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January Karate Clinic

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The Maritime IKD has confirmed a date for the January 2020 clinic. The clinic will take place at the Cumberland North Academy in Brookdale, Nova Scotia on January 25. (January 26 has been reserved in case of bad weather on the 25th.) The clinic will be conducted by Shihan David Pyke, 8th Dan. More details […]

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Sunday classes returning in Amherst

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Starting November 17, Sunday classes will return at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. Classes will alternate between All Ranks and Brown/Black Belt classes. Nov 17 – All RanksNov 24 – Brown/Black Belts only!Dec 1 – All RanksDec 8 – Brown/Black Belts only!Dec 15 – All Ranks Sunday classes will then stop until the New Year […]

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Amherst Dojo announces new Fall Schedule

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Starting today, the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy introduced the new schedule. Tuesdays 4-4:50pm – Youth Class (7 to 12 yrs old) 5-6pm – Brown & Black Belts – Kihon (Basics) Class 6-7pm – All Ranks (13 yrs & up) Thursdays 4-4:50pm – Youth Class (7 to 12 yrs old) 5-6pm – Brown & Black Belts […]

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Aug 2019 – Maritime IKD Chief Instructors

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The Maritime IKD has a vast experience of karate instructors. The Maritime IKD covers three provinces with 4 dojos in the region. Nova Scotia is home to the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy headquarters of the Maritime IKD. New Brunswick features the Moncton IKD and the Mount Allison University Shotokan Karate club. Prince Edward Island is […]

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Pykes Inducted into IKD Hall of Fame

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During the 2019 IKD Honbu World Camp, Shihan David Pyke and Shihan Janice Pyke were inducted into the IKD Hall of Fame as Karate Pioneers. The IKD Distinguished Service Awards were presented for the first time at this years IKD World Camp. Several people were inducted into the Hall of Fame in one of three […]

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New Black Belts

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The Maritime IKD welcomed six new 1st degree Black Belts and two new 3rd degree Black Belts over the weekend. International Karate Daigaku’s founder and chief instructor, Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan, visited the region and conducted a two day clinic and grading. This event saw many aspiring karateka test for their next kyu […]

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Successful Spring Clinic

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The Maritime IKD hosted a very successful Spring Clinic this weekend. The featured guest instructor was IKD Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai. Congratulations to everyone that tested especially the new Shodans and Sandans.

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Amherst student featured in local newspaper.

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Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy student, Seth Robinson was featured in the Amherst News this week. The feature article was about Seth’s involvement in the recent IKD Canada Cup. Seth was the only Nova Scotia representative that traveled to Saskatoon a few weeks ago. Competing for the first time at a National level event, Seth won […]

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The Maritime IKD Spring Clinic next week.

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The Maritime IKD will hold the annual Spring Clinic next week, June 7-8 in Memramcook, NB. The special guest instructor will be IKD Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan. Shihan Woon-A-Tai is the founder and chief instructor of the International Karate Daigaku. This year is his 55th year of training in the art of karate. […]