Joint UCC-WTKO Cork Autumn course with Scott Middleton Sensei 2/12/2017

P‌artnering with WTKO Cork, UCC Karate club is delighted to have the opportunity to host Scott Middleton Sensei, 6th dan,  for the weekend of December 2nd and 3rd, 2017.

‌‌Sensei Middleton has been training in Shotokan Karate for 30 years, and has been teaching at his dojo, Traditional Karate of Brandon, since 1992. He is a Certified Instructor Graduate of the WTKO Kenshusei Program. Sensei Middleton is quickly becoming a highly sought after Shotokan instructor in North America and Europe, being invited to teach at various seminars and camps around the world. His classes are well-planned, well-presented, energetic and thought-provoking. This is a fantastic opportunity to train with an excellent ‌‌‌instructor and we look forward to benefitting from Scott Sensei’s insights and teachings.

As with all UCCKC events, this seminar is open to all interested karateka, regardless of organizational affiliation. Please let us know if you wish to attend via a quick email or via the event Facebook page so we can keep an eye on it!


‌‌‌Saturday December 2nd, 2017

The course will be held on Saturday December 2nd in the Carrigaline Gael Scoil in Carrigaline Cork. See the local event map for details

Sunday December 3rd, 2017

On Sunday December 3rd we will be hosting you in UCC’s Mardyke Pavilion (UCC’s Mardyke Sports Grounds). ‌See this map for directions.

UCC Karate Club members shall be waiting in the main Foyer of the Mardyke Arena and at the main entrance to the Pavilion to guide you.

Address: Mardyke Pavilion, UCC, Mardyke Sports Grounds, Mardyke Walk, Western Road, Cork City.

Should you have any problems finding the course venues, or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Rory on 0863107152


Saturday December 2nd, 10:00 – 15:30 hrs – Carrigaline Gael Scoil

  • 10:00 – 12:00 brown and black belts (3rd kyu-dan grade) training 
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 🙂
  • 13:00 – 14:00 beginner/kids/colours (beginner – 4th kyu grade) training
  • 14:15 on: kyu grading

Sunday December 3rd, 11:00 – 14:45 hrs – UCC‘s Mardyke Pavilion

  • 11:00 – 12:30 All grades training
  • 12:30 – 13:15 Lunch 🙂
  • 13:15 – 14:45 All grades training
  • 14:45 – 15:00 A wee break
  • 15:00 on Dan grading


UCC / WTKO Members – €30 for one day , €50 for two days

UCC Students (with a valid Student ID card) – €TBD (UCCKC covers the rest, regardless of external affiliation)

Non-WTKO and non-UCC – €40 for one day, €60 for two days

Space is limited somewhat. Please let us know if you are thinking of attending via a quick email to!



Saturday – Parking in available around the Gael Scoil.

Sunday – Parking can be found on the streets surrounding the Mardyke Grounds. Parking is free in Cork City areas on Sundays, but please check the local notices to ensure this is the case for where you have parked.
*Please note that parking within the Mardyke grounds is for members of the Mardyke Arena only, with a valid membership card.

Changing facilities:

Saturday – Note that there are no showers/changing facilities at this venue.

Sunday – Note that there are showers/changing facilities at this venue.


For Saturday in Carrigaline, the main town  and petrol stations are a ten minute walk from the Gaelscoil. Note that there are showers/changing facilities at this venue.

For Sunday, There is a Cafe based in the Mardyke Arena, which serves a wide range of snacks and beverages. There is also a Centra nearby (5 minute walk). See the event map for details of the nearest places to grab a snack. See the event Map.

Nearest cash machine:

For Saturday, the nearest ATM machine is at the Topaz station on the main Carrigaline Road. See the local event map for details

For Sunday, the nearest ATM machine is at AIB bank at the junction of Western Road and Carrigrohane road. See the event Map.

‌If you wish to reserve a place on this course, or have any queries or questions please email us at with your name and contact and we will address your query asap.

‌‌‌Useful Links:

The Event Facebook Page

The Karate Dojo, Donnybrook, Cork
Sensei Scott Middleton
WTKO Ireland
World Traditional Karate Organisation


For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Email us at:

UCC Karate Club, Cork (,

or alternatively:

WTKO Cork Karate Club, Cork (