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Penrose Judo Club secure over £4,500 funding to develop opportunities for young people

Penrose Judo Club Cornwall

sported. are delighted to confirm that after several months of one-to-one business support from sported. Mentor Alan Watson, Penrose Judo Club has secured a grant of £2,000 from Cornwall Community Foundation and £2,895 from sported., to help develop judo opportunities for young people.

Alan's work with the club has enabled them to produce a development plan that outlines the clubs vision for creating up to 20 new opportunities for young people to participate in judo and develop essential life skills, regardless of their ability. The club currently run sessions in Helston, and is excited about having the opportunity to expand their membership, due to the funding they have secured.

Penrose Judo Club will use the funding to purchase new mats and equipment to train with, and for educating their coaches and volunteers further, to enable them to increase the numbers of young people attending the club.

Julian Wills, sported. Regional Manager South West said "Penrose Judo Club have worked extremely hard to make their services fully inclusive for young people of all abilities. Through the mentoring process, Alan has helped the club focus and successfully direct them to securing the funding required to achieve their vision."