Meet the Maritime IKD

Jan 2018 – Mireille Roy

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Mireille Roy

After years of watching her grandson, Samuel, training and accomplishing so much, Mireille Roy wanted to give karate a try. “I saw that karate was something that I really wanted to try.” Mireille started practicing at home with the help of her grandson. It took me over a year of training with her grandson and […]

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Dec 2017 – The Wongs

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The Wongs

Steve Wong was drawn to karate in 1982. He wanted to learn self defense and trained with Sensei Ron Fagan. In 1986, school was taking him away from his training. He left karate behind for 31 years. What changed to bring him back to his training? His daughter, Bria. Bria began her karate journey in […]

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Nov 2017 – Merrik Tower

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Merrik Tower

Merrik Tower started training in September 2015 with Sensei Norm Robitza at the Mount Allison Shotokan Karate club. In December 2015, Merrik received his 8th Kyu from Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai. He would test under Shihan Josef Woon-A-Tai for 7th Kyu in April 2016 and receive his 6th Kyu from Shihan Frank & Shihan Maureen Woon-A-Tai […]

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Oct 2017 – Alexandre McIntyre

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Alexandre McIntyre

Alexandre McIntyre started training in March 2014 with Sensei Michel Gaudet at Ecole Le Sommet. In June 2017, he was tested for Shodan by Shihan David Pyke. Alexandre has also been tested for kyu ranks by IKD Shihans Frank Woon-A-Tai, Marcel Lussier and Josef Woon-A-Tai. He started his trainin with my Sensei Michel Gaudet and […]

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Sep 2017 – The Robinsons

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The Robinsons

Karate for the Robinsons began in September 2015. Seth began training at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy with Shihan David Pyke. In January 2017, Seth would be joined by his parents, Andy and Nicole. Seth, having trained for over a year longer than his parents is currently a 5th Kyu and has tested with Shihan […]

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Jun 2017 – Casey Arseneau

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Casey Arseneau

Casey Arseneau started her training at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy in November 2014. She had heard about karate classes at the dojo on Spring Street and wanted to give it a try. She received her 3rd Kyu in December 2016 from Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai. “I like it when Sensei Woon-A-Tai comes to visit. He […]

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May 2017 – The Hammonds

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The Hammonds

Karate is a family activity for the Hammonds. It started with Owen in September 2010. He was in grade 2 and showed interest in the Martial Arts. His parents took him to St. Pats’s Family centre and he enrolled in the karate program. In January 2016, when his brothers, Jack and Samuel, were in grade […]

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Apr 2017 – Samuel Thériault

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Samuel Thériault

Samuel Thériault started his karate training at Le Sommet with Sensei Michel Gaudet in September 2014 at the age of 6. He decided to follow in his Dad’s footsteps and try karate himself after seeing his Dad’s karate belts of his younger age and talking with him. It’s a decision that he is really proud that he made. On […]