Pupils from a school in Kent have been given top tips on how to excel at Judo. Students at Hever Primary School in Edenbridge have been taking part in an international training programme with Japanese students. Tom Savvides joined one of their sessions in Tonbridge.
Some of the world's finest Judo players gathered in Kent this weekend to pit their skills against each other in a 3 day training event. Olympic medallists and World Champions from Japan, Russia and Europe hit the mats at Tonbridge School for a unique opportunity to coach up and coming stars. Andrea Thomas spoke to Judoka Kotaro Sasaki and coaches Carl Finney and Chris Bowles.
A teenager who lives with constant pain from a condition that attacks her nerves, says the condition has not stopped her representing Britain at judo in this summer's Special Olympics.
Now, with the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - a 17-year-old from Winchelsea in Sussex wants better understanding for victims of her hidden illness.
A series introducing some of the people from the South competing & contributing to the Paralympics and profiles of some of the sports.Read the full story ›
Visual impairment is no bar to Brighton's Ben Quilter. He's ranked number one in the world and has set his sights on London goldRead the full story ›
Camberley's Karina Bryant says she hopes to inspire young people to take up Judo after her bronze medal win at London 2012.
See her interview in full here
Kent's judo medal hopeful, Kelly Edwards from Gravesend, has lost to Japan's Tomoko Fukumi in the women's 48kg competition at the Excel in London.
Judo pair, Ashley McKenzie and Kelly Edwards who are both based in Kent, have been knocked out of the competition on the opening day.Read the full story ›
Is the Team GB judo squad on course to win Olympic gold for the first time. Yes, say the fourteen athletes training at Dartford, Kent. John Ryall reports.