Entries by BJA Comms

British Judo to Adopt Judogi Rules from 2019 British Championships

Following changes to the international rules to require judoka to tidy their judogi after each “mate” call, British Judo can confirm that these changes will be adopted with effect from the British Championships and all events thereafter. The rules will only be applied in full at Level 4 Performance events, with limited application to Level […]

2019 British Judo Awards Evening – Event Information

British Judo’s premier annual gala evening at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Nottingham is taking place on Saturday 2nd November 2019. Over 5,000 people across Great Britain help make British Judo what it is by volunteering their time to run or support our clubs, competitions and area committees.  Without them British Judo would not exist […]

Clubmark Review

During the early part of this year Sport England conducted a review of the Clubmark Scheme and as a result it has been decided that the programme will come to an end on the 30th November 2019. Why have Sport England reviewed the scheme? Over the last four months Sport England have been undertaking a […]

Statement: Safeguarding Procedures

British Judo have recently been made aware of a web article being published on an external website criticising our Safeguarding team and procedures. Although the article written contains numerous inaccuracies, we would like to take the time to reiterate our commitment to members that any safeguarding issues reported to our team are handled both seriously […]

Loretta Cusack-Doyle To Launch The “Loretta Doyle Judo Foundation” Charity

Former European and World Champion Loretta Cusack-Doyle is set to launch her own Charity Foundation in the coming weeks. British Judo Board Member Cusack-Doyle will launch the “Loretta Doyle Judo Foundation” with a Charity Dinner timed to coincide with the British Championships. The Charity Dinner is taking place at the prestigious Cutlers Hall in Sheffield, […]

2019 Club Welfare Officers Conference Coming In November

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Club Welfare Officers Conference in November directly targeted at club members of staff who are working in safeguarding roles within their respective clubs. Running in conjunction with England Boxing, the conference will cover wide ranging issues including: An introduction to Anti-Doping, DBS and Risk […]

Job Vacancy: Fighting Fitness Judo Coach

Job title: Fighting Fitness Judo (FFJudo) Coach Location: Various locations around Surrey & Greater London Start date: Early 2020 Key Relationships: FFJudo Managing Directors FFJudo is looking to recruit a reliable and hardworking Judo coach with a positive attitude who is motivated to deliver an excellent standard of Judo teaching. The applicant should be passionate […]