Why Join British Judo

Being a member of the British Judo Association means you can traingradecompete, coach and officiate in the knowledge that you’re covered by our comprehensive public liability and personal accident insurance (for those living in the UK).

Find out more about British Judo membership benefits



Check out the British Judo Association Grading Scheme.


13.12.2015 EIS, Sheffield,England. Action from the women u70kg. Megan Fletcher (w) throws Rachel Hawkes (b)

Find competitions for your level, in your area, here!

Enjoy Judo


With your British Judo membership you can enjoy our sport at British Judo clubs across the country.


My Judo

Find out more about our comprehensive cover for judo activities.


Matt Purssey Coaching

Progress on the coaching pathway with your British Judo membership.



Join the refereeing pathway and get your qualifications.

Competition Officials


Start on the path to competition controller with the British Judo officiating pathway.

Matside Magazine


British Judo membership includes a subscription to our quarterly Matside Magazine!

Exclusive Members Discounts

Find out more about exclusive discounts available to our members.

With your British Judo Association membership, you can access one of the most rewarding aspects of our sport, the grading scheme. As you progress through the British Judo grading scheme, moving up through the grades and respective coloured belts, you’ll be continually learning and perfecting new techniques and skills.

British Judo Association membership is more than just insurance, as a member you are able to compete in competitions recognised by the British Judo Association. Take a look at our events calendar to see what’s on in your area.

Members can also access the coaching, refereeing and officiating pathways – judo is a sport for all, if competing is not for you there are many other ways to progress in our sport. Find out more about the different opportunities here.