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NIKW Junior league 3rd May 2022

The NIKW Junior league continued today, with more and more members getting vital competition experience.Sensei James Brunton, chief Kumite coach of the NI Karate Squad led under 16yr olds in a brief warm up session and then it was down to business. There was plenty of action on display for friends and parents who looked …

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NIKW Karate course embeds technical training

Students from the Northern Ireland Karate-Do Waldo-Kai attended a technical kata course at Girdwood Community Hub on 23rd April 2022. The atmosphere was electric as participants discovered the level of detail needed to make their karate techniques effective. They were amazed to learn how the slightest deviation in how a movement is executed could make …

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Spring Training Camp 2022

NIKW Spring Camp 2022

NIKW members enjoyed a thorough study of Karate-Do technique, the weekend of 4th to the 6th March. Gathering in the Ards peninsula in the spring time, the course aims to ensure students are able to study and appreciate all the benefits of karate.  Sensei Oliver Brunton, a 7th Dan karate master with the Japanese Karate Federation, …

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NIKW Junior league launches for 2022

The NIKW was excited to kick off another great opportunity for its young members to get great experience building their confidence & skill in Kumite bouts. Chief Instructor Sensei Brunton commented; “We are really pleased to launch a new year of the Junior League. Myself and head kumite coach James, have seen vast improvements in …

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North South Karate Tournament 29th January 2022, Results

What a way to get back to karate competition! The NIKW was delighted to return and host the North South Karate Championships on Saturday 29th January, after being unable to stage the competition last year. The tournament provided plenty of categories for all levels, ages & abilities, ensuring a wide variety of participants got the …

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Junior League Nov 2021

The NIKW continued its junior league format, recently, with a meeting during November 2021.Members with recent experience plus new members joined in this time again, all gaining vital experience in kumite parring matches. Sensei James Brunton, chief kumite coach started off with some early tips to help players score those vital scores. Massive congratulations to …

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Junior League 2021

The NIKW was thrilled to be able to return with our Junior League competition, exclusively for younger members of the association.Plenty of long standing members returned after the pause due to social restrictions, but it was especially great to see so many new competitors. Everyone was eager to use plenty of energy, passion and enthusiasm …

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Karate training gets detailed

Karate Training Camp Sensei Brunton

What an absolute fantastic course.The NIKW is lucky to have such a skilled and knowledgeable karate master at the helm. One of Europe’s top JKF masters, a 7th Dan black belt is rare, and  Sensei Brunton brought his knowledge to life in our recent training camp. An intensive 4-day study of Wado-Ryu Karate, which took …

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Enjoy Karate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Karate is making its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.Make sure you check out the top athletes from around the world in both Kata and Kumite events.This is an important moment for the Karate community and we can’t wait to see all the action. Tokyo 2020 5th-7th Aug You can follow the Olympic Schedule & …

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World Karate Federation – world wide audience growth

World Karate Federation

We encourage members to follow and keep up to date with Karate news across the world.There has been tremendous success by the WKF, in building an online community of engaged Karate-Ka as the report illustrates.We encourage to connect on your preferred social media channels and engage in WKF content. World Karate Federation – Social Media …

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