What a week it has been for karate with Team IJKA Ireland bringing home a total of 88 medals, 22 gold, 21 silver, and 45 bronze medals at the IJKA World Open Shotokan Karate Championships in Poznan, Poland. Continue reading
Sensei Hogan and Sensei Raleigh will be bringing their expertise in sports and squad trainings to a weekend-long Summer Camp at the end of August:
Sensei Hogan has coached the ONAKAI Kata squad and also brings knowledge from over 15 years of attendance of Sensei Ticky Donovan’s famous annual Summer Camp in Clackton-on-Sea. Continue reading
Sensei Brunton, 7th Dan will be covering al aspects of wado technique at the Wado kai 2014 Summer training camp and grading from 7th to 10th August 2014 in Belfast. Classes take place from 10am to 4pm daily. Places are limited… Continue reading
St Josephs Shotokan Karate will be holding a competition on 27th July 2014 at Artane/Beaumont Recreation Centre. Registration will take place at 9.30 am and the competition will commence at 0.30am sharp. Continue reading
Dundalk Karate thrived during a recent Kumite Seminar with WKF World Champion, Adam Kovacs, in Dublin.
Sensei Mary Marcus Head of Dundalk Karate said “Opportunities like these do not come up very often, and to be able to train with the likes of Adam Kovacs who is a WKF World Champion is an opportunity not to be missed.” Continue reading
Dundalk Karate travelled to compete in the Zanshin Midlands Karate Kata Tournament recently which was held in the Downs GAA Centre in Mullingar, and not only did they manage to impress all around them, but they were triumphant in each and every category that they entered into. Continue reading
On Sunday 21st of September, White Tiger Martial Arts will host an open contest with divisions for Karate Kata, Kobujutsu Kata (separate divisions for Long and Short Weapons) and Sport Kenjutsu (Padded Sword Fighting). Continue reading
On June 14th & 15th last Passage West Karate Club hosted the IJKA Summer Training Seminar at the Star of The Sea Primary School in Passage West. The two day event which was presented by Kato Shihan, IJKA world chief instructor and was a great success. Continue reading
Sensei Dave Hazard, 7th Dan will be holding an open course on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2014 at Eglinton Community Hall, Eglinton.
Mullingar Kyokushinkai Karate Club Senior Men’s team, comprised of Sean Murtagh, David Pommer, Alan McCoy, Richard Dunne and Ken Fitzpatrick (Coach), represented Mullingar and Ireland at the recent Welsh Open Knockdown (full-contact Karate) tournament in Cardiff recently. Continue reading
IJKA Ireland is delighted to announce that our summer training camp will take place at the Star of The Sea Primary School in Passage West, County Cork on June 14th & 15th next. The two day event will be presented by Kato Shihan, 9th Dan, IJKA World Chief Instructor and is being hosted by Passage West Karate Club. Continue reading
Sensei Mary Marcus, head of Dundalk Karate was selected to be part of the IKFC Team which travelled to Edinburgh recently for the 10th Scottish International Open Karate Championships, where teams from Finland, Malta, Denmark, Holland, England, Scotland, France and as far as Canada travelled to compete at this prestigious event. Continue reading