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.
Gichin Funakoshi, the Father of Modern Karate, was born on November 10, 1868 in Shuri, Okinawa. He studied karate from a young age and would take the Okinawan fighting style to mainland Japan in 1922. Funakoshi would live the rest of his days in Tokyo where he taught karate to many students. His first dojo, the […]
The Maritime IKD released the Fall Clinic and Grading schedule. Please visit the event page to view the schedule.
The Maritime IKD has announced the sale of new Jacket and hats as well as the hoodies from last year. Deadline for orders is November 15. For more information see the documents below. Also check out the second file below that. It is the revision to the jacket. You now have more options and different […]
Courtney began here training during the 2018 March break camp at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. She is currently an 8th Kyu. “I went for my yellow belt on June 23. The examiner was Sensei David Pyke with Sensei Janice and Sensei Norm.” She trains at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy with Sensei David Pyke. […]