ITA Annual Report for 2015
2015 has been another excellent year of growth and success for our organisation, the ITA now has more than 100 schools across Ireland, with many schools opening internally due to initiatives by the board of directors in terms of financial and marketing support and many instructors and schools being attracted to ITA in the last 12 months from other organisations, attracted by our success, our focus on the membership, democratic structure and professional events.
2015 sees the end of our current strategic plan (download here). We are proud to say we have achieved the majority of the objectives set out in that plan and we now look to the future with renewed goals and vision as we launch our next Strategic Plan 2016 to 2020 at our AGM in January.
2015 was another year of fantastic success for our national team members with many Irish Athletes medalling at the ITF World Championships in Jesolo and the European Championships in Motherwell. It was also a very good year for national events with 3 major ITA championships, each in excess of 600 competitors taking place, two national black belt tests, several national technical seminars and government recognised & accredited coach education courses where our members continue to up skill and set that standard for other organisations to follow.Stephen Ryan