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2019 Maritime IKD Tournament

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The Maritime IKD hosted its annual tournament this weekend. Students from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia competed for the honor to be called champion. The event was a great chance for newer students and judges to gain experience. It also provided competitors for the 2019 IKD Canada Cup a chance to showcase their hard work […]

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ASKA March Break Mini-Camp

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The Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will be offering a March Break Mini-Camp. All classes will take place at 100 Spring Street in Amherst. Monday March 18 to Friday March 22, 2019 This Course will be for the 5 days. Cost for this program is $25 payable by cash, cheque or e-transfer. Pre-registration required by emailing […]

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Several Events announced!

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Several events have been announced around the Maritime IKD. Saturday, Feb 16 – Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will hold a self defense and demo as part of the Amherst Winter Carnival from 1-2pm. Monday, Feb 18 – The Maritime IKD National Team will host a fundraiser at the Moncton St. Louis Bar & Grill. From […]

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Feb 2019 – Jeff MacDonald

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Jeff MacDonald started training in 2001 in Halifax with Senseis Tony and Danny Tam. He took long breaks from training but karate was always on his mind. “Karate was always something I missed when I wasn’t training so I’m very happy to be back.” Jeff had the opportunity to test with many different examiners. His […]

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St. Louis Bar & Grill Fundraiser

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On February 18, the Maritime IKD Nationals team will host a fundraiser at the St. Louis Bar and Grill at 1405 Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB. From 5pm to closing, 20% of all sales will be donated to the team. Please stop in to the Moncton location of St. Louis Bar and Grill and help our team by […]

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Instructor/Team Training

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The Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy will hold an Instructor/Team Training class on Sunday, Feb 10. The class is open to Brown and Black Belts only. Shihan David Pyke will teach the class at 11am at the Amherst dojo. The regular 4pm class for Brown and Black Belts will be taught by Sensei Norm Robitza.

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Maritime IKD Instructors Meeting

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The Maritime IKD instructors met today to plan out the coming year. The organization decided to switch from three gradings to two gradings a year. These would fall in January and June, starting this June. Mount Allison dojo will have in-house gradings because of the university schedule. There will be no clinic until June 2019. […]

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Jan 2019 – Michel Nader

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Michel Nader began training at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy in September of 2008. His parents enrolled him in karate to help boost his confidence and to get him active in the community. “Ever since the first week I started I’ve loved karate, and I’ve never stopped.” Michel is currently a Sandan. He was tested […]