Student of the Month

Apr 2014 – Martine Pelletier

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Martine Pelletier

Martine Pelletier of the Shediac IKD is the April Student of the Month. Martine started karate in 2012. She wanted to learn self defense, build up her confidence and keep in shape. What was even more important is that it would be something that her and her son could do together. So many karate families are training […]

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Mar 2014 – Mizuki Matsuura

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Misuki Matsuura

Mizuki Matsuura of Mount Allison Shotokan Karate is the March Student of the Month. Mizuki joined the Mount Allison Club in January 2014 and has been a stellar student from her first class. Mizuki is from Suita, OSAKA, Japan and it attending University in Sackville, NB at Mount Allison. When she was young, her big brother used […]

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Feb 2014 – Christopher Welling

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Christopher Welling

Christopher Welling of the Moncton IKD is the February Student of the Month. Christopher is 12 years old and started his training in September 2011. He would see the karate students training when he was at St. Pat’s and thought that it looked interesting. He was hooked after his first class and has been training ever since. […]

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Jan 2014 – Heather Gaudet

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Heather Gaudet

Heather Gaudet of the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy is the January Student of the Month. She began her training in January 2003 when the Amherst club was still at the Cumberland YMCA. “I spent a lot of time at the Amherst YMCA running and working out and would sometimes watch the karate classes.” At the time she […]

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Dec 2013 – Ethan Durant

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Ethan Durant

Ethan Durant of the Parrsboro IKD is the December Student of the Month. Ethan Durant holds the rank of 4 kyu. He is a student at Parrsboro Regional Elementary School. He began his training in September, 2011 under Sensei Sarah Colpits. Ethan now trains under Sensei Peter Hoar. Ethan’s most memorable karate moment was his first examination. […]

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Nov 2013 – Kaleb Gautreau

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Kaleb Gautreau

Kaleb Gautreau of the Shediac IKD has been named the November 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Ten year old, Kaleb currently holds the rank of 2nd Kyu. He was drawn to karate by a fascination with the martial arts. He started training in 2011 and has already won a Canadian Championship. In 2013, Kaleb […]

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Oct 2013 – Rowan Palleske

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Rowan Palleske

Rowan Palleske of Mount Allison Shotokan Karate has been named the October 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Rowan is from Bewdley, Ontario. She started her training in her home province under the tutelage of Shihan David Ivens at the Ivens Shotokan Karate Club. She has achieved the rank of Shodan with the International Karate […]

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Sep 2013 – Richard Campanaro

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Richard Campanaro

Richard Campanaro of the PEI Karate Daigkau has been named the September 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Richard has happily been back living on PEI since October 2012. After talking with his friend Jeff who practices karate, Richard joined the dojo in May of this year. Richard has found that karate provides welcome moments […]

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Jul 2013 – Caroline Henriquez Genotti

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Carolina Henriquez Genotti

Carolina Henriquez Genotti of the Moncton IKD has been named the July 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Carolina is original from Valparaiso, Chile. From childhood she was interested in and admired everything about karate. She felt it would be an honor to be a Karateka. Japanese cartoons and Star War were some influence that […]

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Jun 2013 – Kelo Igbelina

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Kelo Igbelina

Kelo Igbelina of the Shediac IKD has been named the June 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Kelo, who is currently a 5th Kyu (blue belt), started his training in Toronto. After a move to Shediac, New Brunswick, he join the Shediac IKD. The 10 year old loves sparring and he showed it when he […]