Nick Draper and Mark Nugent are the founding coaches and members of Westside Judo Club.
Nick, a former Great Britain Judo Manager and second dan black belt, is the Head of the Sport and Physical Education School at the College of Education, Canterbury University. Nick has a number of years’ experience in coaching and teaching physical education in Great Britain, the USA and New Zealand.
Mark, a 1st dan black belt, is the current Area Director for the Canterbury Judo Area Association, former New Zealand Judo Representative and a local businessman.
Between them they bring a wealth of experience, enthusiasm and commitment to provide a high level of quality Judo coaching in the Halswell area.
Westside Judo is an amateur club focusing on the the future growth and development of its members. We invite you to contact us today and join an Olympic Sport and a great martial art that enables the development of self-confidence and self-discipline.