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Japanese judo players teach Kent children how to throw

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.

Tonbridge hosts international judo camp

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.


Fixers: Teenager's story of doing sports with an illness

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.