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Grading Videos available for sale

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Mix It Up Studios was at the Maritime Fall Clinic recording the grading. They now have grading videos available for sale. The videos are $20. Contact Shawn at media@mixitupstudio.ca for more details. Here is a sample video. Serge Bourque from Mix It Up Studio on Vimeo.

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Maritime IKD hosts Shuseki Shihan

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The Maritime IKD hosted Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai this weekend for the 2018 Maritime IKD Karate Clinic and testing. The clinic started on Friday night in Amherst with a Brown and Black Belt/Kenshusei Training clinic. The class was followed by Dan exams. Congratulations to the new Black Belts; Dale Sherwood (1st Dan), Jace Cousins (1st […]

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150th Anniversary of Funakoshi’s birth

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Gichin Funakoshi, the Father of Modern Karate, was born on November 10, 1868 in Shuri, Okinawa. He studied karate from a young age and would take the Okinawan fighting style to mainland Japan in 1922. Funakoshi would live the rest of his days in Tokyo where he taught karate to many students. His first dojo, the […]

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Maritime IKD 2018 Merchandise **REVISED**

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The Maritime IKD has announced the sale of new Jacket and hats as well as the hoodies from last year. Deadline for orders is November 15. For more information see the documents below. Also check out the second file below that. It is the revision to the jacket. You now have more options and different […]

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Nov 2018 – Courtney Angus

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Courtney began here training during the 2018 March break camp at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. She is currently an 8th Kyu. “I went for my yellow belt on June 23. The examiner was Sensei David Pyke with Sensei Janice and Sensei Norm.” She trains at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy with Sensei David Pyke. […]

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Oct 2018 – Fumairia

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Fumairia from Amherst, NS, officially started training at the age of 15 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy March Break Camp (March 12 – 16, 2018). She would borrow karate handbooks from the dojo library and “train” in her basement, but it was definitely less informative training compared to now. “I still borrow the books and […]

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Sep 2018 – Timi Levy

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Timi Levy’s first class was on the 13th of January 2015 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy under the tutelage of Shihan David Pyke and Sensei Janice Pyke. “I remember being so excited about it,” she said. “I started my classes in the basement of the dojo and I remember feeling so proud of myself […]

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Moncton IKD relocating

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The Moncton IKD will be relocating soon. Sensei Isabelle Bordage told MaritimeIKD.com that she has booked space at Ecole Le Sommet on Ryan Street in Moncton. This is great news for Moncton IKD which was forced out of St. Pat’s Family Centre after it closed earlier this year. The new location is not strange to […]

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Maritime IKD Dojos preparing for Fall sessions

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The Maritime IKD dojos are preparing for the Fall sessions. The new Karate Shotokan Dieppe dojo started classes on September 3rd at the Rotary Lodge in Dieppe. Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will return to their regular schedule on Sept 9 with the return of the Sunday Advanced training classes. The following Tuesday, the youth classes […]