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Destination Judo Charity Challenge - click here for full article

on Fri, 23/02/2018 - 08:46

The latest in our series of Charity Challenges sees 3 Destination Judo coaches and 2 judo dads challenge themselves by trekking and camping out for a week in the Arctic circle.

In the past 3-4 years Destination Judo children, families and coaches have raised well in excess of £40,000 for charity. This new challenge is hot on the heels of climbing Kilimanjaro and cycling through the rainforests of Peru – it’s just MUCH MUCH COLDER!!

Marc Preston, Colin & Callum Woods, Steven Turnbull and Jason McAvoy will be skiing cross-country, pulling sleds with all their provisions and sleeping in

Destination Judo SPONSORSHIP

on Mon, 13/02/2017 - 11:48

We are pleased to announce that Destination Judo is sponsoring MILLIE STOBIE PLATTS.

Millie will be representing GB at the World Transplant Games in Malaga this Summer, where she will be competing in volleyball, table tennis and athletics (100 metres, 200 metres and long jump).

Millie has already won over 40 medals in the British Transplant Games where she represents Birmingham Childrens' Hospital.


Annual Reports

on Sun, 20/11/2016 - 10:27

These three reports provide a summary of Destination Judo's activities and achievements in Scotland and England, and also our work for the Destination @ BJA recreational judo programme.

Enjoy reading!



Fife Rumble & Masterclass -

on Mon, 21/03/2016 - 20:08

What a great day! Judo players and families coming together to take part and enjoy in another Rumble and Masterclass Session at Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre.

The morning session saw our younger players take to the mat, attempting to put into practice all that they have been learning from their coaches, and most notably impressing all parents who came to show their support.

Charity News Update - Peru Challenge & Sponsored Throw

on Tue, 29/12/2015 - 09:27

Please have a read of what has been happening - it is all great news and we would like to thank everyone who has helped!

Sponsored Throw - Raise money

on Thu, 22/10/2015 - 20:48

As many of you know Destination Judo has helped raise money for two great causes - Sarah's Promise and the Nicola Murray Foundation. You can read more about these individual causes on our charity pages.

Now we would like to offer your children the chance to become more involved - DJ coaches will be handing out to all children forms and information sheets about taking part in a sponsored throw event which will take place within their normal class.

Children will see how many times they can perform a Judo throw in 60 seconds (children under 8) and 90 seconds (over 8). Hopefully the children will

Acorn Aid - Donate Old Judo Suits (click here to read full article)

on Fri, 02/10/2015 - 07:55

As you know, Destination Judo is always looking at ways to help different people in need - like our Peru Challenge which you can read about in our News and Charity News.

But now, Destination Judo is also wishing to help a Judo club in Bosnia simply by donating old Judo suits. Below is a letter sent from the chairman of ACORN AID to our very own Marc Preston, please take a moment to read and if you have any old complete Judo suits (jacket and trousers) that you wish to donate, please hand them to your child's coach.

"Dear Marc,
Thank you for taking the time to speak to me yesterday with

Peru Challenge - Help Us Support 2 Great Causes (click for more info)

on Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:36

As many people know, for the past 3 years Destination Judo has supported 2 very good causes - Sarah's Promise, and The Nicola Murray Foundation.

Sarah's Promise was set up in memory of Sarah Hardie who sadly died aged 9. Her parents decided that they would in honor of their daughter to help as many disadvantaged children in the world as possible - including building an orphanage in Tanzania, which was done with the help of the children and parents of Destination Judo.

The Nicola Murray Foundation was formed back in October 2010 to fund research projects which will lead to better detection,

Rumble and Neil Adams Master Session

on Wed, 10/06/2015 - 12:13

On Sunday 7th June in Musselburgh, Destination Judo held its annual Edinburgh/East Lothian Rumble which once again was a great day for not only us coaches but for the children who came and their families who watched and cheered everyone on!

But as well as being a Rumble event, we welcome our technical advisor and honorary President Neil Adams to conduct a master class with all the children from both Rumble sessions!

Results from BJC National Championships

on Wed, 06/05/2015 - 10:45

Well done to those who competed at the British Judo National Championships, we have here the results taken by our Destination Judo players:

Gold Medals to the following: Elle Leighton, Lewis Da Silva, Travis Hutchinson, Grace McGlone, and Mae Bostock who also was awarded the Memorial Cup

Silver Medal winners are: Emma Haytack, Sophie Miller, Mia Tierney, Charlotte Kendal.

Bronze Medals awarded to: Jake Thornton and Kazia Simpson.

DJ coach Glynn was very pleased with the results and is constantly being shocked by the level of skill and development that players are showing - well done to all to