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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. […]

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Maritime IKD Team successful at Canada Cup

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was the location of the 2019 IKD Canada Cup this past weekend. Members of the Maritime IKD traveled to Saskatoon to compete in the event and didn’t disappoint. The team was comprised of Seth Robinson, representing Nova Scotia. Seth competed in the 11 & Under Male Brown & Black Belt division. He finished […]

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Apr 2019 – The Dickinsons

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Adam and Connor Dickinson started training in September of 2018 at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. Both father and son are fairly new to the art of karate and each hold the rank of 8th kyu or Yellow belts. They received the rank in December 2018 from Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai during the Maritime IKD […]

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Mar 2019 – Michel Gaudet

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Michel Gaudet started karate, way back when he was 12 years old, in 1982. “I always loved to watching martial art movies and I had a friend who asked me to join karate with him. I said sure I’d love to.” Karate did not come naturally to him and his friend decided to quit. He […]

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Schedule Changes for Amherst dojo

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Starting this weekend the training schedule will change at Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy. The New schedule is as follows: Sunday (NEW CLASSES) 4:00 – 5:00 pm – All Ranks (instructor: Sensei Norm Robitza) 5:00 – 6:00 pm – Open Training (supervised by Sensei Norm Robitza) Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm – Youth Class (All Ranks […]

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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 […]