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.
Mix It Up Studios was at the Maritime Fall Clinic recording the grading. They now have grading videos available for sale. The videos are $20. Contact Shawn at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Here is a sample video. Serge Bourque from Mix It Up Studio on Vimeo.
The Maritime IKD hosted Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai this weekend for the 2018 Maritime IKD Karate Clinic and testing. The clinic started on Friday night in Amherst with a Brown and Black Belt/Kenshusei Training clinic. The class was followed by Dan exams. Congratulations to the new Black Belts; Dale Sherwood (1st Dan), Jace Cousins (1st […]
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.