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Itosu-Kai Kata & Kumite Squad Training Dates and other events


IKKI National Karate Spring Championships

Date: 5th April 2020
Time: 10am. March in
Venue: Newinn Sports Complex, Newinn.
A tuck shop will operate. As previous, all help and contributions will be gratefully received.


IKKI National Kata & Kumite Upcoming Squad Sessions

Sunday, 29th March
Sunday, 26th April
Sunday, 17th May
Sunday, 28th June

Any queries, contact Sensei Leo on


IKKI National Kata & Kumite Squad Session

Date: Sunday, 23rd February 2020
Time: Kata 11-12.15pm. Kumite 12.15-1.15pm.
Venue: Honbu Dojo, Emerald Ballroom, Ballinasloe.
Contact Sensei Leo for further details @ 0874159858 or email

IKKI National Squad Sessions

IKKI 2020 squad session will kick off in Loughrea Dojo on the 22nd January 2020 at 7pm. Kata at 7pm and Kumite at 8pm. This session is for all current squad members, new squad members including those wishing to take part in the IKIF International Championships in Denmark 2021.
This is not an open seminar, your club Sensei will inform you if you are to attend.

IKKI National Karate Championships, November 2019.

Many thanks to Tony Dolphin Sensei and Newinn Dojo for hosting the tournament, all the
people who helped out in the tuck shop and those who supplied the goods. Another great
entry & support from the IKKI Club Senseis and members. Superb refereeing, judging, scorekeeping and tatami management. Special thanks to Claire Harte Sensei for running the competition. Congrats to all involved. THE RESULTS ARE IN!!

Kata results Kumite Results


Pre-Dan Ranking Session

Date: Friday, 22nd November 2019
Time: 7pm - 8.30pm.
Venue: Newinn dojo
This is the third and final session in this series of three.
Black Belt ranking takes place: Sunday, 1st December 2019, 10.30am, Honbu Dojo

IKKI National Kata & Kumite Squad Sessions (2019)
Notice: Change of date

This session will take place on Saturday 30th November 2019
Due to multiple event date clashes this weekend (30th Nov. & 1st Dec.), this
session is postponed until further notice.
Apologies for the inconvenience

ONAKAI National Junior Karate Championships 2019

National Jnr Kumite Championships - Saturday, 23rd November
National Jnr Kata Championships - Sunday, 24th November
More details:

IKKI Black Belt Ranking

Sunday, 1st December 2019, 11am. start.
Honbu dojo, Ballinasloe.

IKKI Colour Belt Ranking

Date: Wednesday, 11th December 2019
Time: 7pm. sharp.
Venue: Loughrea Dojo (Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea)

IKKI Association Christmas Patry

Saturday, 14th December 2019, 8pm sharp.
Gullanes Hotel, Ballimasloe.

Christopher (Criccy) Nugent Memorial Cup

Date: Saturday, 2nd November 2019
Venue: Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way, Tallaght
Entries: to Sensei Leo (enrty through Sportdata)
Tournament Details & Categories

IKKI National Championships - save the date!

Date: Sunday, 17th November 2019.
Time: Clubs march in at 10am.
Venue: Newinn Dojo, Newinn Sports Complex, Newiinn.
Programme will be issued the week of Monday 30th September 2019.





“2017 Itosu-ryu Karatedo International Championships”

Team Ireland 2017 Itosu-ryu Karatedo International Championships Shanghai, China:


Family Supporting

Leo Mulvany Pamela Nee Laura Nee Philip Costello Marie Porter
Tony Dolphin David Feury Tommy Nee Laura Costello Kieran McGourty
Marie Dolphin Jean Kennedy Leon Hiddleston   Sarah Nassif
John Dolphin Una Flynn Jade Goldbey   Mark Costello
Karen Dolphin Eimear Porter Sean Armour Foley   Caroline Costello
Shane Dolphin Niall Costello Niamh Costello  

Mark Armour Foley, Martina Turke

Leo Mulvany IKKI IKIF
Leo Mulvany
Chief Instructor
Itosu-Kai Ireland

Team Manager: Leo Mulvany

Coaches: Marie Dolphin, John Dolphin & Shane Dolphin.

IKKI Coaches

5 1 IKKI Shane 6 4 2
Sensei Kevin Casey, Head Kumite Caoch Sensei Donal Monahan, Asst. Kumite Coach Sensei Shane Dolphin, Asst. Kumite Coach Sensei Marie Dolphin, Head Kata Coach Sensei John Dolphin, Asst. Kata Coach Sensei Claire Harte, Asst. Kata Coach

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