We are returning to our Ranelagh Dojo from Monday 29th of June.  Classes must be Booked online through the calendar (button below) and have limited spaces.  All participants must be Members and Must complete the Return to Dojo online form

We are also running OUTDOOR classes in Naas, Sandyford, Stillorgan, Irishtown, Booterstown, Terenure and Tallaght.  These will be Limited in numbers, and weather dependent.  You will need to book your space as you have been for the online courses. 

We will keep running Online Classes - Monday to Saturday, 3 each day.  These are For All our members - adults too!

WEATHER CHECK - We will try to keep Twitter updated with our class details and whether we have been weather affected... or click on the twitter link

Welcome to Karate

The Hombu Dojo is Ireland’s only 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, St Brigids Parish Centre in Stillorgan, the Samuel Beckett Civic Centre in Ballyogan, Booterstown Parish Centre, YourFitness Gym in Harolds Cross, 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 600 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.