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Dear WAKO Members,   On behalf of WAKO President please receive herewith attached a very important announcement regarding the WAKO Senior World Championships . Announcement - World Championships 2017

Round 2 Senior National Championships

Round 2 of the Senior & Veterans All Ireland Tatami Championships will take place in Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way, Tallaght on Sunday 4th June 2017. Registration via: Registeration is now open until Friday 26th May so get your entries in ASAP (1 Kg allowance for all entries)

**Confirmation of WAKO Cadet & Junior Championships – Travel Arrangements**

Official announcement Confirmation W.A.K.O. Cadet & junior championships will be in Macedonia from 2-10th Sept 2017 K.B.I. were unable to find a viable group or charter option. So like other years we are letting people book their own flights and we will look after the rest. Weigh in will close on Sunday 3/9/17 so ensure you're there for [...]


Ireland are unbelievably ranked number 3 in the world in the official WAKO world rankings (by countries) just released on the 13th April 2017. Russia are number one, Italy second and Ireland third, just ahead of Great Britain and Hungary (4th and 5th consecutively). This is an amazing achievement for our small nation that receives [...]

Ireland finish 6th in the famous Yokoso Open 2017

Team Ireland was well represented at the now famous Yokoso Open in Amsterdam, Holland this weekend just gone (7th-8th April 2017). KBI clubs from Irish Martial Arts Academy, Red Star, Spartan, BBAA & BMAClondalkin/Hurricane MA fielded strong athletes in the forms, continuous & points fighting categories leaving their mark with an overall tally of 12 [...]

Registration Now Open for The Senior All Ireland Tatami Sport Championships

Please follow the link below for the online registration for round 1 of the K.B.I. All Ireland Senior Tatami Championships for 2017. The first round will take place on Sunday 30th April 2017 at Tallaght Leisure Centre, Fortunestown Way, Tallaght, D 24. Registration is now open and will remain open until Friday 21st April [...]


Dear Instructors, Coaches and students, B-Elite Taekwon-Do &Kickboxing Academy would formally wish to invite you to our 2nd junior open championship which will be held again in The Ashdownpark Hotel Gorey Co.Wexford on April 22nd. Following last year’s success we have now added a new pee wee section for age 4 and 5 yrs with [...]

New WAKO Dan Grade Certificates Awarded

Kickboxing Ireland presented WAKO Dan Grades for the following long lasting members of KBI: Michael McDermott 7th Degree Jim Upton 6th Degree Liam Whelan 5th Degree Ian Kingston 5th Degree Martin Bannon 5th Degree Dave Heffernan 5th Degree Mark McDermott 3rd Degree All the above were awarded their promotions in thanks for their continued dedication [...]

Moving tribute to the late Denis Brosnan

During the cadet & junior national championships held in Citywest Hotel on 1st & 2nd April, Kickboxing Ireland dedicated a minute's applause tribute to the late Denis Brosnan. A short video clip of Denis, his club, fighters and life was shown through the applause where there was clear sadness in all the members who knew [...]