10 Results for tag: Sensei

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 Dojo in Nottingham, the Honbu Dojo for Sensei Aidan Trimble's Federation of Shotokan Karate (FSK).   The ... More

ASKI Karate Seminar & Grading – Chief Instructor – Sensei Dave Hazard, 7th dan

Open Seminar with Chief Instructor Sensei Dave Hazard, 7th dan, former English Kata Coach 2000-2006. When: First Weekend - 5th & 6th December 2015 Where: Venue TBC (Shannon or Newmarket on Fergus) ******************** Schedule: SATURDAY All ASKI Members 11.00 - 12.00          7th Kyu - 1st kyu 12.15 - 13.15          ASK Grading 1... More

ASK Instructors’ Course – Nottingham

Sensei Hogan travelled over to the annual ASK Instructors' Course in Nottingham. This took place in the Dojo Nottingham (Humberworks). Loads of information and all the nitty gritty of the ASK syllabus ironed out. "I have a few syllabi on file from different Shotokan clubs, and having it explained to me why a training menu is designed a certain way gives me ... More

ASKI Tiger’s Grading – 14th Dec 2014

UPDATE: Photos from the Grading (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_GB/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by Academy of Shotokan Karate Ireland. Sensei ... More

A.S.K. Ireland Spring Open Karate Seminar – Sensei Dave Hazard (7th Dan)

Details: [Where] Newmarket-on-Fergus Community Hall [ http://goo.gl/maps/I1R9z ] [When] Weekend 8-9th March 2014 [Price] €50 for Weekend €30 for One Day SATURDAY: [All Grades] 11:00 -12:00 Basic Techniques 12:15-13:15 Basic Kata 13:30-14:30 Kumite Techniques 14:45 - 16:00 A.S.K. Gradings SUNDAY: [Brown & Black Belts] 9:00-10:00 Basic Techniques ... More

Kinvara Shotokan Karate Club Grading Success

Kinvara Shotokan Karate Club is off to a solid start – established just 4 months ago, the club already has 40 adult and junior members training at the dojo in Kinvara each week.   Kinvara Shotokan Karate Club is affiliated to the Academy of Shotokan Karate (A.S.K.), and is privileged to have Sensei Michael J. Hogan, 5th Dan, as club instructor.  Sensei ... More

Seminar & Grading SUCCESS – Onwards and Upwards

Clare Shotokan Karate Club held our December ASK Seminar and Grading with Sensei Hazard over the Weekend. Seminar Saturday saw the Heian Kata and Tekki Shodan covered in detail from performance in a practical sense compared to the competition/gymnastic. Kihon Bunkai (basic Analysis) was used to give everyone an idea of what a technical part of the kata was ... 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

New ASK Clubs in Clare and Galway regions

Clare Shotokan Karate Club continues to grow as our club seniors step up to become club instructors themselves. Starting this November: Kinvarra Dojo - Club instructor: Sensei Michael Hogan Where: St Joseph's School, Kinvarra, Galway Class Times: Mon [Kids]7-8pm [Adults]8-9pm Shannon Dojo - Club instructor: Pavel Cyganik Where: Shannon Leisure Centre, ... 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