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 […]

Training/Development Day 03.06.18

Excellent turnout at our first of the year training/development day with 70 participants. Many thanks to Georgina Bevan (Irfon), Gareth Sealey and Dimitiar from Budokan Ceredigion, H from Lakeside for their support on the mat during the day.  Thanks also to the parents who continually support and volunteer at the event to make it a […]

Natalie Powell – Bronze Medal European Judo Championships, Tel Aviv, Israel 28.04.18

This was Natalie’s third consecutive European medal following bronze in 2016 and 2017. Natalie went in as top seed and took on Hungary’s Evelin Salanki in the first round. Salanki made the more dynamic start but the Irfon judoka took her chances well to counter two of the Hungarian’s throws for waza-ari.  Moving into the […]