Maritime IKD Tournament πŸ—“

Saturday, November 18 @ Cumberland North Academy,

Registration deadline:                  Tuesday, November 14 by 9pm

Registration details:                      Name, Dojo, Rank (specific Kyu/Dan), Age (on November 18), Gender

Cost:                                                     $10 PER PERSON

Schedule:    9:00 am Judge Refresher/training – Brown & Black Belts age 13+

                        10:00am setup for actual tournament

                        10:30am -5pm Tournament – Order: Individual Kata, Team Kata, Team Bunkai, Individual Kumite

Volunteers needed to do scorekeeping and timekeeping.

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS: (Separate Youth VS Adult and some by gender and/or rank depending on age/level and registration numbers)

  • Beginner: 9th Kyu (White), 8th Kyu (Yellow)7th Kyu (Orange)
    • Kata elimination: Heian Shodan flag system (2 perform simultaneously)
    • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
    • Kumite: Sanbon – jodan, chudan, gedan/counter attack
  • Intermediate: 6th Kyu (Green), 5th Kyu (Blue), 4th Kyu (Purple)
    • Kata elimination: Heian Yondan flag system
    • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
    • Kumite: Ippon – jodan, chudan, mae-geri (no kekomi attack, no penalty for same counter attacks)
  • Advance: 3rd Kyu, 2nd Kyu, 1st Kyu (Brown)
    • Kata elimination: Heian Nidan to Tekki Shodan flag system
    • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
    • Kumite eliminations: Jiyu ippon kumite (no contact allowed); no kekomi/mawashi-geri attack, no penalty for same counter attacks; Favorite sides for each attack. However, once announced attacker cannot change sides.
    • Kumite Finals: Jiyu kumite (no contact allowed)
  • Black Belts
    • Kata elimination: Heian Nidan to Tekki Shodan flag system
    • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
    • Kumite Eliminations & Finals: Jiyu kumite


  • Team Kata & Team Bunkai
    • Tentatively by age group Youth and Adult
    • Mixed Genders/ranks allowed


IKD Canada Cup (UPDATED) πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

Greetings from Eastern Canada.

As you are likely aware, Maritime IKD (NS-NB-PEI) will be hosting the Canada Nationals this coming May.

This will be the first post-COVID event for IKD Canada.

Date: May 19-21, 2023

Venue: NB Community College, 1234 Mountain Road, Moncton, New Brunswick

Airport: YQM Greater Moncton RomΓ©o LeBlanc International Airport

Hotel: Yet to be determined

Tentative Schedule:

  • Friday afternoon: Directors Meeting
  • Friday evening: Judges Clinic, Dan Exams
  • Saturday & Sunday: Tournament, 2 rings with tatamis
  • Sunday evening: Celebration

Events: Individual and Team events (possibility of mixed gender teams)

Belt Levels: Green-Blue-Purple, Brown, Black

Please share with your dojos and plan your attendance.

Open to Canadian IKD members only


Maritime IKD Fall Clinic πŸ—“

The Maritime IKD will hold a Fall Clinic on Dec 9 and 10 in Riverview, NB. Maritime IKD Director, Shihan David Pyke, 8th Dan, will oversee the grading.

Friday, December 9             Riverview Community Hall

                                           145 Lakeside Dr, Riverview, NB

6:00 – 7:00 pm                    Training: Purple – Black 

7:15 pm –                            Kyu Examination

                                           Dan Examinations

Saturday, December 10       Riverview Community Hall

                                           145 Lakeside Dr, Riverview, NB

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm          Training: White – Blue   

1:15 pm –                            Kyu Examination – White – Blue

Judge’s Clinic πŸ—“

The Maritime IKD will hold a Judge’s Clinic on Sunday October 23, 2022.

Shihan David Pyke will offer a full course and test which will start at 9:30am at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy.

There will also be a refresher course. Those taking the refresher can attend the entire course or from the afternoon session.

The entire course will cost $40. The refresher will be $10. (Bring your own lunch)
The plan to be done by 3pm, and there will be no class after.

All participants must be at least Shodan.

IKD World Cup 2024 πŸ—“

Get ready for the IKD Fourth World Cup!

The IKD officially announced the re-scheduling of the 4th IKD World Cup. It will be held July 16-21, 2024 in Georgetown, Guyana.

Please note that we have moved it forward to July 2024 to give all countries time to reorganize after Covid-19.

Stay tuned for more details.

Clinic and Rank Testing with Shihan David Pyke πŸ—“

Belt Testing is set for September 10th at the Riverview Community Room. Start time will be 2pm (all levels)

We are pleased to have Shihan David Pyke 8th dan assist us with the examination. He will also be joined by Janice Pyke 7th dan.

ONLY a few weeks before the Grading. Make every effort to train minimum twice a week to be prepared for the testing.

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