Edinburgh Judo has a squad structure in place to help nurture and develop competitive skills. We are very proud of our clubs competition history, in our junior, senior and veteran section. Many of Scotland’s top youngsters are members of the judo club and compete in regional, national and international events representing both Scotland and Great Britain.
Currently training Full-Time as members of Edinburgh Judo are several of the top performance players in Great Britain. Some of these players were selected for the 2008 Beijing and London 2012 Olympics. Head Coach of the full-time training group is Billy Cusack, who himself is an Olympian and competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Billy has coached at five Olympic Games.
All members of the club will get an opportunity to meet these International Judo Stars at guest coaching sessions throughout the year and see their favourite judo techniques – and possibly even practice with them! Sarah Clark, three times Olympian and current 2014 Commonwealth Champion is also one of the club and performance coaches and now that she has retired from international competition, is very committed and involved in the activities of the club.