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.
Fumairia from Amherst, NS, officially started training at the age of 15 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy March Break Camp (March 12 – 16, 2018). She would borrow karate handbooks from the dojo library and “train” in her basement, but it was definitely less informative training compared to now. “I still borrow the books and […]
Timi Levy’s first class was on the 13th of January 2015 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy under the tutelage of Shihan David Pyke and Sensei Janice Pyke. “I remember being so excited about it,” she said. “I started my classes in the basement of the dojo and I remember feeling so proud of myself […]
The Moncton IKD will be relocating soon. Sensei Isabelle Bordage told MaritimeIKD.com that she has booked space at Ecole Le Sommet on Ryan Street in Moncton. This is great news for Moncton IKD which was forced out of St. Pat’s Family Centre after it closed earlier this year. The new location is not strange to […]
The Maritime IKD dojos are preparing for the Fall sessions. The new Karate Shotokan Dieppe dojo started classes on September 3rd at the Rotary Lodge in Dieppe. Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will return to their regular schedule on Sept 9 with the return of the Sunday Advanced training classes. The following Tuesday, the youth classes […]