2018 National Inclusion Open Training Day

The British Judo Centre of Excellence will once again play host to the British National Inclusion Open Training Day on Saturday 10 February.

This is a national training day open to all Senior and Junior players that have a Physical, Sensory or Intellectual Impairment (including under – 8s). Sessions will suitably adapted for all athletes with a disability.

BJA Disability Lead Kerry Tansey will be coaching alongside members of the GB coaching team and members of the GB Squad (competition and training commitments dependent).

Senior Special Needs Referee Ron Cleere will be on hand to cover refereeing while Jean Cleere and Andrew Scott, both senior championship controllers, will be giving advice on competition levels and processes.

A number of the successful GB Special Needs Judo Squad will also be in attendance on the day. Last year GB SN judoka took home seven medals, including five gold at the inaugural ID World Championships in Cologne, Germany.

There will be two mat areas to accommodate different levels of Visually Impaired players and all disabilities. Wheelchair players with their care workers or coaches will enjoy this training day as it is open to all levels of disabilities for junior and senior judoka wishing to have a fun day of training with top coaches involved in British inclusion.

The day is free to attend however you must fill out and return the entry form (linked below) by Monday 5 February 2018




9:00 AM – 9:45 AM BOOK IN
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 30 to 40 minute workshops: Newaza Skills, Tachiwaza skills and Technical content

(15 – 20 minute breaks between workshops)

MAT 1 – Levels 3, 4, 5

MAT 2 – Levels 1 and 2


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Team Games/Randori Elements (Mat 1)

Randori (Mat 2)

Mat 1 – Levels 3, 4, 5

Mat 2 – Levels 1, 2

2:30 PM FINISH: Thank you, Rei, pictures
Tea and Coffee provisions in the Board Room for parents/coaches etc