Southern Area Judo

Marion Woodard
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Marion Woodard

SA Chair

6th Dan


Competitive experience:

Honorary member of Kin Ryu JC since 1977
Trained at London clubs including The Budokwai, LJS, Croydon, Hounslow
Competed at National and International events 1973-1978, retiring through ill health
Gold and silver medals at BJA National Kata Championships 1975

Coaching experience:

Assistant Team Manager to British Women’s Team & Squad 1978-1984

Refereeing experience:

BJA Referee since 1976
Continental and IJF Referee 1981-2004
Refereed at over 50 International events including 16 European and 5 World Championships

Other relevant experience:

Member of EJU Refereeing Commission 1995-1996
Secretary and member of BJA Refereeing Commission for 15 years
Secretary and member of SA Refereeing Committee for 9 years
Secretary of SA Committee 2017-2018
Extensive experience for multi-professional agency committees at local and national level for health service and local authorities
Officer for local authority working parties and committees
MSc Health Sciences
Licentiateship of Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Diploma in Management Studies
City and Guilds Further Education
Practitioner Certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
2nd Dan Aikido (Tomiki)