Potters Bar Ju Jitsu Club
February 2015

I would like to start this report off by saying big congratulations to Lilla Christophi in the junior class and Jafar Alani in the infant class on becoming this month’s student of the month. Lilla has come on so much with his training and he is a brilliant student to have in the class always asking questions and getting on with his work. Jafar Alani has been turning up to every lesson and always has a smile on his face when he is training has a smile on his face I never see him without a smile and he is a model student helping everyone and always putting overs before him. Two fantastic students that I am glad to have as this month’s student of the month, keep up the good work guys.

The infant class looking mean

The infant class looking mean

Jafar Alani Student of the month for the infant class

Jafar Alani Student of the month for the infant class

This month the infant class and junior class have been getting ready for the first grading of the year. With all the students looking forward to the grading I know that everyone is a little nervous as well. Both classes are doing some of the same moves with the junior class adding some throws and locks to the finish off to are defence agents wrist locks. The infant class have been enjoying this as it is quick fast and simple to do. Using their left and rights to do the moves it is showing in the work that the class are understanding their left and right hands.
With the wrist locks going down well with the infant class the junior class have also been having fun putting the wrist locks in to action from a self-defence side and also in to grappling which all the students loved doing I know Tommy Niblett has been tapping people out with his figure four arm locks.

The High grades in the junior class have also been learning some new throws using their front rolling breakfall in the throw. The throws that we have been doing are a volley drop and a rise bale throw, the throws look amazing when you pull them off and the kids have been having so much fun with them I have to say it does look really good.

Teenager class training hard

Teenager class training hard

Ruben Bates doing some outstanding wrist defences

Ruben Bates doing some outstanding wrist defences

With the infant and junior classes having fun learning wrist locks and some new throws to use in grappling, the teenager class have been working hard on their throws and learning more on their colour belts for their next grading in June. This has been a hard couple of weeks for the teenagers as they have been training so hard on their throws and my self getting stuck in being thrown and throwing them it is fun and the students love throwing the instructor around but what comes up must come back down and loads of amazing breakfalls came in to play.
It has been fun for Sean Titley as he has been working with me on white belt and learning chocks seeing is he can get my eyes to pop out of my skull is always fun.

Just a quick reminder to all the mums and dads that next month is the first grading’s of the year make sure that all the admin is in before the grading. The grading’s will be held in lesson time as always and with be at the begging of March.

 Junior class working hard on their grading moves

Junior class working hard on their grading moves

Infant class practicing ground work

Infant class practicing ground work

2 Comments on Potters Bar Ju Jitsu Club
February 2015

  1. Osu Sempai, Congratulations to the student of the month winners. nice to see some teenagers in the dojo.

  2. Osu Sempai, Congratulations to the student of the month winners. nice to see some teenagers in the dojo.

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