Clinic and Rank Testing with Shihan David Pyke 🗓

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.

Wild Willie at Riverview East

Wild Willie coming to Riverview East Karate!!!

We are very excited to have Wild Willie be our special guest THIS MONDAY night as part of our ice cream party at Riverview East Karate.

The Moncton Wildcats mascot, superfan and superpest will be here along with face painters and balloon makers!!!

Arrive at your regular class time schedule in your karate Gi pants and belts with T-shirt optional.

Riverview East Karate has been voted as the best martial arts club in moncton 2 years in a row! Let’s have a party!

This Monday night!!!!

Canada Cup 2023

Mark your calendars!!

The IKD Canada Cup has been announced for May 19-21 2023.

The tournament hosts……the MARITIME IKD!!! You heard that right!! We are the hosts!!!

The event will be in Moncton, New Brunswick for the first time since 2014!

More details to come.

Battle in the Sand 🗓

Riverview East Karate presents “Battle in the Sand” at Parlee Beach on Saturday July 16th at 10:00am. The beach clinic will consist of 20 mins training on the beach followed by a mini goodwill tournament.

The tournament will consist of team kumite and every competitor will receive a trophy of either 1st place or 2nd place. The cost to compete will be $20. Students can also attend the clinic for free without competing. we will have photographer there. Talk with your sensei in class if you wish to compete for a trophy! and good luck to all!

Amherst dojo Summer Schedule

The Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will be switching to the Summer Schedule very soon.

Youth Class (4pm Tuesdays & Thursdays)

  • The last class will be Tuesday June 21 and then we plan to re-start September 6

Teen & Adult Class

  • Starting July 5, change in format for classes
    • Tuesdays & Thursday
      • 5-6pm   Open Practice
      • 6-7pm   Instruction

Have a great summer!

Maritime IKD hosts successful Clinic

The Maritime IKD hosted the first large major clinic since the onset of the COVID-19 virus.

The clinic featured IKD Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 10th Dan.

Congratulation to all those that tested and achieved new ranks.

Special Congratulations to Sensei Isabelle Bordage on being inducted into the IKD Hall of Fame – Athlete Category. Also to Sensei Norm Robitza on being promoted to 6th Dan.

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PEI Karate Kamp 2022 🗓

IT’S BACK!!!!

Karate Kamp will return this year at KOA Campground in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.

The camp will run from Sept 2-4. Bring the family and enjoy the weekend at this great Prince Edward Island summer attraction area.

More details coming soon.

Sensei Barry Ripley passes

Long time Moncton Karate instructor, Sensei Barry Ripley passed away earlier today.

Sensei Barry began training in karate in 1966 while in university. He continued his training in Saint John, NB.

In 1974, he moved to Moncton and started his own club while also teaching in Truro, Sackville and Fredericton.

In 1977, he received his black belt from Master Takashina. He later tested for Nidan in 1979. Many of his students have gone on to become 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Dans. He also coached many people to medals in kata and kumite. Sensei Barry has been taught by many karate masters such as Tanaka, Yaguchi, Tsuroka, Hogachi, Maxfield, Simpson, LeBoeuf, Okazaki, Takashina, Woon-A-Tai and many others,

Condolence to his family and close friends Janice and Craig, and to all those who’s lives he touched through his mentorship and friendship.

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