The yearly stats for 2014 have been completed and note a rise of 8.5% in membership from 2013. Well done to all club coaches/chairs for maintaining standards of compliance, it will be a key driver for all sports bodies in the coming years ahead:
STATS FOR 2014 – IJA
TOTAL MEMBERS: 2109
CLUBS: 46 (Universities 4 - 2 Dublin 1 Galway 1 Cork)
1 CONNAUGHT (8) 343
2 LEINSTER (17) 722
3 MUNSTER (12) 498
4 ULSTER (9) 546
Minors – 585 (Female 130 Male 455)
Cadets – 1053 (Female 286 Male 767)
Juniors – 94 (Female 21 Male 73)
Seniors – 361 (Female 36 Male 325)
Students – 16 (Female 3 Male 13)
Under 16 – 1638 (77%)
Over 16 – 471 (23%)
476 – Female
1633 – Male
(22.5% Female / 77.5% Male)
TOP 5 CLUBS
1. Yamakwai Judo Club
2. Renbukan Judo Club
3. Oranmore Judo Club
4. Kerry School of Judo
5. Paul Cummins School of Judo
To all Clubs
The Coaching Commission is reviewing coaching levels in all active affiliated clubs & looking to establish up to date coaching records for each of the affiliated IJA Judo Clubs. Please complete the attached Active Club Coaches - Valid 2014 - information is required for Active Coaches regardless of coaching levels held since the 1st January 2014. If coaches have retired, are injured or not participating actively on the mat since the 1st January 2014 - please do not list them on the attached form, if judoka are assisting with coaching but haven't yet completed a coaching course or are in the process of taking courses, please list them on the form as well. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office on 01 6251104, the information gathered is vital to the Coaching Commission as they look to advance the Coaching Programme in an efficient manner. If anyone need the form printed & posted, please let the IJA office know & a hard copy will be posted to the relevant club.
The Calendar of Events for 2015 - Provisional has been issued for January - December 2015, as events come to light, additional information will be updated as received.
If any club would like to add events in, please contact the judo office on 016251104.
Calendar of Events 2015 - 8th January 2015
On behalf of the Executive Committee, all the dedicated volunteers and the IJA office, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy Prosperous New Year.
To all Clubs & Members - the Judo Office will close on Monday 22nd December & re-open on the 5th January 2015. The IJA mobile will be available for any urgent issues which may arise during the holiday season.
Have a Great Christmas