Navan Shotokan Karate Club Page


The Navan Shotokan Karate Club is located at St. OLIVER PLUNKETTS SCHOOL NAVAN, CO. MEATH.  The Instructor is Sensei Rhonda Balfe Hoban (3rd DAN) contact Sensei Hoban on 086 8958878 or Email:

Training times are:

              Monday:   Class 5:30pm - 7pm        

                 Wednesday: Class 5:30pm - 7pm         

 Club Announcements

2010 USKFI National championships - Sunday, May 02, 2010

Congratulations to Navan Shotokan Karate Club who brought home 16
trophies from the 2010 USKFI National championships held in
Blanchardstown business IT park on the 25th April



Navan Grading Success - Saturday, December 05, 2009

Congratulations to club members who successfully graded in November under Senseis F. Brennan, M. Sherlock and D. Royle


Code of Ethics and Child Protection in Sport - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Pictured above (l to r) with their certificates in Code of Ethics and Child Protection in Sport is Declan County (Navan SKC Child Protection Officer), Sensei Rhonda Balfe (Club Instructor) and Fran Hoban (First Aider and Secretary)100_1732.JPG - Gmail. The trio recently completed the course with Meath Country Sports Partnership.


USKFI Nationals Success - Wednesday, May 06, 2009




Congratulations to the National Championship winners from Navan - Monday, January 05, 2009

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Congratulations! - Friday, October 31, 2008



from left: Ademide Adenuga, Aliraza Shah and Modupe Adenuga

Congratulations to the Navan A team who came join 3rd in the shotokan cup in Dublin


Congratulations! - Saturday, October 04, 2008

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(left) Leon Hoban who came fourth place in the under 10's kata category and (right) Aliraza Shah who came first place in the under 15's kata category.

The USKF would like to congratulate the junior squad from the Navan Shotokan Karate Club for an excellent result at the  JKS Autumn Championships held on Sunday the 28th September in Santry.
For its first competition, the squad did excellent with many students reaching the semi finals, beating opponent of much higher grades.
The USKF would like to especially congratulate students Aliraza Shah for taking first place in the under 15's kata category and Leon Hoban for taking fourth place in the under 10's category. Well done to them both!

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Aliraza Shah first place in the under 15's kata category



First Grading... - Friday, July 25, 2008


(Students from the Navan Shotokan Karate Club with Sensei's David Royle Rhonda Balfe and Michael Sherlock)

Congratulations to Sensei Rhonda Balfe and the new Navan Shotokan Karate Club on a job well done in their first grading on the 12th of July. The students standard was very high on the day, with two students managing to double grade!