Laurie is a 5th Dan Blackbelt and a Level 3 coach. He runs the club with passion and motivation. He is well known for his saying " Train like champions" and his " one finger point " in photos !!Full profile
Lead Coach Primary class and Adaptive Judo Section
Matthew is known for his enthusiasm and energy, great with the younger ones and heads up our Adaptive Judo Section.
Matthew is a 2nd Dan Blackbelt , a Level 2 coach and is part of the Great Britain coaching team for Adaptive Judo.
Pete is a 1st Dan Blackbelt and a Level 1 coach. He is a very popular and versatile coach who you will see coaching across all the different sessions.
He is an ever present on the competition circuit as a matside coach.
Joanna is a 1st Dan Blackbelt and Level 1 coach. A former GB squad player in her youth, she assists her brother Matthew in running the Adaptive Judo section.
Guy is a 3rd Dan Blackbelt and Level 3 coach. Guy is the judo technician on the team working closely with our England squad players and Seniors.
Trevor is a 1st Dan Blackbelt and Level 2 coach. Trever is Matthews right hand man working with the young players and with the Adaptive Judo section.
Behind the scenes
Sharon is the lucky lady who is married to laurie !
She runs all the club administration and is the go to person for all matters that are off the judo mat. She is also a 1st Dan Blackbelt and helps Matt with the under 8 class so don't mess !!! 🤣
Carl is a 1st Dan and a Level 1 Blackbelt. Carl helps laurie out with the intermediate classes.
Trudi is a very experienced club welfare officer and is always on hand if anyone needs to talk to someone about a welfare matter
Steve is a 1st Dan Blackbelt and level 1 coach. He helps laurie on the intermediate and advanced classes. He is easily recognised with his mohawk hair !!!