Tam Hardie

Grade: 5th Dan
Qualification: UKCC level 2 coach, Senior Examiner BJA

Tam is our longest standing member, having started Judo at the Focus Club over 35 years ago under the guidance of the founding coach, Bill Hislop. Tam quickly progressed through the ranks to black belt and regularly competed in national competitions, the highlight of which was becoming Scottish closed champion in 1996. Tam is now “retired” from competition but is the Senior club coach.

Favourite throw: Uchi-Mata