ISI success at JKA Championships in Leeds

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The Irish Shotokan Institute has been teaching traditional karate for twenty-one years at the university clubs in UCD and DCU. While those clubs have both achieved considerable success at annual intervarsity competitions, the ISI has not traditionally fielded teams for international competitions. Over the last year however that has changed a little, and the ISI has presented their karateka on the competition circuit on three occasions in the last year. Continue reading

JKA Ireland Seminar

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At the recent training seminar held by JKA Ireland. Ken, Ella and Robert all attended the Training day. They are all currently in training for their 2nd Dan. The training day was beneficial to all. The Chief Instructor JKA England Sensei Ohta (7th Dan) was the instructor on the day. Continue reading

IKFC Junior Lefevre Camp

Sensei Mary Marcus with European and World Champion Junior Lefevre and Junior members of Dundalk Karate, Liam Hoey and Callum Watters.

Dundalk Karate recently attended an IKFC Junior Lefevre Camp in Clondalkin, Dublin.  Junior Lefevre is not only a European Champion but a World Champion and it was an opportunity not to be missed by anyone within Karate.  Not only did clubs from all over Ireland travel to attend this event but karate clubs from as far as Scotland attended this huge opportunity. Continue reading