Judo Information Site

The Budokwai

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History Volume I - Founding of Budokwai to circa 1932

History Volume II - circa 1933 to 1965

History Volume III - memorabilia

Founding of Budokwai

Gunji Koizumi - Early Life

Koizumi comes to Britain

Tani Yukio

Edith Garrud and the Suffragettes

Music Hall Interest

E.J.Harrison 

The Oldest club

Jujutsu reaches the West

Early Interests - Knighthood Society

A Kodokan Teacher

Famous faces twenties

Budokwai grows - Affiliated Clubs

First International - Budokwai beat Germans 1929

First Publication - The Budokwai - 1929

Trevor Pryce Leggett

Seventeen Dan grade promotions 1932

International Summer Schools

Kodokan - London

Founding of British Judo Association 1948

Founding of European Judo Union  1948

Founding of International Judo Federation  1951

Budokwai Televised

Budokwai during the War 1939 onwards

End of War - return of Judoka

Spread of Judo

Judo Associations

Budokwai Film - Thirtieth Anniversary 1948

Death of Yuko Tani

Official Opening Gilston Road 1955    

Koizumi's death 1965   

50th Anniversary 1968

Budokwai 1970

History Volume III - memorabilia

Chairman's report 1956

Budokwai 50th Anniversary posters

 

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Back Row

Ken Taiman; Ferris ; Iris Dehnel; Randall; Penfold; ?  ; Ted Flindall; Charlie Mack; Dan Burr; Ralph Smith; Eric Miller; Nakammishi; Jon Appleby ; Bentley; Tony Crowe

Middle Row

  ?;     ?;    Charlie Grant; Percy Sekine; Douglas Mann;  GKoizumi; Dermod Shaw; Kawamura; John Barnes;   ? Ono

Front Row

John Ryan; Syd Hoare; Hilton Green; Dickie Bowen ;Warwick Stevens; Mike Gross; Dave Barnard; Larry Ralph;Burrell