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.
World Shotokan Karate Do Ireland is organising a seminar with Hitoshi Kasuya 8th Dan on Friday 17th, 18th and 19th of June in Terenure, and Firhouse, Dublin.
Chief Instructor of Academy of Shotokan Karate. Former English Kata Squad Coach (2000 -2006). Author of “Born Fighter” and “Fundamental Karate”, and the excellent dvd series “Dave Hazard and Aidan Trimble: Applied Karate”.
Dundalk Karate returned yet again from a recent International Competition with an abundance of medals and experience, which was held in Ardee at the weekend. Many students had already proven earlier this year in Monaghan how much they have improved since joining the club, but
Dundalk Karate returned victorious from the Annual Ballybay Karate Club Competition with 9 medals and this was followed in quick succession by a successful grading for members.
“IJKA Ireland is delighted to announce that Fermoy Karate Club, Kenbukan Dojo, will be hosting the upcoming Spring Training Seminar in Fermoy on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th March 2014. The seminar will be presented by Kato Shihan IJKA World Chief Instructor, 9th dan.
The ASK-Ireland 4th Annual Open Karate Competition will take place on 15th February 2014 in Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare. This competition is open to all clubs and affiliations.
[Where] ****TBC**** (Cratloe Dojo/Shannon Leisure Centre) WATCH THIS SPACE!
[When] Weekend 8-9th March 2014
€50 for Weekend
€30 for One Day
11:00 -12:00 Basic Techniques
12:15-13:15 Kata: GojuShiho-Sho
13:30-14:30 Kumite Techniques
14:45 – 16:00 A.S.K. Gradings
[Brown & Black Belts]
9:00-10:00 Basic Techniques
10:05 -11:10pm Kata: Hangetsu
11:15-12:15pm Self Defense Techniques
Sensei Michael Hogan (5th Dan): 086 804 3088
Sensei Anthony Raleigh (3rd Dan): 085 772 8346
Vincent Lee (PRO ) 087 776 8878
All Clubs and Affiliations Welcome.
Places Lmited, Book your place to avoid disappointment,
This is an Open Course.
No time for bickering and politics. Only Learning and Breathing needed. “Breathing – Basic of Life”.
A.S.K. gradings are private however, no photos or video without Sensei Hazard’s explicit permission.
The JKS Ireland Hombu Dojo Kangeiko will take place from 20th to the 26th January 2014 from 7am to 8am every morning. This is traditional Japanese Style “Cold Training” with different JKS Ireland Hombu Dojo instructors teaching each day. The course is free – open to anyone.
DCU Karate Club is organising a Christmas Shotokan Karate Course in aid of the St Vincent de Paul Giving Tree Campaign on Saturday 14th December 2013 at DCU Karate Club, DCU Sports Centre.
Munster Shotokan Group (MSG) is organising a Shotokan Giants Seminar with Sensei John Johnson, 7th Dan in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford on Saturday 5th April 2014. Train with a true GIANT in Shotokan Karate. Kihon-Kata-kumite. Realistic Bunkai- Adaptive Karate.
Congratulations to Sensei Roy Fitzpatrick and Andy Candon from St. Paul’s Karate Club who recently travelled to Cork for three days for their 4th Dan black belt grading with Sensei Soke Kanazawa 10th Dan and Nobuaki Kanazawa Kancho 6th Dan, SKIF Ireland.