup in Bosnia this weekend. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/young-talent-in-action-in-sarajevohttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/young-talent-in-action-in-sarajevoWed, 26 Mar 2014 15:22:00 +0000Conway returns to Samsun to defend her titleOlympian Sally Conway will return to Samsun in Turkey this weekend (28-30 March) for the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix to defend her title there, having won gold last year.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/conway-returns-to-samsun-to-defend-her-titlehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/conway-returns-to-samsun-to-defend-her-titleWed, 26 Mar 2014 11:36:00 +0000Olympian Ashley McKenzie runs Sport Relief MileOlympian Ashley McKenzie returned to the Olympic Park to start one of the waves of races for the Sports Relief mile.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/olympian-ashley-mckenzie-runs-sport-relief-milehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/olympian-ashley-mckenzie-runs-sport-relief-mileWed, 26 Mar 2014 09:32:00 +0000Great Britain’s silverware collection continues in South AmericaGreat Britain’s judo athletes claimed another nine medals at the Pan American Open in Argentina, as they ended their self funding tour there with 19 podium finishes this week, earning many athletes valuable world ranking points. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britain-s-silverware-collection-continues-in-south-americahttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britain-s-silverware-collection-continues-in-south-americaMon, 24 Mar 2014 13:55:00 +0000South American Gold Rush for GB Judoka in Uruguay Great Britain’s judo athletes claimed three gold medals on their way to second in the medal table at this week’s Pan-American Open in Montevideo, Uruguay.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/south-american-gold-rush-for-gb-judoka-in-uruguayhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/south-american-gold-rush-for-gb-judoka-in-uruguayWed, 19 Mar 2014 14:47:00 +0000Lucky number 7 for Great Britain at Junior European CupGreat Britain was in the medals, with a lucky seven podium finishes as English, Welsh and Scottish judo players came together to fight under one flag during the Junior European Cup in Coimbra, Portugal this weekend.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/lucky-number-7-for-great-britain-at-junior-european-cuphttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/lucky-number-7-for-great-britain-at-junior-european-cupSun, 16 Mar 2014 16:05:00 +0000Looking ahead to the Junior European cup in PortugalA number of cadets will be pushing above their ages to fight in the Coimbra Junior European Cup, one of the first of the year that a large number of Great British players have all took part in, and the action all takes place this weekend in Portugal. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/cadets-step-up-to-junior-challenge-at-european-cup-in-portugalhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/cadets-step-up-to-junior-challenge-at-european-cup-in-portugalFri, 14 Mar 2014 11:05:00 +0000Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter's two marathon challengeBen Quilter, London 2012 Paralympic bronze medallist who competed in Beijing has set himself an ambitious target to run the Brighton and London marathons, a week apart. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/paralympic-bronze-medallist-ben-quilter-will-run-two-marathonshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/paralympic-bronze-medallist-ben-quilter-will-run-two-marathonsThu, 13 Mar 2014 09:08:00 +0000Twins set success in Sheffield judo competitionsTwo sets of twins enjoyed success on and off the mat at the weekend at the British Schools and English Open in Sheffield that both took place at iceSheffield on Saturday 8 March. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/twins-set-success-at-british-schools-championships-and-english-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/twins-set-success-at-british-schools-championships-and-english-openTue, 11 Mar 2014 12:15:00 +0000English Open in Sheffield showcases young talentBritish Judo held its English Open at iceSheffield on Sunday 9 March and the event saw British squad members and former players being pushed on by some of the nation’s best up and coming judoka.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/english-open-in-sheffield-showcases-young-talenthttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/english-open-in-sheffield-showcases-young-talentSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:03:00 +0000Judo-style demo at the SportsAid Yorkshire Showcase DinnerFour next generation judo players showcased their skills during a demonstration at the SportsAid Yorkshire Showcase Dinner in 2014 along with Scunthorpe's legendary Masters judoka Ian Johns at the Leeds City Hilton on Friday 7 March 2014.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/judo-style-demo-at-the-sportsaid-yorkshire-showcase-dinnerhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/judo-style-demo-at-the-sportsaid-yorkshire-showcase-dinnerSat, 08 Mar 2014 18:50:00 +0000School Champions Crowned by an Olympian in SheffieldMore than 500 youngsters were in action at the British School Championships at iceSheffield on Saturday 8 March, and many were spurred on as Olympian Ashley McKenzie made a personal appearance and gave out some of the medals.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/school-champions-crowned-in-sheffield-0http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/school-champions-crowned-in-sheffield-0Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:41:00 +0000Young judo stars showcase skills at SportsAid dinnerFour next generation judo players will showcase their skills during a demonstration at the SportsAid Yorkshire Showcase Dinner in 2014 being held at the Leeds City Hilton on Friday 7 March 2014.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/young-judo-stars-showcase-skills-at-sportsaid-dinnerhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/young-judo-stars-showcase-skills-at-sportsaid-dinnerFri, 07 Mar 2014 09:53:00 +0000The inside track from Athletics to JudoFormer junior elite sprinter Samson Omonua had never experienced judo before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but at the ripe age of 32, in the lead up to the Games, he was inspired to contact Pinewood judo club where his journey towards high performance began, writes Donna Richardson.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/the-inside-track-from-athletics-to-judohttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/the-inside-track-from-athletics-to-judoThu, 06 Mar 2014 13:09:00 +0000Club celebrates first anniversary with a scoop of medals in the Devon ClosedAfter celebrating their first anniversary of opening in January, Hoshi Judo club, Plymouth, members competed at the Devon Closed at Kingsbridge last month (9 February).http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/club-celebrates-first-anniversary-with-a-scoop-of-medals-in-the-devon-closedhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/club-celebrates-first-anniversary-with-a-scoop-of-medals-in-the-devon-closedWed, 05 Mar 2014 15:37:00 +0000Next Generation Olympic judoka meet Sir Chris Hoy MBEThree young judo players were among aspiring 2020 Olympic athletes invited to a two-day event organised by SportsAid and sponsored by Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) in Loughborough to prepare them for the challenges of sporting life. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/next-generation-of-commonwealth-and-olympic-judoka-meet-sir-chris-hoy-mbehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/next-generation-of-commonwealth-and-olympic-judoka-meet-sir-chris-hoy-mbeWed, 05 Mar 2014 12:38:00 +0000British Schools and English Open: Judoka ready for SheffieldThis weekend will see more than 500 school children from across the country and hundreds more of the country's best seniors compete in two seperate judo events at the iceSheffield Arena.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-schools-and-english-open-judo-is-ready-to-rumble-in-sheffieldhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-schools-and-english-open-judo-is-ready-to-rumble-in-sheffieldMon, 03 Mar 2014 13:29:00 +0000Paralympic team is on the road to Rio 2016 with impressive haul at VI OpenThe Road to Rio for ParalympicsGB starts here for judo, as the Great British Visually Impaired (VI) team took home a stunning set of medals at the VI European Open in German - one silver and four bronzes. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/vi-squad-is-on-the-road-to-rio-2016-with-impressive-haul-at-vi-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/vi-squad-is-on-the-road-to-rio-2016-with-impressive-haul-at-vi-openSat, 01 Mar 2014 21:13:00 +0000British Judo Shows Commitment to Grass Roots with Research ProjectA new research project aimed at encouraging the participation and retention of young people in judo is to launch, marking British Judo's focus on grass roots judo.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-shows-commitment-to-grass-roots-with-research-projecthttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-shows-commitment-to-grass-roots-with-research-projectFri, 28 Feb 2014 08:57:00 +0000GB Visually Impaired athletes set to compete in GermanyA five-strong Visually Impaired (VI) team will be looking to prove themselves among a field of other potential Paralympians fighting for Great Britain at the IBSA German VI Open in Heidelberg on Saturday 28 February 2014.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-visually-impaired-athletes-to-compete-in-german-vi-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-visually-impaired-athletes-to-compete-in-german-vi-openThu, 27 Feb 2014 10:32:00 +0000Olympians past, present and future remember the late Ryan BirchGoole Judo Club was graced by three Olympians on Sunday, February 9, 2014 as Rowena Birch, Chloe Cowan and 2012 bronze medallist Karina Bryant were on hand to support an Olympic Exhibition organised by the Yorkshire and Humberside area.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/the-next-generation-learns-from-olympianshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/the-next-generation-learns-from-olympiansWed, 26 Feb 2014 06:41:00 +0000Former Royal Marine Judoka passes awayFormer Royal Marine Dennis "Dan" Marshall has passed away after a short illness in hospital last week.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/former-royal-marine-judoka-passes-away-0http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/former-royal-marine-judoka-passes-away-0Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:39:00 +0000New Rules Come into Force at English OpenBritish Judo will introduce their version of the new contest rules starting with the English Open on 9th March.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/new-rules-come-into-force-at-english-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/new-rules-come-into-force-at-english-openTue, 25 Feb 2014 08:56:00 +0000New Conduct and Complaints and Safeguarding Disciplinary PoliciesUpdated policies have been introduced for Conduct and Complaints, along with a new Safeguarding Disciplinary Policy.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/new-conduct-and-complaints-and-safeguarding-disciplinary-policieshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/new-conduct-and-complaints-and-safeguarding-disciplinary-policiesMon, 24 Feb 2014 13:51:00 +0000British Judo Centre of Excellence gains international seal of approval from HollandA group of Dutch delegates visited the British Judo Centre of Excellence following an invitation extended by Jean-Paul Bell to the Performance Director of British Judo’s equivalent association in Holland.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-centre-of-excellence-gains-international-seal-of-approval-from-hollandhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-centre-of-excellence-gains-international-seal-of-approval-from-hollandMon, 24 Feb 2014 13:22:00 +0000Success at the BUCS competition for BJA England and GB playersBritish Judo athletes enjoyed success in the Gatorade British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Judo Championships in Sheffield, with a host of Britain's best descending on All Saints School and many 2014 squad members and England talent development athletes taking medals at All Saints School.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/success-at-the-british-university-colleges-sports-for-bja-playershttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/success-at-the-british-university-colleges-sports-for-bja-playersMon, 24 Feb 2014 11:17:00 +0000Powell takes bronze on final day of Düsseldorf Grand Prix Great Britain added a bronze medal to their haul from the IJF World tour Düsseldorf Grand Prix as Natalie Powell showed "Olympic class" to execute a fantastic ippon against Madeline Malonga of France, an opponent who she last beat in Abu Dhabi.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/powell-takes-bronze-on-final-day-of-d-sseldorf-grand-prixhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/powell-takes-bronze-on-final-day-of-d-sseldorf-grand-prixSun, 23 Feb 2014 16:33:00 +0000Conway's sweet silver success in Düsseldorf Sally Conway brought smiles to the faces of British Judo fans as she took silver at the IJF Düsseldorf Grand Prix in Germany on Saturday 22 February 2014, her fifth medal at this level in the last 18 months. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/sally-conway-brings-smiles-all-round-as-she-clinches-silver-in-d-sseldorfhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/sally-conway-brings-smiles-all-round-as-she-clinches-silver-in-d-sseldorfSat, 22 Feb 2014 17:35:00 +00002014 British Schools Championships entry list and timetable unveiled - Injured or ill? Then let us knowThe British Judo Association (BJA) would like to say a huge thank you to all those who entered the British Schools Championships that take place on March 8, 2013. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2014-british-schools-championships-entry-list-and-timetable-unveiled-injured-or-ill-let-us-knowhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2014-british-schools-championships-entry-list-and-timetable-unveiled-injured-or-ill-let-us-knowThu, 20 Feb 2014 22:04:00 +0000 Calling all Midlands VI judoka - have you got Paralympic potential? Are you a visually impaired judoka wanting to follow in the footsteps of legends such as Ben Quilter and Sam Ingram to become a Paralympian? If so then make sure you don't miss out on a free event that has been organised to support young people at grassroots with Paralympic potential who already practice judo and live in the Midlands.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/calling-all-young-visually-impaired-judo-players-in-the-midlands-see-if-youve-got-paralympichttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/calling-all-young-visually-impaired-judo-players-in-the-midlands-see-if-youve-got-paralympicThu, 20 Feb 2014 14:37:00 +0000GB Judoka get ready to do battle in DusseldorfSix judoka will be in action at the IJF world tour Grand Prix that takes place in Germany from tomorrow until Sunday 23 February 2014 - the third international event in the diary for a British Judo team in as many weeks.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-judoka-get-ready-to-do-battle-in-dusseldorfhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-judoka-get-ready-to-do-battle-in-dusseldorfThu, 20 Feb 2014 13:25:00 +0000Its the final countdown to enter the English Open With only days left before entries close for the 2014 English Open for Junior and Senior's, ensure you don’t miss out by entering before Monday 24 February 2014.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/final-countdown-to-enter-the-english-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/final-countdown-to-enter-the-english-openWed, 19 Feb 2014 12:34:00 +0000Ashley McKenzie sports a new look for Sports ReliefGB Judoka Ashley McKenzie swapped his judogi for an apron in a fun-packed photo shoot for Sport Relief.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/ashley-mckenzie-sports-a-new-look-for-sports-reliefhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/ashley-mckenzie-sports-a-new-look-for-sports-reliefWed, 19 Feb 2014 09:59:00 +0000Front Line Judo at Club Camp Bastion Camp Bastion Judo Club officially opened its doors on an operational base in dusty Afghanistan in mid-January with 12 eager servicemen and women attending the first session, writes Donna Richardson. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/front-line-judo-at-club-camp-bastionhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/front-line-judo-at-club-camp-bastionTue, 18 Feb 2014 13:35:00 +0000GB women bring back silver and bronze medals from Rome as men return empty-handed from AustriaGreat Britain took two medals at the European Open for women in Rome with Natalie Powell (-78kg) and Sally Conway (-70kg) seizing silver and bronze respectively in the Italian capital. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-women-bring-back-silver-and-bronze-medals-from-rome-as-men-return-empty-handed-from-austriahttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-women-bring-back-silver-and-bronze-medals-from-rome-as-men-return-empty-handed-from-austriaMon, 17 Feb 2014 13:21:00 +0000British Judo Universities Conference 2014: enhancing and connecting clubsThis year's British Universities Conference takes place on Friday 21 February at Springs Leisure Centre, Sheffield, between 1pm and 5.15pm.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-universities-conference-2014-enhancing-and-connecting-clubshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-universities-conference-2014-enhancing-and-connecting-clubsThu, 13 Feb 2014 16:28:00 +0000Adlington beats Olympic champion in Paris Grand Slam but no medals for GBSarah Adlington (+78kg) beat the reigning Olympic and World Champion Idalys Ortiz of Cuba in the quarter-final, but narrowly missed out on a bronze medal at the Paris Grand Slam today (Sunday 9 February).http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/adlington-beats-olympic-champion-in-paris-but-britain-fails-to-bring-home-a-medalhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/adlington-beats-olympic-champion-in-paris-but-britain-fails-to-bring-home-a-medalSun, 09 Feb 2014 17:34:00 +0000