Traditional Karate/martial arts background
Seamus Brady started training in karate from a young age. With regular training, he moved up the grades in Shotokan achieving,
1st Dan black belt from sensei Andy Sherry (KUGB) on 17/5/1996,
2nd Dan from sensei k.Eneoda (JKA) on 5/3/1999
3rd Dan from Hanshi Patrick Mc Carthy/ Sensei Paul Allan on 8/11/2007.
He acheived black belt (yudan) in Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo Jutsu on 5/5/2010 from Hanshi Patrick Mc Carthy.
He has competed in national competition in both kumite and kata winning three national kata championships in 1998 (SKFI) 2006 (KUI) and (IKAB) 2009. He also was a winner on the KUI Kumite team and runner up in the KUI nationals Individual kumite 2006. Internationally he competed for Ireland in the JKA world championships, Japan 2000, and WSKA world championships in Chicago 2005. He also has taken part in ESKA Europeans Spain 2004, JKA European championships Norway 2005, and ESKA Europeans Poland 2006.
Health & Fitness Gym instructor/Personal Trainer
Qualifications: YMCA level 1 in exercise & fitness instructing
YMCA level 2 fitness instruction
YMCA level 3 personal fitness instructor
Cycle Reebok Spin Foundation Cert
Child protection officer
Level 3 start your own business(ILM)
FETAC Level 3 and 4 Computer Component Certificate
Fetac level 5 Occupational First Aid
Doohamlet Youth Club,
Threemilehouse Primary school
Scotshouse primary school
Women’s group The Blaney Blades