Dartford Judo Club hosts Georgii Zantaraia master class

Former world champion and London 2012 Olympian Georgii Zantaraia will make a rare appearance in Britain to stage an ‘Impossible Judo’ master class at Dartford Judo Club on Saturday 1 September.  

The master class is also a coach revalidation event and has been organised in a joint venture between Tonbridge Judo Club and Dartford Judo Club.  

Ukrainian star Zantaraia, 24, a three-time world medallist and 2011 European champion, is one of the most spectacular judoka in the sport and has a skill-set that few judoka in the world can match.

Tonbridge Judo Club head coach and Olympian Chris Bowles said: “Georgii is the most inspirational and talented judo player, with a personalityto match that I’ve come across.

“He is what competitive judo is all about. For any aspiring judoka young or old this course is a must. As a revalidation event, also, from a coach’s point of view, how could you miss it?”

The master class is open to judoka of any age or grade.

Venue: Dartford Judo Club, Cotton Lane, DA2 6PD. Refreshments will be available to buy on the day.

Morning session: 10.00 – 12.00

Q&A session with BJA chair nominee Kerrith Brown 12.30 – 13.30

Afternoon session: 14:00 – 16:00

Cost: £20 per person. Book in advance or turn up on the day. If you have any questions please call Tonbridge Judo Club secretary Jason Atkinson on 07916 442862. 

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