EALING JUDO CLUB
Elbows up! Ready to greet from afar!
It’s an incredibly tough decision and I’ve been sitting on how to post for the past 24 hours. Following the government and British Judo guidance we feel we have to close our doors, for the first time in 17 years. We know our age group is largely safe but our wider community is not. The idea of distancing is the only thing that seems to make sense.
There is no specific planned date to return but we will! That part is certain.
To our 50 Dan grades, our 120 current active members, the countless families whom have remained loyal and become part of our lives, not just our club, thank you. We refuse to let you down.
In this challenging period I will share some videos and workouts that can be done at home, as well as other bits of news. I ask that you stay fit, eat well, stay hydrated and prepare to get back to it in the not too distant future.
To the wonderful humans whom have already made contact saying they will continue to pay their monthly fees or session subs, thank you so much for that. It will make a difference in the long run.
Sending much love and best wishes to you all for health, happiness and calmness.
After almost 17 amazing, crazy years in our home, Ealing Judo Club is slowly edging towards creating a new. permanent dojo space. Ealing Council is supportive, NGB development officers are supportive and we are making good progress with trying to establish a dedicated space. Of course, this doesn't come cheap in West London, so here we are at the outset of our very own mission impossible: Dojo-Quest! Please take a look at our page, including our 2016 club short film and SHARE IT with any friends, contacts, colleagues who may like to support us.
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We send massive congratulations to Nekoda Davis, who became Commonwealth Champion at the Summer 2014 Commonwealth Games In Glasgow. In 2016 she represented Team GB at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. In 2017 Nekoda won a bronze medal at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. In 2018 she won a silver medal at the World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan. Nekoda is now one of only 15 British judoka ever to have won 2 or more world championship medals.
Thank you to everyone who supported us gaining our Clubmark accreditation in 2013. We are now going through the process of renewal.
Congratulations to our current crop of GB Squad members: Nekoda Davis, Tohgo Kimura, Ryan Burt, Luke Davies & Maddy Birri.
Congratulations also to our England Squad members: Showgo Kimura & Mounir Baaziz.
In December 2019 Maddy Birri and Luke Davies achieved something incredible, winning both the Cadet and Junior (-21) British titles, aged just 14. This is extraordinary and we wish them all the best for the next stage of their judo careers.
Congratulations to John Hough who won a Commonwealth Grand masters bronze medal in Cardiff in January 2012. Also to Nekoda Davis, who won a bronze medal at the Junior (u21) European Championships in September 2013, on exactly the same day as Ammi Takahashi became our youngest ever British Champion, at the tender age of just 9
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Congratulations to Head Coach, Jo Crowley. She completed the University of Bath's Foundation Degree in Sports Performance for Judo and also the the BJA's Fast Track Coaching Programme in 2008. Jo has in 2018 completed a Masters in Advanced Sports Coaching and her Level 5 coaching certificate at Sheffield Hallam University, having passed the level 4 and the PGdip in 2016.
Ealing Judo Club was named as a High Quality Skills Centre for 2008, 2010 and 2011. For 2012 the club recognition system has changed and so now we are one of only 20 clubs in Great Britain named as an England Squad Performance Club - this reflects the work we do, producing athletes at national and international level.
West Acton Community Centre
We are located 2 minutes walk from West Acton Underground Station, which is on the Central Line. Exit station and cross the road. Turn left and at mini-roundabout turn right. Churchill Gardens is 50 metres down on the left hand side.
6 - 7pm
Junior Red to Orange Belts aged 8 - 15
7:10 - 8:10pm
Open Ne-waza (all ages and abilities)
Advanced Junior & Senior Conditioning
(Green belt & above)
7:15 - 8:15pm
Technique for Juniors (yellow belt and above)
8:15 - 9:30pm
All seniors, any grade, including beginners
5:00 - 6:00pm
Junior Beginners (white and red belts) aged 5 - 15
6:10 - 7:10pm
Junior Yellow - Blue belt randori
7:15 - 8:15pm
Green Belt & above Advanced Randori
All lesson fees for under 16s are £5 per person, per session, pay as you go.
All lesson fees for 16 and overs (seniors) are £6 per person, per session, pay as you go.
(Standing order payments are preferred - forms available upon request)
Below: our 2011 beginners.
Jo Crowley - 4th Dan, European Judo Union Level 4 Coach, UKCC Level 4 Coach, BJA Level 5 coach, London Area Girl's & Women's Team Coach, London Area Examiner, nominated Pro-Activ London coach of 2008 & 2011. Runner-up British Judo Association Coach of the Year 2013. BJA Community coach of the year 2018. Masters in Advanced Sports Coaching Practice.
Tel: 07702 322 464
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Ealing Judo Club Movers & Shakers
Head Coach: Jo Crowley (EJU Level 4, UKCC Level 4, BJA Level 5, FDSc Sports Performance, PGCE, 4th Dan, Masters Advanced Sports Coaching)
Assistant Coach: Lee Shinkin (UKCC Level 2, Sports Leaders Award, 3rd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Charlotte Potter (UKCC Level 3, 3rd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Nekoda Davis (UKCC Level 3, 3rd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Sammie Grant (UKCC Level 2, 2nd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Vladimir Oleinic (UKCC Level 2, 3rd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Jess Gordon-Brown (UKCC Level 1, 2nd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Antonio Greco (UKCC Level 1, 2nd Dan)
Assistant Coach: Jason Tran (UKCC Level 1, 1st Kyu)
Assistant Coach: Ryan Burt (UKCC Level 1, 3rd Dan)
Club Welfare Officer: Mimi Salgado (BJA & NSPCC trained)
Facilities Committee: Sally O'Brien, Louise Birri, Ndu Wodu, Simon Willoughby, Mimi Salgado, Jo Crowley & Chris Bunting
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