Training Experience : 35 Years
Grade : Yodan 6th Dan

Sensei Gareth FitzGerald 6th Dan, started his Karate training over 35 years ago in 1985, under one of Ireland’s leading Wado Ryu instructors Sensei Gordon McKenna (8th Dan). He started teaching when he was just 15 years of age before taking a full time teaching position within Sensei McKenna’s organisation and becoming the organisation’s secretary.

Training Experience
Having trained in Leisure Management and as a Personal Trainer Sensei FitzGerald has extensive experience of the fitness industry, both as a trainer and as a leisure club manager. He has managed leisure clubs and health spas for numerous 4 star hotels and leisure chains and operated his own fitness club. Sensei Fitzgerald has appeared on TV in relation to Karate and as a personal trainer.
The Elite Karate Philosophy
Classes and Workshops
Training Skills
  • Karate 100 %
  • Self-Protection 100 %
  • Personal Growth 100 %
  • Fitness 100 %
  • Personal Training 100 %

Meet Our Growing Team

With over 6 years training, 1st Dan Eric Keenan, who graded for Black Belt in 2016, is currently an Assistant Instructor in Elite Karate Academy. Currently on the instructor teaching program for Elite Karate Academy to become a professional instructor. Eric is studying Health & Recreational Management in Inchicore College, having already successfully qualified in Sports Coaching, with qualifications in GAA, Football, Physical Fitness, Aerobics and First Aid. Eric currently assists with beginner’s to green belt classes.