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Galway Shotokan Karate Club
Galway Shotokan Karate Club is a community based, non-profit club run by a voluntary committee catering for Children & Adults. The Club is affiliated with IMAC (Irish Martial Arts Commission) which is recognised by The Irish Sports Council.
We welcome a diversity of people, talents & experiences. We train in a safe & controlled environment with emphasis on health, fitness, personal development & of course ‘fun’.
All our instructors hold Certificates in Coaching, which are recognised by the Irish Sports Council. All instructors are qualified in First Aid & are trained in the Code of Ethics & Good Practice for Children in Sport.
Our main affiliation is with the IUKK (Irish United Karate-Do Kai) directed by Renshi Bill Creasey.
The Galway Shotokan Karate Club focus on all aspects of Karate – Fundamental movement for kids, Kihon (basics), Kata, Kumite (competition style free fighting) right up to Traditional Okinawan Karate (Life Protection).
Adult Beginners: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm-7pm
Adult Intermediate/Advanced: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-8.30pm
Children (7 years and above): Mondays & Thursdays 4.30pm-5.30pm
Dojo: St Joseph’s Community Centre, Shantalla, Galway, Ireland