The Sobell Judo Club has one of the largest coaching teams of judo clubs in London. Their combined experiences spans across a variety of countries, cultures and all levels of competition from regional to the highest level. All of our dedicated staff are DBS checked and fully first aid qualified.
Sobell head instructor and Youtube star, Sampson, is Sobell's longest standing student. Since joining the club in 1984 he has become a world class competitor respected across the globe.
8th Dan / Head Instructor
As club secretary Bob manages the day to day running of the club. He is also responsible for getting every newcomer started via our beginners induction programme.
6th Dan / Club Secretary
Former Algerian champion Farid is one of our senior coaches and has a reputation for developing explosive power and competitive judo.
6th Dan / Senior Sessions
6th Dan / Junior Sessions
competitor, Samuel has accumulated extensive experience in judo training and competition and draws on this experience each week to develop our students.
Lightweight superstar Elena has made a name for herself due to her incredible technical prowess - something she uses to guide our younger students.
3rd Dan / Primary Sessions
ELENA DEL POZO
Cypriot national team member and former WJF European Champion, Sam uses his competitive experience to aid our senior sessions.
2nd Dan / Senior Sessions
Belgian judoka Geert uses his experience to help build a strong foundation for all of our younger students across the primary and junior sessions.
1st Dan / Primary Sessions
Moroccan born Fahd is one of our most complete judoka. An excellent all rounder, Fahd pushes our junior judoka to be the best they can be.
1st Dan / Junior Sessions