• 30th September, 2016

It is a great honor for UCC Judo Club to announce that our head coach David Holmes has achieved his level 2 coaching qualification. David is a 3rd Dan black belt and since joining UCC as a coach in 2013 has helped to improve judo massively, under his tutelage UCC won the Women's and men's

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New Committee 2016/2017

  • 10th April, 2016

Congratulations to everyone who took part in our Annual AGM, there were some fantastic speeches by all and we wish our new Captain Luke Hickey all the best with his committee next year.   As Captain, Luke aims to increase our retention of recruited members by using a mentor system where

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UCC Judo Wins Website of the Year 20115/2016

  • 18th March, 2016

UCC Judo are delighted to announce that we have won the award for "Best Website" from the UCC clubs executive this year :] This award is given to the club with the most unto date website each year and we were delighted to receive the award. Many thanks has to go to Tim Kelly for keeping the

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Southside and District Sports Awards 2016

  • 9th March, 2016

I am delighted to say that UCC Judo Club has been awarded the "Southside and District Sports Award" for February 2016. The award is sponsored by Cork International Airport Hotel, Red FM and Gerald McCarthy Awards & Gifts. UCC Judo Club won the award for our outstanding success at Intervarsities

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Self-Defence Seminar Collaboration

  • 1st March, 2016

Yesterday UCC Judo joined forces with UCC Feminist Society to bring UCC Students a three week self-defence seminar. Last night at 8.30pm 35 people came to learn some applicable self-defence skills. Our Coach David Holmes and I took the first session, going through various different scenarios

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Captains Speech 2016

  • 26th February, 2016

Intervarsites 2016 Captains Speech Three years ago I emailed UCC Judo Club asking if I could join up and I can honestly say that that email has changed my life. I went to my first session and Tim Kelly was there with 2 other people. Since that day Tim and Dave have been able to grow this club into

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Sweeping up at the 2016 Intervarsites

  • 23rd February, 2016

  This weekend, 15 competitors from our club traveled up to Derry to compete in the Judo Intervarsities. Our mission was simple to win both the Men's and Women's team trophies after both our teams came Second last year. When we arrived, we discovered to our delight that we were the largest

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“You Either Win or You Learn” – Carlos Gracie Jnr

  • 15th February, 2016

A very romantic Valentines Day was had by UCC Judo Club this weekend!! ¬†6 Judoka competing at a National Dan Grading in Dublin. A competition where Judoka compete against other Judoka to try to improve their rankings and grade upto a higher belt.   Delighted to say that Aobh O'Shea

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One Quiz to Rule Them All

  • 11th February, 2016

UCC Judo held our annual quiz night tonight and it's safe to say the night was a huge success! This years theme was "Middle Earth" and gave people a chance to put their Tolkien knowledge to the test. Many thanks to our Vice Captain Cara Nies and our Finance Officer Ciara Gildea for all their

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Getting ready for the Intervarsities

  • 6th February, 2016

Last Wednesday, we held a contest to decide which members of the club would compete on the Men's A-Team. The contest consisted of a round robin where all 6 participants had to fight the five others for a five minute match. The fights were spectacular and well done to everyone who took part, There

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