Club teams from sixteen countries gathered at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on Saturday 27th of February for the 20th edition of the AMA International Open, with Martin O’Malley travelling as the only representative of White Tiger Martial Arts on this occasion.
The Karate Ireland National Coaching Committee are launching their campaign to find the best Karate-ka to represent Ireland at international competition this year. With places up for grabs on three teams for international events this year, there is an opportunity for everyone to get involved,
For many clubs, the start of the year means the renewal of Club insurance and other administrative requirements. If you are on the lookout for insurance for your club, BHP Insurance contacted us so that we can make our members aware of their services.
The Karate Ireland AGM was held on Sunday 14th of February in the Lucan Spa Hotel. Members from across the 32 counties gathered together to review the year past and to plan for the year ahead.
The Irish branch of the International Martial Arts Federation Europe hosted teams from Germany and Belgium for an international contest, held in the Ballina Sports Centre on Saturday 30th of January. Featuring competition for the disciplines of Karate Kata, Weapon Kata, Sword Fighting and Kumite