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Thursday, 29 December 2016

Saturday, 24 December 2016

A Bushido Judo Kwai, blast from the past.

 
This recently appeared on FB Wallsend Memories, it relates to the 6th British Judo Council Area Championship in North Shields in 1978.
The item has three Bushido Judo Kwai members on the photo Mick Clark, Brian Green and Lorraine Birmingham , but the script below is only relating to Bushido Judo Kwai members, which would suggest that either Linda or I put the item into the Shields Weekly News.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Bushido Champions in the Chronicle !

Jack, Millie and Lewis all win silver in North Shields and Millie made a full recovery.

Friday, 16 December 2016

Bushido Judo Kwai Final Next week.

Lydia Bamford is one step nearer from being our Judoka of the Year, after winning tonight's event. But along with all our other members, will compete one last time on Monday night, to find out who our winner will be. GOOD LUCK to you All.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

10 Bushido Judo Kwai junior members took part in the All England Judo Federation Northern Regional Grading at the Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland, on Sunday 11th December, taking part for Bushido Judo Kwai were, Jack Barnett, Millie Williams, Jessica Bate, Adam Bamford, Lewis Andrews, Jessie Beckingham, Jake Taylor, Matthew Potts, Lydia Bamford, Callum Taylor, Instructors Rob Stewart 1st Dan and Chris Dawson 7th Dan.
Very well done to all of you.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Jessica and Mathews both champions


Both of these young judoka, Jessica and Mathew took part in our monthly club championship, we look for the best technique of the night and the winner goes through with a possibility of winning our Judoka of the Year Award at the end of the year. Tonight we had two winners, well done to you both and good luck.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Three from Three.


L/R,  Jack Barnett 13, Mille Williams 12,  and Lewis Andrews 14, all competed at the NE Youth Open Judo Championship at the Parks Sports Centre in North Shields today. All three won Silver awards, Jack in the Junior Boys u50k, Millie in the Junior Girls o60k and Lewis Andrews Boys o60k.
Our three entrants have put a lot of training in for this event and it has paid off, Well done !

Friday, 11 November 2016

Jessica wins tonight.


Blyth's Jessica Bate won our monthly trophy tonight, this will go towards finding our Judoka of the Year, at the end of December, Jessica won tonight with a brilliant Tani Otoshi.
Jessica is pictured with Instructor Rob Stuart 1st Dan.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Adam Bamford wins again.


Adam Bamford won the monthly trophy last night and put's him in the frame with a number of others for the Judoka of the Year Award, this will be decided in December.
Photo, Adam with instructor Rob Stuart (Shodan)

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Callum Taylor Wins

Callum Taylor wins October's fight for our Judoka of the Year Award, with an outstanding Tomoe-Nage, we will see who gets the award in December

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016


The All England Judo Federation (Northern Region) will be holding there Junior & Senior Grading at The Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland on Sunday 11th December 2016.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Silver Award from North Tyneside Council. 9th June 2016.




This is the Bushido Judo Kwai Junior squad who competed at the Blyth Juno Michi Judo Open at Benfield Sports Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, on Sunday 10 July.We won 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 5 Bronze, 1 R Up.
Squad L/R, Lewis Andrews, Jack Barnett, Lydia Bamford, Jessie Beckingham, Jake Taylor, Adam Bamford, Millie Williams, an excellent result from a very good competition.
WELL DONE.


Monday, 30 May 2016

A.E.J.F Grading at Morpeth.


Well done to Adam, Jack, Kadi and Jess who were all promoted at the All England Judo Federation, Northern Regional Grading in Morpeth, Northumberland recently.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

A little bit of Bushido Judo Kwai history.

 
This was our first visit to Bordeaux, France, to train at a week long course under Master Haku Michigami 9th Dan, this was in 1978 and we would visit this course for the next ten years.
With Master Michigami are L/R,  Les Jones, Chris Dawson and Sensei Bill Wood.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Medal Table Updated 15th May 2016.


What a brilliant squad.


Today at the Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland, for the 2nd All England Judo Federation, Northern Regional Junior Championship
A privilege to be a part of this squad, L/R back row, Millie Williams, Lewis Andrews, me, Jessica Bate, Jack Barnett, front row, Kadi Henderson, Rachel Bate, Lydia Bamford, Jessie Beckingham, who have won a total of thirteen medals, Very well done.


Friday, 13 May 2016

What the papers say.

Sharon was our champion in 1982 and today it's the turn of Lydia.
Well done girls.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Bushido Judo Kwai 40 years old.

Happy Birthday to Wallsend's Bushido Judo Kwai 3rd May 2016.  Thank you to all our members past & present.

Lydia wins Bushido Top Award.

10 year old Lydia Bamford has won the Stephen Milsted Award for 2016, Lydia won the award when she ended our year at the top of our medal chart, this is the most important award given by our club and is presented as close to our clubs birthday (May 3rd) as possible, Sharon Holman May who as a junior member of our club won this award in 1982, Presented the award to Lydia.

Sunday, 10 April 2016


Five junior members had a very successful day at the British Judo Council Newcastle Area, Open Judo Championship, Benfield Sports Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Photo L/R, Millie Williams (Silver) Lydia Bamford (Gold) Jessie Beckingham (Gold) Kadi Henderson (Bronze) and Jack Barnett (Gold)
Well done to all of our squad who gave 100%.

Monday, 4 April 2016

Sunday 3rd April 2016 and the All England Judo Federation (Northern Region) held it's Junior and Senior Grading at the Riverside Sports Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland.
The Bushido Judo Kwai had five juniors taking  part,
L/R, Adam Bamford was promoted to 4th Kyu San, Jack Barnett to 3rd Kyu Ichi, Kadi Henderson to 4th Kyu Ni, Jess Cairns was promoted to the highest junior grade possible 3rd Kyu San (Black), Lewis Andrews (not on photo) to 5th Kyu.
Well done to everyone who took part.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Millie is our Judoka of the Year 2015.

Twelve year old Millie Williams with her Judoka of the Year Award and instructor Chris Dawson, who presented Mille with the award at the club's dojo in Wallsend.
Mille who lives in Walkerville with her parents and sister fellow judoka Jessie.
Milie joined our club on Friday 30th November 2012. And has just gone forward since then. Well Done Millie.