Olympic Judo Club

Cliff Baker-Brown started the Olympic Judo Club in 1965 at the Redcross Hall in Larup ave then it moved to the War memorial hall around 1968/9 there  until 1975 when the club moved to Waterside sports centre .

Over the years training with Cliff I became Essex Champion, Southern Area Champion,  and Great Britain  Champion, I become a black belt when I was 15 years old, back then the youngest in the UK. We travelled abroad to France, Sweden, and South Africa I finished judo when I was 21.

Michael Lay