St Albans Judo Club has been providing 70 years of service to judo & the community. The club is a thriving community of junior and senior members, parents, and volunteers who all come together to enjoy judo.
Expert tuition caters for all levels from beginner to black belt and beyond!
We are proud to have met the requirements to be awarded the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts.
Please see the link below for details of a 2 day training course being held by the BJC at the end of the month. This is a great opportunity to do some extra training with some great coaches, and to meet more of the wider BJC judo community.
Speak to coaches for more information and suitability for you/your children.
(It is possible to do either or both days, you do not need to sign up for the whole weekend)
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🥋 Please see our new look timetable for Autumn 2021. 🥋
(Details of our Monday Fighting Fit classes will be released shortly)
👉 We have spaces on our new intake beginners Dragons & Tigers Class (school years 1-6) on Fridays, starting 24th September.
👉 New beginners in year 7 upwards will be offered a trial on one of the classes for their age group (first trials being offered w/c 20th September)
👉 We are also launching our Pre-Judo "Monkeys" class for children in Reception on the 29th September.
This young beginners session will be focused on developing basic physical, cognitive & social skills with a judo twist, and will gradually introduce the fundamentals of judo in a safe and fun environment.
(Note: Initially this class will be for children who have started school already, however it will be extended in later intakes to include those who start the following September)
👉 Adult beginners also very welcome.
👉 We are now also DELIGHTED to announce we are ready to welcome visitors back. 🤩
For more information on any of the above please email email@example.com
Membership of either of these two bodies gives you a licence to practise Judo and provides you with personal accident insurance.
Governing body membership type
Club membership purchase also required?
BJC provisional 3 month *
BJC U18 – Annual
£28 (or £18 if upgrading from a provisional) and £24 to renew
BJA U18 – Annual
£31 and £28 to renew
BJC O18 – Annual
£34 (or £24 if upgrading from a provisional) and £30 to renew
BJA O18 – Annual
£42 and £39 to renew
There are other pricing options available for certain groups, please ask at the desk for more details.
* – Does not allow you to participate in gradings or competitions, but you can upgrade to the full membership at any time
If you are visiting from another club
Just bring your current BJA or BJC licence with you and pay a £5 session cost. To access reduced session costs you can choose to join SAJC.
What to wear
For the first few classes you can wear tracksuit bottoms without zips/ buttons/ anything hard that could injure yourself or others when breakfalling. Girls should also wear a plain white T-shirt. These items may get pulled/ stretched so don’t wear anything you can’t afford to write off! Please use an elastic hair band to tie any long hair back (no metal hair clips are allowed).
We have spare judo jackets that you can use – just ask someone for help if you’re stuck. You’ll be expected to buy your own gi (judo outfit) if you decide to join. These are available at the club shop.
The club shop carries a stock of judo clothing and accessories.
Weekday evenings only. Please leave a message at other times.
The dojo address is: St Albans Judo Club, Batchwood Golf and Sports Centre, Batchwood Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5XA.
The Dojo is within “Batchwood Golf and Sports Centre”. There is a large sign for this facility off the road “Batchwood Drive”.
Please be aware that the Dojo is on a section of one-way narrow country road, don’t go along this the wrong way. If you have a satnav then the following coordinates will lead you to the correct entrance to the one-way road N51.764848, W0.344282
Parking is on the right just before you reach the Sports Centre. Please observe the parking signs/ notices.