Congratulations once again to Oxford University Judo Club for achieving what is undoubtedly its best performance ever in the men’s individual National University and College Championships held in Sheffield on 23rd and 24th February while also bringing home, for the second year running, the silver medal in the team competition.
In the men’s individual dan → Read More
This year the Varsity Match was fought in Cambridge where, for the third year running, our Blues team retained the prestigious Matsudaira Cup, first fought for between the two Universities in 1930.
It is believed that this is the oldest annual judo contest in the Western World and it now seems possible, judging by a → Read More
Dear Oxford Judo Member (or potential member), For those who have not already heard, I have the very pleasant duty to announce that our Head Coach, Chris Doherty, was awarded his 6th Dan by the Directors of the British Judo Association (on behalf of the European Judo Federation) just before Christmas. This is a great, and extremely → Read More
Oxford Judo made it three golds for three entries at the British Masters Judo Championships in Belfast on 29 September. Jim Birnie took gold in M6 <90 kilos with a dominant display, winning all four matches by ippon throws. In M6 <81 kilos, Head Coach Chris Doherty earned gold by beating the reigning European Masters → Read More
On Saturday, the Oxford Judo Club competed in the High Wycombe Kyu Grade Cup and came back with six medals: two gold, three silvers and a bronze. There was lots of good action, with ippons and wins for everyone on the team as well as some well earned dan grade points.
Ella Corrick took gold → Read More
After the Olympic medal success, we have had lots of interest in learning more about this exciting sport. Here is your chance: come along to a free taster session which we will be holding on Saturday 1st of September from 2.30 until 4.00pm in our dojo at Iffley Road sports centre. You will need to → Read More