Feb 2014 – Christopher Welling

Feb 2014 – Christopher Welling

Student of the Month
Christopher Welling of the Moncton IKD is the February Student of the Month. Christopher is 12 years old and started his training in September 2011. He would see the karate students training when he was at St. Pat's and thought that it looked interesting. He was hooked after his first class and has been training ever since. Christopher favorite part of karate training is kata. He really enjoys kata. His most memorable moment in his short karate experience was testing for his yellow belt. Congratulations Christopher, keep training!
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Jan 2014 – Heather Gaudet

Jan 2014 – Heather Gaudet

Student of the Month
Heather Gaudet of the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy is the January Student of the Month. She began her training in January 2003 when the Amherst club was still at the Cumberland YMCA. "I spent a lot of time at the Amherst YMCA running and working out and would sometimes watch the karate classes." At the time she was looking for a new challenge and thought she would give karate a try. "I was hooked from the first class. It is not just a great way to keep in shape but it is the whole mind, body, spirit connection." Heather thrives on the discipline required to improve your skills and enjoys the camaraderie among the club members. "I enjoy the people in the club and the friendships formed over the years." Heather…
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