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Sam Sampson | Judo Instructor

Sam Sampson first began judo in 2010 at the age of 14 at the Sobell Judo Club. Closely following his father, he went on the achieve his 1st Dan by the age of 16 and 2nd Dan at the age of 18. Since then, Sam has continued to develop his technical and competitive judo as an active competitor across both traditional and modern judo.

He claimed the WJF European Championship in 2016, placed 2nd at the WJF World Championships in 2019 and qualified for the IJF Cypriot National Team in 2019 by taking 3rd at the Pancyprian Championships; followed by a second bronze in 2022. Since, he has competed on the IJF European Judo Tour and taken 3rd place at the 2023 World Sports Games representing Cyprus. In 2024, he became the European Ground Fighting Champion.

Sam combines his youthful intensity and strong technical understanding of judo to run sessions that test both the body and mind of our senior judoka.

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Junior end of term interclub

Well done to members of our junior class who took part in a fun (surprise) end of term interclub competition. Have a fantastic summer and see you all back on Wednesday 4th September 💪 ☀️


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