2019 has seen many positive changes with Leigh judo club continuing to grow. With plans in place for a special, prosperous 2020. We took the opportunity to celebrate the growth and achievements throughout 2019 together. With over 30 beginners and junior members and over 20 seniors able to attend (remarkable as the senior meal night […]Read more
Ages 4 - 7 years, beginner classes involve lots of fundamental movement patterns to help to build confidence and develop self-awareness and physical fitness and movement literacy.
The session involves lots of safe falling, tumbling, trips, holds, and escape techniques as gentle introduction into the sport. Most importantly is about having fun engaging children in sport and activity for the long term.
Ages 7-14 years, the junior classes develop the technical aspects of judo through the grading syllabus including break falls, throws and holds. Instilling the principles of discipline and self-confidence the junior class develop the physical characteristics of judo such as agility, speed, strength, balance and flexibility.
With a friendly environment coaching is athlete-centred ensuring each junior on the mat can achieve their goals, at their own pace with effort and support.
For adults and ages 15+, senior sessions involve the development of all areas of judo from basics such as break falls, holds and throws to more advanced techniques including strangles and arm locks.
With a person-centred approach to development, no mater your age, size or fitness you can learn at your own pace with the support of everyone on the mat.