About Us

Welcome to Irfon Judo Club.  I am your sensei (Coach) Richard Jones; Just come along with tracksuit bottoms and a t-shirt, we will try and find you a judogi you can borrow in the short term.  Please ensure you have no jewellery (earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets etc) also please ensure (girls) you have no metal […]

History

The Irfon Judo Club commenced on 18 April 1977, in Builth Wells Primary School.  As the Club developed it moved into the Strand Hall on 26 October 1977, for increased space due to the growth of the sport.  The next move came in August 1981, when the Club moved to the new Sports Centre which was […]

Easy Fundraising

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising a free donation for Irfon Judo Club? There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost you […]

Powys Schools Judo Championships – Sunday 10 November 2019

20 Primary Schools and 8 High Schools took part at this year’s Powys Schools Judo Championships and Dragon demonstration on Sunday 10 November 2019, hosted by AJ Judo at The Flash Leisure Centre, Welshpool.  Ysgol Y Bannau, Brecon winning the Shield for the Primary School and Ysgol Calon Cymru winning the High School Shield. The […]

Natalie Powell – Silver Medal, Brasilia Grand Slam October 2019, Brazil

On the third and final day of the Brasilia Grand Slam in Brazil, Natalie Powell (-78kg) rounded off a fantastic British Judo female showing at the tournament by winning sliver.  Natalie defeated the Pan American Championship bronze medallist Lucia Cantero (ARG) and former Pan American Champion Samanta Soares (BRA) to win her Pool and progress […]