September 29, 2019

The 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships took place in Birmingham, UK. Jamaica had one person shining the flag, our 2020 Tokyo Olympic hopeful, Ebony Drysdale-Daley, who won gold in the -70 kg category. This is the third Commonwealth gold medal won for Jamaica Judo aft...

September 27, 2019

The annual Ocean State Invitational International Judo Tournament took place at its’ usual spot in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. For the first time, Jamaica has been invited and attended with 7 judoka. The team competed amongst Pre-Cadet, Cadet, Junior and Senior, bri...

August 24, 2019

Following the Pan-American Games, it was time for the Parapan Games to begin in the heart of Lima, where for the first time, judo was part of the menu for the Jamaican team. Visual Impaired (VI) judoka, Theador Subba, began his judo journey only 8 months ago. On the 24...

August 12, 2019

The 2019 Pan-American Games has come to an end, and for the first time, Jamaica was represented in judo as well. It was Ebony DRYSDALE-DALEY who made this historical moment possible when qualified for the Continental Games with only two qualifying events.


July 25, 2019

The countdown is on: exactly one year from today, the Olympic flame will arrive in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, marking the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

The opening ceremony might seem a long way off, but already over 3.2 million tickets have been sold.

The m...

February 10, 2019

The 2019 Paris Grand Slam saw 570 judoka from 97 different countries competing at Bercy Arena between 9-10 February. For the first time, Jamaica joined the judo family at the highest level. Paris Grand Slam is not only one of the most prestigious IJF World Tour tournam...

December 31, 2018

Dear Judo Friends, Family, JJA Partners,

In 2018, I launched the Olympic Sport of Judo in Jamaica alongside RIO 2016 Olympian, Szandra Szogedi OLY. It has been the best launch of any new sport in the history of Jamaica, with over 400 people taking part in the sport sinc...

December 28, 2018

1. Jose Marti Judo Club (11 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze)

2. Cedar Grove Judo Club (10 Gold, 9 Silver, 3 Bronze)

3. Camperdown Judo Club (5 Gold, 4 Silver, 9 Bronze)

3. Wolmer Judo Club (4 Gold, 4 Silver, 3 Bronze)

4. Eltham Judo Club (2 Gold, 7 Silver, 9 Bronze)

5. Cumberland...

December 25, 2018

On behalf of the Jamaican Judo Association, we would like to wish a Very Happy Holiday Season to our Judo Family. 

December 23, 2018

The 1st Jamaican Judo Championships took place on the 22nd of December 2018 at Wolmer's Boys School in Kingston. Around 150 judoka took part in this history making event. The tournament involved 9 judo clubs from across the country: Wolmer's Boys and Girls JC, Camperdo...

Please reload

Our Recent Posts

September 27, 2019

Please reload


Please reload


Please reload


Jamaican Judo Association


Portmore, St Catherine, Jamaica



+1876 3883374

©2017 by Jamaican Judo Association