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"Our Aim is to produce an organisation that is secure and lasting far beyond our lifetime, where the BJC produce excellent people in every aspect and excellence in true judo skill"

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Posted: 22 July 2014

Easter Course 2015

The organising committee are pleased to announce our special Guest Instructor for 2015 will be Hagiwara Sensei, 7th Dan Kodokan and FFJ.

Mr Hagiwara was educated at Tenri University, Japan.On completing his studies he moved to France in1981 where he has taught judo for 32 years.Don’t miss your opportunity to train with this exceptional instructor.Book your annual leave and accommodation early.

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Posted: 14 May 2014

BJC AGM & Reps Forum - 6th July 2014

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Posted: 12 May 2014

BJC Open Championship 2014

Results

Posted: 27 March 2014

BJC Kata Championship

Results

Posted: 26 March 2014

BJC Awards - Photos

Posted: 18 March 2014

British Judo Council Award Winners

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Posted: 19 February 2014

The BJC Open Championship 2014

We are pleased to announce the BJC Open National Championship in May will be sponsored by GPH Datacoms Ltd of Romford. Ed Gormley, Managing Director, has supported fundraising for judo through the BJC British Judo Foundation for the past two years. Mr Gormley said "We are delighted to be involved with this great event and I am looking forward to watching judo at its best”.

Posted: 10 February 2014

BJC Awards - Shortlist 2013 (Visit Website)


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Posted: 29 November 2013

BJC Closed Nationals

Results

Posted: 04 November 2013

The British Judo Council National Awards 2014

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Posted: 11 October 2013

Avon Area Summer Sizzler 2013 Results

Results

Posted: 23 September 2013

BJC Welsh Nationals

Results

Posted: 11 September 2013

The BJC British Judo Foundation

The closing date for applications for the next round of grant aid from the BJC British Judo Foundation is September 30th. Please visit the Foundation website for the online application form.

Posted: 01 August 2013

Congratulations to the first three clubs, Barnet, Southfields and Bury who have been awarded Club Mark status.

If you are interested in joining the Club Mark process please contact Head Office.

BJC Club Mark

Posted: 26 July 2013

BJC AGM Minutes & Accounts

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Posted: 17 July 2013

Avon Area Summer Sizzler Competition Results

Results

Posted: 12 June 2013

2 Day Course For Female Judoka Of Any Age and Level - 22/23rd June
Senior Instructor: Maki Tsukada (Olympic Gold And Silver Medallist)

Ellen Wilkinson Girls School, Queen's Drive, Acton, London W3 OHW

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Posted: 05 June 2013

St Ives Judo Club - Bryn Reade NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Easter Course 2013 - you may recall that Bryn was kindly filming events. He particularly wants to hear from anyone who has St Ives Easter Course stories to tell. There must be lots (50 years worth!) and we all enjoy reading them so please get in touch with Bryne. The website is www.stiveseastercourse.org. If you know anyone else who would be interested please pass on the web site details. Many thanks :o)

www.stiveseastercourse.org

Posted: 23 May 2013

BJC AGM - 7th July (Novotel, Coventry)

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Posted: 20 May 2013

26-31st May - National Cromer Whitsun Course - Cromer High School. Norwich Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0EX

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Posted: 10 May 2013

BJC Open Nationals

Results

Posted: 25 March 2013

BJC Open Nationals - Kettering

Online Entries: www.bjcjudoevents.org.uk

Posted: 13 March 2013

BJC Awards - Photos

Posted: 06 March 2013

British Judo Council Award Winners

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Posted: 30 January 2013

British Judo Council Awards Evening

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Posted: 25 January 2013

Easter Course Veterans Reunion

A course veterans reunion is being held at the Western Hotel, St Ives on the Saturday evening of the Easter course.

"We would be delighted to welcome any one who has attended the Course over the last 50 years especially those who have attended over many years and those who received their Dan grades at the course. We hope to make this a very special evening, a get together to renew friendships, reminisce and remember old friends and sparing partners"

Admission will be by ticket, £5 to include refreshments. For more information please contact John Couch: 01736 795 400 or email: jcouch@live.co.uk

Posted: 18 January 2013

Unfortunately Squad Training and the Referee Workshop this weekend have been cancelled due to the weather.

Posted: 27 November 2012

British Judo Council Awards Evening

Nominations

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Posted: 10 December 2012

New Licence Protectors Now Available

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Posted: 27 November 2012

The BJC British Judo Foundation

The BJC British Judo Foundation is pleased to open another round of grant availability – the closing date is January 31st. The Foundation would particularly welcome applications for support for Special Needs judo whether they be from Individuals, coaches or clubs. Details of how to apply are available on the Foundation’s newly revamped website.

Posted: 21 November 2012

BJC Closed Nationals Results

Results

Posted: 03 October 2012

Updated BJC Contest Rules

Technical Notices

Posted: 03 October 2012

BJC Welsh Nationals Results

Results

Posted: 28 August 2012

Avon Area Summer Sizzler Results

Results

Posted: 06 August 2012

The BJC British Judo Foundation - New applications for financial support from the BJC British Judo Foundation are invited with the deadline for the next round of grants set at 30ht September. The trustees are particularly keen to receive applications that seek to support special needs judo. Applicants should study the guidelines and complete the application form on the Foundation website and email it to the Foundation Secretary (Peter Beauchamp: peter.beauchamp1@btinternet.com).

Posted: 26 July 2012

BJC AGM Minutes & Accounts

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Posted: 10 July 2012

Unfortunately the Lancashire championships which was to be held this weekend has had to be cancelled.

For any further details please contact Anthony Newton: 01704 546 706

Posted: 09 July 2012

St Ives - Celebrating 50 years!

A Message from Sensei John Couch

Posted: 29 June 2012

Thank You Letter

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Posted: 28 June 2012

Master Class for Nage-No-Kata & Katame-No-Kata

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Posted: 20 June 2012

BJC Cromer Course - Photos (600+ images)

Posted: 23 May 2012

BJC National Open - 6th May 2012

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Posted: 09 May 2012

St Ives 2012 - Photos & Videos

Posted: 25 April 2012

The BJC British Judo Foundation - A fun quiz night in St Ives raised £300 for our charity and was enjoyed by young and old alike. Many thanks to the quizmaster, Bernard Richmond, the bar of the Western Hotel and St Ives Judo Club for making all the arrangements!

Posted: 23 April 2012

News - From BJC President Robin Otani

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Posted: 21 March 2012

BJC Awards - Photos

Posted: 12 March 2012

BJC Awards - Winners List

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Posted: 10 March 2012

Official Notice from BJC HQC

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Posted: 2 March 2012

BJC Forum - Upgrade

The forum is being upgraded and is currently offline. We hope to have the new forum online next week. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Posted: 17 February 2012

BJC Awards Night - Shortlist

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Posted: 16 February 2012

The BJC British Judo Foundation

Bids are invited for the next round of grants from the BJC British Judo Foundation. Closing date is April 30th. Please see the Foundation website for details of how to apply. The current Judoka Magazine gives the results of the first round of grants made in January.

Posted: 20 January 2012

The BJC British Judo Foundation

Foundation makes grants totalling thousands - see February Judoka for details!

Posted: 4 January 2012

Somerset Kangeiko (28/29th January) - change of venue

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Posted: 10 December 2011

BJC Senior Nationals - 25th September 2011

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Posted: 21 November 2011

The BJC British Judo Foundation

The trustees of the Foundation would be pleased to receive applications for support for accommodation costs at St Ives from young people unable to meet the costs. Applicants must have the support of their club coach in writing and, where appropriate, arrangements for transport and supervision in place. Applications should be forwarded to the Foundation Secretary (Peter Beauchamp: peter.beauchamp1@btinternet.com) before 31/1/2011.

Posted: 16 November 2011

Online Grading Administration Qualification Test

Posted: 27 October 2011

The BJC British Judo Foundation

The Trustees of the BJC British Judo Foundation will be considering grant applications at their next meeting on the 18th January. Please make all enquiries and applications to the Secretary, Peter Beauchamp, at peter.beauchamp1@btinternet.com by December 18th.

See conditions for grant etc. on the Foundation website.

Posted: 13 October 2011

BJC Senior Nationals - Hereford (20th November)

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Posted: 5 October 2011

BJC Welsh Junior Nationals Results

Results

Posted: 27 September 2011

The BJC British Judo Foundation

Please would anyone who took photographs at the Foundation launch last Thursday please forward them to Martyn Kempson at martynkempson@btopenworld.com. Many thanks.

Posted: 27 September 2011

BJC National Kata Tournament Results

Results

Posted: 15 September 2011

The BJC British Judo Foundation

The BJC British Judo Foundation is holding a drinks reception and launch at the Charing Cross Hotel, The Strand, London on September 22nd from 6.15 - 8.15pm. The detail of the grants scheme will be announced at the event and posted on the website shortly after.

Posted: 2 September 2011

Kata Tournament (4th September)

If you haven't already entered the Kata Tournament this weekend (4th Sept) at Rawlett Sports Centre, Tamworth, Staffs B79 9AA, entries can be made on the day.

9.45am Formal Registration
9.45-10.30am PractiseTime
10.30am Tournament Start

Posted: 22 July 2011

BJC AGM Minutes/Reports and Accounts

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Posted: 22 July 2011

The all new BJC Welsh Nationals

This event has been re-formatted. To view the new format please click the entry form below:

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Posted: 22 July 2011

BJC Deputy vice presidents announced:

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Posted: 8 July 2011

Congratulations to Kellie Brabham!

Just in case you haven't received the news yet - BJC Kellie Brabham from the Southfields Judo Club Leicester, has taken Gold at the Special Olympics in Athens. Below is a link to the news report which went out on Saturday. We thought you may like to see Kellie in her final contest and medal presentation.

The Team At Southfields would like to thank you for your support.

http://www.itv.com/central-west/special-olympics-action75013/

Posted: 8 July 2011

HQC for 2011/12

On Sunday 3rd July 2011 the following persons were nominated and elected as the Headquarters committee for the year 2011/2012:

B Richmond (chair)
Tony Grigg (vice chair)
G R Mealing
Anthony Newton
Ian Bailey
Martyn Kempson
Roy Smith
Roger Harris
Bob Cleevely

Tom Gray

Posted: 8 July 2011

New Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policies approved by HQC

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Posted: 14 June 2011

Grade & Veterans Tournament - 19th June CANCELLED

Due to insufficent entries the grade & veterans tournament 19th june 2011 has had to be cancelled.

Posted: 24 May 2011

Bognor Summer School, 22nd - 26th August 2011

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Posted: 24 May 2011

National Kata Tournament:

4th September 2011 (Rawlett Centre, Tamworth)

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Posted: 10 May 2011

Borders Summer School (11th-14th August)

Stephen Sweetlove to join Borders rosta: Stephen Sweetlove, MBE, BJC 5th Dan is to join the coaching rosta for the Borders Summer School, Aug 11-14th. Stephen is a vastly experienced coach of not just judo and aikido and a number of martial arts and is a qualified police instructor. Stephen will be taking the mat at this summer school that already has President Otani as the guest instructor. Stephen wil be taking the mat on the Friday.

For further details and booking form contact: macaitch@hotmail.co.uk.

Posted: 5 May 2011

2011 Junior Nationals Results:

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Posted: 15 April 2011

Cromer Course - 30th May - 3rd June

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Posted: 16 March 2011

Borders Summer School (11th-14th August)

President Otani has confirmed that he will be attending the Borders Summer School for 2011. The event has been running since 2002 and has had many distinguished visitors, including Kodokan hachidan Akinori Hosaka and Yorikyu Yamamoto.

"We are delighted the President is coming," said Cumbria and Borders Technical Officer John Barton. "This course has been going for ten years and it is entirely appropriate that to celebrate its tenth year the President is joining what is already a strong coaching team." Those wishing to attend should contact Dave Hammond at macaitch@hotmail.co.uk.

Posted: 21 January 2011

Cromer Course - 30th May - 3rd June

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Posted: 05 January 2011

Senior Women's National Grading - 6th March

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October 2014

4th
Cornwall Area Training (2pm to 4pm) - Hayle Judo Kwai

Email: janet.a.williams@icloud.com

4th
Leicester Area Squad Training - Beaumont Leys Leisure Centre

Email: j100276fitches@yahoo.co.uk

5th
BJC National Squad Training
- Rawlett Community Sports College, Comberford Road, Tamworth, B79 9AA

11th
Lancashire Area Junior One Day Course - Our Lady of Lourdes School, Grantham Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 4LT

Email A W Newton: herakles.newton57@gmail.com

12th
Cornwall Area Individual Championships

Email: janet.a.williams@icloud.com

12th
Nott's Area Squad and Kata Training

Email: kbarker73@hotmail.co.uk

12th
Cumbria & the Borders Kata Competition - Crosby on Eden

Email: johnbarton51@btinternet.com

12th
Devon Area Friendly Competition - Okehampton Table Tennis Club

This is a closed competition for Devon clubs only and is aimed at Judoka with little or no experience of competitions. A valid BJC licence is required. All primary, junior grades up to green belt no tabs, and seniors up to 2nd Kyu are welcome.

Contact Jenny: 07872 922 202 or Email: jennycodling@me.com

18/19th
FPJ2 Herts - St. Albans Judo Club, Heathlands Drive, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5AY

Email: bob@stalbansjudo.org.uk

19th
White Horse Judo Club Open Championships - Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, off Avon Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7AF

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26th
Uchi-komi Awards, training and assessments - St Albans Judo Club

Email: bob@stalbansjudo.org.uk or roysmith150@btinternet.com

28th
North London Area Randori - Alexandra Park Judo Club, Alexandra Park School, Rhodes Ave, Muswell Hill, London, N22 7UT

Email Nino Vitanza: nino@ennevi.com

November 2014

1st
Leicester Area Squad Training - Beaumont Leys Leisure Centre

Email: j100276fitches@yahoo.co.uk

1st
Herts Referee Course with Dave Dyer - St. Albans Judo Club, Heathlands Drive, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5AY

Email: bob@stalbansjudo.org.uk

8th
Cornwall Area Training (2pm to 4pm) - Hayle Judo Kwai

Email: janet.a.williams@icloud.com

8th
Avon Area Grading (for up to green belts)

Contact Matt Hope: matt.hope@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 07986 508 957 (weekdays after 6pm or anytime weekends)

8th
Southampton Samurai Judo Club Open Championship - Woodlands Community College, Minstead Avenue, Harefield, Southampton, SO18 5FW

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8/9th
Cornwall Area Course and Grading (all grades)

Email: janet.a.williams@icloud.com

8/9th
Devon Area Kata Weekend and Grading - Tedburn St Mary Village Hall

Kata include Nage No Kata and Katame No Kata. Ju No Kata and Goshin Jutsu No Kata on request. Grading on Sunday for Junior orange belt and above, and all seniors.

Contact Jenny: 07872 922 202 or Email: jennycodling@me.com

8/9th
FPJ2 - Rawlett Community Sports College, Comberford Road, Tamworth, B79 9AA

9th
Northumberland Clubs for Young People Championships (NCFYP)

Contact: repokan@yahoo.co.uk

15th
North London Area Winter Basho - Venue TBC

Email Andy: andy@bayfordjudo.co.uk

15/16th
Quorn Judo Club Competitive Training Weekend - Quorn Judo Club, Leicestershire

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23rd
BJC Closed Nationals - Kettering Arena Sports, Thurston Drive, Kettering, NN15 6PB

28th
North London Area Randori - Barnet Judo Club, Lyonsdown Hall, Lyonsdown Road, Barnet, Herts, EN5 1JB

Email Nino Vitanza: nino@ennevi.com

29th
Leicester Area Grading - Samworth Enterprise Academy

Contact Roger Harris: r.harris19@ntlworld.com
Tel: 07835 755 504

29/30th
Peterborough Course

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December 2014

6th
HQC - Coventry

6th
Cornwall Area Training (2pm to 4pm) - Hayle Judo Kwai

Email: janet.a.williams@icloud.com

6th
Leicester Area Squad Training - Beaumont Leys Leisure Centre

Email: j100276fitches@yahoo.co.uk

11th
Lancashire Area Junior Fun Day - Our Lady of Lourdes School, Grantham Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 4LT

Email A W Newton: herakles.newton57@gmail.com
 
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