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2018 One Day Course

 The 2018 One Day Course will be held on Sunday 21 October at Barking Abbey School.  Click on the image above to download a booking form

You can now Register and Pay for this Course here.  Use the Tickets form below to pay by PayPal or Credit Card.  You will receive an email ticket which you then bring to the course.   Give it a try – it will save all that form filling and queuing on the day.

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2018 November Pre-Grading Course

The next Pre-Grading Course will be held on Sunday 18 November at the Forest Row Centre, Collier Row, RM5 2LD.

This course is open to all students 5th Kyu and above.

Please note that this course is compulsory for all students intending to Grade on Sunday 2nd December.

All 5th Kyu and above, including all Dan Grades, are encouraged to attend regardless if Grading or not in order to improve understanding of the Ishinryu Syllabus.

While of primary interest to Ishinryu students, all EKF members are welcome to attend.

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2019 Summer Course

Announcing the 2019 Ishinryu Summer Course for Saturday 22nd June and Sunday 23rd June.

New Venue – Now at the Forest Row Centre in Collier Row

New Events – Back by popular demand, the Saturday evening party at the same venue

Same Instructors as 2018 – Why change a great line up!  Top Ishinryu instructors led by Sensei Ticky Donovan OBE

Awards – For male and female student of the weekend

Gradings – The course will include a grading for those ready to grade (included in the course fee) for all non-Dan Grades

Run by Ishinryu Karate and open to all Karate styles, the Ishinryu Summer course is now in it’s 44th continuous year.

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

Chris and Kate Karwacinski

Help get Ishinryu to the Olympics

Kate and Chris Karwackinski both compete at international level and need to attend and compete at various compulsory Olympic Qualification Tournaments ...
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2018 October - The KDF Open at Barking Abbey

2018 October – The KDF Open at Barking Abbey

Led by coach Sensei Tony Dean (5th Dan) Ishinryu were represented by a small team of six karateka from three ...
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Squad Training 2018

2018 Ishinryu Squad Training

In 2018 Sensei Tony Dean started an initiative to increase Ishinryu participation in competition. The first squad training session took ...
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Sensei Cassidy Lynne

2018 New Ishinryu club in the USA

Sensei Cassidy Lynne (4th Dan) opens a new Ishinryu club in San Francisco this month. We wish Sensei Cassidy all the ...
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Karate in the Olympics

Karate in the 2020 Olympic Games

Karate in the 2020 Olympic Games The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee being held in Rio de Janeiro ...
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Bruce Hyland with Ticky Donovan 2015

Sensei Bruce Hyland awarded 7th Dan

Bruce Hyland awarded 7th Dan Congratulation to Sensei Bruce Hyland on achieving your 7th Dan.  A recognition of your ability ...
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Orignial Ishinryu Blackbelts (2015)

2015 – Original Ishinryu Black Belts

Original Ishinryu Black Belts (2015) For all Ishinryu students, these are the original Ishinryu Black Belts - if John Wayne ...
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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.