Shotokan Karate Club

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.

Karate Champion Bing CarrollKarate in Ashbourne

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 completing Level 1 in 2008 and went on to complete Level 2.
Bing works as a FREELANCE SPORTS COACH with clients such as DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL, THE HSE & ST. MICHAELS HOUSE..
He runs sports programs for The Youth at Risk, Special Needs & Mainstream kids / adults… Also runs SELF DEFENSE programs for ladies, KARATECIZE for teens (Karate to Music) to name a few.

Bing opened his first karate club in Santry 8 yrs ago which won Top Prize in the DUBLIN BUS NATIONAL COMMUNITY AWARDS in September 2011, and went on to open Karate Ash in Ashbourne that now has over 120 members and a  waiting list!.

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).

Please click the below class that suits you for the times and days there on.

Adults Class

Ripples Inclusive Class

Kids Class

The style practiced at this club is Shotokan Karate.