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The first Kyudokan dojo has been operating in Ireland since May 2017 in Killorglin Co. Kerry. Kyudokan is a traditional Okinawan Shorin-ryu group with headquarters in Naha, Okinawa. Kyudokan Kerry follows the teaching of Okinawa Shorin-ryu karate Master Minoru Higa 10th dan soke of Kyudokan Okinawa.
Karate is a martial art executed for the most part in an upright stance. It originated on the Japanese island of Okinawa, part of the Ryukyu Islands chain, as a mixture of local Okinawan and Chinese fighting styles.
The following article was kindly submitted by Elaine Johnston and was initially published in Shotokan Magazine. KARATE STUDENT verses PEER PRESSURE By Elaine Johnston Karate has become immensely popular and taught in a genuine manner from a reputable teacher, a student will learn very important
As you will all now by now, the WKF has started a campaign to bring Karate to the Olympics. The K is on the way campaign is an effort to promote the Karate bid to become an Olympic sport at the 2020 Olympics. The campaign took
With the 40th European Wado-Kai Championships only round the corner, David O’Donnell and sisters Catherine and Clara O’Reilly are training at every opportunity under the watchful eye of their Sensei Tommy Marrett 4th Dan.
The IJKA is delighted to announce that Tuam Shobukan Karate Club will be hosting the autumn training seminar on October 20th & 21st next. The event will be held in The Scout Hall, Tuam, Co. Galway ( note venue change ) and will be presented
by Scott Langley Kokutsu Dachi, (back stance) especially when we first start learning karate, is often considered an awkward, cumbersome and impractical stance. Even after years of training many karateka regard Kokutsu Dachi as their slowest, weakest and most unstable stance, as it lacks the
We are delighted to have the agreement from Scott Langley, 5th Dan, full time instructor and technical director of JKS GB & Ireland, to publish a number of the articles he has written about Karate on the Ireland Karate News website. These technical articles have