It’s been a wonderful spring at Leigh Judo Club, both on and off the mat with lots going on at the club with all sessions continuing to thrive and grow. With our new Uchi Komi bands and crash mats we’ve been able to vary some of the training methods for specific drills and techniques. Our […]

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It’s been a cold winter in 2017 but on the mat the warmth of our judo family continues to flourish growing in number, competitive success and significant club milestones. Only closing for a week over Christmas with renovations to the club including the new cafe/dojo window, sports injury clinic and recording studio as well as […]

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British Masters Champion John Hope delivered a masterclass with expert coaching and training to the club members at Leigh Judo Club this month. The award winning club has previously welcomed Olympian Sophie Cox and Commonwealth champion David Groom. The champion black belt, is currently studying a Masters Degree in Advanced Sports Coaching at Sheffield Hallam University along […]

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Leigh Judo Club Sports Awards 2017 The Leigh Judo Club Sports Awards are the most prestigious event in our calendar and recognise and celebrate the achievements of our talented members throughout the year. This year the awards took place on the 10th December following our Junior Christmas party and Senior club meal the day before. […]

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Advanced Sports Coaching at Leigh Judo Club Leigh Judo Club’s head coach Luke Brown has been studying a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Degree in Advanced Sports Coaching. Based at the world-renowned research centre for sport at Sheffield Hallam University. This is the study at the cutting edge of sports coaching to apply advanced sport coaching principles […]

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Leigh Judo Club Summer Newsletter 2017 It’s been a busy summer this year at LJC! In fact it’s the first ever time we have not closed the club for any period during the school summer holidays. As well as a busy time on the mat, during the summer we supported the delivery of a Holiday […]

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