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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 [...]

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. [...]

White Tiger Challenge set to break new records next weekend (24-25 june)

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 [...]

Bestfighter World Cup Italy Next Port of Call for Irish Clubs to Leave Their Mark

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 [...]

Team Ireland take over the Hungarian Open podium with massive results

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 [...]

**Senior National Championships (tatami sport) round 2 info**

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 [...]


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)