WYJC Dojo, Hilton Hall Community Centre, Hilton Road, Lanesfield, Wolverhampton, WV4 6DR, UK. Established in 1973. Copyright © 2017 WYJC all rights reserved. e&oe
BJA Club Membership No. 4468
Welcome to Wolverhampton Youth Judo Centre (WYJC)
This web page was last updated on Wednesday 4th October 2017
Yōkoso, Konnichiwa & Arigatō = Welcome, Hello & Thank You
for taking the time to visit our web site
We hope you find what you are looking for on this page.
Why not come along in person to see what WYJC has to offer you, your friends and family in 2017
Our Coaching Team
We have an excellent team of friendly, dedicated, National Governing Body (NGB) qualified Judo Coaches willing to share their 'Years & Years' of judo experience with YOU. Our aim is to provide You and your fellow club members with an enjoyable and safe introduction to the Olympic Sport of Judo and enable you to progress through your judo training, practice and grades at 'Your' pace.
WYJC is affiliated to the British Judo Association and is a BJA 'A' Rated Judo Club.
The BJA is the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Judo in the UK, as recognised by Sport England UK. Our BJA Club Membership Number is 4468.
Our 'Senior Coaching Team' are all qualified Level Three BJA Senior Coaches (revalidated December 2016 ready for the New Year ahead) with full DBS & Safeguarding & Protecting Children Certification. All of our Coaches are qualified and experienced First Aiders (revalidated December 2016), with many years judo coaching and teaching experience.
And . . .
WYJC have adopted the 'Best Practices & Standards' Policies from Sport England, UK Sport, Sports Coach UK, and the British Judo Association regarding Safety in Sport, Equity In Sport, Child Protection (including Protection of Vulnerable Adults), Sports First Aid and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Policy.
We still teach and practice the skills, techniques and values of traditional Kodokan Judo and 'Our Club Motto' has Always Been "JUDO FOR ALL" and that has been our Motto & Mission Statement since the very beginnings of WYJC. You belong to a well established and respected Judo Club that was established in 1973, and has been at Hilton Hall of Lanesfield since 1976.
We Welcome Newcomers to come and join us soon.
Club Training & Session Times are on Tuesday & Thursday evenings
Tuesdays 6:30pm till 7:30pm Children Only sessions
First Session on Tuesdays; is for Childrens' Beginners & Improvers Judo Class at 6:30pm.
(aged from 5 years to 13 years of age).
The Tuesday 6:30pm class is designed and run for the benefit of Beginners, White Belts and Red Belts.
WYJC Beginners and Improvers Childrens Judo Classes on Tuesday's are from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. This Class is especially useful
for Novices & Beginners to Judo as an ideal introduction to Judo. Also, this session is great for Children at White Belt & Red Belt MON Grade level, or working towards the New BJA Sho Awards scheme.
The cost is £5 per child per session each week. The Tuesday Childrens Judo Sessions are ALSO intended for ALL of our existing Club members who are Yellow Belt Grade and Under who wish to reinforce their knowledge base up to their current grade. So, we would like to see as many of our existing White Belts and Red Belts (and improver Yellow Belts) to attend these 6:30pm Tuesday sessions - where everyone will be working on the Junior Grading Syllabus for their Level of Award / Judo Grade.
Tuesdays 7:30pm till 8:30pm Advanced Class
Second Session on Tuesdays;is for Advanced Junior Grades Transition to Seniors at 7:30pm.
Tuesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm Junior Transition Class Juniors Transition to Senior Judo Class (including a light training session for Seniors - who are willing to help the older / higher graded Juniors to integrate and acclimatize their practice to a 'Senior Mat').
First Session on Thursdays;is for Children - For ALL Junior Grades starting at 7:30pm.
Open to All Children aged 8 years to 15 years of age (& who have completed Ten Weeks of Tuesday Beginners Classes)
Thursdays8:30pm till 9:30pm Seniors / Adult Class
Second Session on Thursdays;is for Seniors (All Grades) starting at 8:30pm.
Thursdays 8:30pm to 9:30pm Seniors / Adult Judo Class. Open to All (over the age of 15 years of age).
WYJC Club Session Fees & Club Membership
2017 Practice Session Fees & Club Membership Fee at WYJC (all cheques made payable to Wolverhampton Youth Judo Centre):
2017 SESSION PRACTICE FEES for Non-Registered-Club-Members: Juniors & Adults = £5.00 per session.
2017 ANNUAL CLUB MEMBERSHIP FEE & Registered Club Members (reduced) Practice Fee:
The WYJC Annual Membership Fee for the Year 2017 is £30.00. This WYJC Annual Membership Fee entitles all WYJC Registered Members' a reduced session practice fee for Junior Members of only £3.00 per child per session: (saving £2.00 per session, &/or: at least £152.00 per year on practice fees: based on student training 2 sessions per week over a minimum of 38 weeks). With WYJC Membership there is an ADDED bonus; for every Nine Sessions paid for - You get the Tenth Session FREE.
Contact Us details below . . . But Please Note; we are closed until 5th September 2017.
WYJC, Hilton Hall Community Centre, Hilton Road, Lanesfield, Wolverhampton, WV4 6DR, West Midlands
telephone: 07765 709 716 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are travelling by Car: Find the A4123 (between Coseley and Wolverhampton). This is the Main 'A' Road that links Wolverhampton to Birmingham. Turn into Needwood Drive, which leads to Hilton Road. You will find Hilton Hall of Lanesfield, WV4 6DR at the 'T-junction' of Hilton Road and Needwood Drive.
If you are travelling by Motorway:
our nearest Motorway Junctions are:
(1) Junction 10 of the M6 Motorway. Take the Black Country Route to Bilston and continue until you reach A4123 main Wolverhampton to Birmingham Road. Turn Right onto the A4123 heading towards Wolverhampton, and you are approximately half a mile away from us (from the A4123 Tee junction). Pass Laburnum Road (on Left) then turn first right (past Laburnum Road) into Needwood Drive, which leads directly to Hilton Road and Hilton Hall Community Centre, Lanesfield, WV4 6DR.
(2) Junction 2 of M5 Motorway. Take the A4123 towards Wolverhampton (approx 8 miles from Junction 5). When you reach Laburnum Road turn first right (past Laburnum Road) into Needwood Drive, which leads directly to Hilton Road and Hilton Hall Community Centre, Lanesfield, WV4 6DR.
To go to Hilton Hall Community Centre web site just click onto the Hilton Road 'Sign' Photo
If you are travelling by Bus:
our nearest 'Main Line' Bus service:
runs along the A4123 and is the main Route that links Birmingham to Wolverhampton. There is a Bus Stop just 500 Yards (457.2 Meters) from Hilton Hall, situated on the Birmingham New Road (A4123). Ask for Laburnum Road, Lanesfield and then go down Needwood Drive, which leads directly to Hilton Road & Hilton Hall Community Centre.
And; If you are travelling by Rail:
Wolverhampton Railway Station (is next to the Bus Depot) is just 1.88 miles away (3.02 Kilometres).
Alternative local Railway Station is at Coseley. Coseley Train Station is only 1.43 miles away (2.30 Kilometres), and from there either take the bus, a taxi, or walk.
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WYJC was awarded the prestigious 'Sport England Club Mark Award' in 2008 and we have ensured that the high quality standards needed to achieve this award have been maintained and developed further through continued personal & professional development of all of our Judo Coaches. Knight, Kavanagh & Page acting as Auditors for Sport England carried out a 'Club Mark' External Verification on their last visit to WYJC and sent us an excellent review letter (just as in previous years; i.e. this was our forth EV visit since 2008). You can read their comments by clicking onto the following Link (Click this Link to Read their Letter). Pictured below: Senior Coach Keith standing next to 'Three Times Olympian' (and who was at that time) BJA Chairman Densign White (centre) presenting the Club Mark Certificate to the WYJC Head Coach Debbie (pictured receiving the Certificate), standing in front of some of our Junior & Senior Club Members.
THE BRITISH JUDO ASSOCIATION (BJA)
"The British Judo Association (BJA) is the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Judo in Great Britain. The Association represents Great Britain internationally and is a member of The International Judo Federation, The European Judo Union, The Judo Confederation of the European Union, The British Olympic Association and Recreation Alliance, Commonwealth Judo Association, and the Commonwealth Games Federation. It was established in 1948 and was incorporated as a company, limited by guarantee in 1978. It is recognised by UK Sport, Sport England, Sport Wales, Sport Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is a public company whose principle activity is the promotion and supervision of judo activities. The member clubs directly elect the Chairman and seven Directors. The Associationís executive staff and seven commissions address delivery of the BJAís strategic objectives and other specific corporate issues." (Statement as published on BJA web site November 2016).
If You or Your Child wishes to take part in the National Governing Body Awards (i.e. to take Grades and be awarded Belts in Judo) please speak to one of our Coaches, who will advise you on the Next steps to take.
Please remember to quote Our BJA Club Membership Number (4468) and Club Name (Wolverhampton Youth Judo Centre) on your BJA Individual Membership Application form. If you forget to put either of these two 'Details' on the BJA Individual Membership Application form - You will not be registered as being affiliated to WYJC and this may cause problems for YOU and the Coaches later if & when they are trying to sort out YOUR 'Judo Grade', or any other enquiry or problem for You. Unless You are listed as being affiliated to WYJC (via the BJA Club Membership Scheme), The BJA will not even discus any issues concerning Your Membership with us. If in doubt, please ask Your Coach for further details.