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Club of the week 02.12.19

Monday 02-12-2019 - 00:00

On pitch Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Off pitch Climbing and Mountaineering

What is Club of the Week?

 

Each week the Students’ Union recognises the achievements of NTU’s sports clubs by awarding two Club of the Week awards – one for an on-pitch sport and one for off-pitch.

Both clubs win £50 to put towards their club as well as a featured space on the NTSU website.

 

This week’s winners:

 

On-pitch winner: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

 

What the club achieved:

The NTU BJJ squad travelled to Warwick to compete in the UK Universities National Championship this week. They won the overall competition with a win rate of 62%  - a huge achievement considering the amount of new members gained this year. They also won without a head coach in place meaning it was up to the committee alone to share knowledge and push the team.

 

Off-pitch winner: Climbing and Mountaineering

 

What the club achieved:

Throughout the term NTU Climbing have been taking weekly donations on behalf of 4Ocean, a charity which aims to cleans oceans and coastlines. This week they donated £258.95 which will lead to 15lbs of plastic waste being removed from the world coasts. They’ve also committed to buying biodegradable glitter for their fancy-dress themes to reduce the impact regular glitter has on the environment.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Climbing and Mountaineering
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Climbing and Mountaineering

Congratulations to both clubs!

 

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