Category Archives: Club News

Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami Grading Results

Well done to our club members who graded with Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami on Saturday 21st October
Peter Kavanagh 2nd Kyu – 2nd Brown Belt
Barry Murphy 3rd Kyu – 1st Brown Belt
Eóin Murphy 3rd Kyu – 1st Brown Belt
Keith Beirne 5th Kyu – Blue Belt
Oisín Murphy 6th Kyu – Green Belt
Dominic Kelly 9th Kyu – 1st White Belt
Eoin Dungan-Derham 9th Kyu – 1st White Belt
Tara Coen 9th Kyu – 1st White Belt

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Spring Seminar with Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa

Well done to our club members who successfully graded with Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa

Jane Marshall 8th Kyu (Yellow Belt)
Oisín Murphy 7th Kyu (Orange Belt)
Keith Beirne 6th Kyu (Green Belt)
Barry Murphy 4th Kyu (Purple Belt)
Eóin Murphy 4th Kyu (Purple Belt)
Patrice Berthaud 2nd Kyu (Brown Belt)

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St. Patricks Parade 2017

Members from the club took part in the 2017 Rush St. Patricks Day Parade. The club did a quick demonstration with Oisín Murphy defending multiple attacks from four different directions. Rush Community Council presented the club with a Rosette for their efforts.

Back Row (L-R) Paddy Coen, Patrice Berthaud, Barry Murphy, Dominic Kelly, Eóin Murphy
Front Row (L-R) Tara Coen, Jane Marshall, Oisín Murphy, Eoin Dungan-Derham

Video of the demonstration courtesy of Rachel Fox Murphy


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Grading Success with Shuseki Shihan Murakami

Well done to all our students who graded with Shuseki Shihan Murakami 8th Dan. Special congratulations to Paddy Coen who successully passed his Shodan (1st Dan Black Belt) in Cork.

Paddy Coen 1st Dan (Black Belt)
Patrice Berthaud 2nd Kyu (Brown Belt)
Peter Kavanagh 3rd Kyu (Brown Belt)
Barry Murphy 5th Kyu (Blue Belt)
Eóin Murphy 5th Kyu (Blue Belt)
Keith Beirne 7th Kyu (Orange Belt)
Oisín Murphy 8th Kyu (Yellow Belt)
Jane Marshall 9th Kyu (White Belt)


(L-R) Keith Beirne, Oisín Murphy, Eóin Murphy, Barry Murphy, Jane Marshall, Patrice Berthaud


(L-R) Keith Beirne, Paddy Coen, Peter Kavanagh, Barry Murphy
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