Getting started

If you’ve read about Judo, seen it done and want to have a go yourself you’ve come to the right place.

Why do Judo ?

  • Judo is great fun.
  • Its a great way to exercie in a fun way and keep fit.
  • Meet lots of new people.
  • Compete local, nationally and maybe even one day for your country.
  • Unlike many martial arts its an olympic sport.

Who can do Judo ?

Where do I start?

  • Contact the NIJF Office to see if there’s a NIJF club in your area.
  • Many Leisure centres have judo clubs also, if a club is not listed ask there.

What do I need to start?

  • Initially an old tracksuit with long sleeves will do.
  • If you decide you like judo a Judo suit (judo gi) can be purchased from a sports shop or from the club coach.
  • The club the attend will advise you how to get a license.

Latest news

16 October, 2017
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November Longtower Youth Club, Brandywell, Derry. See Entry Form...
29 August, 2017
IJA Refereeing Commission host Mr Neil Adams MBE for a workshop on the latest IJF rules and...
9 August, 2017
Job Vacancy - Commercial Manager, Part-time Northern Ireland Judo Federation wish to recruit a...
25 July, 2017
The main aims of the 2017 seminar are to disseminate the rule changes implemented by the IJF for...
12 June, 2017
Venue - Foyle Arena, 2 Limavady Road, Derry/Londonderry/ BT47 6JY Dates - Saturday 22nd July and...