Hornchurch youngsters awarded four gold medals in British Ju Jitsu Championships

A team of seven young people from Hornchurch walked away with ten medals from the British Ju Jitsu C

A team of seven young people from Hornchurch walked away with ten medals from the British Ju Jitsu Championships recently - Credit: Archant

Youngsters walked away with a stash of medals from a national Ju Jitsu competition.

A team of seven students from Kokoro Kai Ju Jitsu Association based at Hornchurch Sports Centre in Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch took part in the British Ju-Jitsu Championships recently.

Claire Fitz-Gerald, chief instructors said: “They did brilliant.

“It was a fantastic event and we are so proud of all of them.”

The competition saw the youngsters competing with other young people from around the country.


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The pupils were awarded a total of four golds and four British titles.

Claire said: “They were all good little sports people.

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“They worked really hard and are great ambassadors of the sport.”

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