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Welcome to the website of Judo For all UK

This is the official website of Judo For All UK (JFAUK), a new organisation established in order to champion and promote Traditional Kodokan Judo, in Britain.

Latest News

  • Kenshiro Abbe Senior Cup +

    Kenshiro Abbe Senior Cup

    JFAUK hosted its first Kenshiro Abbe senior Cup in memory of the great judo legend Kenshiro Abbe.

    Abbe's contribution to judo in Europe brings us where we are today. The tournament was supported by competitors from across the UK and across various judo organisations.

    The fundamental emphasis during this contest was on style, movement and

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  • Worthing Invitational Championships +

    Worthing Invitational Championships

    Worthing Judo Club hosted their first Senior Invitational Championships on Sunday 17th April.

    Teams traveled from London, Hertfordshire, Brighton & Kent to participate in the event, representing a a variety of organisations.

    The day ran smoothly, on time with high spirits all round and without injury.The judoka displayed some truly outstanding fighting from a number of

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  • Refereeing Level 1 +

    Refereeing Level 1

    The JFAUK Refereeing Level 1 course recently took place at Potters Bar Judo Club. This course gives students an introduction to refereeing teaching them how to properly conduct a contest and gain an in depth understanding of the rules. This course is also valuable to instructors as it helps them to further understand the JFAUK

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  • Coaching Level 2 +

    Coaching Level 2

    JFAUK high grades recently look part in the Level 2 Coaching qualification. This highly technical course covers the fundamental principles of all judo techniques listed in the JFAUK grading curriculum. It gives an insight into the inner dynamics of the entire grading structure from how techniques work alone and how they link together. The course

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  • London Area Randori +

    London Area Randori

    On Sunday 31st January the JFAUK London Area Randori took place at the Sobell Judo Club. This proved to be a fantastic event with seven clubs in total attending. This session was a great start to the year as it enabled students from across the country to come together and integrate with eachother in a

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  • WJF European Championships 2015 +

    WJF European Championships 2015

    The WJF European Championships are now over, and this prestigious event closes the 2015 chapter for JFAUK. The two day event included a masterclass lead by Alfredo Vismara (9th Dan), Giuseppe Vismara (9th Dan) and Sampson Sampson (8th Dan). The masters took turns running the session, imparting knowledge upon the students who were ready to

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  • Belgian Ladies Open 2016 +

    Belgian Ladies Open 2016

    JFAUK has just been invited to the 2016 Belgian Ladies Open! The event will be taking place January 30th - 31st. Any female judoka who wishes to take part in the fantastic international opportunity please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    Note from Organizers:

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  • WJF European Championships 2015 +

    WJF European Championships 2015

    The Second WJF European (Open) Championships,
    November 14-15, 2015

    Team JFAUK are sending a team of 5 competitors to take part in the WJF European Championships Representing the UK will be 2013 WJF European Champion, Samuel Charalambous (-71kg), Jason Baird (-75kg), Sampson Sampson (-79kg), Lawrence Delanban (-87kg), Ross Elliot (100kg+) and Morgan Class-Kirtley (-69kg) in the

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  • National Championship Results +

    National Championship Results

    JFAUK National Championships 2015

    The 4th Annual Traditional Kodokan Judo, Open National Championships, an event organised by JFAUK was held at the Main Hall of Sobell Leisure Centre on Sunday October 18, 2015. 110 contestants, including those from clubs in Scotland, Yorkshire, Kent, Sussex and London took part in the all day event that began

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  • National Championships 18th October 2015! +

    National Championships 18th October 2015!

    We take great pleasure in inviting you as members and friends in judo, to the Senior and Junior Open National Judo Championships organised by Judo for All UK (JFAUK) in collaboration with World Martial arts council (WMAC) promoting Traditional Kodokan judo.
    The event will take place on Sunday 18th October and will be used as

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Coming Events

Nage No Kata Course

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JFAUK Events    |    Sobell Leisure Centre

WJF European Championships 2016

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International    |    Thessaloniki, Greece

Worthing Judo Club Junior Invitation Championships

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JFAUK Events    |    Davidsons Leisure Centre

July Dan Grading

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JFAUK Nat'l Grading    |    Sobell Dojo

Level 1 Coaching Course

Read more Cost: 10 GBP
JFAUK Events    |    Sobell Leisure Centre

Kodokan Judo at its best!


The JFAUK aims to put to practice the concept of mutual respect and adherence to the traditions and teachings of judo building its organisation firmly based on these fundamental principals.

Unleashing Growth

The JFAUK aims to help judo grow by removing all bureaucratic intrusions on the day to day running of judo clubs.

Further we aim to put all our resources to provide all that is necessary to revitalise judo and help its clubs to grow.

Lead by Example

We recognise that all JFAUK members and officers must strictly uphold the judo code of conduct and set a good example for all to follow.

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Structured and Accessable Syllabus For All


Grading Syllabus

Online Workshops

We plan to hold master classes across the UK and also provide detailed teaching tools for instructors and students alike.

Coming Soon!

Video Reference Library

All techniques required for each grading syllabus, are presented in video form for reference. These can be downloaded and used as reference in between training sessions.

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Sensei, a life long student and a teacher!


Judo for all UK believes success lies in the process of development and considers that every member of JFA UK is a student and also a teacher with learning taking principal place through out the process.

The Student & instructor

The student is thus responsible to learn not just for one’s own sake but also in order teach others.

The instructors must also learn how to teach to people of diverse abilities, from different perspectives and also continue to advance their own levels.


Teaching and learning are inseparable components in the process of sharpening one’s ability to learn how to learn. Tteacher/students with higher grades are able to appreciate even finer subtlties in things, often over looked in earlier periods.

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JFAUK Features

  • Traditional Judo at it best!
  • Club independence
  • Grade up to Brown Belt
  • Extensive Audio/Video teaching tools
  • Regular workshops
  • Instructors training
  • Insurance with £10million cover
  • No Bureacracy
  • Forward looking and inclusive organisation

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