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Sunday, 30 March 2014

Newcastle Area British Judo Council Championship 30th March 2014.

Today six Bushido Judo Kwai junior members competed at the Newcastle Area British Judo Council Championship at Benfield Centre for Sport, Newcastle upon Tyne.  Zac Ellerby age 9 won a bronze medal in only his second championship, Ellie Hutton age 9, retained her position at number one in our medal chart with a gold medal.  Mille Williams age 10 won a silver medal, while 9 year old Jenni Francis won a bronze, in what was also Jenni's second championship.  Jack Barnett age 10 and Jessica Cairns age 13 were both awarded runner up medals, well done to all of them they are a credit to our club. Thanks also to Eddie and Joyce and there team for a great day's judo.
Photo L/R, Jenni Francis, Zac Ellerby, Jack Barnett, Jessica Cairns, Millie Williams, Ellie Hutton.

Bushido Judo Kwai Medal Table, 30th March 2014

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Bushido Judo Kwai Success at A.E.J.F Championship.

The All England Judo Federation Northern & Newcastle Regions held their judo championship at Morpeth, Northumberland today.  Organisers and competitors were surprised to see our President Mr Joe Norman who had travelled up from Essex, but Joe had another purpose for being here and that was to promote Juneille Smith to 7th Dan and John Hall to 5th Dan, our congratulations to them.
Twelve junior members from Bushido Judo Kwai competed with much success, winning 13 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze medal.
Photo L/R - President Mr Joe Norman, Bushido Judo Kwai members Robert Stuart, Zac Ellerby, Millie Williams, Jack Compton, Sean Clements, Jennie Robson, Jack Barnett, Lydia Bamford, Ellie Hutton, Liam Banks, Leon Milner, Adam Bamford and Chris Dawson.  Well done kid's, you all did a great job.  My thanks also to Robert Stuart one of our referees and Duncan Stuart our timekeeper / recorder. Jessica Cairns was taken to hospital with a minor injury, I have just been informed by Jessica's  mam that there are no brakes and she just needs to rest, Good !!!

Friday, 7 March 2014

NCYP Awards

                                         Chris Dawson, Eddie Kenny, Michael Douglas.

This was at the Northumberland Clubs for Young People Awards, which was held on Wednesday 5th March 2014 at Wallsend Memorial Hall.
Eddie Kenny nominated both Michael and I for a Key Stone Award in recognition for voluntary work. in our judo clubs, Bushido Judo Kwai (Wallsend) & Butokokan Judo (Newbiggin)