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Upcoming Ishinryu Events

2020 March Pre-Grading Course

 The 2020 March Pre-Grading Course will be held on Sunday 22 March at the Forest Row Centre

This Course is open to all 5th Kyu (Green Stripe) and above and required for anyone planning attend the April 5th General Grading.

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March 2020 - Pre Grading
£ 15.00

2020 Summer Course

Announcing the 2020 Ishinryu Summer Course for Saturday 20th June and Sunday 21st June.

Same Venue – The Forest Row Centre in Collier Row

New Events – For 2020 the Saturday evening party is also an Ishinryu reunion event

New Instructors  – Chris Karwacinski joins the 2019 Instructor team 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 45th continuous year.

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2020 Summer Course
£ 75.00

2020 Event Timetable

Spring Pre-Grading Course – Sunday 22nd March

Spring General Grading – Sunday 5th April

Summer Course – Weekend of 20th / 21st June

Autumn One-Day Course – Sunday 25th October

Autumn Pre-Grade Course – Sunday 15th November

December General Grading – Sunday 6th 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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Ticky Donovan foreward to David Croft Book

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Kate Kawacinski - 2019 English National Championships

2019 – English National Championships

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2019 – Kate is the 4 Nations Karate Champion

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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.