SENSEI RODD BARKBY

Rodd is our Head coach. He's been active in Judo for almost 50 years. He's coached at and ran several clubs over the years, all very successful and has been lucky enough to produce many champions. He is fully qualified coach, with Basic first aid, safeguarding and coaching children qualifications.

4TH DAN BJC

3RD DAN BJC
1ST DAN BJA

SENSEI KAZ BARKBY

Karen, helps run the club along side Rodd and their son Ben. She is a former BJA and BJC National Champion as well as a very successful International Judoka. She has been involved in judo for almost 40 years. Fully qualified coach, Paediatric Basic first aid trained with many years teaching judo to children and adults.

SENSEI BEN BARKBY

Ben is 18, and is an active Judoka within the BJA and BJC, with many rewards to his name, both National and International. He is a BJC level 1 coach and a CrossFit trainer level 1, which he loves' and helps him and others with their Judo career, strength and fitness. He is fantastic with children and Adults alike, and helps coach to a high standard.

1ST DAN BJC
1ST DAN BJA

2ND KYU BJC
2ND KYU BJA

SENSEI JON HAMBRIDGE

Jon has recently joined our team of coaching staff, after successfully completing his level 1 fundamental Principles of judo course, along side a first aid and safeguarding qualification. Jon is fantastic with the children and helps each adult he trains with feel valued. A great asset to the club.

Jake Hambridge Coaching Assistant

Jake age 17, has recently completed his BJC Coaching Assistant award. Jake is a great asset to the club, helping others week in week out while improving his own judo. He is fully insured, DBS checked, first aid and safeguarding trained. Nice to have a young judoka taking a step towards coaching.

2ND KYU
BJC
2ND KYU
BJA