RSS All British Judo Association Newshttp://www.britishjudo.org.ukRSS All British Judo Association Newsen-usCopyright (C) 2012 British Judo AssociationGibbons and Schlesinger strike six in February There were three medals for British Judo athletes at the weekend as Olympic silver Gemma Gibbons gained gold, Alice Schlesinger gained silver and Philip Awiti-Alcaraz took bronze at European Opens in Prague and Warsaw.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/medals-in-europe-for-three-british-judokahttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/medals-in-europe-for-three-british-judokaMon, 02 Mar 2015 17:36:00 +0000Entry List for the 2015 English Open Championships now availableEntry List for the 2015 English Open Championships is now available to view. With over 300 entries across Junior and Senior categories, there will be hot competition for the title of English Open Champion.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/entry-list-for-the-2015-english-open-championships-now-availablehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/entry-list-for-the-2015-english-open-championships-now-availableMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:21:00 +0000Update following the cancellation of the European ChampionshipsFollowing the announcement on 19th February 2015 confirming the cancellation of the European Judo Championships, the British Judo and its Board of Directors have been working hard with the event partners on an insurance claim. British Judo will continue to work with the event partners in over the coming weeks.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/update-following-the-cancellation-of-the-european-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/update-following-the-cancellation-of-the-european-championshipsMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:03:00 +0000Excitement mounts as British Schools Competition approachesHundreds of youngsters are gearing up for the British Schools Championships, taking place on Saturday 7 March in Sheffield.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/excitement-mounts-as-british-schools-competition-approacheshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/excitement-mounts-as-british-schools-competition-approachesFri, 27 Feb 2015 14:23:00 +0000Four Judo women gain brown belts at United Judo Club Sidcup Four mums who started judo during a ladies taster session are celebrating achieving their 1st Kyu Brown Belt grading after much encouragement from Get Inspired Judo Coach of the Year for the London Area Dave Dunsford at United Judo Club in Sidcup.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/four-judo-women-gain-brown-belts-at-united-judo-club-sidcuphttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/four-judo-women-gain-brown-belts-at-united-judo-club-sidcupThu, 26 Feb 2015 13:27:00 +0000Online First Aid and Safeguarding courses included in changes to Coach Revalidation RequirementsBritish Judo are pleased to announce changes to the coach revalidation requirements as part of our drive to support and increase the number of coaches nationwide.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/online-first-aid-and-safeguarding-courses-included-in-changes-to-coach-revalidation-0http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/online-first-aid-and-safeguarding-courses-included-in-changes-to-coach-revalidation-0Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000Coaching Cards for competition access British Judo would like to remind coaches to remember to bring their Coach Card with them to all local and national competitions.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/coaching-cards-for-competition-access-4http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/coaching-cards-for-competition-access-4Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:54:00 +0000Music in Judo: do you use music in your sessions?The Brit Awards are tonight and to mark the occasion, the British Judo Association would like your help compiling the ultimate judo top training tracks playlist.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/music-in-judohttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/music-in-judoWed, 25 Feb 2015 15:15:00 +00002015 British Schools Championships entry list unveiled - Injured or ill? Then let us knowBritish Judo would like to say a huge thank you to all those who entered the British Schools Championships taking place on March 7th 2015. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2015-british-schools-championships-entry-list-unveiled-injured-or-ill-then-let-us-knowhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2015-british-schools-championships-entry-list-unveiled-injured-or-ill-then-let-us-knowTue, 24 Feb 2015 14:09:00 +0000VI medal success continues at IBSA World Games in Hungary Aspiring Paralympian Jack Hodgson took gold at today's International Blind Sports Association (IBSA) World Games today, upgrading from his bronze at the Senior World Cup - a Paralympic qualifying event yesterdayhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/vi-medal-haul-continues-at-ibsa-world-games-in-hungaryhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/vi-medal-haul-continues-at-ibsa-world-games-in-hungarySun, 22 Feb 2015 22:42:00 +0000University Judoka shine at BUCS Judo Championships Judoka from Universities across the country shined at the BUCS Judo competition at the British Universities Colleges and Sports (BUCS) Championships in Sheffield.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/university-judoka-shine-at-bucs-judo-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/university-judoka-shine-at-bucs-judo-championshipsSun, 22 Feb 2015 12:21:00 +0000British Judo athletes bring back a haul of medals It was a super Saturday for British Judo as we celebrate two gold medals and bronzes across the board in key competitions at cadet and senior levels. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-celebrates-a-haul-of-medalshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-celebrates-a-haul-of-medalsSat, 21 Feb 2015 17:23:00 +000020 strong team of cadets in action at European Cup Good luck to all of the cadets competing this weekend in Italy at the European cup European Cup Cadets Follonica 2015.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/20-strong-team-of-cadets-in-action-at-european-cuphttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/20-strong-team-of-cadets-in-action-at-european-cupSat, 21 Feb 2015 09:03:00 +0000Get ready for BUCS Championships in Sheffield this weekendGood luck to all of the British Judo members from Universities across the country who are looking forward to the British University and Colleges (BUCS) Sport Judo Championships 2015 taking place from Saturday to Sunday 21 and 22 February at All Saints School, Sheffield.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/get-ready-for-bucs-championships-in-sheffield-this-weekendhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/get-ready-for-bucs-championships-in-sheffield-this-weekendFri, 20 Feb 2015 14:41:00 +0000Great Britain's VI team ready for action in HungaryBritish Judo's Visually Impaired team is getting ready to take part in the IBSA World Cup and Junior World Games in Eger, Hungary fighting today, Friday 20 February, to Sunday 23 February.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britains-vi-team-ready-for-action-in-hungaryhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britains-vi-team-ready-for-action-in-hungaryFri, 20 Feb 2015 09:27:00 +0000British Judo looking forward to hosting a fantastic schools eventThe highly popular British Schools event is set to take place on Saturday 7 March 2015 and the event sold out within days of entries going live. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-looking-forward-to-hosting-a-fantastic-schools-eventhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-looking-forward-to-hosting-a-fantastic-schools-eventThu, 19 Feb 2015 16:42:00 +0000Cancellation of European Judo Championships confirmed following the decision by the European Judo Union to withdraw hosting rights from British Judo Cancellation of European Judo Championships confirmed following the decision by the European Judo Union to withdraw hosting rights from British Judohttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/cancellation-of-european-judo-championships-confirmed-following-the-decision-by-the-european-5http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/cancellation-of-european-judo-championships-confirmed-following-the-decision-by-the-european-5Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:16:00 +0000Deadline for English Open has been extendedBritish Judo welcomes entries for next month's English Open taking place at iceSheffield as the deadline has now been extended to 27 February, 2015.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/deadline-for-english-open-has-been-extendedhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/deadline-for-english-open-has-been-extendedThu, 19 Feb 2015 16:04:00 +0000Great Britain ready to compete at the Düsseldorf Grand Prix in GermanyGreat Britain's judoka are ready to compete at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Düsseldorf Grand Prix in Germany from Friday 20 February until Sunday 22 February.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britain-ready-to-compete-at-the-d-sseldorf-grand-prix-in-germanyhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/great-britain-ready-to-compete-at-the-d-sseldorf-grand-prix-in-germanyThu, 19 Feb 2015 11:02:00 +0000Further Update on European ChampionshipsFollowing a board meeting on Tuesday 17th British Judo can confirm that we continue to work with our lawyers with regards our position with the EJU and the European Judo Championships. On their advice and as soon as we are able, we will release a full statement explaining the current position.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/further-update-on-european-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/further-update-on-european-championshipsWed, 18 Feb 2015 15:56:00 +0000Update on the European Judo Championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/update-on-the-european-judo-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/update-on-the-european-judo-championshipsMon, 16 Feb 2015 19:23:00 +0000Four medals for British Judo at European Open in AustriaOlympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons took a bronze medal in Austria, bringing the medal tally for the women in Austria to three on the final day of the competition.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judos-women-bring-home-three-medalshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judos-women-bring-home-three-medalsSun, 15 Feb 2015 13:19:00 +0000British Judo given just 8 weeks’ notice by European Judo Union of cancelled European Judo ChampionshipsThe upcoming European Judo Championships have been withdrawn by the European Judo Union (EJU) following a disagreement over a partnership between British Judo and Ultimate Fighting Championship to promote and support the event.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-given-just-8-weeks-notice-by-european-judo-union-of-cancelled-european-judohttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-given-just-8-weeks-notice-by-european-judo-union-of-cancelled-european-judoSat, 14 Feb 2015 18:00:00 +0000Tomoko Fukumi visits Metro Judo ClubMetro Judo Club in conjunction with the British Judo Association is hosting a workshop based around the preparation of young judo players of the future.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/tomoko-fukumi-joyce-heron-and-colin-mciver-to-coach-at-gemma-gibbons-club-for-revalidationhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/tomoko-fukumi-joyce-heron-and-colin-mciver-to-coach-at-gemma-gibbons-club-for-revalidationFri, 13 Feb 2015 00:23:00 +0000British Judo gets ready for European Open engagementsBritish Judo is ready to make an impact at competitions in Europe this weekend; with a presence at Italy and Austria for seniors and Croatia for cadets. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-gets-ready-for-european-open-engagementshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-gets-ready-for-european-open-engagementsThu, 12 Feb 2015 14:06:00 +0000Thunderclap launches to help people who run sports clubsThousands of people who dedicate their time to making sport a great experience for everyone can now get free and practical help to run their grassroots clubs. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/thunderclap-launches-to-help-people-who-run-sports-clubs-0http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/thunderclap-launches-to-help-people-who-run-sports-clubs-0Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:05:00 +00002,000 European Judo Championships tickets released for U14s at £1British Judo have released 500 tickets for each day of the 2015 European Judo Championships, held at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow between 9th-12th April.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2000-european-judo-championships-tickets-released-for-u14s-at-1http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2000-european-judo-championships-tickets-released-for-u14s-at-1Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:40:00 +0000British Judo hosts National Inclusion Day at Centre of ExcellenceThe atmosphere at the British Judo Centre of Excellence dojo was electric this weekend as players of all disabilities and their families enjoyed the first dedicated British Judo national inclusion day at the home of the sport at the University of Wolverhampton.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-hosts-first-dedicated-national-inclusion-day-at-the-centre-of-excellencehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-hosts-first-dedicated-national-inclusion-day-at-the-centre-of-excellenceSun, 08 Feb 2015 22:34:00 +0000Gemma Gibbons and Alice Schlesinger medal in EuropeTwo Olympians who both grew up on different sides of the world, but now fly the same flag, took silver and bronze medals at the European open in Sofia, Bulgaria this weekend for Great Britain. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gemma-gibbons-and-alice-schlesinger-medal-in-europehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gemma-gibbons-and-alice-schlesinger-medal-in-europeSun, 08 Feb 2015 20:46:00 +0000Youngsters looking forward to inclusion event at British Judo Centre of ExcellenceA number of coaches and players from judo clubs across the country are looking forward to attending an inclusion day at the National Centre of Excellence at the University of Wolverhampton in Walsall.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/youngsters-looking-forward-to-inclusion-event-at-british-judo-centre-of-excellencehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/youngsters-looking-forward-to-inclusion-event-at-british-judo-centre-of-excellenceSat, 07 Feb 2015 00:39:00 +0000European Judo Championships Return to UK After 20 YearsThe European Judo Championships are set to return to the UK for the first time in 20 years, and will be held in Scotland for the first time in the competition’s 60 year history. The four-day competition will take place from 9th to 12th April at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena, which also played host to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in summer of last year. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/european-judo-championships-return-to-uk-after-20-yearshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/european-judo-championships-return-to-uk-after-20-yearsTue, 03 Feb 2015 17:21:00 +0000British Judo to hold Inclusion Day in WalsallBritish Judo is hosting a National Inclusion Training Day at the British Judo Centre of Excellence at the University of Wolverhampton in Walsall on Saturday 7 February and invites players of all disabilities to come along.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-to-hold-inclusion-day-at-national-centre-of-excellence-in-walsallhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-to-hold-inclusion-day-at-national-centre-of-excellence-in-walsallMon, 26 Jan 2015 14:52:00 +0000Coveted High Dan Grades awarded to British Judoka British Judo, the European Judo Union and the International Judo Federation are delighted to announce 13 outstanding individuals have been promoted to coveted high grades of 7th and 8th Dan in recognition for their achievements, services and contributions to judo. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/coveted-high-dan-grades-awarded-to-british-judokahttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/coveted-high-dan-grades-awarded-to-british-judokaWed, 21 Jan 2015 17:12:00 +0000British Judo opens up 2015 with four medals at the African OpenBritish Judo started the year in fine form gaining three medals; a gold and three bronzes at the African Open in Tunisia, writes Donna Richardson.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-opens-up-2015-with-four-medals-at-the-african-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-opens-up-2015-with-four-medals-at-the-african-openTue, 20 Jan 2015 15:37:00 +0000British Judo athletes look forward to Tunis African OpenBritish Judo athletes are looking forward to making a great start to the competition year and securing points on the board for Rio at the 2015 Tunis African Open, to be held in Tunisia from 17-18 January 2015.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-athletes-look-forward-to-tunis-african-openhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-athletes-look-forward-to-tunis-african-openFri, 16 Jan 2015 16:52:00 +0000British Judo announces new affiliation with the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu UK Association British Judo are pleased to announce a new affiliation with the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu UK Association. The affiliation demonstrates the commitment of both organisations the development of the sports of Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the UK.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-announces-new-affiliation-with-the-brazilian-jiu-jitsu-uk-associationhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-announces-new-affiliation-with-the-brazilian-jiu-jitsu-uk-associationMon, 12 Jan 2015 13:59:00 +0000Olympians support Tonbridge C2 CampKayla Harrison Olympic and World champion and Neil Adams twice Olympic medalist and world champion both fought at the C2 Tonbridge camp held at the prestigious Tonbridge School in Kent. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/olympians-support-tonbridge-c2-camphttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/olympians-support-tonbridge-c2-campWed, 07 Jan 2015 11:14:00 +0000Conway and Davis win medals in European Club ChampionshipsSally Conway and Nekoda Davis took home medals in two divisions of the European Club Judo Championships events in Russia and the Netherlands on 20 December 2014.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/conway-and-davis-win-medals-in-european-club-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/conway-and-davis-win-medals-in-european-club-championshipsMon, 05 Jan 2015 22:28:00 +0000Euan Burton is awarded an MBE in New Year's HonoursGlasgow 2014 gold medallist Euan Burton says being awarded an MBE marked the perfect end to his judo career.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/euan-burton-is-delighted-to-be-awarded-an-mbe-in-new-years-honourshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/euan-burton-is-delighted-to-be-awarded-an-mbe-in-new-years-honoursMon, 05 Jan 2015 14:29:00 +0000Former Israeli Olympian will compete for Great BritainJudoka Alice Schlesinger is set to compete for Great Britain following a nationality switch from Israeli to British. The 26-year-old Olympian took home a gold medal at the British Championships in December after requesting to switch nations. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/former-israeli-olympian-set-to-compete-for-great-britainhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/former-israeli-olympian-set-to-compete-for-great-britainMon, 05 Jan 2015 09:41:00 +0000Youth Sport Trust launches Combat Sports Hub at British Judo Centre of ExcellenceCombat Sports Hub is an exciting new initiative aimed at introducing the Olympic sports of Judo, Wrestling, Taekwondo and Boxing into schools and was officially launched at the British Judo Centre of Excellence on Friday 28 November. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/youth-sport-trust-launches-combat-sports-hub-at-british-judo-centre-of-excellencehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/youth-sport-trust-launches-combat-sports-hub-at-british-judo-centre-of-excellenceFri, 19 Dec 2014 08:15:00 +0000London 2012 Olympic Champion Kayla Harrison visits British Championships The British Judo Championships had a very special visitor as current Olympic and World Champion Kayla Harrison assessed the field of talent at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/london-2012-olympic-champion-kayla-harrison-visits-british-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/london-2012-olympic-champion-kayla-harrison-visits-british-championshipsSun, 14 Dec 2014 16:38:00 +00002014 Senior British Champions crowned at SheffieldChampions new and old were crowned at the 2014 British Championships following a long day of battle on the tatami at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) on Sunday (14 December), writes Donna Richardson. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/congratulations-to-all-of-our-medallists-at-the-senior-british-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/congratulations-to-all-of-our-medallists-at-the-senior-british-championshipsSun, 14 Dec 2014 16:13:00 +0000Newly-crowned Junior British Champions will go on to push for senior honoursThe best judoka in Britain were crowned at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) on Saturday (13 December) after a long day of battle for the prestigious title of Junior British Champion, many of them will are back today (Sunday) to push for the old guard and go for a double at the Senior British Championships. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/newly-crowned-junior-british-champions-will-go-on-to-push-for-senior-honourshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/newly-crowned-junior-british-champions-will-go-on-to-push-for-senior-honoursSun, 14 Dec 2014 00:42:00 +0000Junior British Championships in Sheffield are a huge successThe country's best athletes gathered at Sheffield Hallam's English Institute of Sport today (Saturday 13 December) and battled it out for the prestigious honour of being crowned British champion. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/junior-british-championships-a-huge-successhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/junior-british-championships-a-huge-successSat, 13 Dec 2014 18:00:00 +0000The BBC Sports Personality of the Year rolls into GlasgowHundreds of young people took part in an inspirational sporting event in the week the BBC Sports Personality of the Year rolls into Glasgow.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/the-bbc-sports-personality-of-the-year-rolls-into-glasgowhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/the-bbc-sports-personality-of-the-year-rolls-into-glasgowSat, 13 Dec 2014 00:07:00 +0000Junior and senior judoka get ready for the British Championships This weekend (13-14 December) sees the welcome return of the British Judo Championships to the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/nations-top-junior-and-senior-judoka-get-ready-for-the-british-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/nations-top-junior-and-senior-judoka-get-ready-for-the-british-championshipsThu, 11 Dec 2014 16:05:00 +0000EJU Congress and Gala Dinner recognises two British judo legends in 50th Olympic yearThe European Judo Union (EJU) held its annual congress in Zagreb, Croatia, followed by a gala dinner and British Judo Association President George Kerr, CBE, Chairman Kerrith Brown and Chief Executive Andrew Scoular, were among special guests. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/eju-congress-to-mark-50th-anniversary-of-olympic-judo-recognises-two-british-judo-legendshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/eju-congress-to-mark-50th-anniversary-of-olympic-judo-recognises-two-british-judo-legendsThu, 11 Dec 2014 12:56:00 +0000Team Bath Athlete of the Month Award for Megan FletcherPinewood star Megan Fletcher who won a Commonwealth gold medal for England in 2014, presented little Kiera Bateman from her club with the Richard Worth Cup for U18 girls in the Wokingham Sports Awards on Friday 28 November, 2014.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/team-bath-athlete-of-the-month-award-for-megan-fletcherhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/team-bath-athlete-of-the-month-award-for-megan-fletcherThu, 11 Dec 2014 12:49:00 +0000Densign White takes to the mat at Police Coaching Revalidation The Police Sport UK (PSUK) Judo and Welsh Judo Association held a coaching revalidation event at the Welsh Institute For Sport (WIS) on Saturday 25 October, where former BJA chairman Densign White was the guest coach. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/densign-white-takes-to-the-mat-at-police-coaching-revalidationhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/densign-white-takes-to-the-mat-at-police-coaching-revalidationTue, 09 Dec 2014 22:20:00 +0000