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Due the flooding of the club at Christmas we will have to relocate to the Grange Academy. This will be effective from Monday 16 February until at least the end of June.
The sessions will be as normal - Juniors 7:00 pm - 8:00pm and Seniors 8:00pm - 9:30pm Monday,Wednesday and Friday. We would like to thank East Ayrshire Sports Council and Leisure for helping out and finding new accommodation that was suitable and did not disrupt the session times.
see video of area during flooding.
The estimated cost of the refurbishment works at the club is £100K and our main worry now is that we will not be insured for flooding in the future or there will be a large increase in the cost of our insurance. The local MP Cathy Jamieson has been keeping us up to date re information from SEPA because of other cases that that have contacted her requesting information.
This the first time in the 43 years we have been on this site that the flood waters have reached high enough to get into the club. SEPA have said the river was it's highest level in 57 years.
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Hello and welcome to the site"Cluarankwai Judo Club". Cluarankwai Judo Club (Kilmarnock Judo Club) are a well established club based in the heart of Kilmarnock on the West Coast of Scotland.Â The club caters for everyone of all ages and sizes as they have done since the the club was founded in 1949
The club is one of the oldest clubs in Scotland and over the last 65 years its members have played an important part in developing Judo throughout Scotland and the UK. The Club is often referred by other as the sleeping giant of Scottish Judo. This is due to the number of international players and officials that we produced during the clubs early years.
Today the club is well placed to repeat history having over one hundred active Junior & Senior members and a new double area (Dojo) training hall with seating for events. The club has one of the best training facilities in Scotland and the UK and is one of the largest, safest dojo\'s anywhere.
The dojo is used for national and local events throughout the year and its faculties are used by other sports for training and seminars
The club run classes for children and adults 3 nights a week and the club has the highest number of qualified coaches in Scotland and the UK.We have a number of UKCC Level 1 & 2 coaches who are also BJA Senior Club Coaches. Â Our Classes cater for all levels from beginner to the more advanced players. During our (Junior) children\'s classes, children learn the sport of Judo while taking part in Judo skill related games. As well as this the children are getting fit and learning to respect and look after others in the sport of Judo and throughout their life.
We offer you and (or) your children a first class experience as you learn the sport of Judo. The club has many special guests & visitors over the normal training year who come from all over the world to visit the club, This can include world champions and Olympic medalists and of course some of the best coaches that the world has to offer
We welcome everyone to visit us and train at our club, in one of the best Judo training facilities in the world.