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Karate Clever

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. 

IJKA Spring Training Seminar with Kato Shihan

“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.

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A.S.K. Ireland Spring Open Karate Seminar – Sensei Dave Hazard (7th Dan)

[Where] ****TBC**** (Cratloe Dojo/Shannon Leisure Centre) WATCH THIS SPACE!
[When] Weekend 8-9th March 2014
€50 for Weekend
€30 for One Day

[All Grades]
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

Contact us:
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.


JKS Ireland Hombu Dojo Kangeiko

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.

Shotokan Giants Seminar, Waterford (Updated)

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.