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Kobudo In Rome

The Palaemi Sports Complex in Nomentana, Rome played host to the 7th International Kobudo Contest organised by Kaishu Italia in association with the Associazione Centri Sportivi Italiani. The competition on Sunday 18th of February was preceded by a seminar on the Saturday with Okinawan Kobudo

Last opportunity for Karate Clubs

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Karate Ireland National’s 2017

A new era began for the Karate Ireland Nationals as a new venue, new format and new divisions shook up the old way, and breathed new life into one of Ireland’s most popular Karate events. The National Indoor Arena at the Sport Ireland Campus was

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Final Elimination Event for Karate Ireland

As schedule, at precisely 10 am on Sunday 26th of March, 15 judges took their positions around 3 tatami for the final Karate Ireland national eliminations. After travelling throughout the country the eliminations returned to their point of origin, the CBS Sports Hall in Carlow

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Karate Ireland Eliminations Round 2

The Aileach Community Centre in Burnfoot, Co. Donegal played host to the latest round of the Karate Ireland qualification tournaments as the search continues for the nation’s very best representatives for the IKU World Karate Championships in Kilkenny this October.

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Children’s Karate & Kobudo Kata Competition

Saturday 21st of January White Tiger Martial Arts will host their ‘Children’s Challenge’ in Breaffy GAA Club House, Breaffy, County Mayo. The event will feature divisions for children at 12 and under in Karate Kata and Kobudo Kata with divisions divided by both age and

Karate Ireland Nationals 2016

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.

Karate Ireland National Open 2016

The Annual Open National Championships will be hosted by Karate Ireland on the 27th of November this year in the National Basketball Arena. Of course the competition will feature divisions for individuals and teams, but Karate Ireland believes in being as inclusive as possible so,

Karate Ireland 2017 National Team Selection Begins

With over 300 entries ranging from under 8’s to veterans, the first round of the Karate Ireland national team selection process was a resounding success. Hosted in Carlow CBS on Sunday 18th of September this event kicked off the process of identifying Ireland’s most talented