Entries by BJA Comms

Event Outlines Released for 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships

The outlines for the upcoming 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships have now been finalised and are now available for download. Following an official bidding process and a successful meeting with the Commonwealth Judo Association, British Judo announced back in December 2018 that we had been awarded the 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships. The event will be held […]

Make The Positive Parents Promise Today with NSPCC

Ahead of Parents in Sport Week 2019 (7th – 13th October), the Child Protection Support Unit (CPSU) – run in partnership with NSPCC – is asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport. This 3-point promise highlights how you can be a great […]

2019 Baku (AZE) VI Grand Prix Preview

It is the first major ranking tournament on the road to Tokyo for the Visually Impaired squad as they take to the mat in Baku. The Azerbaijan Grand Prix represents an excellent opportunity for ranking points to be claimed and with a strong field expected, it will provide a stern test of the athlete’s credentials. […]

2019 Baku (AZE) Grand Slam Preview

After a long break in competition for Britain’s Performance squad that has included training trips to Japan and France, the IJF World Tour swings into Azerbaijan for the Baku Grand Slam. With no athletes competing on Friday for GB, attention turns to the middleweight women as the likes of Amy Livesey and Lubjana Piovesana compete […]

“Samurai Ladies Open” Takes Centre Stage

Over 50 ladies took part in the annual Samurai Judo Club Ladies Open recently including 20 1st Kyus and 8 Dan grades. With a range of ages, weights and abilities taking part, from 14 year-olds dipping their toes in their first senior events right up to veterans, there were a number of strong performances across […]

Bill Sargent Celebrates Receiving Life Membership

Bill Sargent was recently awarded with Life Membership to the British Judo Association and what better way to celebrate than receiving it at your club! Although at the age of 74 he finds it difficult to find others to compete with the same level/age, he remains very active, competing in National and International events. In […]