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Superb results for the Junior Judo Squad at the South Coast Open


Superb results for the Junior Judo Squad at the South Coast Open

Congratulations to...

Alexander, Evangelos, Abdulatif, who all took GOLD

Harel, Sasha, who all took SILVER

Ben, Mahmoud, Abdulrauf, Gaspard, who all took BRONZE

Many thanks to the judokas who fought so well during a long day, to the parents for their support, and of course to Sensei Larry and David for their continued first class coaching, time and commitment.

Wishing you a prosperous 2016!


We at The Budokwai hope all our members and guests had a wonderful festive season!

It was great to see so many people at our annual Christmas party at Maggies Club on the Fulham Road.

We wish you all a very happy, healthy and successful New Year in this year 2016!

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The Budokwai Junior Judo Squad


Congratulations to The Budokwai's Junior Judo Squad


Evangelos, Harel, Mahmoud, Gaspard, Abdulatif and Alexander have had a fantastic year of competition experience.  Thank you to Sensei's Larry Stevenson and David Mes Rey, and the children's parents and guardians for their encouragement and support over the various competitions this year.  

Most recently, Gaspard, Mahmoud, Harel, and Alexander travelled to the EIS Sheffield. 

We look forward to another exciting year in 2016!

KARATE CELEBRATION FILM

Watch the film here of the event that took place to celebrate 50 years of the Japan Karate Association in England.

Filmed on location at The Budokwai by Nick Powell. http://www.nickpowellvideo.com/

SUCCESS AT THE NORTHERN HOME COUNTIES OPEN.

The competition held in Harlow saw excellent results for The Budokwai's Billy Goldsmith, Enda Hackett, and Kyle Perry.

Billy fought in the -60kg and won both his fights by ippon.

Enda fought four times, wining three of them in the -73kg. He won with two ippons and one wazari.

Kyle fought in the -66kg and had four fights. He won three with ippon.

Congratulations to you all!

SUCCESS AT THE JKAE 2015 NATIONALS

The competition comprised of 357 entrants with 705 entries into kata or kumite. There were 31 teams, and 117 women/girls and 240 men/boys.

Many congratulations to the following medal winners:

Emma Culleton - Bronze - Children's Kata, 6-9 years, 9th-7th kyu.
Evan Barazi - Bronze - Children's Kata, 6-9 years, 6th - 4th kyu.
Jamie Culleton - Bronze - Children's Kata, 10-12 years, 6th-4th kyu.
Aubrey Cueto - Silver - Children's Kata, 13-15 years, 6th-4th kyu.
Budokwai 'D' team - Gold - Mixed team Kata, 6-15years
Jean-Laurent boissieres - Gold - Boys Sanbon Kumite, 10-12 years, 9th-7th kyu.
Jamie Culleton - Bronze - Boys Kihon Ippon Kumite, 10-12 years, 6th-4th kyu.
Emma Culleton - Gold - Girls Sanbon Kumite, 6-9 years, 9th-7th kyu.
Leonie Duclos - Silver - Girls Sanbon Kumite, 6-9 years, 9th-7th kyu.
Georgia Tollis - Bronze - Girls Kihon Ippon Kumite, 10-12 years, 6th-4th kyu
Aubrey Cueto - Gold - Girls Kihon Ippon Kumite, 13-15 years, 6th -4th kyu.
Allyssa Meg Cueto - Bronze - Girls Kihon Ippon Kumite - 13-15 years, 6th-4th kyu.
John Culleton - Gold - Male Kihon Ippon Kumite, +16 years, 6th-4th kyu.
Sylvie Lo Franco - Gold - Female Sanbon Kumite, +10 years, 9th-7th kyu.
Wee Sin Culleton - Bronze - Female Kihon Kumite, +19 years, 6th-4th kyu.
Chiara Chung-Halpern - Bronze, Girls Individual Kata, 13-15 years
Budokwai 'A' Team - Gold - Fixed Team Kata - 7-15 years.
Jana Sersnova - Gold - Female Individual Kata, +16 years.
Rachel O'Halloran - Silver - Female Individual Kata, +16 years.
Budokwai 'C' Team - Gold - Female Individual Kata, +16 years.
James Purcell - Bronze - Boys Individual Kumite, 13-15 years.
Caterina Revelli - Bronze - Girls Individual Kumite, 10-12 years.
Chiara Chung-Halpern - Gold - Girls Individual Kumite, 13-15 years.
Rachel O'Halloran - Gold - Female Individual Kumite, +16 years
Jana Sersnova - Silver - Female Individual Kumite, +16 years
Hazel Moore - Silver - Female Senior Individual Kumite, +40 years
Fantastic results!

HARD LESSON, THE GENTLE WAY - THE BRITISH OPEN FILM SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE BUDOKWAI

HARD LESSON, THE GENTLE WAY
The Budowkai's Chairman, Peter Blewett and competitor Kyle Perry star in the British Judo Association's film, shot on location at The Budokwai by Six More Than Forty directed by Sports Presentation Company and co produced by Lucy Charles

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WISHING OUR CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF INSTRUCTOR A

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On Friday 17th July, our Chief Instructor of Judo and Chairman Peter Blewett 7th Dan celebrated his 60th birthday! We hope you had a wonderful birthday!

WISHING OUR JUDO AND BJJ INSTRUCTOR

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Happy belated Birthday Ray Stevens 6th Dan! We hope you had a wonderful birthday!

SUCCESS FOR KYLE PERRY AND SEBASTIAN NADAL

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Success for Kyle Perry and Sebastian Nadal at the Western Area Open, Western Super Mare
Congratulations to Kyle Perry and Sebastian Nadal who both won gold in the the senior -66kg (Perry) and -81kg (Nadal.)

Fantastic results!
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