The Irish branch of the International Martial Arts Federation Europe hosted teams from Germany and Belgium for an international contest, held in the Ballina Sports Centre on Saturday 30th of January. Featuring competition for the disciplines of Karate Kata, Weapon Kata, Sword Fighting and Kumite
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White Tiger Karate students, Sorcha and Eoin Patten represented Ireland at the Tokon Cup in Emden, Germany on the 6th of December last. Travelling to Germany with the parents two days ahead of the team, they were the only Irish representatives present after flights were
Martin O’Malley from White Tiger Martial Arts and Stephen Kelly from Zanshin Martial Arts represented Ireland at the IMAF-Europe, Branch Belgium annual Martial Arts day in Hoboken, Antwerp on Sunday 15th of November.
Karate Ireland currently have 35 competitors competing at the International Karate Union World Cup for Children and World Championships for Cadets, Junior, Seniors and Veterans 2015 in Maribor, Slovenia. This is the largest Karate Ireland squad to compete internationally to date with competitors ranging in
World Karate Day, Okinawa In March, 2005 the Okinawan Prefectural Government set the 25th of October as the date for the annual World Karate Day, and with the 10th anniversary this year, Mayo based Karate-ka, Martin O’Malley and Michael O’Neill of White Tiger Martial Arts
Kata Contest In Manulla White Tiger Martial Arts, in conjunction with the IMAF-Europe, Branch Ireland hosted the 3rd annual Children’s Kata Contest in Manulla Community Centre on Sunday 4th of October. On the day there were entrants ranging in age from 4 to 15 years,
The following is a listing of Iwasaki Shihan Wado-Juku courses. September Sunday 13th Annual karate course & competition in Ashbourne community center, Ashbourne. 1pm – 5pm Sunday 27th Kobudo(Bo-jutsu) course in Dublin Dojo
The WSKF Ireland Karate team, under the guidance of Brendan Perry, Chief Instructor, have returned to Ireland illuminated with light from the Land of the Rising Sun following the World Shotokan Karate Federation World Championships held at the impressive martial arts Budokan stadium, Ayase, Tokyo.
On Tuesday 11th August, the National Wado-Kai Ireland Karate Squad will fly out to Nagoya, Japan, for the Wado World Cup 2015. The five person Senior Kumite squad consists of 4 male and one female fighter’s.
The 3rd Annual Children’s Kata Contest, hosted by White Tiger Martial Arts will be held on the 4th of October in Co. Mayo. There will be divisions for children age 15 and under, divided by age and grade for Karate Kata, Kobujutsu Kata with Long