IMAF-Ireland At Tokon Cup, 2014

The Irish Branch of the IMAF-Europe sent a youths team to Emden, Germany on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of December to take part in the Tokon Cup, hosted by the Osaka Dojo, Emden.

The Tokon Cup is an annual event for under 16’s hosted by the Osaka Dojo in Emden, and sponsored by local business groups who believe that the Martial Arts training provides young people with important life skills such as self confidence and self discipline. Continue reading

Grading Success in Okinawa

Seven members of White Tiger Martial Arts travelling to Okinawa, Japan for the Memorial Seminar & Demonstration for Soke Takayoshi Nagamine, Hanshi-sei from the 31st of October to the 2nd of November. With almost 200 international participants from five continents, along with representatives from Okinawa and mainland Japan, this was a wonderful opportunity to meet with fellow Karate-ka from across the globe as they gathered together to mark the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Soke Nagamine. Continue reading

IJKA Autumn Training Seminar

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On November 1st & 2nd  Fermoy  Karate Club hosted the IJKA Autumn Training Seminar and we are delighted to report that it was an outstanding success. The two day event which was presented by IJKA world chief instructor Kato Shihan, 9th Dan, & Milena Galabova Sensei attracted students and senseis from all our the country. Continue reading