Welcome to the Home of Karate Ireland
Karate Ireland is the Governing body for Karate within the Irish Martial Arts Commission (IMAC). Karate Ireland promote understanding and training in, the Martial and Spiritual Arts of Karate, in all their styles, on both a local, national and International level.
Karate Ireland endeavour to foster and improve the communications, understanding and co-operation between the various organisations, clubs and individuals within the Irish Karate community.
Karate Ireland shall make available, information, advice and where necessary, training to ensure that all karate clubs are operating with full insurance cover and at a level of tuition and safety that safeguards the well being of all practitioners and spectators, and in accordance with any guidelines set down by the Irish Martial Arts Commission (IMAC)
The integrity, independence and traditions of individual organisations and clubs will be totally respected and defended by Karate Ireland, as will the right of each organisation to operate its own grading/promotion system, once it has been accepted onto the Board as a bona-fide karate organisation.
Membership of Karate Ireland will allow you and your students to avail of:
- Access to national, European and World championships
- Regular referees and judges courses
- National Coaching Qualifications (Coaching Ireland ) ( IMAC )
- Regular First Aid courses
- Code of ethics and good practice for children in sport