Coaches at Tora-Kai School Of Judo
Jean-claude is a French born 3rd Dan Black Belt, who represented France for four years and fought at Youth Olympic level. With over 40 years’ experience in the sport and in teaching juniors and adults.
For 15 years Jean-claude was the head coach at Ko-Saru-Kai Judo Club in Hersham who produced many county champions including Karina Bryant who was a 5 time medallist in International competitions and achieved bronze medal at the London Olympics.
Over the last few years, he has managed the Spelthorne Judo Team and awarded “Spelthorne Borough Sports Club of the Year” in 2017.
Classes Open To Public Membership:
Jean-claude teaches public judo courses at Xcel Leisure Centre in Walton-on-Thames.
Further details of these classes can be found on the Public Judo Classes page.
School Judo Clubs:
Jean-claude teaches at the following School Judo Clubs which are mainly just for pupils attending the schools:
Grovelands Primary School in Walton-on-Thames and Buckland Primary School in Laleham.
Further details of these classes can be found on the School Judo Clubs page.