About the Maritime IKD

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 organization is lead by Shihan David Pyke, 8th Dan, a member of the IKD Shihan-Kai Senate and Shihan Janice Pyke, 7th Dan, a members of the IKD Shihan-Kai.

The organization has dojos in Amherst, Nova Scotia; Moncton and Sackville, New Brunswick and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

The headquarters of the Maritime IKD is located in Amherst, Nova Scotia at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy.

Why Choose the Maritime IKD

Qualified Instructors

Clinics & Rank Exams

Annual Events

International Membership

Our services

Traditional Japanese Karate
Shotokan Karate is a traditional Japanese style of Karate. We boost several experienced and qualifi...
Self Defense
Karate is an excellent form of self defense.
Karate training is an awesome workout. An hour of karate training burns over 1000 calories.
While the Maritime IKD is more focused on Budo Karate, we also have a competitive side.
Discipline & Self Improvement
Gain discipline and improve your self confidence and self respect.


Latest News

ASKA Fall Grading
November 3, 2020
Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will be holding a grading on November 28 at the dojo in Amherst. Specifics to follow but the plan is white-purple belts in m...
Shu-Ha-Ri: My Life in Japanese Karate
October 2, 2020
Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan, chief instructor of the International Karate Daigaku has released his memoirs. The book, Shu-Ha-Ri: My Life in Japane...
Amherst SKA to restart Sunday class
October 2, 2020
Starting on Oct 18, the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will be restarting Sunday classes. Classes will run from 3:30 to 5pm.
Maritime IKD COVID-19 update.
September 22, 2020
The pandemic has greatly effected karate training over the last several months. Back in the Spring, PEI Shotokan Karate Daigaku and Sackville Shotokan Karate s...

Contact The Maritime IKD

  • The Maritime IKD headquarters is located in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Address: 100 Spring Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Phone: 902-660-3770
  • Email: Maritimeikd@amherstska.com
  • Website: http://maritimeikd.com
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