Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Brian Jacks at Young Judo club

The Famous Judo and Superstars legend Brian Jacks 10th Dan was at the Young Judo Club Sittingbourne. He was there to instruct the Adults and Children of the Club and promote his book. Brian has competed in 3 Olympic Games several World and European Championships, he was the first Brit to win a World medal in 1967 in Salt Lake City USA, Although to the Judoka he was most popular, but his fame spread through the nation as the man who won the Superstar title 3 years running. Superstars a popular TV programme of some 20 years ago, is an all-around sports competition that pits elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events

Brian is no stranger to Sittingbourne and was great friends with the Clarke Family back in then1960/70’ he would enter many of our competitions and often trained at the Club

Nobby and Margret Clarke founded the Young Judo Club in 1957