Nationals for the Cadets and Pre-cadets was always going to be tough this year and winning a medal was going to be extremely difficult. The Cadets had the hardest task with most making a first appearance in some of the largest and strongest groups. Omar was in scintillating form winning gold in the Cadets u42k. […]
Robert “Basil” Dawkins has been involved in Judo for over 30 years, coaching since 1990. He set up Moberly Judo club in West London in 1997. He has established the club as one of the best junior clubs in Great Britain with over 200 National Medallists’ over the last 20 years and 32 black belt promotions.
Sensei Winnie Graham has been a judoka (competitor) for over 35 years. He is a current member of the Masters squad and has twice won the European Veteran Championship and a bronze at the World Masters. As a youth player he won 5 national titles and achieved his Dan grade (black belt) in 1992. Sensei Winnie is a fully qualified BJA Level 2 coach. Sensei Winnie also provides Judo to schools in the Hampstead and Camden areas of London. Sensei Winnie also provides personal fitness sessions to clients emphasising the strengthening of core muscles, flexibility and balance
Kirk started Judo at aged 15, ironically at Moberly Sports centre under Pete Bailey. Kirk then joined Chalkhill Judo Club where he remained until 2008 when the club were forced to close due to development work in the area. While at Chalkhill Kirk achieved his career highlights of winning the British Trials and being a […]
Sensei David Tavernier has been involved in Judo for over 50 years. Sensei David has trained with many of GBs leading competitors over his many years in the sport. He is a student of the ex-Olympian Dave Starbrook and his training methods are heavily influenced by the Judo of ex-champions and training partners such as […]