The upcoming Regional England Development Squad (REDS) Talent Identification Days will be taking place in January 2018.
England Judo will be staging three Talent ID events at the following locations:
SKK Judo Club, WA12 9NH – Saturday 13th January 2018
BJA Centre of Excellence, Walsall, WS1 3TA – Saturday 13th January 2018
Dartford Judo Club – Sunday 14th January 2018
To be eligible for the events, athletes must be born in 2004, 2005 or 2006:
Minors players – Year of Birth: 2006 ONLY, must be minimum grade of 7th mon
Pre-Cadet Players – Year of Birth: 2005 & 2004, must have entered the British Championships and therefore be a minimum grade of 10th mon.
Athletes must hold a current BJA or affiliate membership.
During the day, players will take part in a range of activities that will be assessed against an agreed National Standard. These activities will focus on players co-ordination and technical abilities.
There will be 3 Regional England Development Squads (REDS) formed as a result of the days (Northern, Central and Southern) and we will confirm squad selections by Friday 19th January 2018.
REDS will then meet monthly for training sessions. Information on these training sessions will be communicated to you when the squads are confirmed.
Parking is available at all venues. Players should bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids for the day along with their judogi, gym kit, trainers, zori and first aid kit.