Due to overwhelming demand, British Judo are proud to announce that the our second “Shaping the Future” National Conference for Coaches featuring world-renowned EJU expert Hiroshi Katanishi is close to selling out for a second time!

Over 90 keen coaches and judoka took to the mat in Walsall in February and were awed by Katanishi’s coaching style and expertise.

Mr Katanishi has a vast experience in developing both players and coaches since arriving in Europe after graduating from Terni University (Japan). During his time here in Europe, he has coached the French National Judo Team, been Technical Advisor for the Swiss National Team and regularly coaches at the renowned Italian Camp ‘Tre Torre’.

Since 2003 he has also been recognised as the judo expert for the European Judo Union and delivers workshops on improving technical excellence in a way appealing to all.

This Conference, the second to be held in 2018, is part of an on-going process of engagement with coaches, will consist of a variety practical tachi-waza and ne-waza sessions as part of our drive to continue to ‘Raise Technical Standards’ and help guide the direction of future programmes and initiatives.

The Coaching sessions will be led by European Judo Union coaching expert, Hiroshi Katanishi who has just been awarded his 8th Dan in recognition of his expertise in judo and the variety of work that he does in seminars across the world. Katanishi conveys his expertise in a way that is appealing to all, so book now to avoid missing out on this unique experience. Mr Katanishi maybe supported by other EJU coaching experts.

There are limited places, so to avoid disappointment book now.

Date 23rd & 24th June 2018
Venue SKK Judo Club, Viaduct Street/Leigh Street, Earlestown, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12 9NH
Saturday 9:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday 9:15am – 1:00pm
Programme The programme will consist of a variety of activities including information sessions, practical sessions on the mat and consultation workshops where you will be able to contribute to the development and direction of future programmes and initiatives.
Cost £45.00* per person for the weekend (includes post course access to on-line video footage)

* Please note that we are unable to provide lunches on this occasion due to limited catering facilities.

For a full programme overview of the weekend, please click here: Shape the Future Conference Programme Overview