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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

The N.I. Judo Schools Championship is set to be bigger and better in 2019

The N.I. Judo Schools Championship takes place on the 23rd June in the Lisburn Leisureplex and this year we are delighted to announce that we have the support of the South Eastern Regional College (SERC) as the event sponsor. The competition welcomes over 200 male and female young Judo players from across Northern Ireland, ranging…

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The 2019 Northern Ireland Open – hailed as “the best one yet!”

Last weekend in the Foyle Arena, the Northern Ireland Judo Open took place, welcoming over 550 entries from across Ireland, Great Britain and beyond to compete on the mat. The event which this year was sponsored by the City of Derry Airport is the Northern Ireland Judo Federation’s flagship event and with entry for the…

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Former Olympian comes to Northern Ireland to coach new females!

Former Olympian Chloe Cowen-Vickers will be leading female judo classes to aspiring females who want to try Judo, in two venues in Northern Ireland. The best thing is, it’s FREE! These taster sessions will be held on the 15th June in the Foyle Arena and on the 16th June in the Grove Leisure Centre, both…

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