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Past News Posts on ASKI

  • 14th August 2017

    ASKI at Annual ASK Instructors' Course

    ASKI Blackbelts Kevin Nolan (2nd dan) and Maurice Keane (1st dan) accompanied Sensei Michael Hogan (5th dan - Senior Instructor for ASK Ireland) to the Annual Academy of Shotokan Karate Instructor's Course. The course took place at The ...more
  • 13th July 2017

    Sensei Hogan achieves EKF Kumite Judge A

    Massive congratulations to Sensei Mick Hogan's recent achievement at the EKF Championships in Kosovo #EKF Kumite Judge A #Karate#Olympics more
  • 7th May 2017

    Sensei Hazard awards diplomas to new ASK black belts

    May,2017 : ASK seminar with Sensei Hazard Big congratulations to Padraig Hassett and Maurice Keane on receiving their Shodan diplomas from Sensei Hazard. They did excellent gradings in December 2016. Congratulations everyone ...more
  • 15th October 2016

    O.N.A.K.A.I National Junior and Senior Kata Squad Training

    O.N.A.K.A.I  National Junior and Senior Kata Squad Training    Saturday the 15th of October Venue & Time TBC This session will include the 1st round selections for the Junior and Under 21`s European Championships. These Champions...more
  • 4th August 2016


    We've received wonderful news for Karate in sports! Here is to TOKYO 2020. Oss! See the following email from Javier Escalante, Secretary WKF & EKF. HISTORIC DECISION: KARATE IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES! Karate is in the Olympic Games. The ...more
  • 31st July 2016

    ASK instructors Class with Sensei Hazard

    ASK instructors Class with Sensei Hazard Sensei Hogan, Kevin Nolan and Cian Hogan travelled to Nottingham to the annual ASK Instructor's Course with Chief Instructor Sensei Dave Hazard. A lot of technical information was covered on ...more
  • 22nd July 2016

    Renee Smaal International Cup

    Academy of Shotokan Karate Ireland had a great outing at the Renee Smaal International Cup Open. We had 10 members in 20 events throughout the day and came home with 13 medals. I would like to thank the parents for taking time out of ...more
  • 2nd June 2016

    A.S.K. Sensei Michael Hogan represents at EKF Continental Championships, Turkey

    Sensei Michael Hogan representing Ireland at 14th European Karate Championships for Regions, Kocaeli (Turkey), 4-5 June 2016 UPDATE: Sensei Passed his exams. EKF Kumite Judge B, and keeping the previous qualifications.. Best of luck to ...more
  • 8th May 2016

    Shotokan Karate Kyu Grading success A.S.K. Seminar weekend

    Congratulations everyone from the Kilmurry, Kinvara, Kilkishen and Cratloe Dojos who graded over the weekend with our chief instructor Sensei Dave Hazard. Saturday, Sensei covered your Grading Kata and a few bit you need to change the ...more
  • 7th May 2016

    Sensei Dave Hazard A.S.K. Ireland Karate Course (May) 2016

    Seminar and Grading with Sensei Dave Hazard, 7th dan. Chief Instructor of Academy of Shotokan Karate. Former English Kata Squad Coach (2000 -2006). Author of "Born Fighter" and "Fundamental Karate", and the excellent dvd series "Dave ...more


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