Saturday March 4th it was Oxford Judo’s turn to head to Cambridge to heed the call to fight in the 88th annual Judo Varsity Match. Having started in 1930, this is currently the world’s longest ongoing annual judo event. Up for grabs were the Men’s A Matsudaira Cup, the Women’s Sake bowl, and the Men’s… Continue reading Oxford takes all three university trophies at Varsity 2017
As a warm up to Saturday’s Varsity match against Cambridge, here is a little recap from last year’s 3-1 win. Rumour has it there will be a live stream from this year’s match, so stay on the look out on the day.
Once again the highlight of the university year was upon us, as 16 of Oxford Judo’s players representing Oxford University, Oxford Brookes, and Exeter made their way to Sheffield for the British University Championships. Unfortunately – as always with a sport like judo – quite a few players were unable to go due to injuries and… Continue reading University students bring home the bling again at this year’s BUCS
Warwick once again hosted one of the first all-grade judo competitions of the year, and as per tradition Oxford heeded the call by entering 14 players, which included four high grade women, two men’s teams of four high grade players each, and two individual lower grade men. The day started off great with red belt Gregorian, one… Continue reading 121% medal rate at Warwick Invitational 2017
On Saturday the Oxford Sport Council held its 2nd annual triangular Oxford sport tournament, where teams representing Oxford City, Oxford University, and Oxford Brookes competed against each other in judo, fencing, squash, badminton, and hockey. The event was held at the Brookes Centre for Sport in Headington, and the judoka got to display their skills… Continue reading Oxford Sport Council presents City vs. Uni vs. Brookes
Lo and behold, February is upon us, and that means the biggest events in the Oxford Judo calendar are rapidly approaching: BUCS in Sheffield and Varsity in Cambridge. Both city and uni players are putting in extra hours with Tuesday weights and Saturday fitness, and today we had a little extra incentive to come to… Continue reading Southampton Uni joins us for Thursday randori