Sensei John McGrane

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10th Dan Kanji WKC Brendan Donnelly

10th Dan

John Mc GraneĀ  (10th DanĀ The Black Dragon Assoc. and the World All styles Combat Assoc) started his karate career in 1973 with the Karate Union of Great Britain. His instructors included Sensei K Enoeda, Sensei H Kato, Sensei S Tomita and Sensei Frank Brennan. He also represented Ireland at Crystal Palace London in international Karate Championships seven times.

Sensei Mc Grane also studied Kempo under the guidance of Instructor Tommy Jordan. Sensei Mc Grane also holds a 4th Dan in Mugedo and is highly graded in several other Martial Arts.

More on the career of Sensei McGrane here.

Applications are now open for WKC “Team Ireland” World Championships 2016 all Styles and Associations welcome.

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John Mc Grane Brendan Donnelly Receives his 4th Dan in 18/02/1992 from Sensei McGrane

Brendan Donnelly Receives his 4th Dan in 18/02/1992 from Sensei McGrane

 

 

1996 "Contact Corner" Drogheda with B Donnelly 5th DAN

1996 “Contact Corner” Drogheda

John Mc Grane and Joe Canning

Sensei Mc Grane 4th Dan in Mugendo From founding Member Joe Canning.

The Irish Free Style Karate Association was affiliated to the Red Dragon Karate Association in 1986

The Irish Free Style Karate Association was affiliated to the Red Dragon Karate Association in 1986

 

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Brendan Donnely 1997 6th Dan Shotokan from Sensei McCrane

Sensei Mc Grane with Brendan Donnelly April 2016

Sensei Mc Grane with Brendan Donnelly April 2016

Brendan Donnelly receives his 8th Dan Karate from John Mc Grane Sensei 10th Dan and Tom Foley 9th Dan Shodai Soke, Kokuryu Kai Ireland

Brendan Donnelly receives his 8th Dan Karate from John Mc Grane Sensei 10th Dan and Tom Foley 9th Dan Shodai Soke, Kokuryu Kai Ireland