Kickboxing Ireland Home 2017-05-02T15:37:48+00:00


  The Bannon family trio of Martin (dad) along with (daughters) Shauna and Nicole will be making kickboxing history at this year's WAKO World Championships in Hungary by being the first family trio to participate together at a senior WAKO World/Euroepan Championships. This is not the first time though that all three have competed at WAKO world/european level in the same year.  Shauna and Nicole [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|


The official Team Ireland Cadet & Junior national squad made up of 54 participants competing in point fighting, light continuous, kick light, full contact and forms reached levels nobody expected, by finishing in the top 5 countries on the overall medal count at the recent WAKO European Kickboxing Championships for Cadets & Juniors which was held in Skopje, Macedonia from the 2nd -9th September 2017. [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|

Team Ireland Ready For European Glory

This weekend (2nd September 2017) the official Kickboxing Ireland  (KBI) Cadet & Junior National Kickboxing Team will travel to Skopje, Macedonia to compete in the coveted WAKO Cadet & Junior European Championships. The event will take place from the 4th-9th September which will see over 20 european countries represented in the only official European kickboxing championships for cadets & juniors recognised by Sports Ireland. The [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|

WAKO has received FISU recognition

WAKO has received FISU - International University Sport recognition Dear WAKO members, As the WAKO President, am proud to inform you of the fact that WAKO has received the FISU( International University Sports Federation) recognition. We have reached a new milestone in our international status by being recognized by FISU. We already have an extended student and university activity and on behalf of you all, [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|

Potential for the Growth of Full Contact Kickboxing in Ireland

On Sunday 18th June, The Dojo Cookstown was the host to an official KBI national ring sport training camp taken by newly appointed head coach of ring sports Joe Hagan. The Dojo Cookstown was also hosting an official ring sport WAKO referee course taken by chief referee of ring sports in Ireland Mr Pierce McGeough. This was the first in its kind in Ireland where [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|