6 Results for tag: EKF

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

ONAKAI National Kata Squad Training – March 2016

ONAKAI National Kata Squad Training Includes Selections for Senior Europeans & future Internationals. Date: Sunday 13th March 2016 Venue: Scoil Ui Cheithearnaigh, Garbally Drive, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Time: Juniors Under 14yrs 12:00 - 13.30 Seniors 15yrs & Upwards 13.15 - 14.45 All attending are required to bring their completed Competition ... More


ASKI students and coaches wish the best of luck to Sensei Hogan at the 12th EUROPEAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR REGIONS in Izmir (Turkey) 2014 / 7-8 June. Hopefully Sensei will see a new judge badge after sitting referee exams. Sensei has already gotten his Kumité Judge B at the WKF level and Kata judge A at EKF level.   (function(d, s, id) { var js, ... More

ONAKAI National Referee’s Course brings new Standard to Irish Karate Scene

This October Bank Holiday weekend saw the ONAKAI hold a National Referee's Course, hosting Mr Javier Escalante of the European and World Karate Federation (EKF/WKF) Referee's Committee Secretary. Coaches brought athletes to the Friday evening class to assist in practical examples relevant to the WKF Rules of sport and engagement.This course saw the ... More

Sensei Hogan EKF judge – first in Ireland!

Sensei Michael Hogan (ASK Ireland Senior Instructor) gained his European Karate Federation Kata Judge B license last June (2012). It was a proud day for ASK Ireland as Sensei Hogan is the first in Ireland to gain this qualification after sitting through the rigorous Examination in Moscow (Russia) during the European Championships. The exams involve ... More

Sport Karate Competition Rules (WKF)

Clare Shotokan Karate Club and Sensei Hogan are strong supporters for the continual development of Karate as martial arts and sports. We are supporters of The K is On the Way. Some traditionalists say competition and sport is the antithesis of Karate-do. We believe there is a place in the 21st century for tradition and sport to co-exist if done right. ... More