The Maritime International Karate Daigaku is devoted to the growth of Shotokan Karate in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Canada. The Maritime IKD is a former member of the International Shotokan Karate Federation but is now associated with the International Karate Daigaku. The Maritime IKD is lead by Shihan David Pyke, 8th Dan, a member of the IKD Shihan-Kai.
The headquarters of the Maritime IKD is located in Amherst, Nova Scotia at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy.
During the 2019 IKD Honbu World Camp, Shihan David Pyke and Shihan Janice Pyke were inducted into the IKD Hall of Fame as Karate Pioneers. The IKD Distinguished Service Awards were presented for the first time at this years IKD World Camp. Several people were inducted into the Hall of Fame in one of three […]
The Maritime IKD welcomed six new 1st degree Black Belts and two new 3rd degree Black Belts over the weekend. International Karate Daigaku’s founder and chief instructor, Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan, visited the region and conducted a two day clinic and grading. This event saw many aspiring karateka test for their next kyu […]
The Maritime IKD hosted a very successful Spring Clinic this weekend. The featured guest instructor was IKD Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai. Congratulations to everyone that tested especially the new Shodans and Sandans.
Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy student, Seth Robinson was featured in the Amherst News this week. The feature article was about Seth’s involvement in the recent IKD Canada Cup. Seth was the only Nova Scotia representative that traveled to Saskatoon a few weeks ago. Competing for the first time at a National level event, Seth won […]