Established in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, Ireland in 1976
Our dojo promote: Authentic Japanese-Okinawan Karate, Kobudo &
IKKI At The All Ireland Intervarsities 2014
" Congratulations to Una Flynn on winning gold in the Senior Female Kata event at this years All Ireland Karate Intervarsity Championships. They were held in GMIT Galway and were well attended with many styles competing for the top places in Kata & Kumite. Una was supported at the competition by IKKI Coaches Marie & John Dolphin and Chief Instructor Leo Mulvany who was on this years refereeing panel for the championships"
IKKI COMPETE AT THE ASK OPEN TOURNAMENT 2014
The IKKI had 22 entrants at the ASK Open on Saturday, 15th February 2014. There were teams from Clare, Cork, Dublin, Mayo, Laois & Galway. The standard was high in kata & kumite. IKKI performed very well
Kneeling L->R: Sarah O'Quigley, Cerys Porter, Shane O'Quigley, Niall Kilkenny, Kian Porter & Layla Ward. Standing L->R: Leo Mulvany (Chief Instructor IKKI), John Dolphin (IKKI Assist. Kata Coach), Una Flynn, Niall Kilkenny, Eimear Porter, Faye Mulvany, Jake Mulvany (IKKI Assist.Kumite Coach), Jordan Walsh, Jean Kennedy, Jean Carter & Marie Dolphin (IKKI Kata Coach).
Missing from photo: Kevin Casey (IKKI Kumite Coach), Nathan Donelan, Evan Donelan, Leona Donelan, Danny Coen, Eoin Costello, April Curran, Niall Costello, Kevin McArdle & Ryan Keleghan.
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41st European Karate Junior, Cadet & 6th U21 Championships
A team of 11 athletes were selected to compete at this year’s EKF Junior Championships in Portugal. Of the 11 athletes three Itosu Kai students were selected by Marie Dolphin, National Kata Coach for the Official National Amateur Karate Association of Ireland (ONAKAI) to compete in three of the Kata categories. Eimear Porter – (Itosu Kai Kiltormer) Female Cadet, Kian Porter - ( Itosu Kai Kiltormer) Male Cadet and Jean Kennedy -(Itosu Kai Mountrath) Female Junior category this was the first time that a combined kata and kumite squad had been selected to compete in a Junior Europeans. See Report, click HERE