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Saturday, 12 March 2011

Robert Stuart Training at Bushido Judo Kwai

Robert Stuart joined the Bushido Judo Kwai on Friday 15th April 2005, his total attendance record since then has been second to none, Rob is also a student at Gosforth High School.

Top Photo, Robert really making me work.
Video, Instructor Jimmy West making Rob work.
Photo and Video taken by Duncan Stuart

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Ronin Judo Club Morpeth 2011

Photo Left to Right, Andy Bell 2nd Dan, Chris Dawson 6th Dan (Guest Instructor), Juneille Smith 6th Dan, John Hall 4th Dan.

On Saturday 4th March i was invited to the Ronin Judo Club in Morpeth as a guest instructor, there were two sessions 1.30 / 2.30 for the younger juniors and 2.30 / 3.30 for the seniors and older juniors, all of the judoka were very attentive and keen to learn, with some very promising youngsters we covered Tachiwaza, Shimewaza and Kansetsuwaza, but the two hours were soon sadly over, my thanks to Juneille and John for there invitation and to Andy for being my uke throughout the day.
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Thursday, 3 March 2011

Yasuhiro Yamashita 6th Dan, Budosai 1986.

Between September 14th and October 18th 1986, The Japanese Festival was being held at various locations in Sunderland and Washington, the Crowtree Leisure Centre was used for the Budosai, it was here that Bushido Judo Kwai members had the privilege to see Yasuhiro Yamashita 6th Dan age 29 and the finest judoka of his era , showing us why he was nine times all Japan champion, three times World champion and Olympic champion in 1984 at the Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Jessica and Callum Demonstrate Tani Otoshi at Bushido Judo Kwai.

Two of our junior members seen in our video demonstrating Tani Otoshi, are
Jessica who joined The Bushido Judo Kwai 0n Tuesday 6th February 2007 and Callum who joined on Tuesday 16th March 2010.