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Kancho Kanazawa 10th Dan Presenting Sensei Gary Daly with his Godan 5th Dan Black Belt

The Odakan School of Karate was founded in 1982 Sensei John Daly and in 1985 Sensei Gary Daly (Godan, 5th Dan Black Belt) took it over and is still instructing it today.

Sensei Gary Daly started training in Shotokan Karate From a young age and inspires for his Karate technique, etiquette and discipline to be like Kancho Kanazawa (10th Dan). Gary has represented Ireland in both European Level and World Level and has won many tournaments from Munster, National and International Levels as a junior and senior.

Sensei Gary Daly would like to congratulate all the members The Odakan School of Karate who passed their recent club grading under Sensei Abe McCarthy 7th Dan

Photo Gallery

Members of Odakan who represented Ireland in the SKIF World Championships in Japan 2006Sensei Abe McCarthy presenting Clyde Stantion with Shodan CertificateMembers of the Bangladeshi Karate Team visiting CorkDarran Smith In JapanMore TrophiesDouble Flying Kick To the Lord MayorJapanese Team visiting Ireland in 1994,  Ballyphehane Karate Student Jason O Sullivan (top)Darran Smith In JapanDarran Smith (left),  Lord Mayor of Cork (center) and Clyde Stanton (right)Darran Smith In JapanNothing like winning two medalsDarran Smith (left) and Sensei Gary Daly (right) at a competitionDarran Smith In JapanSensei Gary Daly clashes with Japanese Competitor in Friendly InternationalSensei Gary Daly (bottom right) with Japanese Team 1994 Traveling the world:  Clyde Stanton, Darran Smith and David O Sullivan at SKIF World Championships Milan 1996Members of Odakan who represented Ireland in the SKIF World Championships in Japan 2006Members of the Ballyphehane Karate Club at a local CompetitionMembers of Odakan who represented Ireland in the SKIF World Championships in Japan 2006Darran Smith (left) and Sensei Kwok (right) at Grading Seminar Mayfield Renshukan November 2004

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