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 […]


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 […]

“Train For Jamie” Event

Over 100 members of all ages stepped onto the mat for the “Train for Jamie” event run at the Maesteg Sports Centre, organised in his hometown in memory of the 26 year old who sadly lost his brave battle against a brain tumour in November.  The event raised £900.00, which will be split evenly across […]

BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2017 – Natalie Powell Third Position

Congratulations to Natalie Powell coming in third position at the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2017, which was held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, on Monday 4 December 2017.  Six contenders have made the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2017 award shortlist.  They were: Footballer Gareth Bale, Cyclist Elinor Barker, […]

Irfon Judo Club Open Training Day – Sunday 03 December 2017

Another well supported Day with 68 participants.  Many thanks to Gareth Sealey and Dimitiar from Budokan Ceredigion for contributing with the Coaching.  Thanks also to the parents who yet again supported the event. Congratulations to Rhodri Jones, and Grace Evans, Hafren Judo Club for winning the Spirit of Judo Award from the Junior Session.   […]