Hello & Welcome

Welcome to Munster Martial Arts as seen on RTE's Bullyproof. At Munster Martial Arts we teach Tang Soo Do Korean Karate & Kickboxing and also help those effected or concerned by bullying. Munster Martial Arts based in Limerick is founded on a successful foundation with proven credentials and a track record to be proud of. The ability to improve our students lives through improved confidence , assertiveness and self-esteem is something we are very proud of. Many of our students have been very successfull in national and international competition but much more importantly through other aspects of their daily lives. We help all of our students to achieve their peak potential through our martial arts classes while also benefiting from enjoyably , positively disciplined classes .

We help all students learn martial arts skills and life values that are just as important today as when the martial arts that we teach were first practiced.

The protection of kids from bullying is something our chief Instructor Master Pat Forde is very passionate about. Master Forde has training in the UK to provide a programme to help kids and families deal with bullying and he delivers anti-bullying workshops and parents talks all over Ireland. These workshops provide kids and parents a positive solution that helps empower kids turn bullying situations around with improved assertiveness and confidence. Anyone interested in this aspect of our work can read more here

Our students of all ages learn repect, discipline , work-ethic, confidence and self-esteem and learn to apply these values to their training and also to their daily lives to reach their true potential.

‎"I was first introduced to Munster Martial Arts after Master Pat Forde had worked with transition year students and I was very impressed with the positive impact and relationship that he developed so quickly with the students! My son who was 6 at the time, joined the next class and I cannot believe the confidence and self belief that he has gained since he has joined class! Pat Forde & his team have a very unique approach and treat every student fairly and and inividually"Eleanor, who's son attends class

Many of our students have achieved fantastic results through our classes. Among our recent students achievements are a large amount of medals and awards at national tournaments , 5 medals at 2009 World Championships in Poland , 16 Medal at the 2010 All Ireland Tang Soo Do Championships & 11 medals at 2011 World Championships in Wales.


We are internationally affiliated to the Intercontinental Tang Soo Do Organisation (ITO) which has schools in the USA, Ireland , Wales , England, Italy, Greece, Belgium & Iran. Our students enjoy twice yearly visits from Grand Master Dominick Giacobbe . Our lead instructor is Master Pat Forde who commenced his martial arts training in 1989 and is the Irish Chief Instructor of the Intercontinental Tang Soo Do Organisation.




Our focus is our students and our commitment to our students is that we strive to help them achieve their best possible results. Munster Martial Arts emphasises martial arts participation and not competition within our classes . Positive Martial Arts instruction benefits the whole person : mind , body and spirit and can help develop values and skills beneficial to every aspect of your life.

Contact us now to book a trial class.