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2019 One Day Course

 The 2019 One Day Course will be held on Sunday 27 October at the Forest Row Centre

This is the annual opportunity for all Ishinryu clubs to train together on a one-day course.

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Tickets

One Day Course £15.00 Open to all Ishinryu Grades Open to all Karate Styles

2019 Event Timetable

Spring General Grading – Sunday 7th April

Summer Course – Weekend of 22nd / 23rd June

Autumn One-Day Course – Sunday 27th October

Autumn Pre-Grade Course – Sunday 17th November

December General Grading – Sunday 1st December

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Regular Ishinryu Events

Each year Ishinryu clubs get the opportunity to train together at Ishinryu wide courses and events. Other karate styles are also welcome to attend.  The UK annual timetable runs as follows:

  • February or March – One day Pre-grading course for 5th Kyu and above
  • June – The Open Summer Course runs over a weekend and has been presented every year since the mid seventies
  • October – One Day course.  All grades welcome for a day of intensive training
  • November – One day Pre-grading course for 5th Kyu and above

General gradings are held in March, June, and December of each year.  You must attend the entire Summer Course to grade in June

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Ishinryu News

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2019 – English National Championships

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About Ishinryu Karate

Ishinryu blends a number of karate styles including Kyokushinkai, Wado-ryu and Shotokan.

About Ticky Donovan OBE

Ishinryu was founded in 1973 by Ticky Donovan OBE (9th Dan) who continues to run the style today.

The Open Summer Course

Celebrating over 40 years the Ishinryu summer course is a firm fixture on the UK karate calendar.

Archive Photo Gallery

Images from Ishinryu – past and present.