Judo club hosts beginners’ courses

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Rutland’s award-winning Vale Judo Club will run two holiday courses for beginners in Oakham on Thursday.

The aim is to help beginners and existing members to learn new techniques through fun judo drills.

A morning course, from 10.30am until 12.30pm is for seven to 10-year-olds, and an afternoon course, from 1pm to 3pm, will cater for beginners and experienced players.

Head coach Mike Newton said: “The sport is safe form of physical exercise for girls and boys, men and women, that provides a great workout that improves stamina, general health and overall fitness.

“Children taking part in the sport benefit enormously as it is well known for helping them develop confidence, concentration and discipline.”

To book a place on one of the courses see www.valejudoschools.co.uk or e-mail valejudo@tiscali.co.uk.