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New Karate club in Armagh

The NIKW are delighted to have a new local karate club based in Armagh, join its Association. The Instructor is Eddie McConnell, who has been studying Karate with the NI Karate-Do Wado-Kai since 2006. The first class will begin at 10am on Saturday 14th September, with regular classes every Saturday at 10am to 11am onwards. …

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Brunton is Karate ‘Champion of Champions’

Dogged determination, combined with a rigorous training regime and the technical expertise of his coaching father produced results at the weekend of 7th Sept, after karate international James Brunton clinched the ‘Champion of Champions’ mantle, with the British Open male senior open title at the weekend, along with a championship title in his own weight …

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NIKW holds successful Summer Training camp

The NI Karate-Do Wado-Kai continues to drive the standard of Karate to its highest levels. One way, was to develop the annual summer training camp, which lasts four full days. This four day intensive course provides the time & high level instruction, so students have the chance of improving their Karate. Thursday, saw students from …

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NI Karate Board Host Successful Karate Competition at the WPFG 2013

The Northern Ireland Karate Board, called on members from the NIKW and other karate clubs across Northern Ireland and further afield to stage the Karate event for the World Police & Fire Games 2013. The Karate event ran alongside Judo in the Shankill Leisure Centre on the 3rd & 4th August. Many local spectators enjoyed …

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NIKW Members get high class tuition on the 5 Pinan Kata.

Karate-Ka from North & South of the border came together to get high class tuition from Sensei Brunton 7th Dan JKF. The NIKW hosted the course, aimed at studying the 5 Pinan Kata of Wado-Kai. Students started off naturally warming up with some basic kicks & punches. After, Sensei Brunton moved quickly on to the …

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NIKW Karate-Ka Star wins at the BKF Home Nations Championships.

Lisburn schoolboy, Craig Ryan, has just returned from the British Four Nations karate tournament in Glasgow with his third British championship title. Just turned 16 last month, Ryan had to step up a category for the event, and was up against young men almost two years his senior. But this did not deter the teenager …

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NIKW Members enjoy High class instruction at Ohyo Gumite Course.

Students got in-depth tuition on the finer movements that helped them learn the importance of distance, timing of attacks. A student commented “A course like this helps me to put my self to the test. Practicing with a partner, really gives you an idea of how difficult it can be to make the techniques work …

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NI Karate-Ka impress at Scottish Open

Lisburn schoolboy, Craig Ryan, returned from the Scottish Open Karate International with medals in both the cadets open weight and team events. The 15 year old travelled to Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh for the tournament which attracted some of Europe’s top karate athletes. The Northern Ireland squad took an impressive seven individual and three team …

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North South Championships 2013

North South Open Karate Championship 2nd February 2013 All results can be seen by downloading here North South Championships 2013 results Sensei Oliver Brunton 7th Dan JKF NI Karate Board & Chief Instructor of NIKW What do the North South Championships give competitors? “The event gives them an opportunity to compete at international level, without having …

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