Welcome to MAC Kenpo Karate

Founded in 1983, MAC Kenpo Karate has been providing top-quality karate instruction for over 40 years. Our experienced instructors have trained with some of the best in the world and WERE dedicated to teaching the art of karate to students of all ages and abilities.

However for the moment our club facilities have closed and our instruction is based on a one to one and private basis ONLY.


Instructor: Joe McCormack.

Joe Started his martial arts training in 1979. Throughout his many years of training, he participated in many martial art styles. Those styles included, Wado Ryu, Shotokan, Kick Boxing, Mugendo and Kenpo. He achieved his first degree black belt in Wado Ryu Karate in 1983 and in 1989 he received his 1st Dan black belt in traditional Kenpo karate.

The style he favored was Traditional Kenpo Karate.  Joe has dedicated his teaching to his students  based on the old traditionl Kenpo system. 

At MAC Kenpo Karate, we believe that karate is not just a physical practice, but a way of life. Our classes focus not only on self-defense techniques, but also on building character, discipline, and respect. We strive to create a positive and supportive environment where our students can grow and develop both physically and mentally.



We teach private self defense classes and also traditional Kenpo Karate to our students.



Youth Karate Classes

Our youth  karate classes focus on building confidence, discipline, and respect while teaching valuable self-defense skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Adult Self-Defense Training

Our adult self-defense training is designed to improve physical fitness, situational awareness, and practical self-defense techniques that are applicable in real-life scenarios.

Private Lessons

Our private lessons offer personalized instruction to help you achieve your specific martial arts and fitness goals at your own pace.

Frequently Asked Questions

What age groups do you cater to?

We welcome students of all ages, from children to adults.

Do I need any prior experience to join?

No prior experience is necessary, as our classes are designed to accommodate beginners and experienced martial artists alike.

What are the benefits of learning Kenpo Karate?

Learning Kenpo Karate can improve physical fitness, mental focus, self-discipline, and self-confidence, while also providing valuable self-defense skills.

“Joining MAC Kenpo Karate has been a life-changing experience for me. The instructors are incredibly knowledgeable and supportive, and the sense of community among the students is truly inspiring. I have gained confidence, discipline, and valuable self-defense skills that have made a positive impact on every aspect of my life.”

— Sarah Johnson

Contact us

Get in touch with us today and start your journey to mastering the art of Kenpo Karate.


MAC Kenpo Karate.
Kilbeggan, Leinster, Ireland

About us

MAC Kenpo Karate is dedicated to providing high-quality martial arts instruction in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Our team of certified instructors are  passionate about helping students develop confidence, discipline, and physical fitness through the practice of Traditional Kenpo Karate. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced martial artist, we are committed to guiding you on your path to personal growth and self-improvement.

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