London University Open 2018

The competitive teams from Brookes and Oxford had good success at the London Unis this year. Alex Hampshire had an epic day, taking home gold in both the juniors and seniors U81s. Ellen Tveteraas won gold in the U63s kyu grades, and Bailey Anderson in the U78s kyu grades. Geoff Smith took silver in the… Continue reading London University Open 2018

Oxford Judo sweeps through the European Masters 2018 like a hurricane

In April 2018, Oxford Judo sent a large group of competitors to the European Masters in Glasgow. Chris Doherty, Laura Scarlett-McAllister, Henry Winney, Rebecca Capel, Abigail Clayton, and Emma Burnett all competed in the individuals and teams, coming home with a total medal haul of 1 gold, 3 silvers, 1 bronze, and three fifth places… Continue reading Oxford Judo sweeps through the European Masters 2018 like a hurricane

Oxford Judo nominated as University Club of the Year

Judo clubs, competitions and committees are often run or supported by volunteers, hard-working coaches, and young people moving up into positions of responsibility. People commit their time and skills to ensure that everyone who wants to can participate in the sport. Every year, the British Judo Awards recognises top clubs and Judoka who contribute to… Continue reading Oxford Judo nominated as University Club of the Year

Published
Categorized as Awards

Oxford Men’s Team crowned BUCS National Judo Champions

This weekend saw the Oxford Men’s Team win the 2018 BUCS National Judo Championships in Sheffield. Oxford last won the championships 18 years ago, in 2000, and despite having come very close since with some silvers and bronzes, this celebrates the strength, grit and determination of the men’s team against some very strong opposition. The… Continue reading Oxford Men’s Team crowned BUCS National Judo Champions

Published
Categorized as Awards, BUCS

On Bank Holidays we bank medals

This Bank holiday weekend was filled with everything we love (i.e. judo, ippons, and medals), as Saturday saw the BJA English Open play out in Walsall, while Sunday marked the BJC National Open in Kettering. Oxford sent a strong development group to the English Senior Open in Walsall.  The competition was predictably intense and all competitors will have learnt… Continue reading On Bank Holidays we bank medals