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HIGHLIGHT: Club of the Year!

UCD Club of the Year Winner 2019 - UCD Karate

After an incredible year, winning multiple championships around Ireland such as Intercollegiate Championship cup and All-Ireland Invervarsity Cup, UCD Karate Club has attained another landmark achievement, winning the title of UCD Club of the Year 2019.

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100% Success at Grading!

100% Success at Grading!

CONGRATULATIONS to our members who graded today!!! We've had an amazing turn out of 24 grading members, including 15 first-time graders! Extremely proud to say we've once again achieved 100% passing success! As a reward, we've topped a great night with a hot chocolate...

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Next Grading Set for 25th November!

Next Grading Set for 25th November!

Once again we have approached the grading season! Grading in UCD is open to all UCD Karate club members, as well as sister university clubs and all JKA members in Ireland. Event page: https://ucdkarate.ie/events/ucd-karate-winter-grading-2019 More information will be...

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We’re Intercollegiate Champions, Again!

We’re Intercollegiate Champions, Again!

WE DID IT AGAIN!!! Amazing performances today from our members. We brought back 15 out of 18 GOLD medals and retained the All-Dublin Cup for another year!!! Outstanding performance!! We are extremely proud of all the members for bringing it home! 📸 Photos...

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Weekend Trip to Wexford Itinerary

Weekend Trip to Wexford Itinerary

Hello everyone! We're hope you're ready for one of the highlights of the UCD Karate year. It's going to be a hell of a weekend, you can find all the information you need below! Bus Pickup 18/10/19 16:00 We are all going to be getting the bus down to Wexford together...

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Freshers Week 2019

Freshers Week 2019

What an incredible turn out!! Thank you all for coming down to our 2019 Fresher's class, you were an awesome team of warriors! Cheers to the start of a brilliant year! We're delighted to team up with Red Bull and Avonmore Protein Milk who...

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UCD Sports Expo is upon us!

UCD Sports Expo is upon us!

As the first day of UCD Sports Expo 2019 wrapped up, we are ready for one of the busiest weeks of the year. We will be here all week! Part of what "makes or breaks" the club is its presence at the Sports Expo on the 2nd week of lectures every academic year. This time...

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We went to Glasgow!

We went to Glasgow!

From the 15th to 18th August, members of UCD Karate Club travelled to Glasgow for the 2019 JKAWF Scotland International summer Camp, an annual event that members of our club have been regularly attending every year. Under the guidance of Sensei Masao Kawasoe (8th...

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Karate in the Olympics

Karate in the Olympics

Exactly one year from now, Karate will make its Olympic Games debut for the first time in Tokyo 2020, taking place from 6 to 8 August. The quest to bring karate to the Olympics has begun since the 70s, but took four decades later to receive the majority vote to become...

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Summer Grading Results

Summer Grading Results

Another stellar karate grading result from UCD Karate with promotions across the board! Our first summer grading in years was made possible by the continuous participation of our members. While the quiet summer months are usually marked by inactivity of other clubs,...

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We have a date for summer grading

We have a date for summer grading

Mark down this date: 19 July 2019 (Friday), 6-8pm Normally summer is a rather quiet time for our club, but since we've grown so much last year, there is now a need for our members to grade even out-of-term! Our visiting grading officer will be Sensei Neville Reilly...

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Club of the Year 2019!

Club of the Year 2019!

It has been an incredible night for UCD Karate Club, on Monday the 20th, the members of the club attended this year's Bank of Ireland UCD Sports Awards 2019. Thanks to the amazing work, motivation, dedication, unity and a truly inspiring team spirit of the UCD Karate,...

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UCD AUC Sports Award

UCD AUC Sports Award

We've been nominated for the "Club of the Year" and "Team of the Year" at the UCD AUC Sports Awards on 20 May! ?? It's a prestigious event and members of our club who took part in the 2019 Karate Intervarsities are invited to attend. Please RSVP the email...

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Our Events

02sepAll Day08mayRegular Karate Training 2019/2020

05dec6:00 pm10:00 pmUCD Karate Christmas Party


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