Bishops Stortford Judo
Bishops Stortford Judo is a member club of the British Judo Association, SportEngland Clubmark accredited and HMRC CASC registered.
Founded in 2002 by GB Olympian John Holliday, Bishops Stortford Judo has grown into a thriving community club with a reputation for developing national and international medallists. Catering for all levels and ages; ranging from teaching primary school age children fundamental skills to coaching players on international performance pathways.
All of our coaches are BJA qualified, DBS checked and hold First Aid and Child Protection certificates. The club's lead coaches, Joe and Nicole Nunn, are both England Talent Programme coaches, former Great Britain international players and winners of the UK Children's Coach of the Year Award.
We are located in the Herts & Essex Sports Centre. Our dojo is purpose built for judo; with a permanent 22 x 12m mat area, sprung floor, 50mm contest mats and a seated spectators area. The centre has changing rooms, showers and a social space with a kitchen and bar.
Visitors and new starters are always welcome, taster sessions for beginners are FREE and are run on the first class nights of each month. If you would like to take up the Olympic sport of judo, please visit our new starters page for more information.
Covid-19 September Update - A Safe Return To Judo
In accordance with UK Gov and British Judo 'Safe Return to Play' guidance, we returned to the dojo at the end of July and are currently running socially distanced non-contact sessions.
All sessions for November are now fully allocated, new and existing members wanting to book sessions for December onwards will need to contacts us, as we cannot allow people into the dojo who have not pre-allocated to sessions.
Due to the UK Gov and British Judo Covid restrictions on maximum occupancy, we are unable to accommodate visitors at the moment, We are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to our dojo once these restrictions have been relaxed.
Contact bishopsstortfordjudo@gmail for more information.