Mayfield Renshukan Karate Club was formed in 1971. Sensei Abe McCarthy Nana Dan (7th Dan Black Belt) is the Chief Instructor of the club. Mayfield Renshukan is one of the oldest and respected Traditional Shotokan Karate-Do Clubs in Ireland.
Sensei Abe McCarthy won a Gold Medal at the World Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation Championships in Bali, Indonesia in the Masters Category. and a bronze medal at the 1994 Yokohama SKIF World Championships in the Masters Category. Over the many years of our students have won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at National and International competitions around the world.
Mayfield Renshukan is the Cork location for the National Grading and Training Seminars with SKIF Supreme Instructor Hirokazu Kanazawa 10th Dan annually.
Over the years many highly respected Sensei's from Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation Headquarters in Tokyo, have visited and trainied students in Mayfield Renshukan. Some of the highly respected Sensei's include:
Sensei Abe McCarthy
Sensei Greg Manning
Sensei Martin O Keeffe
Sensei Aaron Kenneally
Sensei Adrian Cotter