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Karate Kids @ Hombu Dojo Karate

Karate Dojo Membership for Kids


The Hombu Dojo is a full time, professionally run karate studio. It is also one of the most successful martial arts clubs in the country. Based in Ranelagh, Dublin 6, the Hombu Dojo has several satellite clubs around south Dublin, including Swan Leisure Centre Rathmines, the Samuel Beckett Civic Centre Ballyogan, David Lloyd Clonskeagh, De La Salle Gym Churchtown, YourFitness Gym in Harolds Cross, Sandyford Community Centre, St Brigid's Parish Hall in Stillorgan, Irishtown Stadium, Westpark Gym Tallaght and Terenure Sports Club (formally CYM).  We are also delighted to be launching classes in Naas Co. Kildare!

Karate ticks all the boxes with the current buzz words in health - but it always has.  Mindfulness and Wellbeing are the cornerstones of the practice of karate.  Karate is for all men, women and children, karate provides a safe and healthy means of learning how to protect oneself. Shown to improve fitness, flexibility, agility, confidence and self-awareness, karate is a combination of kicking, punching, striking and blocking techniques. Karate is universally recognised as one of the most comprehensive of all martial arts and is ideally suited to combat the stresses of modern living.

Originating in Okinawa, karate has developed over 400 years to become recognised as one of the best forms of self defence in the world. You will be joining the most successful club in Ireland, with 500 members, Hombu Dojo (Headquarter Club) is the best of Japanese Karate on your doorstep.