Next Classes

Jan
21
Mon
5:00 pm 8th – 6th kyu kids @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
8th – 6th kyu kids @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
5:00 pm 8th Kyu+ Juniors @ Sandyford Community Centre
8th Kyu+ Juniors @ Sandyford Community Centre
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
6:00 pm 5th kyu + juniors @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
5th kyu + juniors @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
6:00 pm Mixed Juniors @ Monread Community Centre, Naas
Mixed Juniors @ Monread Community Centre, Naas
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
7:00 pm Adults @ Monread Community Centre, Naas
Adults @ Monread Community Centre, Naas
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
7:00 pm Adults – Senior Grades @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Adults – Senior Grades @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Jan
22
Tue
3:00 pm Beginner Kids @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Beginner Kids @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
5:00 pm 5th Kyu+ Juniors @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
5th Kyu+ Juniors @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
5:00 pm Mixed Juniors @ St Brigids Parish Centre, Stillorgan
Mixed Juniors @ St Brigids Parish Centre, Stillorgan
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
6:00 pm Beginner Teens @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Beginner Teens @ Hombu Dojo Ranelagh
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 

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, De La Salle Gym Churchtown, Dalkey Heritage Centre, Sandyford CC, Irishtown Stadium, St Brigids Parish Centre in Stillorgan, the Samuel Beckett Civic Centre in Ballyogan, YourFitness Gym in Harolds Cross, Westpark Gym in Tallaght and Terenure Sports Club (formally CYM) and the Monread 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.

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Palma Diosi, 5th Dan
October 1967 - September 2017