Training Camp

International Training Camp

Each year we organise an international weekend training camp and have judo players from clubs in France and Holland join us for the weekend. Our 2018 event will take place over the weekend of 17 and 18 November 2018 and we are very pleased that we can now announce that our special guest tcoach his year is the fantastic former World Judo Champion, Loretta Cusack-Doyle, 8th Dan.

Most impotantly though, this is a camp for everyone regardless of your age or ability.  We aim to have a real 'judo family' feel to the event and whether you are a virtual novice or an experienced judoka, whether you are 5 or 65, this event is for you.

Loretta Cusack-Doyle has been actively involved in judo for over 40 years, 17 of which as an international athlete and member of the GB team.  Loretta is a former World Champion in 1992, a double European Champion in 1983 and 1993 and Commonwealth Champion in 1990.  She was also a national cadet and junior GB coach for 12 years.  Loretta is currently a member of the IJF Coaching and Education Commission and a Member of the EJU Live Stream Team.  She has been a coach for over 19 years and currently holds an EJU level 4 Coaching award.  Loretta was also an Athlete Service Manager for London 2012 and a Technical Operations Manager for Glasgow 2014.

As a member of the IJF Live Stream team Loretta can be heard on a regular basis giving the live comentary on the IJF live streams through for the IJF world tour events.  We are really lucky that she can be with us this weekend so please try and attend if you can.  

The event takes place in the sports hall at Greenacre Academy, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent where we lay four mat areas so there is penty of space for everyone (see photos below of last years event with Olympian Colin Oates).

Saturday 17th
10:00 to 10:30              Welcome coffee / introductions (Greenacre Canteen)
10:30 to 12:30              Training with Loretta Cusack-Doyle (Sports Hall)
12:30 to 13:15            Lunch (Canteen)
13:30 to 15:30             Training with Loretta Cusack-Doyle (Sports Hall)
Sunday 18th     
10:30 to 12:30              Training with Loretta Cusack-Doyle (Sports Hall)
12:30 to 13:00              Photos and presentations
13:00 to 14:00            Lunch only for international visitors (Canteen)

Entry is £15.00 for Saturday with Sunday FREE (includes packed lunch on Saturday) or £6.00 for Sunday only


If you would like any more information, would like to book-in or would like a poster/flyer emailed to you just email us.
Payments can be made at the club any Monday or Friday evening or sent to the following address along with a note of your full name, club and a contact email address in case we need to get in contact;
Walderslade Judo Club
26 Grenadier close

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