The Gathering Returns!

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The Gathering Returns!

Posted: 20/08/2021

The Voice of Judo

IJF Commentators Loretta Cusack-Doyle and Neil Adams
EJU Commentator Chloe Cowen

Once again we have an action-packed weekend that we are sure you will enjoy! This year we bring you the ‘Voice of Judo’ with sessions run by World Champion Loretta Cusack-Doyle, World Champion & Olympic Medallist Neil Adams MBE and Olympian & Multiple European Medallist Chloe Cowen.

Although the judo sessions are an opportunity not to be missed, The Gathering weekend is about so much more. It is a chance for the Judo community to come together and enjoy each other’s company on and off the mat. As well as hosting a variety of sessions, workshops and seminars, The Gathering 2021 will also host the JudoScotland Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as the launch of our Hall of Fame!

Neil Adams MBE, 9th Dan


World and European Champion Neil Adams MBE currently hosts seminars all over the world on coaching and has been honoured by the IJF as an official Technical Expert. As Britain’s most successful male Judoka and IJF Hall of Fame member, Neil has immense experience and is a commentator for the IJF Live Stream Team.

Loretta Cusack-Doyle, 8th Dan

1992 World Champion and a double European Champion, Loretta is currently a member of the IJF Coaching and Education Commission and a commentator for the IJF Live Stream Team. She has coaching experience spanning over 19 years and currently holds an EJU level 4 Coaching award.

Chloe Cowen, 6th Dan

Five times winner of a European senior medal and Team GB Olympian, Chloe Cowen, currently commentates for the EJU Live Streaming Team. As part of the GB coaching system for the past 18 years, Chloe has amassed a vast amount of experience.