Yama Dojo Shotokan Karate Club

Traditional Shotokan Karate


Welcome to the Yama Dojo Shotokan Karate Club. Yama Dojo is a Traditional Shotokan Karate Club in Waterford City. The club is affiliated to the Shotokan Karate-do International Federation (SKIF) and Shotokan Karate-do International Federation Ireland (SKIF Ireland). Yama Dojo is the only Karate Club in Waterford affiliated to SKIF. Please feel free to have a look through our site. You will find lots of information about Shotokan Karate and the latest news.

Yama Dojo News

Published: Sunday 29th of March 2015
The Seminar Locations and Times for the upcoming SKIF Ireland course with Kanazawa Fumitoshi Sensei have been announced.

Published: Monday 23rd of March 2015
Fumitoshi Kanazawa Sensei May Seminar

Published: Sunday 19th of October 2014
Suzuki Sensei Seminar Dates and Venues

Published: Sunday 21st of September 2014
Suzuki Sensei will be in Ireland from the 10th to the 17th of November for Seminars and Gradings.

Dojo News

Dojo Kun

The Dojo Kun is a list of Dojo Rules said to have been created by Gichin Funakoshi;


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一、人格完成に努むること
hitotsu, jinkaku kansei ni tsutomuru koto
Seek perfection of character

一、誠の道を守ること
hitotsu, makoto no michi wo mamoru koto
Be faithful

一、努力の精神を養うこと
hitotsu, doryōku no seishin wo yashinau koto
Endeavour

一、礼儀を重んずること
hitotsu, reigi wo omonzuru koto
Respect others

一、血気の勇を戒むること
hitotsu, kekki no yū wo imashimuru koto
Refrain from violent behaviour