Hombu Dojo Christmas Party!

November 19, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

It's Christmas Party Time! Our Christmas Party will be on Saturday December 2nd at about 6pm (after the grading) in our Hombu Dojo in Ranelagh. There will be food, prizes, games, lucky dip…  BYOB All are Welcome!  Please purchase a ticket using the form below or from your Sensei! Just €10 for adults or Only … Read More

December Course and Grading Registrations Open

November 1, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

HDKI IRELAND PRESENTS AN OPEN COURSE and GRADING Scott Langley 6th Dan, HDKI Chief Technical Director Felipe Martin 6th Dan, KWF Brazil Chief Instructor 2nd and 3rd December 2017 Tallaght Leisure Centre Fortunestown Way – Dublin 24 Scott Langley, 6 th Dan, is the Chief Technical Director of the HDKI. He lived in Japan for 5 years and … Read More

Gary Raymond, 5th Dan – Open Course

August 25, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Thursday 9th November 2017 7pm – 9pm Hombu Dojo, Ranelagh Gary Sensei began training karate aged 11 and over the last five decades has developed and honed his martial art into a truly unique style. Having practiced Shito Ryu under the legendary Tomiyama Sensei, based in Nottingham, UK, Gary achieved the rank of Godan in … Read More

Rick Hotton, 5th Dan – Open Course

August 18, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Rick Hotton, 5th Dan – Open CourseThursday 14th September 7 – 9pm Hombu Dojo, Ranelagh Rick Sensei started training in 1970 at the West Wind Dojo in Florida. In 1976 he inherited the dojo and since then has remained its instructor. Originally a member of the USKA, Rick Sensei moved to Richard Kim’s group in 1989 and since that … Read More

September Course and Grading Saturday 9th

August 18, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Autumn Course and Grading with Simon Bligh, 5th DanSaturday September 9th 2017 Hombu Dojo, Ranelagh with Simon Bligh, 5th Dan Training: Kyu Grades: 2 – 3pm Black/Brown belts: 4 – 5.30pm Cost of training: Adults – €15;   Children – €12 Grading: Kyu Grades: 3 – 4pm Cost of Grading: Black Stripe – €11.50;   … Read More

Summer Dates from Next Week

June 15, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

Summer Holiday Summer has arrived!   We have a reduced schedule of classes, but never fear, we still offer a class in the Hombu Dojo almost every day. Classes in Westpark and Irishtown will continue every week throughout July and August. You can see the classes available to you on the calendar or you can … Read More

June Course and Grading 2017

May 5, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

June Open Course and Grading 1 HDKI Ireland present an Open Course and Grading Scott Langley, Jon Keeling & Zack Stewart Assisted by Palma Diosi & Ross Stewart   Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2017 Tallaght Leisure Centre,  Furtunestown Way, Dublin 24 Training – Saturday 10th June – This course is open to all … Read More

3 Summer Camps Announced!

May 4, 2017By Hombu Dojo KarateNews & Events

1 This year we are delighted to announce 3 Summer Camps… Camp 1: July 3rd – 7th Camp 2: July 24th – 28th Camp 3: August 21st – 25th Instructors: Palma Diosi 5th Dan, Ross Stewart 3rd Dan and AJ 2nd Dan Location: Hombu Dojo, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Times: 10am ‘til 2.30pm daily   Price: … Read More

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