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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

“Wow what can I say, thoroughly loved the weekend!” “Congratulations on a fantastic event on Sunday” – The Fighting Films Northern Ireland Adaptive Open and Minors Closed is hailed as a great success!

Last Sunday 16th February, history was made when a great entry of 40 adaptive players across Ireland and the UK took to the mats of the Foyle Arena, Londonderry/Derry at the first ever Northern Ireland Judo Adaptive Open. In what was a first for the Province, the event was hailed as “fantastic” by parents and…

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2020 Coaching Conference a huge success and Gemma is the star!

On the 26th January over 60 members of the Northern Ireland Judo Federation convened to be part of the 2020 Coaching Conference with the theme of wellbeing. The delegates made up of coaches, players, committee members and volunteers were addressed by speakers from all different fields including, coaching mindset, marketing, nutrition and mental health awareness.…

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2 Clubs make their Mark!

Over the last 2 weeks, the NIJF have added 2 more clubs to the their roster of Clubmark accredited clubs. The Clubmark award offers quality assurance in both coaching and governance, and as an individually assessed certification ensures the club is keeping to best practice for the safety and progression of the members and volunteers.…

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