Grading and Open Course with Rick Hotton March 2018

Grading and Open Course with Rick Hotton March 2018

Scott Langley and Rick Hotton

assisted by Hombu Dojo Instructors

Saturday 24th & 25th March 2018

Tallaght Leisure Centre

Furtunestown Way, Dublin 24

Scott Langley, 6th Dan, is the Head Technical Director for the Hombu Dojo Karate International. He lived in Japan for 5 years and is now resident in Dublin, Ireland. A graduate of the famous instructors’ course in Japan, Scott has been a successful competitor with National, European and World Championship titles to his name. He is the author of the best-selling “Karate Stupid” & “Karate Clever” and is in great demand as an instructor both in the Ireland & abroad.


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 time has endeavored to train and learn from as many instructors as possible. He is also a long time student of Matsugi Saotome, who is considered to be one of the best Aikido masters in the world today. For three years Rick Sensei has been the NSKF representative in North America under the guidance of Pemba Tamang Sensei, who was the first foreigner ever to do the JKA instructors’ course. He is now the leader of the very successful Sunday Morning Keiko.

Training Times & Costs

10am-12pm & 12.30pm-2pm

Adults: 16yrs and over - €30 Saturday only

Children: under 16yrs - €20 Saturday only



10am - 11am (white belt beginners)

1pm - 2pm (9th - 7th kyu children)


Pay on the day please

Cost of Grading

Adults: €17.50

Children taking Orange (9th) kyu and above: €17.50

Children taking 12th - 10th kyu (1-3 black stripes): €11.50

HDKI Licence Fee

Please check your existing licence is In Date (the date in the back is the last renewal date and your licence is valid for one year from that date). If you need to Renew or Purchase a New Licence please click below.  The licence fee is €20 per year.  You must have an up to date licence to grade!