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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.



Judo Suits & Equipment

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Latest News

The Fight Back Against Covid19

When Jigoro Kano, the founder of Judo stated “Fall down 7 times, get up 8” he was instilling a message of resilience through Judo and the principles that it can teach. Yes, you will hit the mat, yes you will experience losses, but the only time that you are truly defeated is when you stop.…

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Safeguarding and Designated Officer Workshops

If you need to update some of your certifications, Sport NI have organised the following Safeguarding workshops and Designated Officers training. The online Designated Safeguarding Children’s Officer course occurs over two evenings in which both must be attended in order to complete the course.  This also consists of pre-learning like the Safeguarding course that will…

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Return Update

The British Judo Association have now released their ‘Return to Judo’ guidelines for clubs. The comprehensive documents give full details of procedures clubs must have in place in order to make a return to club activity safely, (in the documents where it says ‘UK Government’ please read Northern Ireland Executive and ‘British Judo membership’ read…

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