Welcome to Kodokan Ireland Judo Club

NEW NOTICE: due to the current COVID-19 situation in Ireland and the current Level 5 restrictions, the Kodokan Ireland judo club board have decided to hold the reopening at least until  January 2021. We will be monitoring the evolving situation and inform our members of any changes in schedule over the coming weeks.

KODOKAN Ireland is one of the five largest Judo clubs in Ireland created in 2006 by Frederic Marmain and David Rolland, both black belts with over 15 years teaching experience.


This club is a non-profit association, located in Cabinteely at
Cabinteely Community School.
Judo is a Japanese martial art founded in 1882 by 
Master Jigoro Kano.


It’s a self-defence sport as well as a way of life which follows
a moral code.  Judo means “Gentle way”. Kodokan means " the place of study"
Kodokan Ireland is a member of the
Irish Judo Association.