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Entry open for 2019 Hampshire Open

Entry is now open for the 2019 Hampshire Open and Adaptive Judo Championships, to be held at Fleming Park Leisure Centre.

The event will run on 27th October.

Entry details can be found on the BJA events calendar.

Posted in Announcements, Competitions

Hampshire combined squad session 8th September

The first squad session of the new term will be held at Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Eastleigh on Sunday 8th September.

The session will run from 10 – 12 noon and will be a combined session for junior and adult players.

Normal £5 mat fee will apply.

With the next Hampshire event only just over a month away, this is a great chance to kick start the autumn term!

Posted in Announcements, Training

Another Lottery winning weekend!

This weekend saw another winner on the Portsmouth Lottery!

Don’t forget to check your emails to see if it was you!

Every ticket sold via our page makes a 50p donation to the Club, and contributes to a good causes fund for all the City…and you could be in with a chance of winning £25,000!

Posted in Announcements, News

Club reopens next week!

The Club reopens next Thursday, 5th August.

There will be no outdoor training session on Tuesday 3rd August – thank you to those who have supported over the summer.

We look forward to seeing you back on the mat next week, and hearing about your summer adventures.

Posted in Announcements, Training

Craig to tackle Great South Run for The Rowans

Club coach Craig Jones will be taking on the challenge of the Great South Run on 20th October.

Craig will be running the course in honour of his grandfather Tom Jones (no, not that one…!) and to raise funds for The Rowans Hospice.

Craig has set up a JustGiving sponsorship page for anyone who wishes to donate.

Good luck Craig!

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Outdoor training cancelled

Sadly, due to the inclement weather conditions, tonight’s outdoor session has been cancelled.

The forecast doesn’t show it clearing until quite late this evening, with the possibility of thunder and lightning also.

Hopefully we can start next week!

Don’t forget, Paul Vella is still running mat based sessions on Saturday mornings 10.00 – 11.30 at Holbrook Judo Club.

Posted in Announcements, Training

Summer training programme 2019

Below are details of our summer programme 2019:

Tuesday 16 July – Judo as normal

Thursday 18 July – no Judo (school using hall)

Tuesday 23 July – Judo as normal (final session of term)

Tuesday, 6.30pm to 7.30pm – outdoor training sessions at our normal location at Hilsea Creek, please bring water bottle and wear normal gym type clothing. These sessions are weather dependent – any cancellations will be notified via Facebook and Twitter.

Judo classes will restart on Thursday 5 September.

There is still a chance to get on the mat over the summer, see the message below from Paul Vella at Holbrook Judo Club:

Holbrook will be running sessions saturdays from 20 july for 5 weeks 10 – 11.30 and mat fee is £5 we have 2 players doing commonwealth championships in september and want to keep them in tip top form ! Also we will be doing some evening “land training” at either lee on solent or stokes bay completely free of charge on an ad hoc basis i will post these a few days prior to the training

Posted in Announcements, Training

Summer training update

Sadly we have not been able to secure access to the school over the summer holidays.

Please therefore make every effort to attend the remaining sessions this term:

  • Thursday 11 July
  • Tuesday 16 July
  • Tuesday 23 July

We will advise of any additional training opportunities.

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Term end dates

Please note that, due to annual school summer show, there will be no Judo on Thursday 18th July.

Final dates for end of term therefore are :

  • Tuesday 23rd July
  • Thursday 11th July

Classes will restart from Thursday 5th September.

We are awaiting a response from the school as to whether there is a possibility of running any sessions over the summer – watch this space.

Posted in Announcements, Training

Another winning weekend!

Portsmouth Lottery results are in!

We have another winner – Remember to check your email to see if you’ve won!

If you haven’t signed up yet visit our page –

Have a great weekend everyone!
Posted in Announcements

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