WSKF Karate Academy Skerries
Skerries Community Center
K34 K377 Tel: +353 87 4158705 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WSKF Karate Academy Skerries was founded by Tom McMahon and Jerry Ahern. Initially the club operated out of both the Community Centre and the Rugby Club in Skerries, County Dublin.
1998 saw the club affiliate to WSKF Ireland with a direct link to World Shotokan Karate Federation Japan. Its instructors are Tom McMahon, Martin Wheeldon and Deirdre Tapley.
From 2008 we were been based solely in the Little Theatre, Community Centre, Skerries and currently have approximately 25 members attending classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The Skerries club has enjoyed enormous medal success both Nationally and Internationally in individual and team events.
- 17 WSKF World Championship medals,
- World Cup double Gold and silver medals,
- Eastern European Cup Gold, Silvers and Bronzes,
- JSKA World Championship Golds and bronze medals,
- Scottish Open silvers and bronzes,
- Welsh and British Open Gold champions.
Its members feature at the highest levels of National and International karate and have a significant tally of National Champion titles in addition to silver and bronze medals.
WSKF Karate Academy Skerries is a non-profit organisation and relies on fundraising events and donations to help pay for:
- Training equipment
- Competition entry for students
- Travel costs for students competing in events
If you or an organisation you are involved with would like to become a club sponsor, or make a more significant donation, please call sensei Tom McMahon +353 87 4158705.
Sensei Tom McMahon
Sensei Tom McMahon is a 3rd Dan Black Belt, who has been practicing karate for the past 23 years. He is 52 years old and has been teaching karate at the Skerries club for the past 13 years. Tom continues to compete as a Veteran in both kata and kumite competitions and has won many distinctions in both of these categories.Read more
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