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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
The White Tiger Challenge martial arts championships, now in it's 6th year, is set for a record attendance this year as teams from UK, Hungary and all over Ireland are set to attend. Organisers and hosts, Damian Gormley & Martin O'Malley have put a strong emphasis on the WTC as being a family friendly event [...]
The Bestfighter World Cup in Rimini, Italy is the next target for Irish kickboxers as they look to leave their mark again in the highly competitive kickboxing international circuit. The Bestfighter World Cup has been running for over 20 years now and along with the Irish Open, it is one of the oldest and respected [...]
Clubs from all over Ireland travelled to the recent Hungarian Kickboxing World Cup on the 19th-21st May, held in the magical city of Budapest. This year, the hosts and organisers WAKO Hungary, saw a huge increase in attendance with over 2000 registrations from a record to date of 38 nations in attendance. Ireland finished an [...]
Dear Coach/Member, Schedule for round "2" of Kickboxing Ireland's Senior Tatami Championships 2017. Weigh in times: Saturday 3rd June: 9.00 to 11.00am BMA Academy Leixlip, Leixlip Amenities centre, Leixlip. Sunday 4th June: 9am – 10am at Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way, Tallaght, D 24. (1kg allowance over competition weight for round 2) Competitions starts: 11.00am [...]
Dear members, Please be aware of the very important updated below. 1) SENIOR ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIPS ROUND "2" ( POINT - LIGHT - KICK LIGHT - MUSICAL FORMS) Friday 26th May 2017 is the cut off for all competitor registrations for round two as previously advised (No registrations after this date) One kilogram allowance [...]