Seven hundred entries and yet it ran without a hitch, this will be the legacy of the largest ever Karate Ireland Championships, the 2016 edition of the single most popular Karate competition in Ireland.
2016 saw the publication of another “Irish” karate book; Karate Clever. This new publication is Scott Langley’s sequel to Karate Stupid. Scott was kind enough to send us a short article about his very interesting new book.
As we are approaching the festive season, we decided to mention a few books written about Irish Karate. This week, Seamus O’Dowd,’s Book A Karate Story. Seamus O’Dowd, a well-known and respected Shotokan exponent, published an autobiography in early 2016 based on his karate experiences
Three representatives of White Tiger Martial Arts travelled to Okinawa, Japan for training and for two of them, to take on the challenge of black belt examinations. Martin O’Malley, Michael O’Neill and Simon Talbot made the journey where they had the opportunity to spend a