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Beginners

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.

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Juniors

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.

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Seniors

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.

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Welcome to Leigh Judo Club

Formed in the lasting legacy of the 2012 London Olympic games, our club is well known for it's friendly, welcoming atmosphere, very high coaching standards and supportive ethos. Following the construction of our purpose built dojo, the club has developed and grown at an unprecedented rate and is the premier judo club in Leigh winning awards, recognition and support throughout the local community and wider areas. We aim to deliver the highest standard of Judo providing opportunities for young people and adults from the age of 5 to receive coaching, grade and enter competitions. As a registered British Judo Association club we are fully insured and have fully qualified and experienced coaches who are committed to supporting you throughout your development.

CONFIDENCE

Grow in confidence and self-esteem

SELF DEFENCE

Learn how to protect and defend yourself

FITNESS

Improve your stamina and overall fitness

DISCIPLINE

Judo instils respect and general social skills

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Event Schedule

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Leigh Judo 2018 Championships

9:30

Our annual event is a great opportunity to build confidence and self esteem in a friendly environment. Ideal to introduce som....Read More >

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Midland Area British Schools Regional Championships

This is a level 2 Development event for Academic Years 4 & 5, 6 & 7 and a Level 3 Development event for Academic Year....Read More >

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Tyne and Wear Dan Grading

The Dan Grades system is a distinctive feature of judo with promotion to different ranks based on a variety of different path....Read More >

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