Karate in an excellent, time-proven method of personal development.  Shotokan Karate is a traditional Japanese Martial Art founded by Master Gichin Funakoshi.Shotokan Karate is a way for an individual to realize greater potential and expand the limits of that individual’s physical and mental capabilities.  Shotokan Karate remains firmly rooted in a strong martial arts tradition, emphasizing lifetime training for a healthy mind and body, rather than strictly as a sport.

Red Dragon Shotokan Karate was established in Ireland in the early 1980’s by Grandmaster John Mc Grane who studied the art in England under the tutelage of Sensei Keinosuke Enoeda a Japanese master of Shotokan karate who was the Chief Instructor of the Karate Union of Great Britain.