The Irish Judo Association is hiring a Part Time Office Administrator, details can be found below:
Congratulations to the following judoka who obtained Dan Grades at the National Grading 19th February 2017:
Tomasz Wozniak - Renbukan Judo Club
Daniel Murphy - UCC Judo Club
Sergejs Maskalenko - Portmarnock Judo Club
Claude Bardin - Coolmine Judo Club
Well done to everyone
Harry McGuigan 6th Dan
National Grading Officer
To all Coaches & Judoka attending the National Grading 19th February 2017
The new rules introduced by the IJF January 2017 will be in effect at the National Grading. Please note the following:
Ippon Win = 10 points
Wazari Win = 5 points
Please see attached documents for those who did not attend the IJA Referee's Seminar in January.
The Executive Committee of the Irish Judo Association would like to welcome Edmund Rice College Judo Club to the Irish Judo Association.
Mr Sean Fleming, President of the Association, who will be Head Coach, is well known within the judo circles in Belfast & throughout Ireland. Sean has taken the step to open up a judo club within the school he teaches in and looks forward to the challenge of bringing judo into the school sports curriculum.
The Association is delighted to welcome Edmund Rice College Judo Club to the Association.
We wish Sean the very best of luck for the future, contact details can be found here
The IJA will be hosting an education seminar for Referees & Coaches to discuss the IJF New Referee Rules 2017.
The seminar will be held in Irish Sport HQ Sunday 29th January 2017 starting at 11.00am.
David Holmes & Keith Gough will be on hand to deliver the seminar to all interested parties, be they Referees, Coaches or Judoka.
Tea/Coffee/Biscuits will be available on the day. Please look to bring a UBS stick with you, should you wish to take home video examples of the New Referee Rules 2017.
This seminar is Free of Charge.
The Judo Office was delighted to receive a wonderful synopsis of Judo in the early years, alongside a number of outstanding photos, our thanks to Christy Fagan, Liam Brennan, Tommy O'Hara and the family of the late Frank Collinge.
Please find below the National Referee Committee Policy & Appendix 2016.
Any queries can be answered by Mr David Holmes or Mr Michael Power.
The Calendar of Events for 2017 has been issued for January - December 2017, 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.