Lyceum School under the Team Management of Sensei’s Mike and Peter, attended the Independent Schools Association’s, National Judo Championships held at the High Wycombe Judo Centre with a team of seven.
All players proudly wearing their Team T-shirts took to warming up in preparation for the action to come. Going over everything they had learned over the past 10 months and visualising applying the techniques against their opponents during their contests.
Our Ladies Results:
Genevieve Elms – Bronze Medal
Sienna Montoya – Bronze Medal
Annalise Elms – Bronze Medal
Alice Letcher – Bronze Medal
Maya Godfrey – Silver Medal
Our Gentlemen’s Results:
Merlin Gore – Silver Medal
Maxi Judd – Gold Medal and ISA National Champion 2018
We can’t express fully to you all, how proud we are of our students!! We have to explain that our Judoka’s (Players) practise at this moment in time between 30 and 45 minutes per week on a Thursday morning and achieved the results above…
Every other player at the Championships practise a minimum of 1 hour a week and one Team manager explained that his children train 5 hours per week!
Maxi is National Champion after beating a Yellow Belt with 3 Tabs and an Orange Belt in his weight category… Nothing short of amazing!
Our Team would like to thank Vanessa for getting behind this event and presenting us with the task of preparing our team, Our student Parents for their support and getting the children to the venue, not just for this competition but all the competitions we went to in preparation for this event!! We appreciate your hard work too!!! And most of all… Our Competitors, your behaviour and performance was amazing on and off the Mat, representing your School, Your Club, Your Parents and Yourselves with distinction.