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
Because we are all so young at heart, Oxford Judo of course has an Instagram account! So if you’re part of the social media crowd, join our Facebook page and follow us on our Instagram profile. Also remember to tag us in all the judo shenanigans you get up to with #oxfordjudo and @oxfordjudo. We… Continue reading Follow Oxford Judo on social media!
2017 is proving to be a challenging year space-wise, as more players than ever are showing up to practice, and causing head coach Chris to meticulously count attendees to make sure the dojo doesn’t surpass its maximum number of people allowed inside. So far so good, although there have been quite a few close calls. With… Continue reading Luxury problems as dojo fills to the brim