Adult Judo Sessions at Ringwood Judo Club
Ringwood Judo Club has a popular Adult Judo Group running every Monday and Wednesday from 8pm to 9.30pm.
All abilities are welcome. We offer tailor made training Sessions for Beginners to the Sport and the more advanced Judokas.
Monday sessions focus more on standing and Ground Randori (Sparring), Uchi Komis/Crash Mat Work (Technique Throwing) while wednesday sessions focus more on techniques and drills.
What to expect / First Visit :
You are welcome to come by and view one of our session as a spectator or simply pop on the mat. You can have a chat with one of the Coach on the day. We offer Free Trial Session. We also have Judo Jackets available at the club to borrow.
If you are thinking of visiting our Club please contact us in advance to book a Free Session. On arrival, let one of the coach know you have arrived, we will take it from there.
How much does Judo cost / Buying a Judo Suit ?
Ringwood Club Fees - Ringwood Judo Club has a"pay-as-you-come" mat fee. Just pay your "Mat Fee" everytime you come. For our very regular members we also have a Monthly Discounted Mat Fee payable via Direct Debit. Our Mat Fees can be found here.
Judo Suit (Judo GI) - At the start, you are welcome to borrow the jackets available at the club. Once you are certain you will continue with the Sport you will need to purchase your Judo Suit (Jacket & Trousers). Speak to Coach before purchasing for guidance on size and any offers we have.
- Adult Size Judo Suit (Training) - £50/65
- Adult Size Judo Suit (Heavier/Thicker Suit- £85/120
- Belt - £3/6
British Judo Association (BJA) Membership - You will need to become member of the British Judo Association by the time you are ready for your first grading. The Coach will speak to you about this when it is required. The membership is not very expensive at about £40 per year.
Grading Costs - Costs would apply at gradings which are fees by the BJA so you would expect to pay about £20 per grading. You can read more about this on our Gradings Section as it explains the difference in the belt and grading system for Adults (16 +)
Judo Belt Colour & Gradings
Throughout your Judo Journey, you will learn and develop skills which are recognised via a Coloured Belt System. You will start with the lowest belt colour (White) and grade through the highest belt colour (Black) . Each gradings are completed at the club. You can read more about about Gradings at Rigwood Judo Club Here.
Our Judo Coaches :
All our judo Coaches are Friendly and approachable.. We have all the qualifications required by the British Judo Association (BJA) and keep them up-to-date with multiple re-validation a year, child safety, DBS, insurance, licence and First Aid. You can read more about each one of us on our Coach Page.