As a registered British Judo Association club we are fully insured and have fully qualified and experienced coaches who have full CRB checks and are committed to improving the standards of coaching to support you throughout your development.

Head Coach – Luke Brown

A 3rd Dan, Ex-Great Britain International judo player and BJJ Blue belt, Luke is a UKCC Level 4 qualified coach with a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Sports Coaching. Director of a musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports injury clinic. Treating patients and athletes by day, by night Luke instills a philosophy of ‘Learning through Judo’ throughout the Leigh Judo Club coaching team ensuring all sessions are fun, progressive in learning, build skill, confidence and self-esteem.

Luke has consistently been recognised for his coaching winning the Wigan Borough ‘Coach of the Year 2013’, runner up ‘Coach of the Year 2014’ and was awarded the Martyn Lynn Special Contribution To School Sport in 2014.

Trained by renowned coach Akinori Hosaka Kodokan 8th Dan, Luke prides himself on the application of technique in judo. His judo experience and technical knowledge combined with his anatomy, physiology and biomechanics understanding results in the highest possible level of coaching.

Support Coach – Tom Nagle

A 1st KYU Brown Belt and BJJ Blue 3 stripes, Tom is a UKCC Level 1 qualified coach with his UKCC Level 2 qualification due for completion in 2018.














For more information about the coaching at Leigh Judo Club including some of frequent guest coaches please contact us.