Southern Area Judo

John Malkinson
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John Malkinson


5th Dan

Level 3 Coach, Senior Examiner, Kata Examiner, National ‘B’ Referee


Competitive experience:

practising judo for 40 years
competed at county, area and national level

Coaching experience:

Level 3 coach for 25 years, coaching players at national, international, European cadet and European Youth Olympic level, and national squad players at all age groups;
head coach at Medway Park Judo Club;
Kent county coach and squad manager 15 years;
Southern Area squad manager 10+ years;
Regional England Development Squad support coach

Refereeing experience:

National ‘B’ referee;
national referee for 25 years;

Other relevant experience:

Senior Examiner for 10 years;
Senior Examiner trainer and assessor
Kata Examiner Medway Park Judo Club Secretary;
Club Welfare Officer;
Kent County Committee (since 2006);
Kent kata lead;
Southern Area Committee (since 2009);
Southern Area Promotions & Examinations and Coaching Committees;
British Judo Clean Judo Steering Group member;
event organisation and management (Kent International, Southern Area Schools)