Leslie Hogan has been practising karate for 25 years. She graded to Sho Dan in 1998, Ni Dan in 2000, San Dan in 200, Yondan Dan in 2007 and Godan in 2018, all gradings by W.S.K.F. chief instructor Sensei Kasuya.
Whilst embracing all elements of karate she has a special interest in Kata and has been coaching kata for the past 12 years. She is a founder member of W.S.K.F. Ireland.
- She is a W.S.K.F. instructor and has been teaching karate since 2001
- She is also a W.S.K.F. grading examiner and Kata and Kumite judge.
- She won gold at the inaugural W.S.K.F. Ireland national kata championships and has won silver in Team kata.