Judo - the highest application of mind and body
Welcome to Walderslade Judo Club. If you are looking for a good judo club in the Medway and Maidstone area, then look no further. Walderslade is one of Medway's largest and most successful judo clubs, with classes for all ages and abilities. Classes are available for all from the ages of 5 and upwards. Have a look through our website for more details about the club and exact class times. We look forward to seeing you soon.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO ICY CONDITIONS IN WALDERSLADE, THE GREENACRE ACADEMY IS CLOSED TODAY (FRIDAY 13 JANUARY) AND THEY HAVE CANCELLED ALL LETTINGS. WE APOLOGISE FOR THE CLOSURE OF THE CLUB THIS EVENING AND LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL NEXT WEEK, WEATHER PERMITTING !
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Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced judoka already, you will always receive a warm welcome. We are a successful and active club run by a dedicated team of volunteers with fully qualified and very experienced Coaches and have international links with judo club's in France and Holland.
If you are thinking of starting judo for the first time, returning to the sport or just visiting and training with us and would like more information about the club and our class times, then have a look through the links at the top of this page or just email Eddie for more information.
See below for directions on how to find us.
After school hours the best way to find the club is to enter the schools complex via the rear entrance at the end of Bradfields Avenue. Once through the main gates, keep coming to the right for as far as you can. Just by the green army cadet hut you will see the green rear gates into the school. Come through these and along the corridor to your left and the Main Hall is just at the end of the corridor.
At the top level judo is a fantastic spectator sport filled with some of the fittest athletes in the word producing some of the most exciting throws.
The following two clips show life at one of the top international training camps which judo athletes from around the world attend on a regular basis as part of their preparation for top tournaments. Some of the best fighters in the world can be seen training together and having fun together. The second clip shows how you to can begin your journey into judo and maybe one day be one of this countries top judo stars.
It all starts with that first step onto the tatami (judo mats).
Come along and begin your journey now.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out
BJA Affiliation Number 2554