Martial arts: Medal haul for Derbyshire fighters

Back row Left to Right: Craig Fletcher, Steve Gilthorpe, Chad Bridon, Shaun Javed, Darren Kershaw'Front Left to Right: Sensei Malc Shaw Instructor, Jorden Harratt, Becky Daley, Arron Johnson,'Elizabeth Clayton, Joseph Broughton, George Clayton, Sensei John Rake Instructor and Head Coach.
Back row Left to Right: Craig Fletcher, Steve Gilthorpe, Chad Bridon, Shaun Javed, Darren Kershaw'Front Left to Right: Sensei Malc Shaw Instructor, Jorden Harratt, Becky Daley, Arron Johnson,'Elizabeth Clayton, Joseph Broughton, George Clayton, Sensei John Rake Instructor and Head Coach.

East Midlands Jiu Jitsu Association entered the BJJA GB National Championship for the second year running.

Team EMJJA had another great year and brought home three gold, two silver and six bronze medals to clubs based in Clay Cross, Dronfield and Alfreton.

Successful students include Chris Martin, 14, who won bronze and Tom O’Brian, 14, who won a gold medal.