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

5 December, 2017
The NIJF Executive Committee are delighted to announce the appointment of Vicki Kennedy as Club and...
28 November, 2017
Please see below details of NI Judo Federation membership fees for 2018 Any queries please contact...
21 November, 2017
SPORTS GOVERNANCE GUIDE FOR NORTHERN IRELAND LAUNCHED An online Sports Governance Guide for...
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...

Upcoming

      N I Closed 2018 - Sunday 18th February - Foyle Arena, Derry/Londonderry Irish...
31 January, 2018 (All day)