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…

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…

Return to Judo update

Return to Judo Update Following the announcements from the Northern Ireland Executive on Thursday 25th June on further easing of lockdown restrictions and communication from Sport NI to Governing Bodies of Sport please note the following; Based on the published Sport NI document  ‘A Framework to guide progression towards a resumption of sport and physical…

Update from the NIJF Board

As the Coronavirus has brought a major hiatus to us being on the mats, we wanted to update you with items that are being discussed, and innovations that are happening to encourage the safe return to the Judo and assist our clubs with recruiting and retaining members. The NIJF Board and staff members are meeting…

Your input is needed!

A message from Russell Brown, our Lead Designated Safeguarding Officer… ALL CLUBS, COACHES AND MEMBERS, PLEASE PASS THIS ONTO YOUR CLUBS MUMS, DADS AND CARERS… The NIJF and the CPSU, (Child Protection in Sport Unit) have started planning for this years Parents in Sport Week campaign and would like to build on the success from…

Covid 19 Update

Northern Ireland Judo Federation COVID-19 update following recent Northern Ireland Executive announcement. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be an extremely difficult situation in Northern Ireland and we are all aware the effects of the virus will continue to be felt in our lives for a long time to come. We must all work together to…

Fantastic Benefits for Federation Members!

NIJF MEMBERS! THIS IS BIG NEWS! We have joined forces with Howdens, to offer great savings on lots of major high street brands for all valid NIJF members! Sign up NOW! Simply email commercial.manager@nijudo.com with your membership number and name, and once validated, we’ll send you the information you need to get started! Big brand…

Sport NI introduces a well-being Hub

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is the biggest health crisis for generations. The pandemic has increased the mental health risks for our society. Before the crisis hit mental illness was already the single largest cause of ill health and disability in Northern Ireland with around 1 in 5 adults and around 45,000 of children suffering from…

The NIJF re-brand for the future

We are proud to launch our BRAND NEW NIJF logo! Moving forward…   Judo is constantly developing and we’re always looking for ways to move ahead and engage with people in a forward and modern way. So, as part of its ongoing organisational strategy, the Northern Ireland Judo Federation has refreshed and updated its corporate…