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introduction to IKKI


Karate & Kobudo Association


Established in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, Ireland in 1976
Our dojo promote: Authentic Japanese-Okinawan Karate, Kobudo &
Sport/Tournament Karate

IKKI Black Belt Kobudo Ranking

Black belts who successfully ranked to Shodan in Kobudo, rear, L->R: Larry Reynolds, Jean Carter, 
Faye Mulvany & Martin Ryan. Seated, examiners, L->R: Tony Dolphin (President of IKKI), Leo Mulvany (Chief Instructor
IKKI), John Dolphin (Assist. Kata Coach IKKI). Congratulations to the new Shodans, they put a lot of work in since the 
beginning of 2014 and extra sessions also. Official certification will follow from Kei Tsumura, Shihan,
8th Dan Karate-do, 7th Dan Kobu-do, Chief Instructor of Shito-Ryu Itosu-Kai Canada.
Representing the IKKI in the Ballinasloe Golf Club
Inter-Clubs Golf Competition, August 2014,
Leo Mulvany & Tony Dolphin, Chief Instructor
& President of the IKKI resp. The team was put together by
Tony & Leo. A great team performance under Captain Tony.
The Inter-Clubs competition involved 4 sporting
bodies in the town, Karate, Rugby, GAA and Padraig
Pearses. Each team had 25 golfers & the format was
a 4-ball with a member from each sport. Scores were added
to the leader board as players finished their round. An exciting
competition and finish as the IKKI were pipped at the line by
the GAA. 71 points to 69. Great day was had by all!! Many thanks to all those who supported KARATE on the day.

Japan Karatedo Itosu-kai (JKI)
Itosu-ryu Karatedo International Federation (IKIF) - founding member
Official National Amateur Karate Association of Ireland (ONAKAI)
IKKI is in membership of ONAKAI which in turn is a member of the
European and World Karate Federations (EKF & WKF)


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