Welcome to Westcroft JC (Nork Branch)

 

 



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1.

GRADINGS

See dates for gradings this term (age 8+):
25 Nov (Sat) at 11am   Red and Yellow (current grade)
2 Dec (Sat) at 11am  Orange and above (current grade)
Grading is by invitation only and conditional upon attending all lessons between now and the grading date.  Grading fee is £12 + licence book on the day.

Our players were out in force this weekend at both the national dan grading and Harlow green and under.   On Saturday Matty, Keilan, James and Oliver amassed 9 ippon wins and 90 promotion points between them (see below). On Sunday Ella, Bethany, Ethan, Jakub, Ashton and Romain won 3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal.  You definitely have to be in to win - looking forward to more entries in this event next year,

Look out for the video of all the ippons on facebook - spot your ippons.

HALF TERM BREAK

We are now closed for half term - no judo on Sat 21/10, Mon 23/10, Thurs 26/10, or Sat 28/10.  Classes will resume on Monday 30/10

WELCOME BACK TO JUDO
After a long summer break, we are back into judo with first class of the term starting on Thursday 7th September.
Check out the footage of the 2017 World Judo Championships on youtube.  Two bronze medals for Great Britain and Japan win team title  beating Brazil 6-0.  Teddy Riner (FRA) won his 9th world title.

Well done to James Stephens who earned 10 points towards his blackbelt at the July national dan grading.  (Keilan Blair won his black belt earlier in the year).

Banstead and Reigate Judo teams maintained a 15 year winning streak with Senior Boys and Junior Girls teams crowned Surrey Youth Games champions in June.  Senior Girls were runners up.

SAMURAI SAM - see below for results


LONDON UNIVERSITIES

Matty had a great day winning 3/4 fights to win a Silver medal for Warwick University in the Junior Men category at the London Unversities Tournament in Docklands.  See his fantastic ne-waza on the facebook page.

SUPER IPPON WEEKEND (5 Nov)

SURREY YOUTH GAMES TRIALS - Don't forget to register for Banstead & Reigate or Epsom & Ewell.

Click here for technical updates from French Judo Federation


2.

CLUB NEWS MAGAZINE - The Judoka!

Click here to download the June 2014 edition
Click here to download the February 2014 edition
Click here to download the December 2013 edition
Click here to download the September 2013 edition
Click
here to download the February 2013 edition
Click here to download the December 2012 edition
Click here to download September 2012 edition.

3.

DAN GRADINGS

Scorecard after November 2017 gradings:

2nd dan -> 3rd dan
    Matthew Sexton   25 points + 3rd dan theory

1st dan -> 2nd dan
    Amber Sexton      30 points + 2nd dan theory
    Keilan Blair           10 points

1st kyu -> 1st dan
    James Stephens    50 points + 1st dan theory
   
Ally Joharchi          40 points + 1st dan theory
  
Jemma Cooper       40 points + 1st dan theory
   Oliver Russell         30 points
   Emily Ford              10 points + 1st dan theory
   Max Lee- Sang       0 points + 1st dan theory
   J
ordan Mack           0 points + 1st dan theory
    Chloe Bailey          0 points + 1st dan theory
   Tara Hockey           0 points + 1st dan theory
    Francesca Sexton 0 points +1st dan theory
     Toby Dukes           0 points  

Calling all 1st kyu's (brown belts) and black belts.  You need to complete the following to achieve the coveted 1st dan black belt:
    - Pass dan grade theory course incl Kata
    - Win 10 contests against same grade

4.

SAMURAI SAM

Watch this space for the next Samurai Sam event

Update Samurai Sam Results from 25/3/17 posted:
      By Samurai Sam grade, or
      Boys and girls list in alphabetical order

5.

JUDO AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN JAPAN

Options for the future after A levels - Combine Higher Education (taught in English) with Judo Training in Japan, for lower fees.   Click here for more information.



Site last updated 22:00, 12 November 2017