Annual Kildorrery Karate Open 2019 @ Mitchelstown Community Leisure Centre
Sep 28 @ 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Our competition is back this year and promises to be as big as ever. 10am start. 9am registration

This is an Open tournament where all associations are welcome. We encourage all associations/clubs attending to volunteer at least 1 referee to ensure a smooth running and fair competition.
This year we are doing registration on the day. Planned Age Categories subject to numbers are:
6 and Unders
8 and Unders
10 and Unders
12 and Unders
14 and Unders
15 to 17 years
18 to 21 years
18+ years
40 years and over

There will be a Kohai category (upto 4th kyu) and a Brown/Blackbelt for each age group.
There is Kata and Kumite for all ages, and a Kihon Kumite event for all the groups under 12.

Kumite rules are Shobu Ippon ( 2 Wazari ) and finals are Shobu Sanbon (6 Wazari)

€20 fee covers both Kata and Kumite
Team events €15

Annual international gasshuku
Oct 8 @ 8:00 AM – Oct 10 @ 4:00 PM

Three days of training with our Technical director and other senior instructors, sensei Colin Putt, Aurel Patru, Serge Trappeniers, Latchezar Nenov, Yasuyoshi Saito and more.
Special advanced session for invited referees only.
Low cost for high value training for all our members. Focus on gaining knowledge and understanding.
Dan grading with SKDUN grading panel on Thursday.

27th World Championships and 12th Invitational Kohai Cup @ KV Arena
Oct 8 @ 9:00 AM – Oct 13 @ 4:00 PM
27th World Championships and 12th Invitational Kohai Cup @ KV Arena

A week of karate, starting with gasshuku on Tuesday, advanced referee seminar ( invitation only), and Dan grading, Kohai Cup on Friday, World Championships Saturday and Sunday. Shobu Ippon (SKDUN) rules. Open to all associations.

Shihan Kato 9th Dan in Worcester for IJKA Seminar @ Worcester Shotokan Karate Club
Oct 12 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Worcester Shotokan Karate Club are pleased to announce that they are hosting a seminar with Hanshi Sadashige Kato 9th Dan, IJKA World Chief Instructor.

The seminar on Saturday 12th October 2019 at Nunnery Wood Sports Complex, Worcester, is open to all IJKA karateka and Shotokan karateka from other affiliations are also welcome.

Registration for the seminar will close on Friday 4th October 2019 at the latest.

For full information, please visit our website at

To attend the seminar, karateka must ~
– Register in advance via our ‘Contact Us’ page
– Hold a ticket to attend the seminar.

Tickets will be sent by email-reply to all advance registration requests. Due to the limited capacity of the venue, admission on the day without a ticket will not be possible.

Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Please do not take sat nav directions to the seminar based on Facebook information as you will end up at the wrong dojo!!
Please use WR5 2NL for sat nav and you will find Nunnery Wood Sports Centre is well signposted as you get close. There will also be ‘Karate This Way’ signage conveniently placed for additional help.

Benelux Karate Championship @ SKFB
Nov 3 @ 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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SKFB-SKDUN Benelux Championship 2019
Sunday 03/11/2019
Open for all traditional karate clubs

Saturday 2/11/2019 SKFB-SKDUN Referee Course

For more info. email SKFB Hq

Okinawan Karate Seminar
Nov 9 @ 9:00 AM – Nov 10 @ 5:00 PM

As part of our series of European seminars, Okinawa Shogen-Ryu Karate-Do Europe will be holding an Okinawan karate and kobudo seminar at the Radission Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland on the 9th and 10th of November 2019.
This 2 day seminar will include an in-depth exploration of the kihons, kata, applications and culture of Okinawan karate along with some Yamane Ryu kobudo classes.
Spaces are strictly limited to first come first served.
For more information email [email protected] or phone 00353(86)3953199

HDKI GB Christmas Course – Kawawada Sensei
Dec 7 @ 10:00 AM – Dec 8 @ 3:00 PM

Details to follow shortly

Tommy Butler Sensei
Jan 25 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Tommy Butler has been training in shotokan for over 28 years and has trained under a variety of instructors over the years.
Tommy passed shodan under Kawasoe in 1998 in Cork.
He has spent years training with Aidan Trimble where he graded for both sandan and yondan before grading for godan under Scott Langley in 2017.
He has also spent time with Kase’s group in Australia for over 2 and a half years.
He has much competitive success and won numerous national kata titles while placing 2nd in the WTKO Europeans in kata and winning the team Kata event for Ireland.
He won a world silver medal kata medal at the IJKA world championships in 2017.
Tommy trains full time and teaches at the hombu dojo in Dublin with Scott Langley Sensei.

More details to follow

20th Legend Open
Mar 14 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

4th ISKF WORLD SHOTO CUP London 2020 @ ISKF United Kingdom
Aug 20 @ 3:00 AM – Aug 23 @ 6:00 AM

ISKF – UK Proud to host the 4th iskf world shoto cup .the championships .More information will follow