Maritime IKD Tournament πŸ—“ πŸ—Ί

The Maritime IKD will be hosting a tournament on April 28.


Sunday, April 28, 2024 @ NBCC Moncton, NB
Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 23 by 9pm
Registration details: Name, Dojo, Rank (specific Kyu/Dan), Age (on April 28), 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 (right leg back)

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) (right leg back but if tie then left leg back)

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 Belt:

  • Kata elimination: Heian Nidan to Tekki Shodan flag system
  • Kata Finals: Tokui kata point system
  • Kumite Eliminations & Finals: Jiyu kumite

TEAM EVENTS:

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

GROUPINGS OF AGES AND/OR RANKS WILL DEPEND ON REGISTRATION NUMBERS

Maritime IKD hosts successful clinic

The Maritime IKD hosted Fuku Shuseki Shihan Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan, this past weekend. During the weekend clinic, several karateka took part in special training to be promoted to their next rank. Congratulations to all and a special congratulations to:

  • Liam Elliott – 1st Dan
  • Courtney Angus – 1st Dan
  • Greg Angus – 1st Dan
  • Toni Campbell – 2nd Dan
  • Wade Abbott – 3rd Dan
  • Andrew Sibbald – 5th Dan
  • Carol Gould – 6th Dan
  • Sensei Norm Robitza – B Class International Instructor

Photos and videos are available for viewing on the Events page.

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 EVENTS:

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

GROUPINGS OF AGES AND/OR RANKS WILL DEPEND ON REGISTRATION NUMBERS

New Schedule and Pricing in Amherst

Summer is almost over and time to go back to karate!

Regular Schedule will resume Thursday September 7

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Youth Class4:00 pm
Advanced – Brown & Black5:00 pm
Teen & Adult6:00 pm

Our training fees haven’t changed since 2019 but the costs have increased, so its time for a new fee schedule.

We are switching to a Semester program, there are four 3 month semesters in a year starting in September.

The new standardized fee:

  • Youth (under 13) will be $125 per Semester (includes HST), payable within the first 2 weeks.
  • Teen & Adults will be $175 per Semester (includes HST), payable within the first 2 weeks.

Discounts available to families of more than 2 members, and to those that pay annually.

Monthly fees can be made available.

The advanced class on Sundays will move to Saturdays, 11am-12:30pm starting September 9

We are also planning on adding some new programs on Saturday morning:

  • Family Class – an opportunity to train at the same time
  • Silver Tigers – for those 50+
  • Self Defence – once a month during advanced class timeslot.

Best regards,

Sensei David & Janice

Amherst Dojo switches to Summer Schedule

Youth Class (4pm Tuesdays & Thursdays)

  • The last class was Thursday June 22

Teen & Adult Class (youth brown belts may attend too)

  • Starting this Tuesday June 27, change in format for classes
    • Tuesdays & Thursday
      • 5-6pm   Open Practice
      • 6-7pm   Instruction
    • No classes on Sunday

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