Upcoming Ishinryu Events

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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Unlimited available One Day Course £15.00 Open to all Styles
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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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Regular Ishinryu Events

Each year Ishinryu clubs get the opportunity to train together at Ishinryu wide courses and events. Other styles are also welcome to attend providing they are English Karate Federation (EKF) members.
The UK annual timetable runs as follows:

  • February or March – One day Pre-grading course for 5th Kyu and above
  • June – Open Summer Camp is a long weekend running from Friday through Monday.
  • 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 each year.  You must attend the Summer Camp for the June Grading.

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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.