The Judo club at Northumbria are a friendly and welcoming club. Judo is an Olympic sport and martial art comprising of throws, holds, strangles and arm locks, the aim is to use your opponent’s weight against them meaning that your size doesn’t matter. Judo will also teach you how to fall safety in any physical confrontation. A skill, which can be used across many activities helping you avoid injury. As well as a variety of skills, Judo is a great workout improving other skills including balance, co-ordination and motion. Based out of Lipman Gym on city campus, the club have access to coached sessions throughout the week.

On top of all the fun you will have in the pool, you will enjoy a variety of social events organised by the club making it the perfect opportunity to practice the sport you love while having a great time and making new friends.

Judo offers the following membership options: 


Big Week Of Sport Information

We will be running the following taster sessions for Judo, following on from our Sports Fair on Wednesday 27th September. Please note that these sessions are free to attend, aimed to let you try the sport before committing to a membership: 

Taster 1 Sunday 1st October 14:00-15:30 Lipman
Taster 2 Sunday 8th October 14:00-15:30 Lipman


Club costs: 

"TRAIN" 23/24 Membership - £100

Training Times & Venues

Venue: Lipman Gym 

Wednesday: 18:30 - 20:00 

Sunday: 14:00 - 15:30

Training Dates

Semester 1 w/c: 02.10.2023 - 11.12.2023

Semester 2 w/c: 08.01.2024 - 18.03.2024

Semester 3 w/c:15.04.2024 - 29.04.2024


Key Contacts

Head Coach: Sophie Gatenby

Club President: Benjamin Greaves