Kyudokan Kerry is now officially member of the Irish Martial Arts Commission (IMAC) a National Governing Body for Martial Arts in Ireland and its advisory body Karate Ireland.
There is an Advisory Board for each martial art system within IMAC. Each Advisory Board has representatives that report to the IMAC Executive Committee. Karate Ireland is the advisory board for Karate.
Membership of IMAC will give us access to Garda Vetting, the IMAC National Martial Arts Coaching Programme and training courses in relation to young people code of Ethics, anti-doping policies, competitions and seminars, as well as some funding initiatives.
More information about IMAC (http://www.imac.ie/)
More about Karate Ireland (http://karateireland.net/)