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Thursday, 10 December 2015

Bushido Judo Kwai, New Squad Photo 7th December 2015.


Bushido Judo Kwai, New Squad Photo, December 7th 2015.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

All England Judo Federation members and instructors in Northumberland


On the 1st August 2015 Judoka came from Essex, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland to take part in a Judo Training Day at the Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland, to make what was an excellent day of judo, the local judo clubs who were invited were from, Morpeth, Cramlington and Wallsend, with eight instructors from Essex, Morpeth, Gosforth and Cramlington, My thanks go to AEJF President Joe Norman7th Dan, Fred Turner 7th Dan AEJF National Coach and Lee Cleasby 3rd Dan who travelled from Essex, and  to everyone who took part.

All England Judo Federation instructors in Northumberland.


This is the eight All England Judo Federation Instructors present at The Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland, L/R, Andy Bell 3rd Dan, Juneille Smith 7th Dan, John Hall 5th Dan, Joe Norman 7th Dan, Lee Cleasby 3rd Dan, Fred Turner 7th Dan, Robert Stuart 1st Dan and Chris Dawson 7th Dan, who came from Essex, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear.

Monday, 15 June 2015

And the winner is Zac Ellerby.


Zac Ellerby has won the Stephen Milsted Award for 2015, this is the highest and most important award at Bushido Judo Kwai. Stephen Milsted was a founder member of Bushido Judo Kwai on May 3rd 1976, Stephen left England to work abroad in 1978 and it was then that this award was named after him, this award is presented to the judoka who on May 3rd is at the top of our medal table. Zac ended the year with 4 Gold, 1 Silver. Zac's dad Steve won this award in 1987. Zac was presented with his trophy by Robert Stuart (Shodan).
Photo, Zac Ellerby (left) Robert Stuart (right)

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Jessie Beckingham wins Silver.


7 year old Jessie Beckingham has been a member of Wallsend's Bushido Judo Kwai since Monday 28th April 2014. Today Jessie competed at the 2015 Beginners Competition, Northumberland BJC Area. Wallsend, Tyne &Wear,
 Although she got off to rocky start by loosing her first contest, Jessie soon recovered and went on to win her next three contests in good style, winning Silver in the Girls 25 kilo event. Well done Jessie.

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Bushido Judo Kwai - Champion.

Five junior members from Wallsend's Bushido Judo Kwai competed at the Newcastle Area British Judo Council Tournament, Benfield Centre for Sport, Newcastle upon Tyne today.
Millie Williams age 11, pulled out all the stops to take the gold in her event, Jessie Beckingham age 7 and Sean Clements age 9, secured silver medals in there pools, Jack Compton age 9 and William Compton age 6 were both awarded runner up medals. Well done to all of our team for the effort that they put in.

Sunday, 1 February 2015

Robert Stuart promoted to Shodan !

Photo, L/R  Chris Dawson, Robert Stuart.

On the 15th April 2005, young Robert Stuart joined our club, in those days we had a second dojo in Gosforth, when we moved to our main dojo at Wallsend Boy's Club, Rob came with us. I have watched him grow not only in size but in knowledge, Today the 1st February 2015 Rob took another step in his judo career, when he was promoted to Shodan. I am sure the story will continue.