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Squad session and BBQ

The next Hampshire squad session will be hosted by Scorpion Judo Club at Augusta Park Community Centre, East Anton Farm Road, Andover on Sunday 23 June.

The session will run from 1330 – 1500, and be followed by a free BBQ kindly donated by Scorpion Judo Club.

For catering reasons, please confirm attendance to Paul Vella (judocoachpv @ or comment on the Facebook event at

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Next Hampshire squad session to be held Friday 24th May

The next Hampshire squad session will be held at Holbrook judo club, Brune Park school, Gosport on the evening of Friday 24th May.

The session will begin at 1930, a £5 mat fee will apply.

All Court Lane players are encouraged to attend.

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Change of venue and times for squad session

Please note there has been a change of time and venue for the final Hampshire squad session before the intercounties.

This will now be held at Fleming Park Leisure Centre (Places Leisure), Eastleigh on 28 April, at the following times :-

  • Juniors – under 16 years of age 10.00 – 11.30
  • Seniors – over 14 years of age 11.30 – 13.00
  • Open to all Hampshire registered players.
  • £5.00 mat fee

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Final squad session before Intercounty tournament

Osaka Judo Club are hosting the final squad session before this year’s Intercounty event.

There are sessions for both junior (-16) and adult (14+) players, on Sunday 28th April.

  • Juniors 10.00 – 11.30am
  • Adults 12.00 – 13.30pm

Mat fee is £5.

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Hampshire Judo junior wake up session

The first squad session of the year will be held at Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2RA.

The session will kick off at 10am, normal mat fees will apply.

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Hampshire Judo announce draft calendar for 2019 & 2020

Hampshire Judo has announced its draft calendar for the next two years.

Some dates are still to be confirmed, and may change slightly, but good to get these in the diary for next year now. Please note that next year’s Closed is scheduled for a Saturday.

Competitions (all at Fleming Park)

Closed – Saturday 6th April 2019
Red and Yellow Belt rumble – Sunday 7th July 2019
Open – Sunday 27th October 2019
Closed – Sunday 29th March 2020
Open – Sunday 25th Oct 2020

Dan Gradings 2019

Sunday 27th January – TBC
Sunday 28 April (Easter is the week before)
Sunday 18 August (Bank Holiday is the weekend after)

Squad training tbc

January – Salisbury
February – Andover
February – Aldershot (Southern Area training)
3rd March – Fleming Park
7th April – Fleming Park

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Change of date for November squad session


Please note that there has been a change of date and venue for the November Hampshire squad session.

This is to enable players to compete in the South Coast Open.

The next session will now be held on Sunday 25th November, at Brune Park Community School in Gosport. As always, the session will start at 10am.

The guest coach for this session will be Sarah Hopkins.

Posted in Announcements, Competitions, Training

Busy Autumn ahead


It’s shaping up to be a busy Autumn term.

Details of Hampshire squad sessions (for juniors and adults) have already been published.

Some competitions have been announced that should be of interest:




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Hampshire autumn squad sessions

The following dates have been confirmed for Hampshire squad training. All sessions are open to junior and adult players, and will be held at Places Leisure, Eastleigh (formerly Fleming Park Leisure Centre).

  • 23 September
  • 21 October
  • 18 November

All sessions will run from 10 – 12 noon

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Hampshire Closed success for Isla

Two players represented the Club at today’s Hampshire Closed, in Aldershot.

Kaiden Southey delivered his best competition performance to date, beating players graded a whole belt or more higher than him, to reach the 2nd round of pools in his weight.

Isla Savellis-Fry proved that her last competition medal was no fluke, with a totally focussed performance in the girls -63kg. 4 wins out of 5 secured her a silver medal, and an invitation to train with the Hampshire squad – the first Court Lane female player to receive such an invitation.

Well done to both players, great results in our 25th year!

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