Itosu-Kai Karatedo Ireland Black Belt Instructors Complete
Coaching Course In Karate
IKKI Instructors who completed the Level 1 Coaching Course in Karate delivered by the NGB for Karate in Ireland and vetted by Coaching Ireland.
L->R: Tony Dolphin, Eoin Dolphin, Leo Mulvany (NGB Coach Tutor)
Rola Abbas, Martin Ryan & Tommie Costello
Itosu-Kai Karatedo Ireland Compete In The Irish 2013 Intervarsities Karate Championships
IKKI competitors Jake Mulvany and Una Flynn competed in the 2013 Intervarsities Karate Championships held in the University Of Limerick, 9th February. Jake took gold in mens individual senior brown/black belt kata event. Una took silver in team kumite and bronze in team kata.
L->R: Jake Mulvany, Una Flynn and coach Leo Mulvany.
IKKI combined Kata & Kumite Squads, February 2013
IKKI Kata & Kumite squad training with coaches Marie Dolphin, Kevin Casey, Claire Harte, John Dolphin, Donal Monahan, Jake Mulvany and Leo Mulvany (IKKI Chief Instructor) with squad students from IKKI clubs Galway, Loughrea, Mountbellew, Kiltormer, Mountrath, Eyrecourt, Newinn & Ballinasloe.
IKKI Fundraiser, Pardy's of Laurencetown
IKKI Kumite Squad, January 2013
Itosu-Kai Karatedo Ireland
Black Belt Ranking, December 2012
Itosu-Kai Karatedo Ireland, Karate & Kobudo Association
would like to wish all IKIF members everywhere in the world a
Happy and Peaceful Christmas and a Prosperous New Year
Itosu-kai Karatedo Ireland Christmas Ranking, Hombu, December 2012
IKKI Attend The ONAKAI
National Junior League Finals, Dublin
Click HERE for report Click HERE for report
IKKI Chief Instructor Attends the Shito-Ryu Itosu-Kai
Canadian Karate Championships In Toronto
Kei Tsumura, Shihan, 8th Dan Karate-do, 7th Dan Kobu-do, Chief Instructor of Canada and Leo Mulvany, 6th Dan Karate-do,4th Dan Kobudo, Chief Instructor of Ireland. For report PRESS HERE
Itosu-kai Karatedo Ireland National Championships 2012, LOUGHREA DOJO
The Itosu-kai Karatedo Ireland National Championships will take place on:
Sunday, 11th November 2012, 9.30 am. March in at 09.45, Loughrea Dojo
National Junior League Finals (kata & kumite)
Saturday, 17th November
Summer Ranking 2012 in Hombu (Ballinasloe Dojo)
Students of various Kyu, grading from 6th - 1st Kyu. Instructors Leo Mulvany, Tony Dolphin, Marie Dolphin, John Dolphin, Donal Monahan, Joe Gunter, Nathan Donelan & Faye Mulvany were in attendance. Congratulations to students & instructors for all their hard work and committment.
O.N.A.K.A.I Kata & Kumite Connacht Squad Training Session
Saturday, 8th September, 12 - 2pm.
" Itosu - Kai " Junior Kata & Kumite Squad Members who attended this years ONAKAI Junior Training Camp in Cork on the 6th & 7th July.
Nathan Donelan, Faye Mulvany, Shane Kilkenny
Kian Porter, Evan Donelan, April Curran, Evan Dowd & Eimear Porter.
With Coaches John & Marie Dolphin.
Attending the U21 International in Dublin, May 26th were
L->R: Leo Mulvany (IKKI Chief Instructor), Faye Mulvany, Evan Donelan, Nathan Donelan & Jake Mulvany.
The event had national competitors from Ireland, England & Wales. With almost 300 competing the Tallaght Leisure Centre proved to be "homely" and very athmospheric. Category sizes ranged from 25 to over 40, three tatami areas were in operation constantly, it was a busy and successful day. Results:
Evan Donelan, 3rd, 10-14 yrs boys kata, 2nd round in kumite
Faye Mulvany, 1st, 10-14 yrs girls kata
Nathan Donelan, 1st, 10-14 yrs boys kata, 3rd U14 kumite
Jake Mulvany, 1st, U21 kata
Congratulations to all and well done.
IKKI IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
Attending the Itosu-Kai European seminar 2012 in Copenhagen DK, L->R: IKKI representatives, Sensei's Kevin Casey, 5th Dan, Leo Mulvany 6th Dan, (IKKI Chief Instructor) & Tony Dolphin, 5th Dan (President IKKI).
Denmark Itosu-Kai recently held a European seminar in Copenhagen. Delegates from Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Scotland & Ireland attended the four day event held in the Danish HQ, Bosatsu (Hombu). Classes were given by various instructors & content ranged from Taisabaki, Kata work outs, Kumite drills, Kata/Bunkai, Kumite applications & Danish Police Selfdefence. Kobudo basic kihon sessions using Bo, Tonfa & Sai were delivered by Sensei's Leo Mulvany, Tony Dolphin & Kevin Casey from the IKKI (Ireland).
Congratulations to Sensei's Rene Thyge, 6th Dan, Chief Instructor, Michael Andersen, Anders Uhrenfeldt & Tejs Damkjær for running a successful seminar & many thanks for their hospitality.
European Senior Karate Championships, Adeje,Tenerife
'Karen Dolphin from Itosu Kai Karatedo Irelan
d was selected by ONAKAI to compete for Ireland in Ladies Kata at the 47th European Senior Karate Championships. Marie Dolphin also attended the Championships as ONAKAI National Kata Coach. This years Europeans were held in Adeje in Tenerife'.
Itosu-kai students Una Flynn, Favid Feury, Pamela Nee, Shane Dolphin, Karen Dolphin & Jake Mulvany compete in the Scottish Open April 21st. in
individual and team kata for O.N.A.K.A.I., the NGB for karate in Ireland.
IKKI Represent Ireland At The Scottish Open International In Edinburgh
L->R: John Dolphin, Shane Dolphin, Jake Mulvany, David Feury, Una Flynn, Pamela Nee, Karen Dolphin & Marie Dolphin (ONAKAI National Coach)
Scottish Open - NEWS JUST IN: 21st April 2012, Individual kata competitors performed really well with some just missing medals. The Irish Mens Kata Team: Shane Dolphin, Jake Mulvany & David Feury (all Itosu-kai ) took gold this morning in this event. This included bunkai. Well done Team Ireland and Kata Coach, Marie Dolphin.
Itosu-kai Karatedo Kumite Squad Session
Kumite squad coach Sensei Kevin Casey & assistant coach Sensei Jake Mulvany will hold a National Itosu-kai kumite squad training session on Saturday, 12th May, 11.30am - 1pm, Ballinasloe Dojo. Session is to include current squad members and those students selected last March in Loughrea for kumite squad.
Enquiries, phone Sensei Kevin - 0876133297.
O.N.A.K.A.I. National Junior Kumite Squad Training
Attending the O.N.A.K.A.I. National Junior Kumite Squad training session were Shane Kilkenny, Nathan Donelan & Evan Donelan. This took place on Saturday, 12th May in Dublin under the National Junior Kumite Coach, John Connolly.
The boy's were selected to become part of the national squad at a national training session in the Hombu earlier this year.
ONAKAI Connaught Kata Squad Training
Saturday 19th May
Venue: Creaven House, The Claddagh, Galway
Time: 12 - 1.30pm
Training for both Juniors & Seniors
Contact Sensei Marie Dolphin
ONAKAI National Kata Coach
Itosu-kai Karatedo Kobudo Seminar, March 2012
Itosu-Kai National Kata Squad Training
Itosu-kai squad coach Sensei Marie Dolphin & assistant coach Sensei John Dolphin will hold a National kata squad session on
Sunday 20th May
Venue: Honbu, Ballinasloe
Time 12 - 1.30pm
This session is for all new Squad members selected last February.
Contact Sensei Marie Dolphin
Itosu-Kai National Kata Coach
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