August 12, 2018
At Wednesday night's senior session, Matthew Boyd was presented with his black belt by lead coach Steve Hunter.
Congratulations to Matt who took exactly 1 year to accumulate the necessary points, and in addition to his first Dan, also passed the BJA Level 1 coaching award earlier this year.
Matt has been coached by Steve and Laura at Medkwai for 10 years.
Thanks also to John Malkinson and James Lewis for taking him through his th...
May 20, 2018
Congratulations to Matthew Boyd who gained the remaining points he needed in a tough grading today at Dartford, where he had 8 fights...
It has taken him exactly one year to achieve, as his first points were gained on 21st May 2017.
A compilation of his points scoring fights is on our youtube channel and linked below:
December 13, 2017
Congratulations to Ethan for his Player of the Month award, well deserved
November 15, 2017
Well done to September's player of the month, Louis.
Also well done to Matthew who fought twice in one weekend to pick up a further 30 points towards his Dan grade.
October 12, 2017
Well done to September's player of the month, Gabriel - who was given the award due to his commitment to practice with older and more experienced judoka.
Also a good month for gradings:
Erin Jarvis-Baker, 5th Mon
Sophie Condon, Sho 3
Jacob Condon, 6th Mon
Ethan Condon, 9th Mon
Lilly Antley, 1st Mon
Megan Pinnick, 5th Mon
Joshua Pinnick, 5th Mon
Ryan Day, 9th Mon
Congratulations to all those who graded, and we look forward to seeing mo...
September 11, 2017
Junior success at British SN and VI open championships
On the 27th August Ethan C, Ethan JB and Jacob represented Medkwai and did brilliantly to win gold and two bronzes respectively.
Congratulations to all three, especially Ethan C, who now has the title of British Open SN champion 2017 !!!!
Full report and more pictures in monthly competition news
July 30, 2017
Congratulations to Jake on his first Player of the Month award. Jake is one of our youngest Judoka, but plays a full part in every session, and recently completed his first grading.
Well done to Jake and Sophie who gained their red and yellow Sho grades on 25.7.17.
They both demonstrated excellent jumping skills and bear walks!
July 16, 2017
Well done to Mark Watkins, who passed his 4th Kyu, and now an Orange belt
Congratulations to Henry who graded to 3rd Mon
Player of the month for June was Erin
May 25, 2017
May has seen us settle into our new venue at Combat Sport Academy, it has been strange putting a gi on for a Wednesday!!!
As coaches we want to thank you for your continued support. We are aware some of you have had to make changes to your week to allow your children to still attend Medkwai.
We would appreciate feedback regarding the venue as we go forward. The adult senior sessions need to grow again from their success of T...
February 20, 2016
Congratulations to Jacob Condon who has moved from 3rd to 4th Mon, and now has his yellow belt, and Ethan Condon who has moved from 6th to 7th Mon and now has his orange belt.
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