Maritime IKD

Traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate

Why Join the Maritime IKD?

By joining the Maritime IKD, you will also have membership in the International Karate Daigaku (College). This international karate organization is dedicated to the teaching of Masters Gichin Funakoshi and Masatoshi Nakayama.

Qualified Instructors

Qualified Instructors

Our instructors are all experienced Black Belts and include Masters and Kenshusei.

Clinics & Rank Exams

Clinics & Rank Exams

Host 2-3 Clinics and Rank Exams a year with IKD Qualified International Masters.

Annual Events

Annual Events

Regional, National and International Events including clinics, tournaments and camps.

Maritime IKD News

Say up to date with News and Events in the Maritime IKD.

Amherst Dojo – Summer Schedule

Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy has announced the New Class Schedule for the summer. The new schedule is effective as of June 1, 2024.

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

  • 5-5:30 pm – Open Practice
  • 5:30-7 pm – Instruction

There will be No Youth or Saturday classes until September.

Also note that the Dojo will be closed for Month of August 2024.

Maritime IKD Tournament 🗓 🗺

The Maritime IKD will be hosting a tournament on April 28.

Sunday, April 28, 2024 @ NBCC Moncton, NB
Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 23 by 9pm
Registration details: Name, Dojo, Rank (specific Kyu/Dan), Age (on April 28), Gender
Cost: $10 PER PERSON


9:00 am Judge Refresher/training – Brown & Black Belts age 13+
10:00am setup for actual tournament
10:30am -5pm Tournament – Order: Individual Kata, Team Kata, Team Bunkai, Individual Kumite
Volunteers needed to do scorekeeping and timekeeping.

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS: (Separate Youth VS Adult and some by gender and/or rank depending on age/level and registration numbers)

Beginner: 9th Kyu (White), 8th Kyu (Yellow)7th Kyu (Orange)

  • Kata elimination: Heian Shodan flag system (2 perform simultaneously)
  • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
  • Kumite: Sanbon – jodan, chudan, gedan/counter attack (right leg back)

Intermediate: 6th Kyu (Green), 5th Kyu (Blue), 4th Kyu (Purple)

  • Kata elimination: Heian Yondan flag system
  • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
  • Kumite: Ippon – jodan, chudan, mae-geri (no kekomi attack, no penalty for same counter attacks) (right leg back but if tie then left leg back)

Advance: 3rd Kyu, 2nd Kyu, 1st Kyu (Brown)

  • Kata elimination: Heian Nidan to Tekki Shodan flag system
  • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
  • Kumite eliminations: Jiyu ippon kumite (no contact allowed); no kekomi/mawashi-geri attack, no penalty for same counter attacks; Favorite sides for each attack. However, once announced attacker cannot change sides.
  • Kumite Finals: Jiyu kumite (no contact allowed)

Black Belt:

  • Kata elimination: Heian Nidan to Tekki Shodan flag system
  • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
  • Kumite Eliminations & Finals: Jiyu kumite


  • Team Kata & Team Bunkai
  • Tentatively by age group Youth and Adult
  • Mixed Genders/ranks allowed


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