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
4 Oxford judoka in the British Senior Championship (with more fun stuff going on at home)
In a weekend filled with everything we love about judo – competitions, gradings, and socialising – Oxford Judo had something for everyone. In Sheffield four of our English players had qualified to fight in the British Senior Championship this year, with Rachel fighting in the women’s u63s, Abbie in the women’s u70s, Henry in the men’s… Continue reading 4 Oxford judoka in the British Senior Championship (with more fun stuff going on at home)
Weekend update from home and abroad
This Saturday saw five judoka from Oxford compete from as close to home as High Wycombe and all the way to Germany, where kyu grades attended the Northern Home Counties Cup, while grand old man Jim Birnie took on the Berlin Open. Northern Home Counties Kyu Grade Cup At High Wycombe Alexander Bridge competed in his… Continue reading Weekend update from home and abroad
The First Grading of the Largest Beginner’s Class Ever
This year, Oxford Judo was extremely pleased to welcome the largest beginner’s class in its history. Every Friday, about 30 novices fill our dojo and learn the basics of judo. After six weeks of hard work, they attended their first grading and they all have gained red belts.