Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation Ireland

2012 SKIF Europe Executive Position for Sensei Ray Payne

Kancho Kanazawa with Sensei Ray PayneSKIF Ireland would like to warmly congratulate Sensei Ray Payne 7th Dan in being selected by SKIF GHQ to represent SKIF Ireland in the newly formed SKIF European Executive Committee for the next 2 years.  Not alone has Sensei Payne been selected to be part of the committee of over 30 countries, he is also one of 11 Executive Committee Members.

This is a great honour for Sensei Payne and SKIF Ireland and we have no doubt that Sensei Payne will do us proud on the World and European Stage. 
Sensei Ray Payne has represented SKIF Ireland at numerous World and European Championships and has won many medals for SKIF Ireland including 2 Gold Medals at the 2008 SKIF European Championships in Sardinia.   Sensei Payne has also been an ambassador for SKIF Ireland for years in the world of Karate and always represented us in the true spirit of Karate-Do.
We wish him the best of luck in his new position.
SKIF Ireland