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More medals for Kazoku-Kan Judo Club in Erdington

Ben Tyler 12th Apr, 2019

KAZOKU-KAN Judo Club in Droitwich took home three medals after competing at the Buyen Low Grade Competition at Erdington Academy on Sunday.

James Worsfold took home the silver medal, narrowly missing out on a gold, as the first fighter from the club in action.

He dominated his opening opponents with some well-timed standing techniques to earn his place in the final, but was narrowly edged in the final fight.

Corey Chapman was next on the mat, and his defensive game worked to his advantage against bigger and more experienced Judo fighters, allowing him to battle his way to a bronze medal in a competitive pool of fighters.

Josh Warburton followed in Chapman’s footsteps to also take a bronze medal, on a day where he displayed some of his most promising Judo to date.

His bronze medal was a statement of intent for much more to come in his later career.

Head of the club, Rich Morrish, expressed the pride he felt at seeing the club’s fighters succeed and demonstrate their abilities.

“The day was a great demonstration of what Judo is all about, taking part in a hands on sport and showing respect to everyone involved.

“I am very proud of the students and their accomplishments, they are a credit to the Club, their parents and themselves.”

To find out more information about the club, or to enquire about joining, contact Rich by email at

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