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NI Judo Federation

The Northern Ireland Judo Federation is the Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Judo in Northern Ireland and is itself affiliated to the British Judo Association.

All Clubs associated with the NI Judo Federation provide fully qualified coaches. The NIJF was formed in 1952 and has more than 60 affiliated clubs and more than 2000 members.



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Latest News

Coaching Conference 2020 – Set to be bigger and better than before.

Following on from our inaugural event last year, the NIJF are delighted to announce that our Annual Coaching Conference will be held on Sunday 26th January 2020 at Riddel Hall, Belfast. We have Olympic and Commonwealth Silver Medallist – Gemma Gibbons-Burton attending as our special guest along with other great speakers on the day. The…

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NIJF become limited by guarantee

Northern Ireland Judo Federation are pleased to announce that the incorporation process has now been completed and from 2nd December 2019 Northern Ireland Judo Federation are now a Company Limited by Guarantee. We would like to thank everyone involved in the process.

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Judo was on the showcase all weekend!

The 53rd Northwest Open took place in the Longtower Youth Club on Saturday 23rd November with over 150 entries taking part in the competition, which is longest running Judo event in Ireland. From team events to Pre-Cadets through to Masters, the mats were buzzing with great techniques throughout the day. The event also contained an…

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Performance team pick up 2 bronze medals in Africa

Following 2 weekends of tough competitions in Yaoundé and then Dakar, we are delighted to announce that the Northern Ireland Performance team are returning to regular training from the warm climates of Africa with 2 bronze medals from the African Opens in Cameroon & Senegal. Performance Coach Paul Green took four of the team out…

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