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Karate Ireland National Championships  2016 on To Be Announced For Information Contact Anthony Taylor  086 0818512        

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1st Squad Training for 2015 for IKU  European Championships  in Romania  19th to 22nd May 2016   Welch Open Championships in Swansea 15th May 2016   ASKA Open Championship in Dudley 5th November  2016 on  Sunday 13th of  March in Askea Boys School Carlow At 12.00 noon to 2.00 pm All who wish to compete in the… View Article

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Best of Luck to Jasmine Byrne Ballinabranagh representing Ireland in IKU Europeans in Romania will include; The Rising Sun Championships, Cork on the 6th of March The European Grand Prix, Dublin on the 12th of March The JKS European Championships, Dublin on the 2nd of April The UKF Invitational in Donegal on the 9th of… View Article



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

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