HDKI Ireland present an Open Course

Simon Bligh 6th Dan and Ricardo Galina 6th Dan

assisted by Hombu Dojo Instructors

4th December 2021

Sports Hall, Wesley College, Ballinteer, Dublin 14

Cost of Training

Adults (16yrs and over):
HDKI Members €30 both sessions; Non HDKI €40 both sessions
HDKI Members €20 one session; Non HDKI €25 one session

Children (under 16 years):
HDKI Members €20 both sessions; Non HDKI €30 both sessions
HDKI Members €15 one session; Non HDKI €20 both sessions

 

Please pay on the door.

Training Times

1pm to 3pm (aimed at high grades)

3.15pm to 4.45pm

Simon Bligh 6th Dan

Simon Sensei 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 has been 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 Technical Director of HDKI GB.

Ricardo Galina 6th Dan

Ricardo Sensei has been training for four decades, starting with his parents, who were also professional karate instructors. In 2001, he left his full-time dojo and moved to Japan, were he spent the next several years training on the instructors’ course and becoming a personal student of Keigo Abe Sensei. He is now Chief Instructor of JKSA Mexico and holds numerous world championship titles.

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