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 […]
Sensei Michel Gaudet has opened a new dojo in Dieppe, NB. This is great news for the area after the closure of St. Pat’s Family Centre which has left the Moncton IKD without a home. The new dojo, Karate Shotokan Dieppe, will be located at the Rotary Lodge at 200 rue Gulf in Dieppe. Classes […]
The 3rd IKD World Cup took place in Barbados from August 16-19. Members of the Maritime IKD traveled to the Caribbean island to compete and judge at the event. The Maritime IKD is very proud of the competitors for all of their hard work leading up to the event. The competitors had a great showing […]
The 2018 IKD World Cup will take place this month in Barbados. There are members of the Maritime IKD traveling to the World Cup to represent 2 of the 3 provinces in our area. The team has been hard at work preparing for this event for several months. Fundraising began last year when the team had 50/50 […]
Mireille Roy of Moncton, NB is featured on the IKD International website this month. She is the featured member of Meet the IKD.
St. Pat’s Family Centre, the home of the Moncton IKD, closed its doors this week. The family centre located in Moncton, NB was big part of the community for many years. The Moncton IKD instructors will be looking for a new location to run karate classes. We will share information as it becomes available.
Carol Gould of the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy is the second person to be featured as both a Student of the Month and Meet the Maritime IKD. Carol is a long time member of the Amherst club. She started her training in 2000 when the Amherst club was still active at the Cumberland YMCA. “Karate is something […]