Safeguarding focuses on keeping all children and vulnerable adults safe from harm, abuse, violence, exploitation and neglect.

Safeguarding in sport helps to ensure all children and vulnerable adults participating in sport have a positive experience.

Safeguarding in Judo

Northern Ireland Judo Federation take safeguarding and the safety of its members extremely seriously. Use the links below to find out more about safeguarding and what measures you and your club can take to minimise the risks to children at your club.

Do you have a concern?

If you’re concerned about possible child abuse or bad practice within a club, competition or any other judo environment then you should immediately contact:

Your Club Welfare Officer – The contact details of your club’s welfare officer should be clearly advertised at your club and on the club’s website.


N I Judo Federation Safeguarding Team – Lead Designated Liaison Person for Safeguarding – Russell Brown –  07751 748 971

Click here to view Safeguarding Policy
Click here to view BJA Safelandings document
Click here to view CPSU website