Abergavenny Leisure Centre

Old Hereford Road




Juniors 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Seniors 8:45pm - 10:00pm

Mat fee - £4 for one, £7 for two,

For families of 3 £7.50, for 4 or more £10.00.

First class free

Judo is a Japanese art of self-defence and a sport with Olympic recognition. Judo training is an ideal form of physical exercise and it serves as a great cardiovascular workout, which improves stamina, general health and overall fitness. It is best known for it's spectacular throwing techniques but also involves considerable grappling on the ground utilizing specialised holds, arm locks and choking techniques.

Judo can be started from 5 years old and is enjoyed by boys and girls as well as men and women. To get started come along to one of the classes to learn more, or contact Paul for further information (go to ‘Contact Us’ on the menu).

The club is affiliated with the British Judo Association (BJA), membership of the Welsh Judo Association is required by all participants. For those starting out 3 month introductory licenses are available, please see below for prices. Licences can be applied for on the WJA website (see below) using a Paypal account or forms are available from the club.

The club registration number for Abergavenny Judo Club is 1457.

Training Times

General Information

License Information

3 month Introductory licenses

5 - 7 years old (Dragon License) New £11

8 - 15 years old (Junior License) New £15

16 & above (Senior License) New £17

12 month licenses

5 - 7 years old (Dragon License) New £17 Renewal £12

8 - 15 years old (Junior License) New £24 Renewal £19

16 & above (Senior License) New £33 Renewal £28

Note: New membership fees cover the cost of the personal record book, if you require a new record book this is at a cost of £5.00.

“In randori we learn to employ the principle of maximum efficiency even when we could easily overpower an opponent.”


Welsh Judo Association Contact details

Welsh Institute of Sport

Sophia Gardens


CF11 9SW

Telephone:029 2033 4945