Potters Bar (U16’s) Ju Jitsu Club
Monthly Report
October 2015

Busy junior class getting ready to rumble

Busy junior class getting ready to rumble

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 October’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.

Infant student of the month Jafar Alani

Infant student of the month Jafar Alani

Junior student of the month Lilla Christophi

Junior student of the month Lilla Christophi

This month the infant class and junior class have been getting ready for their last 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 techniques 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 juniors have also been having fun putting the wrist locks in to action from a self-defence perspective 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 higher 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.

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 December. This has been a hard couple of weeks for the teenagers as they have been training on their throws, and they love throwing the instructor around. What comes up must come back down and there have been loads of amazing breakfalls.

Tommy Niblett and Camron Addy training hard on front grabs

Tommy Niblett and Camron Addy training hard on front grabs

Eddie getting a nice straight arm lock

Eddie getting a nice straight arm lock

Please remember to go and look at the rest of the website for up and coming events. You can see when your grading is, also what the adults are up to and what the children will be doing over the year. If you ever need to contact me please make sure you ask for my number or email and I will give you one of my cards.

November is going to be an action packed month with not just the grading’s going on but also the Charity family fun night were we get all the mums and dads on the mat to train with their kids.

Lilla with a lovely shoulder arm lock

Lilla with a lovely shoulder arm lock

Juniors playing a massive game of stuck in the mud

Juniors playing a massive game of stuck in the mud

Please visit our website www.ishinryu.com as much as possible as I submit reports every month about the students training during the previous month. This is a great opportunity to see if you have been mentioned or appear in a photo.

We also have the new calendar page where you can have a look at upcoming events so you can plan ahead. You can also leave feedback on each of the reports or comment on your son/daughters club and share them to your Facebook pages.

If you have any questions or you are unsure of anything, please catch me at the club where I will be happy to help!

If you are on Facebook, please can you send me and Kevin Pell a friend request so if we need to pass on information quickly I can contact you, and when the reports go up I can share it to your Facebook page so you get it straight away.

Until next month

Domo aragato

Sensei Tom

1 Comment on Potters Bar (U16’s) Ju Jitsu Club
Monthly Report
October 2015

  1. What a amazing month for my Potters Bar students they have worked so hard keep it up.

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