KATA-THON 2017

April 19, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

KATA-THON 2017 1 The Perfect Way to Perfect Your KATA! On Sunday 30th April at 10am we will embark on Two Hours of KATA. Suitable for All we will go through all the Heian Kata and also some others as we move along. How Many Can You Do? We’re asking you to take part and … Read More

HDKI Ireland Championships 21st May 2017

April 3, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Sunday 21st May 2017 Tallaght Leisure Centre, Furtunestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24 Doors Open 9.00 am Championships Start 9.30 am Prompt! Official Shobu Ippon Rules Shotokan Kata only Top Quality Medals Experienced Officials Join a fair, legitimate and well run, multi-association competition 1st HDKI (Ireland) OPEN SHOTOKAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS COST Juniors – Individual events Є12.00 Seniors – … Read More

Childrens Easter Camps!

March 9, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Our Kids Camps for the Holidays are Back! Children’s Easter Camp 2017 Camp 1: Monday-Wednesday. April 10th, 11th, & 12th Camp 2: Wednesday- Friday April 19th, 20th & 21st Instructors: Palma Diosi 5th Dan – Ross Stewart 3rd Dan – AJ 2nd Dan Location: Hombu Dojo, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Times: 10am ‘til 2.30pm daily Price: … Read More

Kangeiko 2017!

January 11, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

  Kangeiko 2017 … it’s our 10th Anniversary! This year our Kangeiko is from the 23rd to the 29th of January, every morning from 7am until 8am. Kangeiko is Japanese for Cold Training, a traditional way of building spirit.  We will welcome all Karate students, adults and children, for a morning run followed by training in … Read More

Happy New Year!

January 3, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Happy New Year to All and a reminder that classes begin again on Thursday 5th January with the 4 o’clock class in the Swan Leisure,  the 4.30pm and 5.30pm classes in Ranelagh Hombu Dojo and the 5.30pm class in Terenure Sports Club. And then from Friday we’re all back to normal. Look out for this … Read More

Christmas Party!

November 11, 2016By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

The Christmas Party is great opportunity to relax and meet all the Sensei, fellow karate-ka and their families.  There’s always great demand for tickets so book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited!

Grading and Open Course 3rd & 4th December

October 21, 2016By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Scott Langley 6th Dan, Michael Fahlsten 5th Dan and Mario Traschel 4th Dan WTKO Ireland present an Open Course and Grading with Scott Langley 6th Dan, Michael Fahlsten 5th Dan and Mario Traschel 4th Dan assisted by Palma Diosi 5th Dan and Ross Stewart 3rd Dan on Saturday 3rd December 2016 and Sunday 4th December … Read More

Congratulations Palma!!

July 11, 2016By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Our own Sensei Palma Diosi graded to 5th Dan on the 2nd of July in front of Sensei Richard Amos, World Chief Instructor of the WTKO, in Oslo, Norway. Huge Congratulations to Palma on this achievement which makes her the highest grade female in the WTKO!!  We all knew she could do it though, so … Read More