Karate Classes

Karate Classes

Kyudokan Kerry runs traditional Okinawa karate classes in Killorglin, Co. Kerry, Ireland. These are suitable for all from age 10. We are always delighted to welcome new members.

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Kyudokan History

Kyudokan History

Kyudokan Kerry studies traditional Okinawa Shorin-ryu Karatedo. We follow the teachings of Master Minoru Higa, Okinawa, under the direction of Sensei Patrick Rault, our technical director.

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Karate Benefits

Karate Benefits

Regular physical activity can help with weight control, and reduce the risk of disease.It helps strengthen your bones and muscles and improve your mental health and live a healthier life.

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Latest News

Latest News

View Kyudokan Kerry news items, such as our participation in competitions, local events, organisation or attendance of events , gradings or training sessions on the beach.

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About Kyudōkan Kerry – Shorin-ryū Karate

Kyudokan Kerry, Ireland studies Okinawa Shorin-ryu karate and follows the teaching of Master Minoru Higa 10th dan soke of Kyudokan, Okinawa and Sensei Patrick Rault, 8th dan, Kyudokan France and Civil and Cultural Ambassador of the Okinawan Prefecture.

Our Classes are suitable for all from the age of 10. Karate provides many benefits to men or women of all ages. Classes take place in Killorglin, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Tuesday evening, 6:00pm to 7:30pm and Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:30pm (all grades).

In karate you may well train under the guidance of your teacher, but you should never relinquish the responsibility for learning karate to anyone else; that remains yours – always!

Michael Clarke. Shin Gi Tai.

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Master Minoru Higa

10th Dan – Soke of Kyudokan

Master Minoru Higa, 10th Dan Okinawa, Nephew of founder Yuchoku Higa and current Soke of Kyudokan

Sensei Patrick Rault

8th Dan – Kyudokan France

Sensei Rault 8th Dan is the Head of Kyudokan France and Kyudokan Kerry’s main sensei in Europe

In the old days rank was not important – The complete opposite of today. You just trained

Higa Yuchoku
A short slideshow of Kyudokan Kerry best moments of 2019. Looking forward to an even better 2020.