Who is British Judo?

The British Judo Association is the official governing body for judo in Great Britain and member of the International Judo Federation, the European Judo Union,  the British Olympic Association, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Commonwealth Judo Association, and the Commonwealth Games Federation.

It was established in 1948 and was incorporated as a company, limited by guarantee in 1978.  It is recognised by UK Sport, Sport England, Sport Wales, Sport Northern Ireland, Sport Scotland, the British Olympic Association and the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

The BJA is a membership organisation and has expanded its network of clubs, qualified coaches and individual members throughout Britain providing access to the sport in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is a public company whose principal activity is the promotion and supervision of judo activities. The Association’s executive staff and seven commissions address delivery of the BJA’s strategic objectives and other specific corporate issues.