A huge congratulations to all those who competed over the weekend and to all those who couldn’t make it we hope to see you compete at the Dublin Intercollegiate which is on the 1st of December. To kick off our training for this, tomorrow (Mon 12th) we will be dividing you into teams of three for team kata.

✅ Pre-register competitors here: ✅


Also as move into the Christmas season, UCD Karate would like to announce the return of the annual awards. We will be on the lookout for the members with the best technique, the best spirit and the member that has improved the most.

Game Night [19th November – After training in the Quad Room]

Join us for a fun night of Cards Against Humanity and Werewolf, immediately after Monday’s training. There will be snacks!

Training three nights a week

We have a training time to suit every UCD student or staff member’s schedule, with classes on three evenings a week. Sign up, get fit, make friends and have fun

And bring a friend!

? PHENOMENAL SUCCESS for team UCD Karate! ??
Over the weekend our members represented the University at the Kanazawa Cup Karate Championship in Tallaght, an open national level competition.


  • Alex Voe ? 1st in Kumite (female)
  • Karthika Balusamy ? 3rd in Kumite (female)


  • AbhiLasha SacHan ? 1st in Kata
  • Zung Tran ? 1st in Kumite (male)
  • Luis Guilherme Simas ? 3rd in Kumite (male)
  • Sean Bartlett ? in Kumite (male)


  • Callum Terry ? 3rd Team Kumite
  • Yousef Alluhaydan ?3rd x2 – Individ. & Team Kumite

Massive congratulations to all participants, you’ve made us incredibly proud!!!

Looking forward to seeing you all soon!
The UCD Karate Team