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Privacy / Terms & Conditions

  1. All class plans purchased are on an ongoing monthly subscription basis that will automatically renew each month for the selected plan from the card details provided at the purchase stage until such time that Kensho Judo Club receive in writing from the plan holder (email is acceptable) to cancel the said plan(s). At least 48 hours notice is required in order to cancel a plan and avoid the next payment due being collected. Kensho Judo Club will always work to best resolve any cancellation requests in good time.

  2. All subscriptions plans run continuously on a monthly basis and fees are charged based on the following holiday periods included within the plan; Christmas Break: closed from 23rd December until 2nd January every year. Closed on Bank Holidays/Public Holidays. The availability to Kensho Judo Club of a Summer Break of up to three weeks is also built into the plans however holiday cover will always be sought in order that no loss of lessons are incurred.

  3. Missed lessons due to the incapacity / illness of the Instructor will not be refunded. Kensho Judo Club will always seek to have a replacement instructor in order that no loss of lessons are incurred.

  4. Cookies automatically operate on this website. We do not share any information that is collected with any third party except in the instance that the governing body (British Judo Association) legally requests such information in relation to legal case involving a student of Kensho Judo Club.

  5. All students personal details including DOB, addresses, emergency contacts and declared medical conditions that Kensho Judo Club collect are kept secure and not shared externally save in the case of a legal requirement by law or in an emergency situation in order to safeguard a student.

  6. All students agree (in the case of a child the authorised guardian who signed the membership application form) that by purchasing an offered plan photos and/or video may be taken of the student to be used for marketing purposes for Kensho Judo Club including social media, website, and brochures.

  7. Whilst taking all necessary safety precautions Kensho Judo Club, its coaches, volunteers or officials cannot be held liable for any damage to or loss of property of students or third parties.

  8. Whilst taking all necessary safety precautions Kensho Judo Club, its coaches, volunteers or officials cannot be held liable for any injury to or loss of life of students or third parties whilst undertaking classes or an event organised by Kensho Judo Club.

  9. Should access be denied to the usual training facilities through no fault of Kensho Judo Club, Kensho Judo Club will not be required to refund any part of the monthly subscription fee (up to a maximum of two months).

  10. Every student without fail is required to purchase a British Judo Association membership licence before their third week of training in order that full insurance coverage is in place. No licence, no training.

  11. Gradings will occur at least twice a year. A separate cost will be made for gradings and details will be sent to parents / students at the appropriate time allowing payment to be made via the website.

  12. No student is to misuse the art of Judo outside of a dojo or competition area unless in a lawful self defence situation.

  13. Students should always represent Kensho Judo Club with honour and respect. Any student found to bring Kensho Judo Club into disrepute will be asked to leave.

Safeguarding Policy


The purpose of this policy statement is to protect children and young people who receive Kensho Judo Club’s services from harm. This includes the children of adults who use our services to provide staff and volunteers, as well as children and young people and their families, with the overarching principles that guide our approach to child protection. This policy applies to anyone working on behalf of Kensho Judo Club, including coaches, paid staff, volunteers, sessional workers, agency staff and students.

We believe that:

Children and young people should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people, to keep them safe and to practise in a way that protects them.

We recognise that:

The welfare of children is paramount in all the work we do and in all the decisions we take working in partnership with children, young people, their parents, carers and other agencies is essential in promoting young people’s welfare.

All children, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation have an equal right to protection from all types of harm or abuse.

Some children are additionally vulnerable because of the impact of previous experiences, their level of dependency, communication needs or other issues extra safeguards may be needed to keep children who are additionally vulnerable safe from abuse.

We will seek to keep children and young people safe by:

Valuing, listening to and respecting them.

Appointing a nominated child protection lead for children and young people for safeguarding.

Adopting child protection and safeguarding best practice through our policies, procedures and code of conduct for staff and volunteers.

Developing and implementing an effective online safety policy and related procedures.

Providing effective management for staff and volunteers through supervision, support, training and quality assurance measures so that all staff and volunteers know about and follow our policies, procedures and behaviour codes confidently and competently.

Recruiting and selecting staff and volunteers safely, ensuring all necessary checks are made.

Recording and storing and using information professionally and securely, in line with data protection legislation and guidance.

Making sure that children, young people and their families know where to go for help if they have a concern.

Using our safeguarding and child protection procedures to share concerns and relevant information with agencies who need to know, and involving children, young people, parents, families and carers appropriately.

Using our procedures to manage any allegations against staff and volunteers appropriately.

Creating and maintaining an anti-bullying environment and ensuring that we have a policy and procedure to help us deal effectively with any bullying that does arise.

Ensuring that we have effective complaints and whistleblowing measures in place.

Ensuring that we provide a safe physical environment for our children, young people, staff and volunteers, by applying health and safety measures in accordance with the law and regulatory guidance.

Building a safeguarding culture where staff and volunteers, children, young people and their families, treat each other with respect and are comfortable about sharing concerns.

Safeguarding Contact Details


Nominated child protection lead Name:     James Blair


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