During the 2019 IKD Honbu World Camp, Shihan David Pyke and Shihan Janice Pyke were inducted into the IKD Hall of Fame as Karate Pioneers. The IKD Distinguished Service Awards were presented for the first time at this years IKD World Camp. Several people were inducted into the Hall of Fame in one of three […]
The Maritime IKD welcomed six new 1st degree Black Belts and two new 3rd degree Black Belts over the weekend. International Karate Daigaku’s founder and chief instructor, Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan, visited the region and conducted a two day clinic and grading. This event saw many aspiring karateka test for their next kyu […]
The Maritime IKD hosted a very successful Spring Clinic this weekend. The featured guest instructor was IKD Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai. Congratulations to everyone that tested especially the new Shodans and Sandans.
Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy student, Seth Robinson was featured in the Amherst News this week. The feature article was about Seth’s involvement in the recent IKD Canada Cup. Seth was the only Nova Scotia representative that traveled to Saskatoon a few weeks ago. Competing for the first time at a National level event, Seth won […]
The Maritime IKD will hold the annual Spring Clinic next week, June 7-8 in Memramcook, NB. The special guest instructor will be IKD Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan. Shihan Woon-A-Tai is the founder and chief instructor of the International Karate Daigaku. This year is his 55th year of training in the art of karate. […]
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was the location of the 2019 IKD Canada Cup this past weekend. Members of the Maritime IKD traveled to Saskatoon to compete in the event and didn’t disappoint. The team was comprised of Seth Robinson, representing Nova Scotia. Seth competed in the 11 & Under Male Brown & Black Belt division. He finished […]
Adam and Connor Dickinson started training in September of 2018 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. Both father and son are fairly new to the art of karate and each hold the rank of 8th kyu or Yellow belts. They received the rank in December 2018 from Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai during the Maritime IKD […]
Sensei Michel Gaudet was featured for the Month of March for Meet the Maritime IKD. He is also featured for the Meet the IKD on the International Karate Daigaku website.
Michel Gaudet started karate, way back when he was 12 years old, in 1982. “I always loved to watching martial art movies and I had a friend who asked me to join karate with him. I said sure I’d love to.” Karate did not come naturally to him and his friend decided to quit. He […]
The Maritime IKD released the official results from the recent tournament. Visit the event page for the results.