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First Kyudokan Karate Seminar in Ireland

Killorglin Sports Complex was the venue this Saturday 1st June 2019 for the first Kyudokan Okinawa Shorin-ryu seminar in Ireland. The event was hosted by Kyudokan Kerry and lead by Sensei Patrick Rault, Kyoshi, 8th Dan of Kyudokan France. The event was supported by Karate

Last opportunity for Karate Clubs

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Irish Karateka Teaching In Germany

At the invitation of two local Dojo in Ostfriesland, Martin O’Malley travelled over to Germany to present a weekend of Karate and Kobujutsu seminars. The main seminar of the weekend, hosted in the Dojo of Heinz Teßner in Großefehn, got underway on the morning of

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Hanshi Hayes Seminar

Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu Int. are honored to host Hanshi Bill Hayes for a weekend seminar, which is open to everyone, regardless of styles or affiliation. Bill Hayes is a direct student of Grandmaster Eizo Shimabukuro, 10th Dan Shorin Ryu and he is one of the

Hanshi Tomasz Piotrkowicz in Ireland

Hanshi Tomasz Piotrkowicz 8th dan will conduct karate and kobudo seminar in Ireland this Sunday. The event is organized by Fudokan Shotokan Karate Academy of Ireland. If you are interested please call +353 87 766 3971 or send email:

Karate Ireland Squad Training

With over 150 attendees at the first national squad training for Karate Ireland, there is a huge pool of talented Karate-ka to choose the Irish National Karate Team from. Drum Community Centre, just outside Athlone in Co. Westmeath was heaving with Karate-ka of all ages

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

Matsubayashi-ryu Seminar In Germany

Martin O’Malley from White Tiger Martial Arts made his now annual trip to Großefehn, Ostfriesland where he presented a two day seminar on Okinawan Karate and Kobujutsu at the Kodokan Matsubayashi-ryu Dojo of Heinz Teßner.

Irish Back In Okinawa

This latest trip to Okinawa has just passed for Martin O’Malley and Michael O’Neill from White Tiger Martial Arts. Despite it being the Japanese national holiday period of Golden Week, it was another busy training week with two to three times daily training under the