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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

Sensei Hogan @World Karate Championships, Bremen, Germany

The Academy of Shotokan Karate Ireland are proud to have our chief instructor, Sensei Michael Hogan represent Ireland in the judging and refereeing. Sensei went over to sit his exams and also for the pre-championships briefing. This took over four days, for the Kata and Kumite sections in both theoretical and practical examinations on the Tatami.  Sensei ... 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

First Irish Referee to be awarded WKF badge

Big Congratulations to Sensei Michael Hogan who was awarded his World Karate Federation Judge B badge in Spain this week! Sensei spent months preparing for the written and practical examinations.  This is a big boost to Irish Karate on top of Sensei's achievements already by gaining the badges for Kumite and Kata at European level earlier this year. W... 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