|Sensei Gary Daly receiving his Godan 5th Dan Black Belt from Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa|
The Odakan School of Karate was founded in 1982 Sensei John Daly and in 1985 Sensei Gary Daly (Godan, 5th Dan Black Belt) took it over and is still instructing it today.
Sensei Gary Daly started training in Shotokan Karate From a young age and inspires for his Karate technique, etiquette and discipline to be like Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa (10th Dan). Gary has represented Ireland in both European Level and World Level and has won many tournaments from Munster, National and International Levels as a junior and senior.
Sensei Gary Daly is currently the SKIF Ireland National Senior Kumite Coach