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SAXMUNDHAM JUDO

Open for over 15 years with regular membership of over 50 players, many from the same family. The club has seen many children in and around the Saxmundham community take part in judo sessions.  

Over the past years many elite judo athletes have visited the club who we have shared these visits with other judo clubs and local primary and high schools, building links and inspiring children. World, Olympic, European, British and Commonwealth medalist who have visited Saxmundham Judo Club.

Euan Burton MBE

Gemma Gibbons

Colin Oates

Nekoda Smythe - Davies

Emma & Leslie Reid

Ben Caldwell & Jess Edwards

Sam Dunkley

Not to dwell on our laurels we are sponsoring British judo squad players Jess Edwards and Ben Caldwell both professional judo players with recent commonwealth and British championship medals to date. Ben being the son of our senior club coach Ian Caldwell. 


A great sports club for all ages. Run by qualified British Judo Association coaches Keef and Ian, a safe environment for all ages and abilities to learn friendship, honesty, courage, self control and respect but most importantly having fun.  

Judo is a modern Japanese martial art, and an Olympic sport, which Britain has excelled at over the years. Judo was created in 1882 by Jigoro Kano of Japan. 

We are based at Saxmundham market hall, why not come along and watch or take part in a free trial session. 

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COME AND TRY

Wednesday 28th February 2024
Alde Valley Academy, Seamen Ave.

We are hosting 2 x introductory judo courses

7 to 11yr olds  4pm to 4:45pm   

(limited to 14 persons per class, book your place.)

Group 1

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Group 2

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BOOK A FREE TRIAL AT SAXMUNDHAM, MARKET HALL ON A WEDNESDAY EVENING.

Please log into 

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to register for sessions, we are part of the JB Judo partnership. 

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SESSIONS FROM £15 PM

Under 8s £15pm  Juniors / Adults £19pm

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CLUB SESSIONS / COMPETITIONS / MASTER CLASSES / GRADING

 Challenge yourself? Confidence, self esteem, friendship, courage, fun.

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SCHEDULE 2024

Every Wednesday evening

Except - 28th Feb (no Judo)

                       3rd Apr  (Easter break)

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BOOK A FREE TRIAL

Please log into 

saxmundham-judo-club.classforkids.io

to register for sessions, we are part of the JB Judo partnership. 

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SESSIONS FROM £15 PM

Under 8s £15pm  Juniors / Adults £19pm

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CLUB SESSIONS / COMPETITIONS / MASTER CLASSES / GRADING

 Challenge yourself? Confidence, self esteem, friendship, courage, fun.

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WEDNESDAY CLASSES

Held at the Market Hall, Saxmundham.

Judo tots  3 to 4 years

17:00 to 17:45hrs

Judo Sho kids  5 to 7 years

17:00 to 17:45hrs


Juniors (mon syllabus) 8 to 11 years

18:00 to  - 19:00hrs


Seniors (kyu syllabus) 12s and over

19:00 to 20:15hrs

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 GB PLAYERS VISIT SAXMUNDHAM 

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BEN & JESS

Visited on Wednesday 23rd March  2022

 

The club thanks Ben and Jess for visiting, and taking classes.

Having driven to Saxmundham after morning training at Camberley and return to Camberley Judo centre was a long day for both and appreciated by us all.


Inspiring children.

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PRICE LIST

£15 OR £19PM

ANNUAL  BJA MEMBERSHIP

GRADINGS & SUIT (GI)

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Our Sponsors

We are thankful for the support of both our sponsors, Huntingfield Estates in Framlingham and for funding from the National Lottery Community Fund

https://huntingfieldestates.co.uk/  Becky Eglington runs an all female team that really cares not only about property but the people too. Their motto

"Who cares as much as you.... We do, and we really mean it"

Clic Sargent benefits from every completed sale!

Our success with the National lottery community fund is already being put to good use with a new programme from February 2022

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IAN

Senior club coach

Ian is our senior club coach and is also a coach at Felixstowe judo club. Ben Caldwell his son is a member of the current British Judo Association squad and occasional visitor to our club.

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KEEF

Coach  & Treasurer

I began judo in the 1970's. As a junior growing up in Dagenham, I enjoyed many local and area competitions, later serving both the Army and Prison Service I expanded my physical self defences expertise and Aikido instructor skills. Now retired, I am focused on coaching judo at Saxmundham judo club.

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RACHEL

Welfare and Safeguarding officer

Rachel began judo after watching her children Hannah and William every week learning judo and wanted to give it a go. Hannah has recently undertaken her coaching award.

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CONTACT US

Stay connected by dropping us a line. We would love to hear from you.

Keef 07939 059788 or Ian 07887 563846

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