RSS All British Judo Association Newshttp://www.britishjudo.org.ukRSS All British Judo Association Newsen-usCopyright (C) 2012 British Judo AssociationImportant Changes to DBSAfter a review of the current process for dealing with DBS Certificates, it has been agreed by the Board of Directors that in future only coaches/volunteers whose certificates contains previous convictions or other police information, from United Medicare, our DBS system provider need to send their original certificate into British Judo Head Office. Therefore, coaches who have a clear DBS do not need to send this in as it will be processed automatically at head office. This new system comes into immediate effect. New instructions will appear on the relevant web page as soon as possiblehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/important-changes-to-dbshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/important-changes-to-dbsFri, 27 Mar 2015 09:17:00 +0000British Judo’s new membership system now onlineBritish Judo are pleased to announce that the new online membership renewal and application system is now live. The system has undergone a comprehensive review following an illegal intrusion discovered last week.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-s-new-membership-system-now-onlinehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-s-new-membership-system-now-onlineThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:34:00 +0000Second of back-to-back Grand Prix’s this weekend in SamsunA delegation of 12 British judoka will be present at the third Grand Prix of the year, each hoping to gain the ranking points on offer to add to their Rio 2016 Qualification efforts.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/second-of-back-to-back-grand-prix-s-this-weekend-in-samsunhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/second-of-back-to-back-grand-prix-s-this-weekend-in-samsunThu, 26 Mar 2015 12:25:00 +0000GB Training Camp Japan: a look behind the scenesBritish athletes returned last week from a two week training tour of the home of judo, Japan. Two teams, men and women, spent two weeks training in Japan, experiencing some tough training with some of stars of judo. The two teams returned last week and we've caught up with Lead Coaches, Jean-Paul Bell and Kate Howey who've shared an account of the experience.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-training-camp-japan-a-look-behind-the-sceneshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/gb-training-camp-japan-a-look-behind-the-scenesWed, 25 Mar 2015 11:06:00 +0000Investigation set to begin following information breachBritish Judo is set to begin an investigation into how the online application and renewal system was illegally breached. The breach was initially reported last week.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/investigation-set-to-begin-following-information-breachhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/investigation-set-to-begin-following-information-breachMon, 23 Mar 2015 16:30:00 +0000Double gold in Buenos Aires for British pair with GB second in medal tableBritish judoka, Frazer Chamberlain (-90kg) and Owen Livesey (-81kg) finished off their Pan American tour in style with a pair of gold medals at the Pan American Open Buenos Aires. Livesey adds to his earlier gold in Santiago whilst Chamberlain maintains a 100% medal record on the tour adding to his bronze medals in Santiago and Montevideo.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/double-gold-in-buenos-aires-for-british-pair-with-gb-second-in-medal-tablehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/double-gold-in-buenos-aires-for-british-pair-with-gb-second-in-medal-tableMon, 23 Mar 2015 11:32:00 +0000Members urged to be vigilant following information breachBritish Judo has discovered that certain British Judo membership information has been compromised in connection with an illegal intrusion into our systems. The intrusion has potentially effected a small and limited number of British Judo members.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/update-members-urged-to-be-vigilant-following-information-breachhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/update-members-urged-to-be-vigilant-following-information-breachThu, 19 Mar 2015 17:20:00 +0000Has your club signed up to British Judo’s Club Reward Scheme?http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/has-your-club-signed-up-to-british-judo-s-club-reward-schemehttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/has-your-club-signed-up-to-british-judo-s-club-reward-schemeThu, 19 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000British Judo Athletes Ready for Second Grand Prix of 2015The IJF World Judo Tour returns to Georgia in March for the second edition of the Tbilisi Grand Prix. Tbilisi will be the scene for the second Grand Prix of 2015 and the first back-to-back events of the year as the World Judo Tour moves on to Turkey for the Samsun Grand Prix a week later.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-athletes-ready-for-second-grand-prix-of-2015http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-athletes-ready-for-second-grand-prix-of-2015Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:13:00 +0000Your Sport Needs You draw coming soonhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/your-sport-needs-you-draw-coming-soonhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/your-sport-needs-you-draw-coming-soonThu, 19 Mar 2015 11:28:00 +0000UFC stand down from British Judo sponsorship dealThe Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) have agreed to stand down as British Judo sponsors with immediate effect, to support the progress of the British Judo Association and British Judo athletes.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/ufc-stand-down-from-british-judo-sponsorship-dealhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/ufc-stand-down-from-british-judo-sponsorship-dealWed, 18 Mar 2015 16:48:00 +0000Kookateki Judo Club Celebrates St Patrick’s Dayhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/kookateki-judo-club-celebrates-st-patrick-s-day-5http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/kookateki-judo-club-celebrates-st-patrick-s-day-5Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:51:00 +0000Golden weekend for British Judo Juniors and CadetsBritish Judo had a fantastic weekend of results with Britain placing second in the medal tables at both Junior and Cadet European cups alongside four medals from the four strong Visually Impaired (VI) British team in Brazil and medals at senior level in Casablanca and Montevideo.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/golden-weekend-for-british-judo-juniors-and-cadetshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/golden-weekend-for-british-judo-juniors-and-cadetsTue, 17 Mar 2015 12:33:00 +0000Super Saturday for British Judo with 27 medals across five competitionsToday (14 March 2015) saw a fantastic day of results for British athletes competing all over the world in Senior, Junior, Cadet and Visually Impaired (VI) events. In total 27 medals were won across five competitions; the Montevideo Open, Casablanca Open, Junior European Judo Cup Coimbra, Cadet European Judo Cup Fuengirola and the VI Grand Prix Judo INFRAERO.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/super-saturday-for-british-judo-with-27-medals-across-five-competitionshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/super-saturday-for-british-judo-with-27-medals-across-five-competitionsSat, 14 Mar 2015 21:57:00 +0000Independent review to take place following European Judo Championships withdrawalBritish Judo, alongside UK Sport, have instigated an independent review to take place following the withdrawal of the European Judo Championships by the European Judo Union (EJU) last month.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/independent-review-to-take-place-following-european-judo-championships-withdrawalhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/independent-review-to-take-place-following-european-judo-championships-withdrawalSat, 14 Mar 2015 11:52:00 +0000British Judo athletes set to compete in Sao Paulo, Casablanca and MontevideoBrazilian Confederation of the Blind Sports - Grand Prix Judo INFRAERO Saturday 14th March 2015 The fourth International Grand Prix INFRAERO for Blind and Visually Impaired takes place this weekend in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Approximately 180 athletes will take to the tatami at the São Judas Tadeu University including four British Judo athletes, Jono Drane (-81kg), Chris Skelley (-100kg), Natalie Greenhough (-70kg) and Jack Hodgson (+100kg). The competition gives the British team the opportunity to experience competing in Brazil ahead of the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-athletes-set-to-compete-in-sao-paulo-casablanca-and-montevideohttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/british-judo-athletes-set-to-compete-in-sao-paulo-casablanca-and-montevideoThu, 12 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000Want to be a Paralympian? Come try Visually Impaired Judo with Ben QuilterBritish Judo is offering the chance to try visually impaired judo and to get on the mat with Paralympic bronze medallist and former double world champion Ben Quilter, at the iconic Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Park, on Tuesday 24 March.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/want-to-be-a-paralympianhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/want-to-be-a-paralympianTue, 10 Mar 2015 12:41:00 +0000Livesey strikes gold in Chile on four medal judo weekend Commonwealth gold medallist Owen Livesey took another brilliant gold medal at the weekend in Santiago de Chile at the Pan American Open, finishing off a fantastic weekend of judo on the first week of a three week tour. http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/four-more-medals-for-british-judo-at-the-weekendhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/four-more-medals-for-british-judo-at-the-weekendMon, 09 Mar 2015 14:28:00 +00002015 English Open Champions crowned at iceSheffieldBritish Judo held its English Open at iceSheffield on Sunday 8th March, with both juniors and seniors taking to the tatami battling for medal places and national ranking points. The event follows the British Schools Championships which took place on Saturday (7th March).http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2015-english-open-champions-crowned-at-icesheffieldhttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/2015-english-open-champions-crowned-at-icesheffieldSun, 08 Mar 2015 16:30:00 +0000Medals Galore at the British Schools Judo Championships Over 400 schools descended on Sheffield today (7th March) to battle it out on the tatami for the title of British Schools Champion. 525 judoka took to the mats in front of a large crowd, with over 250 coaches urging their players on.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/medals-galore-at-the-british-schools-judo-championshipshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/medals-galore-at-the-british-schools-judo-championshipsSat, 07 Mar 2015 19:46:00 +0000Get ready for the British Schools and English Open eventsBritish Judo is getting ready to host a spectacular weekend of judo and will welcoming more than 400 different schools and 525 players at iceSheffield on Saturday March 7, 2015 as well as 300 junior and senior competitors to the English Open on Sunday March 8, 2015.http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/get-ready-for-the-british-schools-and-english-open-eventshttp://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/get-ready-for-the-british-schools-and-english-open-eventsFri, 06 Mar 2015 13:30:00 +0000Gibbons 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 +0000