2022 Hibari Kan Grand Prix Pro Judo

21 Superstars, 4 gold medals, 2 silver, 7 bronze and 100% effort.

Our squad players were out in force at the Hibari Kan Grand Prix at the weekend.

Awesome judo, Amazing support from the parents and gentle guidance from our coaches made the day one to remember.

Head coach Claire led the team and was happy to report that the main objectives were all achieved – Commitment, enjoyment and learning !!

Well done everyone and good luck at the English Open next week.

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Gold at Merseyside Open

Congratulations to Artur Popov from the ProJudo seniors group. Well deserved Gold medal at a tough Merseyside open competition. Artur fought off a number of tricky opponents at 73kg to make the trip and the training well worthwhile.

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Scottish National Performance Visit

We were delighted to welcome members of the Scottish national performance squad to our adult practice at the City Centre dojo on Thursday.

The National training centre at Ratho was unexpectedly out of action and we were only too pleased to host some superb judo.

National coach Taka and our own Jack Murphy led a great session.
Our adults were thrilled to try some wonderful technique and really enjoyed the chance to mix with the best of the West.

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2022 Sportif Competition Success

Sunday 30th of January 2022

Young Squad athletes compete in Tranent with Sportif

Some of our younger squad players enjoyed a day of competition and Randori at Sportif Tranent today .

Head coach Claire says the performances were awesome and it was a perfect experience for those who have never fought in a tournament.

The smiles say it all and there were plenty of medals to bring back home. A big thanks to Peter and Priti at Sportif for making our young judoka so very welcome.

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Benefits of Judo


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. Physical strength is also improved as a direct result of trying to control and dictate the movement of the opponent and as well as enhanced power; a Judo player will also improve their flexibility. For the same reasons the balance and posture of a player will also be enhanced. Physical co-ordination can be seen to develop dramatically from participation in Judo and reflexes are also improved together with mental reaction time.

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