HKDI Ireland presents

an Open Course and Grading

with

Scott Langley 7th Dan  *  Ray Stritch 6th Dan  *  Jason Smyth 5th Dan

Saturday 19th September 2020

3.30pm – 5.30pm

Centenary Hall, Wesley House, Leeson Park, Dublin 6 D06 N5P0

With almost 120 years of experience between them, three senior instructors of HDKI Ireland come together to teach an afternoon technical seminar.

With three unique takes on karate, this will be a great afternoon of great karate.

Training will be split by rank, with each group having an opportunity to train with each instructor. Don’t miss out on this great chance to train with some of the most senior instructors in Ireland.

Covid-19 Restrictions

The seminar will be in accordance to ONAKAI (NGB) regulations. Numbers are limited and booking is essential.

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

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Rick Jackson

Rick Jackson - 8th Dan

HDKI Ireland are delighted to host a Seminar with Rick Jackson - 8th Dan on

Thursday March 12th

7pm - 9pm

Hombu Dojo Ranelagh

€20

Open to Black and Brown belts only.

Places are Limited. Please book online here or email secretary@hdkiireland.org to reserve your place.

 

Rick Jackson 8th Dan

Rick Sensei began training in the 1960’s and travelled to Japan in the early 1970’s where he lived and trained for several years at the infamous JKA Hombu Dojo in Ebisu, Tokyo. After returning from his time there, he continued to develop his art, becoming one of the most senior instructors in British karate. He is the founder of Fudochi Shotokan Karate and teaches regularly at Leicester University Karate Club. Blending traditional Shotokan Karate with concepts of Budo and Zazen meditation, Rick Sensei always delivers a thought-provoking and informative class.

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Fulvio Pascut 7th Dan

HDKI Ireland are delighted to host Fulvio Pascut 7th Dan for the first time teaching in Ireland. Fulvio Sensei is a long term student of Paolo Bolaffio Sensei, Fulvio is a senior instructor at the Makotokai Hombu in Trieste, Italy and travels throughout the world teaching for the group.

Monday January 13th - Hombu Dojo Ranelagh - 7pm-9pm

Tickets are limited.
€20 per person.

You can book online here or email secretary@hdkiireland.org to reserve your place.

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Rick Hotton Seminar

Rick Hotton Sensei

Saturday, 7th September, 1pm – 4pm (followed by a club grading), Wesley College, Ballinteer, Dublin 16

Rick Sensei returns once more to Dublin for a one day, special seminar. Always a popular instructor, he will bring his unique style and take to deliver a master class of karate.

Cost: Adults €30, Children (under 16) €20

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David Gimberline Seminar

Sadly, this course is now CANCELLED

David Gimberline Sensei

Thursday 22nd August 2019, 7-9pm, Hombu Dojo Karate, Ranelagh, Dublin.

David Sensei will travel over from Minnesota, USA, to conduct a series of seminars in Europe, this being his only Irish date. Specialising in kata application, David Sensei has become well known and respected throughout the karate community for his unique, insightful and practical ideas of applying shotokan form to self-defence.

Course cancelled unfortunately…

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Paul Uren 5th Dan and Christian Øygarden 3rd Dan – Open Seminar

HDKI Ireland present an Open Seminar

with Paul Uren 5th Dan and Christian Øygarden 3rd Dan

assisted by Hombu Dojo Instructors

Saturday 8th June 2019

Tallaght Leisure Centre

Furtunestown Way - Dublin 24

Paul began training at age 7 and started as an assistant instructor when he was 15. He competed from a young age attaining junior and senior kumite and kata titles at association and squad level, including 3 individual senior SEKU kata titles and winning the technical excellence award. He achieved his current rank of 5th Dan in January 2011. He started Plymouth Karate-Do in 1998 and has succeeded in supporting students of all ages and ability to achieve their goals. He strongly believes in helping others, both in physical improvement and personal development. From 2005-2008 Paul was the SEKU senior squad kumite and kata coach, supporting the squad through a period great success at national and international level. He is now a senior and well-respected member of HDKI GB.

Christian Sensei began training in 1998 in his hometown of Kongsberg, Norway with the Norwegian Shotokan Federation. In 2004 he moved to Vestby and began training with Robert Hagen, a senior instructor of the NSF. During these years, Christian has sought out a variety of instructors and has been a regular attendee on the numerous seminars the group host. Innovative, inventive and individual, Christian’s karate has developed tremendously, and he is now the chief instructor of Vestby Karate Club.

Training 10am - 12pm & 12.30pm - 2pm

Cost of Training:

Adults: 16yrs and over    Є30 (€40 non-members)

Children: under 16yrs   Є20.00 (€30 non-members)

Please pay on the door on the day.  Email secretary@hdkiireland.org to reserve a place.

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Guy Brodeur Open Seminar

Saturday 30th March

Tallaght Leisure Centre, Furtunestown Way

10am – 12pm & 12.30pm – 2pm

Cost:

Seniors €30, Juniors (under 16) €20

Guy is a professional instructor based in Quebec, Canada.  He began training in 1979, gaining shodan in 1985. Representing Canada both for the SKIF and the All-Styles team, he gained many gold medals in his long competitive career. In 1998 he met Steve Ubl Sensei, a moment that changed his karate journey. Since then, he has spent his time building his organization (Shotokan Canada), training regularly with Steve Sensei, developing his own karate and teaching internationally. This will be the second time Guy Sensei has taught in Ireland, combining a solid biomechanical understanding of technique with a practical application of karate.

To register and pay for this course you can do so on the Courses and Competitions page on this site. You can also pay on the door on the day.

This is an Open Seminar open to all organisations.

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Minoru Kawawada

Minoru Kawawada 8th Dan

JKA World & All-Japan Grand Champion, Hoitsugan Chief Instructor

Wednesday 4th December 2019
Palmerstown Sports Complex
20 Oakcourt Grove, Johnstown, Dublin 20
6-8pm All Grades Welcome

Thursday 5th December 2019
Hombu Dojo
Ranelagh, Dublin 6
7-9pm Black Belts Only

Kawawada Sensei is a product of the golden age of the JKA. A graduate of Takusoku University and the Kenshusei programme, he went on to develop into a formidable competitor, becoming Grand Champion at both the JKA All-Japan and the JKA World Championships. After many years teaching and working at the JKA Headquarters, he now dedicates his time to teaching at Nakayama Sensei’s personal dojo, the famous Hoitsugan. Kawawada Sensei has a generous and humorous teaching style and the HDKI are honoured to host him in Ireland for the first time.

Cost:
Juniors: 1 day - €15           2 days - €25
Seniors: 1 day - €20           2 days - €35

Book your place on the Courses & Competitions page.

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Rick Jackson

Rick Jackson 8th Dan

Monday 13th May 2019

Hombu Dojo

Ranelagh – Dublin

Rick Sensei began training in the 1960’s and travelled to Japan in the early 1970’s where he lived and trained for several years at the infamous JKA Hombu Dojo in Ebisu, Tokyo. After returning from his time there, he continued to develop his art, becoming one of the most senior instructors in British karate. He is the founder of Fudochi Shotokan Karate and teaches regularly at Leicester University Karate Club. Blending traditional Shotokan Karate with concepts of Budo and Zazen meditation, Rick Sensei always delivers a thought-provoking and informative class.

Cost of Training: €20

7pm-9pm

Strictly limited to 20 participants.  Book your place on the Courses & Competitions page.

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JD Swanson – Open Course

JD Swanson - 5th Dan

Monday 11th March 2019

Hombu Dojo

Ranelagh – Dublin

JD Sensei is a New Zealand karate-ka who is now resident in the USA and a qualified instructor and examiner with the ISKF. As a very active member of the ISKF College program, he teaches regularly throughout the U.S. He is also the author of Karate Science and Professor in the Department of Biology and Biomedical Sciences at Salve Regina University.

Cost of Training: €20

7pm-9pm

Strictly limited to 20 participants.   Book your place on the Courses & Competitions page.

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