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Win a judo suit with your art

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The results are in! April’s winner of the Koka Kids Judo Colouring Competition is Elwyn (St Albans Judo Club) with a brilliant picture of Uchi Banani. 

But don’t despair. All is not lost. We have a brand new prize and a brand new colouring contest – that begins today and closes May 31st 2021.

What’s the prize?

The prize for May is a fantastic Fighting Films Children’s Judo Suit and you can enter and share the contest from this link:

Win a Children’s Judo suit


Want a free colouring page for your judoka? Download this black and white ippon to print off:

Free Colouring Page

Please let as many people as you can know about this next colouring competition for the kids!

Benefits of Colouring for Kids

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Benefits of Colouring

Benefits of colouring for kids are many. Since the release of colouring books like I Am Confident, Brave and Beautiful and Go Girl Doodles (which both shot to the Amazon Bestseller lists) – colouring books have become a recognised form for children to develop confidence. Psychologists have found allowing children to colour allows them to express themselves and make independent choices. Colouring books also benefit children by developing physical skills, like hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness.

Colouring Competition

Here, at Koka Kids we hold a monthly Colouring Competition, where children can enter the art and win prizes.

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10 Tips to Master Osoto-Gari

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See the full Osoto-Gari tutorial here.

Master the Levels – Get the Certificates!

In this quick post we walk you throw some quick tips to take Osoto-Gari from basic to expert level.

Download free Certificates to use as you master each skill levels of this judo technique. Download here.

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Judo Challenge Keeps Kids Active in Lockdown

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Koka Kids is keeping children active during lockdown with a difficult judo challenge that is proving popular with judoka all over the world.

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5 Must-Read Sporting Success Books Recommended by Neil Adams, Nik Fairbrother, Kate Howey and other Olympic Champions.

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Success Books picked by champions

Five recommendations for success books from five judo champions to help you choose your next read – one that will give you the winning edge.

Are you reading more? You are not alone, if you are. Reading has surged in the UK, with most people reading at least double what they normally do, since lockdown began. No surprise really. Reading is one of the way to get through lockdown and come out the other side in better shape – mentally at least.

But how to pick the right book? Books can entertain, teach, even improve your life, but choosing the right one isn’t always so easy. A good tip is to follow recommendations from like-minded people.


Book Recommendations from Experts does just that providing book recommendations from sporting experts, world class coaches and olympic champions.

When you visit the website, you can elect your area of interest, by choosing categories ranging from leadership, skill acquisition and coaching, to fitness, mindset and success books.

There are of course plenty of recommendations on judo books, ranging from judo books for kids to rare collector’s items, and a section on Japanese authors.

Or take your pick from the panel’s chosen 10 best sporting biographies of all time.

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85 Japanese Judo Words for Lockdown

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