Head Coach Brian Carroll Shotokan Karate Club is based in Ashbourne Co Meath.
Brian Carroll (Bing) 5th Dan started practicing Karate in 1980.He won most National Titles during his years competing.
He represented Ireland many times and the highlight was when Bing competed for Ireland at the 1986 ESKA European Championships in Sunderland winning 2 Bronze Medals.
Coach Bing Carroll started his Coaching Road in 2006.. Introduction To Martial Arts Coaching and went on to complete Level 1 with clients such as St Michael’s House, HSE, Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Ireland, Prosper Fingal, Meath Sports Ability (Meath County Council), Ballbriggan Community College and St Finians Community College Swords. .
He runs sports programs for The Youth at Risk, Special Needs & Mainstream kids / adults. Bing is the I-Karate Global technical representative for Ireland
The first Karate Ash class started in the Ashbourne Hotel with one student and has since grown to be a very successful club for the local Ashbourne Community.
The club caters from kids aged 5 years old right up to Adults.
Karate Ash welcomes a diversity of people, talents & experiences. We train in a safe & controlled environment with emphasis on health, fitness, personal development, & of course FUN.
Karate Ash Shotokan Karate Club focus on all aspects of Karate (i.e.) Fundamental movement for kids, Kihon (basics), Kata , Kumite (competition style free fighting) right up to Traditional Okinawan Karate(Life Protection).
The style practiced at this club is Shotokan Karate.