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Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu (Jitsu for short) is a Japanese martial art which uses a system of joint locks, throws, strikes and movement. It’s effective for modern self defence and can be used by anyone, regardless of size, gender or age.

Gateshead Jitsu Club

Contact: Adam Slawson
Tel: 07817 915 748

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All of the judo clubs listed provide coaching opportunities for adults, children and young people aged from 8 years plus. Learn the basic skills of judo, no experience necessary and all equipment will be provided. If you are interested in judo coaching contact your nearest club.

Crawcrook Judo Club

Contact: Carole Pattison 0191 447 6836

Gateshead Judo Club

Contact: Chloe Cowen 07967 778 114



Kokoro Karate Club

Contact: Chris McKenna
Tel: 0191 493 2744



All sessions are delivered by fully qualified coaches from Taekwondo Tigers and are regulated through the British Taekwondo Control Board. All sessions are open to anyone aged 5 yrs +. For further information or to book a place contact the club below.

Taekwondo Tigers

Contact: Brian Bell
Tel: 0770 711 2720



Martial Arts News

Pads & Abs Session #ThisGirlCan

Posted on: 28 Oct 2015 - 17:36 by Jason Lee

Get Active - This Girl Can - Pads & Abs Sessions   Why not come and Knock Off the Calories & tone up in a ladies only friendly environment.   Get Active Gateshead are offering five This Girl Can blocks of…

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Local Heroes Recognised at Gateshead Awards

Posted on: 15 Oct 2014 - 11:45 by Steve Torre

Local people have been getting what they deserve at an awards evening at Gateshead Civic Centre this week. Twelve individuals and two local voluntary organisations have been presented with The Gateshead Award after being nominated by their friends…

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Crawcrook Judo Club bring home the medals!

Posted on: 13 Mar 2013 - 14:44 by Robert Corr

Well done to Crawcrook Judo Club, who recently took 9 competitors to the Kendal Coloured Belt Open competition and came back with 9 medals! The competition, which took place on 24th February 2013, saw local each of the local youngsters that traveled…

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Show Homophobia the Red Card

Posted on: 19 Feb 2013 - 11:01 by Robert Corr

Tackling homophobia in sport is a challenge we are all faced with but did you know about the ‘Show Homophobia the Red Card’ education pack and DVD? To find out more take a look at their web page. Any teacher or youth worker who…

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