Chris Doherty – A message from Tony Buley, Chairman of Oxford Judo

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… Continue reading Chris Doherty – A message from Tony Buley, Chairman of Oxford Judo

Oxford Judo takes three golds at the British Masters Judo Championship

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… Continue reading Oxford Judo takes three golds at the British Masters Judo Championship

Dr Tony Buley nominated for 2012 British Judo Award – your vote needed

Tony Buley has been nominated for a 2012 British Judo Award. You can help convert this nomination into an actual award by voting here: http://membersearch.britishjudo.org.uk/survey/index.php In case you do not know the background, this is the full text of the nomination: Dr. Tony Buley has been actively involved with Oxford Judo for almost 55 years.… Continue reading Dr Tony Buley nominated for 2012 British Judo Award – your vote needed

Oxford couple take up judo for an Olympic challenge

Read about the judo adventure of Corné and Sam Vermaak on the BJA website: http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/news/oxford-couple-take-up-judo-for-olympic-challenge And follow their blog to catch up with their entire Olympic challenge: http://isisolympicchallenge.wordpress.com/

Chris and Carol Doherty receive BJC Awards

The annual British Judo Council Award Dinner was held on Saturday 10th March 2012 in Charing Cross Hotel in London and Oxford Judo coaches Chris and Carol Doherty were amongst the guests of honour.

NEWSFLASH 2012 Varsity Online

The 82nd Oxford – Cambridge Judo Varsity is starting tomorrow at 1 pm in the Oxford Town. Please come and support the Dark Blues. If you cannot attend, the event will also be streamed online! The link is: www.ustream.tv/channel/judovideos