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 karate-ka regardless of grade or association.

10am - 12pm & 12.30pm - 2pm


Adults: 16yrs and over €30 (for both sessions)/€15 (for one)

Children: under 16yrs Є20 (for both sessions)/€12 (for afternoon only)

(pay on the door)


Grading - Saturday 10th June (for those attempting) 5th Kyu and above

2pm - 5pm

Cost: €17.50 (register online)


Training and Grading - Sunday 11th June

Training : 10am - 11am (white belts), cost €12
(please pay on door)

Grading: 11am - 12.30pm (white belts)
cost: €11 / €17.50 (register online)

Training : 1pm - 2pm (Orange - Yellow, or those attempting 9th to 6th Kyu), cost €12
(please pay on door)

Grading: 2pm - 4pm (Orange - Yellow, or those attempting 9th to 6th Kyu)
cost: €17.50 (register online)

Scott Langley 6th Dan

Scott is the chief technical director for the HDKI. 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” and “Karate Clever” and is in great demand as an instructor both in the Ireland and abroad.

Jon Keeling 6th Dan

Jon Keeling, 6th Dan, has over 35yrs experience in karate. A full-time instructor based near San Francisco, he spent 8yrs living and training in Japan at the JKA Hombu and also Nakayama Sensei’s private Hoitsugan dojo. He is highly productive within the karate world, creating and collaborating with numerous karate magazines and online communities.

Zack Stewart 4th Dan

Zack Stewart has over twenty years’ experience. A long-time student of Nishiyama Sensei, Zack started training with Steve Ubl Sensei after Nishiyama’s passing. This connection to Steve Sensei continues to this day. He is also a graduate of the WTKO Instructors’ course and is a qualified instructor and examiner with the WTKO.

Palma Diosi 5th Dan and Ross Stewart 3rd Dan

Palma Diosi 5th Dan and Ross Stewart 3rd Dan are both full time instructors at the HDKI Ireland Hombu Dojo. Both boast an impressive international karate competitive career, with Palma winning the National Hungarian Championships over twenty times and Ross being a hugely successful junior competitor, winning the WUKF and JKS World Championships. They bring a wealth of experience to the HDKI.