COURSES & COMPETITIONS

This course is open to all karate-ka regardless of grade or association.

HDKI Ireland present an Open Course and Grading

Felipe Martin 6th Dan - KWF Brazil Chief Instructor
S
imon Bligh 6th Dan - HDKI GB Technical Director

 3rd December 2022   10am to 2pm (break 12pm to 12.30pm)

Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way - Dublin 24

Felipe Martin

Felipe Martin, 6th Dan, is the Chief Instructor of the KWF in Brazil. Having started karate in 1976, Felipe moved to Japan with his family and spent most of his youth in Tokyo, training at the JKA Hombu Dojo in Ebisu. When he returned to Rio de Janeiro, he continued his training with Nishiyama Sensei’s group before affiliating with Yahara Sensei in 2009. Since then, he has built a strong group and teaches regularly throughout the South America. He has won the KWF Veteran’s Kumite and came runner up in Kata at their World Championships.

Simon Bligh

Simon Bligh, 6th Dan, has been training in Shotokan Karate since 1974, where he started in his hometown of Liverpool.  After relocating to London, he spent many years as a member of Enoeda Sensei's famous Marshall St Dojo.  In 1990-1991 he spent a year living and working in Japan and whilst there continued his training at the JKA Hombu Dojo in Tokyo.  In 2004 he joined the JKS and was a big contributor to the success of JKS in England. He has a wealth of experience in Shotokan Karate and believes in "Karate for everyone, for all your life". He is now heads the HDKI in the UK.

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