Interested in Judo? Follow this thread

By Laurie

Judo is an Olympic sport. If you saw any of the 2012 London Olympics on the TV and were not impressed then don’t worry. Most Judo players find watching Judo on the TV harder than being on the mat. Olympic players are at the top of their game. When you see this level of Judo you are watching an athlete implement a complex strategy which has been worked out by player and coach over a number of years.
The moves and techniques in Judo are taken from the Japanese martial art of Jujitsu. In Jujitsu the idea of each technique is to maim, injure or even kill the opponent. So, Jigoro Kano took the Jujitsu techniques and transformed them into what we now know as the Judo. People often forget that ‘martial’ arts are war like arts. These are ancient forms of self defence. What this means to the Judo practitioner is that he or she can practice techniques to completion. This is, of course, not possible with martial arts. It important to remember that much of the training ethos and self discipline required for the martial arts is just as important for the practice of judo.

More soon.

Aylwin Judo Club South East London SE16

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South London Area Judo Kata Course December 2009

By Laurie

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Nage No Kata Te Waza

By Laurie

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The Judo Experience

By Laurie

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Judo Video

By Laurie

Turn the speakers up and sit back. (Headphones if you watch at work.)

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Judo Video

By Laurie

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If you like Judo and Queen

By Laurie

Uchimata

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Judo ‘Tournoi Europeen’ Dunkirk, France 12th & 13th May 2007

By Laurie

What a great weekend in France. Our French hosts welcomed us and extended their hospitality to us as usual. We went to Dunkirk with one junior team and one senior team. Both teams fought well demonstrating good technique and etiquette. The junior team won a bronze medal, which is an excellent result as this was the first international for all the players in the team.
The seniors fought well but sustained two injuries midway through the tournament. Two players down in a five-man team at this level of competition make success all but impossible.
The Junior Team
Jordan Haughey, Liam Rowles, John Hisee, Tomi Borzak and Peter Vincent. (Coach Joe Williams)
The Senior Team
Richard McDonald, Craig Spence, Dave Clark, Ed Trudgell and Omar Asenguah.(Coach Brian Curran)

Midway through the day the tournament was stopped for a special training session for the Juniors. This was delivered by Frederique Jossinet who is a gold medallist in the world team championships and a silver medallist in the both the World Championships and the Olympics.

The players and the referees

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Frederique Jossinet and colleague (In blue) train tomorrows Olympic and World champions.

 Frederique Jossinet and colleague (In blue) train tomorrows Olympic and World champions.

South London Area Judo
Aylwin Judo Club

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South London Area Championships Saturday 24th March

By Laurie

The South London Area Championships was held on Saturday 24th March at Northbrook School in South East London.

Thanks to all those people who took part in the competition and those who helped to arrange the competition and keep the day on track.
We welcomed 149 competitors and 90 spectators from 17 clubs and were able to fill 35 weight categories.
We hope that everyone had a good day and that you all arrived home safely after the competition.

If you were there and have any feedback then please contact us via this site or the forum at the South London Area Forum

Results can be found at theSouth London Area Judo web site Let us know if there are any errors and we will check. The results can be printed out. Try the print preview from the browser.

Thanks for your support.

South London Area Judo.

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Goldsmiths Judo Club, London, UK

By Laurie

Goldsmiths Judo Club
Goldsmiths Community Centre
Castillon Road
London
SE6 1QD

Phone 07804404048

Monday
Primaries 19:00 – 20:00 (Aged 5 +)
Juniors 20:00 – 21:00 (Aged 9 +)
Seniors 21:00 – 22:00 (Aged 16 +)

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