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We were delighted to return to Holyrood on 4th February 2020 as guests of Sported.   Two young players from Carnegie Judo Club gave a short demonstration of judo techniques and principles used by Fighting Chance Project (Scotland) and our partner clubs and coaches to bring the benefits of sport and specifically judo to young […]

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Fighting Chance Project (Scotland) is delighted to have been selected by Spirit of 2012 as one of fourteen Sporting Equality Fund projects announced on Active Girls Day (2017) by Public Health & Sport Minister Aileen Campbell to help increase the number of women and girls in Scotland who participate in sport and physical activity. We […]

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With thanks to Ross from Heart & Sound in Dunfermline who managed to record the whole of the evening’s presentations from our event at Holyrood, the home of the Scottish Government.   This was a great opportunity to present to MSPs and our guests on the work The Fighting Chance Project (Scotland) and Carnegie Judo […]

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This is the infographic we used during our Scottish Parliament event on 28th March 2017 and gives a quick overview of the progress we have made with establishing the Fighting Chance Project (Scotland).

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We are rapidly approaching a year since the first COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions came into force in Scotland.   In that time we have been following the First Minister’s updates and the guidelines issued by Scottish Government, JudoScotland and ActiveSchoolsFife to ensure the safety of our partners, Carnegie Judo Club and Fudog MMA in Dunfermline and […]

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What a great couple of weeks for Fighting Chance Project (Scotland) and Carnegie Judo Club with the awards and recognition received. This award for the Dunfermline Press Community Champion 2018 was given in recognition and as a special commendation by the judges for the work we do with young people in the Dunfermline area.  As […]

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Today we completed the summer term of Queen Anne HS (Dunfermline) active girls judo classes for S2/3 groups of girls. The pupils were identified by the school as PE avoiders or have low self esteem or other issues in the lives where a confidence booster would be beneficial. The judo was delivered by Carnegie Judo […]

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With thanks to the funding from Spirit of 2012 we have been able to run an active girls judo programme with Carnegie Judo Club for Lynburn Primary School P6 and P7 girls.    Pre-action on the last judo day of the 2017-18 term. Well done to everyone for being good fun and thanks to Lynburn […]

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The Fighting Chance Project (Scotland) and Carnegie Judo Club coaches Jim Feenan and Iain Feenan are delighted to have been recognised for the work done in Fife schools with pupils who take part in the Yellow Belt Challenge.  Pupils are selected by the schools for their social, emotional or behavioural needs or have other additional […]

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