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 […]

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 […]

Natalie Powell – Bronze Medal at the 2017 World Judo Championships, Budapest

Natalie Powell produced one of the best performances of her career to win a Bronze Medal at the 2017 World Judo Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Friday 1 September.  Natalie was outstanding in the bronze medal contest against former World champion Marhinde Verkerk.  Natalie put the pressure on throughout the contest and forced Verkerk to […]

Royal Welsh Show 2017

Enjoyable time at the Royal Welsh Show meeting and talking to many people, old faces, new faces, overseas visitors, giving informaton and flying the flag for Judo.  Great to see so many people.  Many thanks to all members who assisted with the setup and manning the stand.  Many thanks also to Elin Wozencraft (5×60) and […]