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Competition! Submit your best Heian Sandan to us by email or whatsapp before Friday 15th Jan. Best one wins a prize! You can see Ru's Heian Sandan on the website.

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The zoom code is on the booking confirmation. If you don't have it text/message me.  Susannah


ALL Training must be Booked online through the calendar and we have limited spaces.  All participants must be Members or Registered Trial Members.

Everything is online this week (month) as we are in another Level 5 lockdown.  The schedule for this week is on the calendar, and when we know the information from the government re schools or training we will update more.

There are no location specific sessions - as it's all online.  Of course there's nothing to stop you coordinating with your friends and doing the same session if there's room.


We're asking you to send us a video of you doing the Heian Nidan and the best kata submitted, judged by our esteemed Sensei, will win a prize!

Don't know the Heian Nidan?  Here's your chance to learn - and here is a video of Ru Sensei doing it to help you.

Please enter by email or whatsapp us by Friday 29th Jan.  Winner will be announced on the 2nd Feb.  Good Luck!

Heian Nidan

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Welcome to Karate

The Hombu Dojo is a full time, professionally run karate studio. With over 500 members, it is also one of the most successful martial arts clubs in the country. Based in Ranelagh, Dublin 6, the Hombu Dojo has several satellite clubs around south Dublin, including Swan Centre Rathmines, David Lloyd Clonskeagh, Dalkey Heritage Centre, Sandyford CC, Wesley College, Ballinteer, Irishtown Stadium, Fightstore, KCR Industrial Estate, St Brigids Parish Centre in Stillorgan, the Samuel Beckett Civic Centre in Ballyogan, Booterstown Parish Centre, St Maelruain's Parish Centre in Tallaght and Terenure Sports Club (formally CYM) and the Monread Community Centre, Naas, Co Kildare!

Appealing to men, women and children, karate provides a safe and healthy means of learning how to protect oneself. Shown to improve fitness, flexibility, agility, confidence and self-awareness, karate is a combination of kicking, punching, striking and blocking techniques. Karate is universally recognised as one of the most comprehensive of all martial arts and is ideally suited to combat the stresses of modern living.

Originating in Okinawa, karate has developed over 400 years to become recognised as one of the best forms of self defence in the world. You will be joining the most successful club in Ireland, with 500 members, the Hombu Dojo (Headquarter Club) is the best of Japanese Karate on your doorstep.

Hombu Dojo Karate International
Hombu Dojo Karate International has a mission statement to provide a fair, legitimate association offering the best of traditional Japanese karate through modern training methods and an open minded approach to learning. We aim to provide instruction of the highest calibre from sensei who have trained and competed to become some of the best in the world.