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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

Covid-19 – latest N I Executive Restrictions

Covid-19 – latest N I Executive Restrictions   The Northern Ireland Judo Federation recognises the significant impact Covid-19 has had on the Health Service in Northern Ireland and the difficult decisions the N I Executive have had to make to try to manage and overcome the virus.   We recognise the impact these difficult decisions…

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Important Notice From Our Director of Safeguarding

Please be aware that there are many differing forums and sites out there in the Digital Judo World, whereby individuals will advertise Judo Coaching or one-to-one coaching in any type or form. Before anyone contacts these persons or uptakes on said offers, PLEASE ensure you contact your own region, area or countries National Governing Body…

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The NIJF History

Over the past few months, our President, Dr. Richard Briggs has been compiling our history from the inception of the NIJF to the present day. His work chronicles events, competition and event successes, the personalities involved and the stories that come from them. This is an ongoing chronicle and now Richard would like to hear…

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Online Resources Expressions of Interest

Expressions of interest – Online resources: Northern Ireland Judo are looking for expressions of interest to help us develop online member resources. Initially, the execution of this will involve the filming and editing of Judo techniques, fitness exercises, and some club introductions with various coaches across the Federation in varied locations. Secondary to this, it…

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