Canterbury Judokwai

What is the Canterbury Judokwai?

The Canterbury Judokwai is a BJA Judo club that has been running for 60 years in Canterbury (Kent, UK).

Originally developed from the martial art Ju Jitsu by Professor Jigoro Kano in Japan, Judo is now an Olympic sport practised all over the world. Judo is a full-contact sport that is suitable for men and women of all ages and abilities.

Where are we?

We train at:

Prince of Wales Youth Centre
23 Military Rd

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If you find yourself facing the front of Northgate Ward Community Centre, then we're about 30 feet to your right.

When do we train?

We train on Wednesday evenings:
Juniors: 19.00 - 20.00
Seniors: 20.30 - 21.45

The cost is £2.50 per session.

Who are we?

Club coaches are:

Club secretary/treasurer/boss/everything-else is Jean Lingham.

Contact us / getting started

New members are always welcome - please drop by the club or for any enquiries contact Jean Lingham on 01227 471579 or at

You can also find us on facebook.

More about Judo / external links

To learn more about Judo and the organisations involved:

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