Why I do Judo

  • 16th November, 2015

 Hi everyone. My name is Luke Hickey and I’m a second year Applied Psychology student from Tipp. Unlike the first entry in this series, my judo journey is still a relatively short tale, having only taken up the sport last September. Growing up I tried loads of different team sports, but rugby

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Why I do Judo

  • 8th November, 2015

A couple weeks ago, the committee and I were discussing how we would update the website with one suggestion being for each member of the club to blog about their experiences and as you can probably tell that's what I'm going to do. My name is Tim Kelly and as it stands I'm the longest member of

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3rd & 4th year students re Adapting Judo to “Sport for All”

  • 16th October, 2015

Hi all, We would like to thank Miriam Twomey for organising  two "Judo for All" sessions for 3rd and 4th Years Sports Studies and Physical Education students. The classes were held on the 28th of September and 2nd of October. The classes were short demonstrations on how judo can be adapted to

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National Dan Grading Results

  • 27th September, 2015

To grade from green belt to blue, a judoka must win two fights against two other green belts in a National Dan Grading Event. Today, we are here to congratulate two members of our club: Our Captain Katie, and Aobh for succeeding in gaining their blue belts!  Aside from winning two fights against

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Throw Like A Girl!

  • 16th September, 2015

In light of the incoming second Women's Only Judo Session sometime in October we'd like to review the coverage of the First one. We had 7 participants: three from Tralee, another three from UCC, and Ellie Dennis from Dublin which lead the session. This is a very big achievement in Judo in

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Good Start to the Year

  • 15th September, 2015

        At eight-thirty on the evening of the fourteenth of September, UCC Judo club welcomed its new members with both eager smiles and muttered jokes of ‘fresh meat’. Although the official plan of action was to cover the basics with the newbies, such as learning how to break fall and

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Throw Yourself into Something New

  • 14th September, 2015

Hi everyone, Firstly, thanks to our members for recruiting at Club's Day last Tuesday. It was our most successful Club's Day so far with 173 sign ups :) Secondly but more importantly our first Judo Session of the year will be in Hall 1 of the Mardyke at 8.30pm. If you didn't sign up on Club's

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And so it begins…

  • 7th September, 2015

Firstly, welcome to all the new Freshers starting their first day of college and also all our members who are returning after the summer. We've got plenty in store for the next few months especially in preparation to the Intervarsities in University of Ulster in February. Our club won the 'Most

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Women’s Only Judo Session 12/07/15

  • 13th July, 2015

The first of many national women’s only Judo sessions took place last weekend in UCC Judo in Cork and it was a huge success. We were very lucky to have experienced international Judoka Ellie Dennis down to coach the session.  We had women travelling from Dublin and Killarney to take part in this

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  • 5th July, 2015

Great work last Saturday in Finglas at the Dublin Invitational Seniors and Masters by some of our members. Congrats to Alice who won Silver in the Women's Black Belt division who has been training with us the past few weeks while she is studying English. Great work was also demonstrated by Andre

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