Our next Grading will be December 2nd and 3rd. Registration is now CLOSED.
Remember - none of our usual training will be on in any location this weekend 2nd/3rd December as Grading is on.
This December we will be hosting JD Swanson and Simon Bligh for our HDKI Training on Saturday 2nd December in Tallaght LC.
As we approach the Grading (exams) in December we will CLOSE our new beginner trials until January 2024. Registrations for free two week trials between 1st November and 31st December will be for the new year.
All Members are welcome to our Christmas Party on December 2nd in the Ranelagh dojo... prizes will be awarded, there's a buffet, there will be games and a raffle... book your ticket now!
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 Dublin, including Swan Centre Rathmines, Coolock, Dalkey Heritage Centre, Sandyford CC, Wesley College, Ballinteer, Irishtown Stadium, Terenure Badminton Centre, Drumcondra, Whitehall Road, St Christophers Primary School, Haddington Road, Cabra Parkside Community Centre, Marino CC Carlton Hall, St Brigids Parish Centre in Stillorgan, the Samuel Beckett Civic Centre in Ballyogan, Booterstown Parish Centre, Raheny, 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.