Matside Magazine is now available through a mobile and tablet devices on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Kindle Fire. In addition the magazine is available on for PC and Macreaders and through the Pocketmags apps, available on Windows and Windows Phone.

British Judo members are entitled to free access to the digital editions of the magazine.

To get your free access; Download the app > Go to options > Go to restore purchases > Select ‘I have a print subscription which entitles me to digital access’ > Follow the on-screen instructions.

You may need to create a Pocket Mags account which is done through the application. If you have any queries please contact us.

In this process you will input your membership number. If your membership is not current you will need to renew, contact the British Judo membership team here.

Free access on a computer or laptop

To access via a computer, go to and create an account. Once on your account page, select ‘Activate subscription’ from the menu and complete the fields required. As long as your membership is current you should receive access instantly.

Step by Step free access for British Judo Members on app

Step 1

Download the app from the app store: you can find the app on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Kindle Fire.

Step 2

step 1

Open the app and tap the ‘cog’ in the top right of the screen.

Step 3

step 3

Tap ‘Restore Purchases’.

Step 4

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Select ‘I have a print subscription which entitles me to digital access’.

Step 5

step 5

Enter your membership number and select activate. Please wait for the app to respond, this can take up to 30 seconds.

Step 6

If successful you will now be able to download all the issues in the app free of charge. Should you encounter an issue, please contact

Step 7

If you wish to use the app on multiple devices, you should create a Pocket Mags account – tap the ‘profile’ icon in the top left corner. Your membership number will then be linked to this account, you can then access Matside Magazine through any other devices by logging in to your Pocket Mags account.