Sparring Camp

Dear Instructors and Black Belts,

You and your students are invited to our latest sparring seminar with Mr Konstantin Yurikov from Russia. Please see details below. Tickets are available on-line.

Hope to see you there

Master Howard

Konstantin Yurikov Sparring Camp




Konstantin Yurikov Sparring Camp – 3/4th February 2018

This is an exclusive sparring camp for RITA members only.

This is another chance to train with multiple World and European Taekwon-Do champion, Mr Konstantin Yurikov from Russia. The camp will develop both sparring tactics and sparring techniques and is accessible to new and experienced black belts and colour belts alike (yellow belt and above). If you are interested in developing your sparring skills for both competitions and gradings then this event is for you.

The previous sparring camps were very success and fully booked out. Discounted Early Bird tickets only €60 available up to Friday 26th January, (full price €75).  Places are limited due to space, so book early and don't miss out. 

Where: St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys, Navan Rd, Dublin 7

When: Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th February 2018

Book online at


Master Robert Howard , 8th Degree

Mr Konstantin Yurikov Sparring Seminar



We are delighted to announce that we are hosting another Sparring seminar with Mr Konstantin Yurikov of Russia. This two day seminar with the multiple European and World championship gold medallist in on Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October. Saturday is in our training hall at the Cabra Parkside Sports Centre, Ratoath Rd, Dublin 7. While the Sunday session is in St Joseph’s School Hall, Navan Rd, Dublin 7.

Tickets only available on-line at


Tickets are limited so book now.

ITF Irish Open 2017





Hi Masters & Instructors,

On behalf of the RITA Tournament Committee attached please find information pack & application form for the forthcoming Irish Open to be held on Saturday 18th November.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Yours in Taekwon-Do

Master Valerie Keane VII Degree
R.I.T.A National Secretary


Individual form for instructors available here


ITF Irish Open Information Pack available here

Summer Training Weekend

Summer Training weekend: We are holding a training weekend on Saturday and Sunday 12th/13th August 2017. This year’s topics will be 'Patterns', 'Sparring', Self-Defence' and 'Power Breaking',  and will be conducted by Master Robert Howard (8th Degree) , Master Mark O’Donnell (7th Degree), and Mr Leon McSherry (5th Degree).

Master Howard and Master O’Donnell have decades of experience instructing Taekwon-Do and umpiring at European and World Championships.  Mr McSherry is 2016 European Champion in 5th  degree patterns, and 2017 vice-champion. Between them they will help you identify what you need to do to excel at the art.  

What to bring: Dobok, water bottle, packed lunch, sparing pads (can be supplied if necessary).

This Training Weekend is open to RITA black belt and colour belts (yellow belt and above) and is only €75. (€60 Early bird special, book by 31st July 2017)

Book now on

Places are limited so book early and don’t miss out.