Well done to coaches and judokas on a great day on the mats in Livingstone. Our little Judo Club took on the 'Big Guns' and managed to walk away with two gold and eight silver medals and we even felt we should have had a few more too! Early to bed now - long road
Our judokas left Kabwe at 04.00 on Friday on the long trip to Livingstone for the Livingstone National Judo league fixture. Even an early morning puncture did nothing to dampen the spirits and the judokas arrived in Livingstone in plenty of time for a visit to Mosi-U-Tunya. Even at its driest the Falls are spectacular.
Busy Day in Sables Pupils tested - and all negative - and staff vaccinated. While all that was going on our pre-schoolers discovered the joys of an old-fashioned sack race and then our Secondary School pupils were presented with a Bible each. Busy day indeed!
Sables Nua Judo Club was delighted to have the services of National Coach Francis Moola Lipimile on the mats in our dojo today. Mwaiseni Ba Francis.
After many months of Covid restrictions our dojo re-opened today and our judokas, beginners and veterans, were able to take to the mats at last. Not only that but during the closedown we added changing rooms, toilets and showers to the dojo. Let the training begin in earnest now!
Covid restrictions have been relaxed - again- and our school has re-opened. Let's hope we can stay open this time. Welcome back girls and boys.
We are delighted to report that our dojo - new improved dojo - has re-opened.We have added showers, toilets, changing rooms and store-rooms. The best news, however, is that the dojo has now been named the "Gabriel Kunda Memorial Do-jo" in hourour of our founder, the late, great Sergeant Sensei Gabby Kunda. Gabby's wife Manyando
Friday was "Civilian Day" (think 'no-uniform day in Ireland), when our students got to abandon their uniforms for a day and come to school in their newly issued'civilian' clothes! What a colourful scene! (Group photo taken from the top of the water tower!)
Best of luck to our six-strong tennis team heading off on Friday to Kalulushi for the Mike Mwambe Tennis Championship. The photo shows our team decked out in their new gear. A special good luck message to our only girl as she takes part in her first Championship playing in the U/10 category. (I don't
King Solomon Mines Gold - again!! Sables Nua judo team headed to Lusaka for the Fr. Jude McKenna / Sensei Alan Martin Tournament and the sponsors will be very proud of the Sables Nua performance. Our judokas have obviously benefitted from having a dojo and tatami of their own as they produced the best ever