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.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was the location of the 2019 IKD Canada Cup this past weekend. Members of the Maritime IKD traveled to Saskatoon to compete in the event and didn’t disappoint. The team was comprised of Seth Robinson, representing Nova Scotia. Seth competed in the 11 & Under Male Brown & Black Belt division. He finished […]
Adam and Connor Dickinson started training in September of 2018 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. Both father and son are fairly new to the art of karate and each hold the rank of 8th kyu or Yellow belts. They received the rank in December 2018 from Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai during the Maritime IKD […]
Sensei Michel Gaudet was featured for the Month of March for Meet the Maritime IKD. He is also featured for the Meet the IKD on the International Karate Daigaku website.
Michel Gaudet started karate, way back when he was 12 years old, in 1982. “I always loved to watching martial art movies and I had a friend who asked me to join karate with him. I said sure I’d love to.” Karate did not come naturally to him and his friend decided to quit. He […]