Bushido Karate Club Child Protection Statement

Bushido Karate Club is fully committed to safeguarding the well-being of its young members. Every individual in Bushido Karate Club should at all times, show respect and understanding for young members' rights, safety and welfare and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the organisation and the guidelines contained in Bushido Karate Club Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

At Bushido Karate Club, our priority is the welfare of young people, and we are committed to providing an environment which will allow young people to perform to the best of their ability, free from bullying and intimidation.

Bushido Karate Club will issue guidance to club instructors concerning their responsibilities for the welfare of young people.  This guidance (contained in but not limited to this policy) will be concerning but not limited to codes of conduct, supervision of young people, safety, reporting procedures for child welfare and protection, appropriate training and Garda Vetting. 

It is the responsibility of all club instructors to ensure that any individuals working with young people in their clubs have the appropriate training and Garda vetting. It is also the responsibility of club instructors to ensure an appropriately trained Child Welfare Officer and Designated Person are in place and that all club members and parents are aware of who these individuals are.

Bushido Karate Club Child Protection Policy

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Bushido Karate Club Instructor Qualifications

In addition to being high-graded internationally qualified Karate Instructors, every Bushido Karate Club Instructor has completed the following government courses to ensure 100% compliance with current Irish Government Regulations in teaching and protecting children.

  • Fully Garda Vetted
    This is a Law Requirement when teaching children
  • Sport Ireland Safeguarding Level 1
    Child Protection in Sport Awareness Workshop
  • Sport Ireland Safeguarding Level 2
    Club Children's Officer Workshop
  • Sport Ireland Safeguarding Level 3
    Designated Liaison Person Workshop
  • Sport Ireland First Aid Training
    To ensure health and safety through best practices.
  • Sport Ireland COVID-19 Return to Sport Certification
    To ensure COVID prevention through best practices.
  • Open University - COVID-19 Safe Martial Art Instructor Certification
    To ensure COVID prevention through best practices.

Book a Trial Class at Bushido Karate Club

Bushido Karate Club is currently accepting new members. Contact us today to book a trial class in Douglas or Carrigtwohill and begin your karate journey. Places are limited so call today to avoid disappointment.