Welcome to Kodokan Ireland Judo Club

NOTICE: based on the government recommendation to the various associations of close contact sport we could be reopening the club. 
The Kodokan Ireland judo club board have decided to hold the reopening with more safety regarding our members, so we will reopen at the same time as the schools. This will be on Tuesday, September 1st 2020.

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.