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Luca's Attendance Milestone

Luca Parnham completed his 100th training session on Friday 27th May. He started the Club in October 2018 and is currently a 3rd Mon (red belt +3 tags).

Malaki's Samurai Gold

Malaki Parnham travelled down to Kidderminster on Saturday 21st May for the Samurai Green Belt & Under Championships. Fighting in the Red & Yellow Belt section, Malaki struck gold in the heavyweight category.

Malaki Parnham Gold H/Weight

 

Tensiha's Nottingham Silver

Tenisha Parnham achieved a silver medal at the Nottingham Mini-Mon Championships on Sunday 24th April. Fighting in the Girls Yellow Belt Pool 2 category, Tenisha won one of her two contests.

This event was the first judo competition held in Nottingham since "Lockdown", and the first to be held at Bluecoat Beechdale Academy in Bilborough.

Tenisha Parnham Silver Pool 2

 

Roxy's Grading

Roxy Hobbs passed her 1st Mon (red belt +1 yellow tag) during a training session at Edgewood Judo Club on Friday 18th March.

Roxy Hobbs 1 Mon

 

Club Grading (March)

Eleven of the Clubs judokas gained new promotions at a Club Grading held at Skegby Judo Club on Sunday 6th March.

Beau Bigrigg 10 Mon
James Wyres 9 Mon
Malaki Parnham 6 Mon
Adam Wyres 6 Mon
Tenisha Parnham 5 Mon
Finn Bigrigg 4 Mon
Luca Turnbull 3 Mon
Abigail Linney 1 Mon
Mikolaj Pogudz 1 Mon
Sally Tetteyfio 1 Mon
Ella Tetteyfio 2 Sho

 

Southfield Open Medals

Malaki & Tensiha Parnham travelled to Leicester on Saturday 5th February for the BJC Southfields Open Championships.

Malaki Parnham Gold u70kg
Tenisha Parnham Bronze u55kg

 

First Aid Workshop

Sam Watson travelled to Sheffield on Sunday 19th December to attend a SPC & FA Basic First Aid Workshop. This was a requirement to revalidate his coaching award.

National Championships

Club Coach Sam Watson was in action at the National Championships in Sheffield on Sunday 12th December. Fighting in the Senior Men u60kg, In the first round Sam got off to a good start, fighting against Jay Cronshaw (Bredakwai), throwing him for Ippon with an O-Soto-Gari (see below). The second round saw Sam against current GB squad member Dylan Munro (Edinburgh). Dylan proved to strong winning by Ippon with a strangle. (Dylan eventually finished second). In the repercharge Sam was drawn against Connor Gossedge (Ealing). The contest went the distance with Connor edging it with a Waza-ari score.

 

Club Grading (November)

Eight of the Clubs judokas gained new promotions at a Club Grading held at Skegby Judo Club on Sunday 28th November.

Malaki Parnham 5 Mon
Tenisha Parnham 4 Mon
Aliyah Ritson 4 Mon
Hannah Ritson 2 Mon
Luca Turnbull 2 Mon
Livvy Ritson 5 Sho

 

Mix & Match Medals

Malaki & Tensiha Parnham travelled to Erdington on Sunday 21st November for the AJA Midland Area "Mix & Match" Invitation Championships. This was the first competition since "Lockdown".

Malaki Parnham Gold
Tenisha Parnham Silver

 

Adam & Beau's Attendance Milestones

Beau Bigrigg and Adam Wyres both completed their 50th training session on Friday 19th November. They both started the Club in 2019 after taking part in an after school club at Lowes Wong Junior School in Southwell. Beau is currently a 9th Mon (orange belt +3 tags), while Adam is a 5th Mon (yellow belt +2 tags).

Tenisha's Attendance Milestone

Tenisha Parnham completed her 50th training session on Friday 24th September. She started training at the Club in January 2019 and is currently a 3rd Mon (red belt +3 tags).

Malakai's Attendance Milestone

Malakai Parnham completed his 50th training session on Friday 20th August. He started training at the Club in January 2019 and is currently a 4th Mon (yellow belt +1 tag).

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Course

Club Coaches Steve Wilkins & Sam Watson completed the Online Sudden Cardiac Arrest Course on Thursday 8th July & Saturday 7th August respectively. This course acted as a revalidation event for their BJA Coaching Award.

Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course

Club Coaches Steve Wilkins & Sam Watson completed the Online UK Coaching Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course on Thursday 8th July & Saturday 7th August respectively. This course is a compulsory requirement to revalidate their BJA Coaching Award.

Livvy's Grading

Livvy Ritson passed her 4th Sho (white belt with green stripe) during a training session at Edgewood Judo Club on Friday 23rd July.

Livvy Ritson 4 Sho