Special night yesterday as we presented Dan with his Black Belt!!Great atmosphere from both sessions!
HE’S DONE IT!! Dan Hankinson today has won 5 fights in one day to earn his Black Belt!!
Congratulations to Jake who earned a hard fought and very well deserved bronze medal at the English championships!
His first competition in over a year saw Jake put in a brilliant performance against higher grades and secure his place with the England Reds team!
We are all very proud of his achievements and very much look forward to seeing what the future holds for him! Always smiling whilst being the hardest worker in the room, Jake embodies the true spirit of Judo
We provided Unmatched experiences for our children in the community!
𝘾𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙁𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨𝙝𝙞𝙥𝙨, 𝙢𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙨 & 𝙤𝙥𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙪𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙚𝙨
This is one of the greatest weeks I’ve ever had! Very proud of the attitudes and efforts from all our children displaying strong support for one another, smiling throughout and rapidly becoming a great team! The week captivated the children in learning all in a safe and encouraging environment. Whilst testing courage and limits to new levels the children have never seen before!
The children supported each other whenever needed as they all stepped up with no ego to try new things!
We enjoyed a great week of Judo with Judo Champion
Boxing with former Professional Boxer
Pro Wrestling with Pro wrestling Superstar
Acrobats with acrobat sensation!
Plus entertaining from the uks number 1 circus strongman.
Major thank you to all our guests, get children, parents for the support and PCW for loaning us the ring. Very proud!
You can find Rascals sports camp on instagram and facebook – Rascals sports camp / @rascals_sports_camp
Its been 1 year since our st Annes judo club moved into our new venue – Tonights senior session was amongst the best i have coached.
A perfect blend of fun, banta, progress, hard and smart work!
Great team respect, spirit and a desire to constantly help one another improve!
Judo tots was fun and we continue development games and understanding – more gold stars awarded tonight as we look to host another grading soon for the judo tots’s efforts.
1st kids class all displaying quality attitudes in technical and games tonight as we continue introducing new concepts. Great support for one another making this a very fun session.
2nd kids class had the theme of pressure. We appropriately introduced more pressure from a range of perspectives allowing the children to handle it whilst having fun. New throwing drill displayed some stunning techniques.
Thank you everyone for the great night. Absolutely buzzing with everyones efforts!
Great results as our superstars came home with strong victories and trophies. Great work from Jake & Ali at the Wirral competition!
Ross proudly representing our club and the area on what was a great day. He was invited to be on the BBC Radio Lancashire show earlier this afternoon with hosts John Gillmore & Nishma Hindocha.
Ross talked about his passion for coaching. His inspirations and his transition into professional wrestling.
Rascal vs Big T at Blackpool Tower tomorrow for a wrestling mega show!
Stay tuned tomorrow as more exciting media to be announced!!
Missed the show? You can catch it here again by following the link… It will also be uploaded later to the bbc iplayer on demand
More success for our club as our Head Coach is again featured in the local press!
Proud to be Keidokwai
𝐊𝐄𝐈𝐃𝐎𝐊𝐖𝐀𝐈 𝐈𝐍 𝐇𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐘
June 16th 1961 – Photo taken at Blackpool Keidokwai Judo Club(Revoe Gymnasium) . The same building we use today!
In the photo we see many legendary Judoka which include Phil Massey of Preston & And now current chairman of Keidokwai Blackpool ; Dennis. Both still on the mats to this day.
A prestigious club with so much history, memories and stories.
Proud to be Keidokwai