Welcome to the Welsh Judo Association!

We're delighted that you've found us! Use this site to discover more about our association what we events are running nationally and in your area and latest news updates from the association it clubs.

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Buying and Renewing Licences

Anyone who participates in Judo needs to purchase a licence. Participants are not insured without a licence.


If you are looking to purchase your first licence please click on this button:

To renew your licence or log on to the membership database please click this button:

Alternatively, you can also apply for a WJA licence or a renewal through the post. Just print off the following licence application form and send it with payment to the WJA Office:

NEW Licence Application Form.pdf
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The Welsh Judo Association is the Governing Body for the sport of Judo within Wales, with various services devolved to it by the British Governing body, the British Judo Association. The WJA has been established for more than 50 years. The Associations activities and developments is supported by Sport Wales.

Independant Director

Building on our new governance structure and strategic vision, we're searching for Non Executive Independent Directors who can help develop and prepare Welsh Judo's strategic focus, directing the organisation towards a successful future. You would need to be able to make a commitment to Welsh Judo, devoting the necessary time, have strategic vision, independent judgement with an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.


In line with our Equality Action Plan and the Code of Good Governance, we are keen to achieve a more diverse Board of Directors and would welcome applications from those communities or segments of the population who are currently under-represented on our Board, in particular BME and women.


We are looking for an Independent Directors who have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:


  • Finance and Audit

  • Commercial and Business Development

  • Law

  • Events & Workforce - Refereeing and Tournament officials

  • Equality


For an informal discussion, please contact our Chief Executive Darren Warner on 07867 385031.


For a copy of the role specification please find document download below.


Please apply in writing by 5pm, 24th March 2017 with a copy of:

Curriculum Vitae

Director application form

Equal opportunities monitoring form


To: office@welshjudo.com


Welsh Judo are to ensuring that Board members or potential Board members are treated equally and not discriminated against age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or beliefs, sex and sexual orientation (together with the Equality Act 2010 Protected Characteristics), class or social background, parental status or political persuasion. 

Welsh Judo Independent Director Role Pro[...]
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Equal Opportunties Monitoring Form USE M[...]
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Talent Cymru Development Programme 2017


The Welsh Judo Association are pleased to announce the release of our Talent Cymru Development Programme. Our vision for the programme is to create an athlete centred. competency based, talent development model that delivers podium success at the highest level. We recognise that Welsh Judo can only achieve sustainable Olympic and Commonwealth success through a holistic, integrated and systematic method of developing talent. 


The programme will provide resources around athletes that have demonstrated performance competencies and behaviours that we believe make future high performance success at Olympic or Commonwealth Games possible. Our aim is to ensure we are able to provide individual, bespoke service to athletes on the programme with multi-disciplinary support provision, such as psychology, nutrition and strength and conditioning. This will be designed by the National Performance Coach and support staff in consultation with the athlete and personal coach and parents (depending on age), along with agreed targets and expectations for the year.


 Application forms should be completed in full and submitted with a letter of recommendation from the applicants personal coach with any supporting evidence they feel appropriate. There are 2 application windows in 2017:


20th January - 6th February

17th July - 7th August


Please also refer to the second document that will provide Welsh Judo Association members with an overview of the programme. It details the application process, athlete identification and a brief insight into the programme design, delivery and expectations. 

Talent Cymru Development Programme 2017.[...]
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Talent Cymru Application Form.pdf
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Welsh Judo General Meeting 2016 - Minutes

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AGM 2015 - Minutes (Ammendments)

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A Message from the Chairman

A Message from the chairman.docx
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Welsh Judo AGM (2015) - Minutes

Welsh Judo AGM - 29th November 2015.docx
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