Grading joy for judo club’s juniors

BATTLEHILL Judo Club joined their colleagues at Seghill Judo Club for a junior judo course and grading at Churchill Community College.

Students were put through their paces by five of the clubs coaching staff, and all students worked extremely hard, learning new techniques and successfully completing their grading examinations.

Battlehill Judo Club has been operating in the Wallsend area for almost ten years, while Seghill Judo Club was established seven years ago, with the clubs training on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday.

Promotions made during the day were:-

Kano 1 – Harvey Keenan, Joe Flaherty, Josh Sayers;

Kano 2 – Josh Dixon, Luke Devall-McMurray, Oliver Joyce, Amy Hamilton, Katherine Martin, Ella Tait, Ewan Grey, Jasmin Gadema, Yussef Gadema;

Kano 3 – Harvey Cairns, Alex Thompson, Isaac Thompson, Ryan Conway, Daniel Dizyee;

Kano 4 – Chloe Harris, Owen Moody, James Lowden;

Kano 6 – Callum McKenzie;

Kano 7 – Sean Young;

3rd Mon – Saffron Gadema;

15th Mon – Tonicha Brown;

16th Mon – Kieran Tweedy.

One senior student, Mohamed Gedema, was successfully promoted to 5th Kyu.

For more information about the clubs visit or contact Malcolm Young 07803 745184 for Wallsend area or Kevin Corden 07725 897061 for Seghill.