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Bushido Karate Club News

06 Nov 2023 - 2023 November Seminar - Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami
Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami will be in Ireland from 6-12 November for Nationwide Training Seminars and Gradings.

08 May 2023 - 2023 May Seminar - Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa and Sensei Hiyori Kanazawa
Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa and Sensei Hiyori Kanazawa will be in Ireland between the 8-14 May 2023 in Dublin, Clonmel and Cork. Session Details are coming soon.

11 Mar 2023 - 2023 Piltown Open Invitational Competition
Information about the 2023 Piltown Open Invitational Competition

24 Feb 2023 - SKIF Ireland - SKIEF Referee and Karate Seminar with Kyoshi Toni Racca & Kyoshi Eugen Landgraf & Kyoshi Ray Payne
SKIF Ireland will host an SKIEF Referee and Karate Seminar with Kyoshi Toni Racca & Kyoshi Eugen Landgraf & Kyoshi Ray Payne on the 24-26 February 2023 in Cork, Ireland.

21 Nov 2022 - 2022 November Seminar - Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami
Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami will be in Ireland from 21-27 November for Nationwide Training Seminars and Gradings.

13 Nov 2022 - 2022 SKIF Ireland Kanazawa International Cup
The 2022 SKIF Ireland Kanazawa International Cup will take place in Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24, D24 KX38, Ireland, on 13 November 2022 @ 09:00. Further Details to follow closer to the date.

23 Oct 2022 - 2022 SKIF Ireland All Ireland Championships
The SKIF Ireland National Championships will take place on 23 October 2022 in Moyle Rovers GAA Club, Monroe, Lisronagh, Co. Tipperary, E91 PN29, Ireland.

16 Oct 2022 - Tora Kan: Kyoshi Ray Payne Special Seminar
Kyoshi Ray Payne 7 Dan SKIF will be in SKIF Ireland Tora Kan on 16 October 2022 for a Special Seminar.

10 Sep 2022 - Kyoshi Ray Payne Special Seminar with Sensei Jacqui O Shea and Sensei Seamus O Dowd
Kyoshi Ray Payne Special Seminar with Sensei Jacqui O Shea and Sensei Seamus O Dowd

31 Jul 2022 - European Gold in Kata for Sensei Yuka Evans
European Gold in Kata for Sensei Yuka Evans at the 15th SKIEF Championships in The Netherlands

31 Jul 2022 - European Silver for SKIF Ireland Ladies Masters Team Kata
European Silver for SKIF Ireland Ladies Masters Team Kata at the 15th SKIEF Championships.

31 Jul 2022 - European Silver in Kumite for Sensei Yuka Evans
European Silver in Kumite for Sensei Yuka Evans at the 15th SKIEF Championships in The Netherlands

26 Jun 2022 - Piltown Open Invitation Competition
Piltown Karate Club will host the 2022 Piltown Open Invitation Competition on the 26th of June 2022 in Piltown Community Centre. Please note this competition is by invitation only.

25 Oct 2021 - Worldwide Appointment for Sensei Aaron Kenneally
SKIF Ireland are proud to announce that Sensei Aaron Kenneally has been appointed as the European Representative on the Worldwide SKIF Yudansha Kai Executive Board of Directors. This is a huge honour for both SKIF Ireland and Sensei Kenneally who will be helping SKIF Yudansha Kai with Marketing and Branding. The appointment was made by Dr Philip Kwok President of SKIF Yudansha Kai. We wish him all the best with his appointment. Congratulations.

03 May 2020 - SKIF Train Together in the Spirit of Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa
SKIF GHQ will host a special global YouTube live training session on the birthday of Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa in his honour.

08 Dec 2019 - Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa 1931-2019
It is with heartfelt sorrow that I have to announce the passing of Soke Kanazawa, Hirokazu on the 8th December 2019. Soke passed peacefully with his family around him. RIP

17 Nov 2019 - 2019 November Seminar
SKIF Ireland would like to announce that Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami will be in Ireland from the 11th to 17th November 2019 to conduct seminars and gradings in Dublin, Cork, and Clonmel.

26 Oct 2019 - 2019 Kanazawa International Cup
SKIF Ireland would like to invite you to this year’s Kanazawa Cup, which will be held in the Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24 on Saturday 26th October 2019.

15 Jul 2019 - Silver for SKIF Ireland Women Masters Team Kumite at SKIF World Championships
SKIF Ireland would like to congratulate the Masters Ladies Kumite Team (Yuka Evans, Yvonne Cashman, Karen Sargent) on winning Silver at the 2019 SKIF World Championships.

05 May 2019 - 2019 May Seminar
Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa 8th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland for National Grading and Training Seminars. Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa is an SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

18 Nov 2018 - 2018 Nov Seminar
Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami 8th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland for National Grading and Training Seminars. Murakami Shihan is an SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

13 May 2018 - 2018 May Seminar
Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa 8th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland between 8-13 May 2018 for National Grading and Training Seminars. Kancho Kanazawa is an SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

11 Nov 2017 - 2017 Kanazawa Cup
The Kanazawa Cup (Open Competition) will take place in the Tallaght Leisure Centre, Tallaght, Dublin 24 on Saturday 11th November with competitors throughout Ireland and the UK attending. The tournament will start at 9.30am sharp.

16 Oct 2017 - 2017 October Seminar
Shuseki Shihan 8th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland between 16-22 Oct 2017 for National Grading and Training Seminars. Murakami Shihan is an 3xTime SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

15 May 2017 - 2017 May Seminar
Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa 8th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland between 8-15 May 2017 for National Grading and Training Seminars. Kancho Kanazawa is an SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

23 Oct 2016 - 2016 October Seminar
Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami 8th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland between 18-23 Oct 2016 for National Grading and Training Seminars. Murakami Shihan is an SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

03 Jul 2016 - 2016 SKIF Ireland Summer Gasshuku
SKIF Ireland will be running an Open Summer Gasshuku in Moyle Rovers GAA on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July to raise funds for the competitors travelling to the SKIF World Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia. This Summer Gasshuku is open to all Shotokan Clubs in Ireland.

27 Apr 2016 - 2016 April Seminar
Nobuaki Kanazawa Kancho 7th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland between 27 April to 1 May 2016 for National Grading and Training Seminars. Murakami Shihan is an SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

06 Dec 2015 - 2015 National Championships
The SKIF Ireland National Championships 2015 will take place in Moyle Rovers GAA on December 6th 2015

16 Nov 2015 - 2015 Nov Seminar
Manabu Murakami Shihan 7th Dan SKIF will be in Ireland between November 16-22 2015 for National Grading and Training Seminars. Murakami Shihan is a 3 time SKIF World Champion and one of the top instructors worldwide in SKIF.

17 May 2015 - 2015 May Seminar
Fumitoshi Kanazawa Sensei will arrive in Ireland for the SKIF Ireland Grading and Training Seminar 12th-17th May 2015. Fumitoshi Kanazawa Sensei is an SKIF World Gold Medalist in both Kumite, 7 times SKIF All Japan Champion and one of the top SKIF Worldwide instructors.

30 Nov 2014 - 2014 National Championships
The SKIF Ireland National Championships 2014 will take place in Moyle Rovers GAA on November 30th 2014.

11 Nov 2014 - 2014 November Seminar
Ryusho Suzuki Sensei (6th Dan SKIF) will arrive in Ireland for the SKIF Ireland Grading and Training Seminar 11th-16th November 2014. Suzuki Sensei is a two time SKIF World Silver Medalist in both Kata and Kumite and one of the top SKIF Worldwide instructors.

15 Aug 2014 - 2014 Ray Payne 3 Day Seminar
Sensei Ray Payne 7th Dan SKIF will be conducting a 3 day seminar in Kilmacsimon. The Training seminar will be held on the 15th 16th and 17th of Aug at Kilmacsimon Rowing Club, Kilmacsimon, Co. Cork. Training will consist of Kata Bunki, Advanced Kihon, Bo and Tai Chi. Technical questions and answers followed by a barbecue sat after training. For more information contact Sensei Payne at 0877616900.

30 Apr 2014 - 2014 May Seminar
SKIF Ireland seminar with Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa and Shinji Tanaka Sensei in May 2014.

24 Nov 2013 - 2013 Kanazawa Cup
It is with great pleasure that you and your club are cordially invited to attend the Kanazawa cup 2013, hosted by SKIF Ireland. This is an Open Shotokan Karate Championships.

23 Oct 2013 - 2013 October Seminar
Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa and Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa will be in Ireland between 23-27 October 2013

07 May 2013 - 2013 May Seminar
Nobuaki Kanazawa Kancho and Fumitoshi Kanazawa Sensei will arrive in Ireland on Tuesday May 7th for Seminars in Dublin, Cork, Clonmel and Midleton

21 Apr 2013 - 2013 National Championships
The SKIF Ireland National Championships will be held on Sunday April 21st in the Moyle Rovers Sports Complex, Fethard Road, Clonmel sign in at 10am, competition commencing at 10.30 sharp.

17 Feb 2013 - 2013 Piltown Open Competition
Dear club instructor, You are cordially invited to our Piltown Invitation Open Competition. Venue: Piltown Community Centre, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. Date: Sunday 17th February, 2013.

25 Nov 2012 - 2012 Kanazawa Cup
The SKIF Ireland 2012 Kanazawa Cup will be held on the 25th November 2012 at Moyle Rovers Sports Centre, Clonmel beginning at 10am.

11 Oct 2012 - 2012 October Seminar
Nobuaki Kanazawa Sensei will be in Ireland in Oct 11-16 2012.

05 Oct 2012 - 2012 Gold at JKS Championships
A big congratulations to the SKIF Ireland team members who attended the J.K.S. 2012 Autumn Championships and won medals.

22 Sep 2012 - 2012 Gold at Portsmouth
A Huge Congratulations to the SKIF Ireland team who won medals at the SEKU 30th Anniversary International Championships in Portsmouth, UK featuring competitors from several countries.

01 May 2012 - 2012 May Seminar
Kancho Kanazawa Sensei and Nobuaki Kanazawa Sensei will be in Ireland May 1-6 2012

08 Nov 2011 - 2011 Special Kumite Class
Fumitoshi Kanazawa Sensei will conduct a Squad Training class in Mayfield Sports Complex, Cork City on Friday 11th November 6pm-7pm. It will consist of Kumite training. All squad members who have been travelling and training with the squad for the past few years are asked to attend this session.

17 May 2011 - 2011 Kancho Kanazawa and Suzuki Sensei Seminar May 2011
Kancho Kanazawa and Suzuki Sensei will be in Ireland between 17-22 May 2011

17 May 2011 - 2011 November Seminar
Kancho Kanazawa and Fumitoshi Kanazawa Sensei will be in Ireland in November 8-13 2011.

30 Jan 2011 - 2011 National Championships
The SKIF Ireland National Championships will be held on Sunday January 30th in the Moyle Rovers Sports Complex, Fethard Road, Clonmel sign in at 10am, competition commencing at 10.30 sharp.

28 Nov 2010 - 2010 National Championships
The SKIF Ireland National Championships will be held in Moyle Rovers, Clonmel on 28th November 2010 @ 10am.

26 Oct 2010 - 2010 October Seminar
Kancho Kanazawa and Nobuaki Kanazawa Sensei October Seminar 2010 with special guest Ohigashi Sensei

13 Apr 2010 - 2010 - Kancho Kanazawa and Murakami Sensei April Seminar
Details for Kancho Kanazawa and Murakami Sensei Seminar 2010

11 Nov 2009 - 2009 November Seminar
Details for Kancho Kanazawa and Daizo Kanazawa November Seminar 2009

23 Jul 2009 - 2009 Jacqui O Shea wins Gold
SKIF Ireland would like to congratulate Jacqui O Shea on winning a gold medal at the 10th SKIF World Championships in Athens, Greece July 2009.

01 Jan 2009 - SKIF Ireland receives 3 new 7th Dans
SKIF Ireland would like to Congratulate Sensei Neil Sargent, Sensei Abe McCarthy, Sensei Sean Sargent who received their Nana Dan (7th Dan Black Belts) and Sensei Greg Manning who received his Roku Dan (6th Dan Black Belt) from Kancho Kanazawa April 2009 during the Kancho Kanazawa and Nobuaki Kanazawa Sensei Grading and Training Seminar.

11 Nov 2008 - Award for Sensei Abe McCarthy for years of service to SKIF Ireland
SKIF Ireland would like to personally thank Sensei Abe McCarthy for the years of service he has given to SKIF Ireland. SKIF Ireland would also like to wish Sensei Abe McCarthy a happy birthday and many more to come.

Training Times in Bushido Karate Branches

Bushido Carrigtwohill

Tullagreen, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, T45 XR40, Ireland

Training Times

Monday & Thursday
19:00-20:00 - All Grades
20:00-21:00 - Advanced Class

Bushido Douglas

ICA Hall, Church Road, Douglas, Co. Cork, T12 KP79, Ireland

Training Times

Wednesday & Friday
19:00-20:00 - All Grades
20:00-21:00 - Advanced Class