Check out our photos from our biggest competition of the year - USIST! Thank you to smifsports for taking all these brilliant action shots! Our weekend saw Bristol face some tough competition, and for some it was their first competition experience! These photos are just a snapshot of the high quality judo that was displayed … Continue reading USIST 2016
Friday evening saw the Warwick Invitational team, UBJC’s finest (minus captain, minus vice-captain), pile a minibus perilously high with bags and supplies and power on up to Warwick for the second open competition of the year, and my first in eight years! Following brief stops for pizza and refreshments en route, we reached the Excel … Continue reading Warwick Competition – Sam Underwood reports his experience as a fresh UBJC competitor…
UBJC returns victorious yet again! After a tough set of fights, and many fighting in higher weight categories than their own, UBJC returned with an incredible 11 medals! Another great competition from UBJC, particularly given that for many, this was their first ever competition. Not only the new members impressed, but all brown belts also … Continue reading Congratulations Rod Lane competitors!
Well done to our club members Marcus, Reece and Allyx on their recent victories at the High Wycombe Kyu Grade Competition! Despite their tough groups, all three returned with points to put towards their black belts. Not only this, they even brought back medals for the UBJC team - Allyx winning bronze, and Reece bringing … Continue reading Well done to High Wycombe competitors!
Coming to Judo a complete beginner this last September, the University of Bristol Judo Club has proven a fun and sociable, casual or competitive way of keeping fit. As well as the weekly socials, I have had access to high-level instruction in a welcoming and unintimidating environment and I would urge anyone to have a … Continue reading USIST 2015
UBJC left the union ready to go and looking forward to a great weekend of judo. Little did we know that the journey to Sheffield would test this resolve. With El Capitan and G&T at the wheels we crept out of Bristol and headed for the motorways. All was well until John said he needed … Continue reading BUCS 2015