Student of the Month

Jul 2014 – Jim Ledgerwood

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July 2014

Jim Ledgerwood of the Moncton IKD – St. Pat’s is the July Student of the Month. Jim is originally from Cambridge, Ontario and started his karate training at the Edmunston club in 1989. For nearly 30 years, on and off, Jim has been involved in the martial arts. He has also training in Uechi Ryu karate another […]

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Jun 2014 – Denise Cotton-Dickinson

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Denise Cotton-Dickinson

Denise Cotton-Dickinson of the Parrsboro IKD is the June Student of the Month. Denise is currently a 6th kyu. She started training after working as part of the 2013 IKD Canada Cup scorekeeping staff. Her daughter had been training for several years at this point but after experiencing the National event she wanted to be more than […]

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May 2014 – Jammy Lu

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Jammy Lu

Jammy Lu of the PEI Shotokan Karate Daigaku is the May Student of the Month. Jammy is thirteen years old and is from GuangZhou, China. He has been living on Prince Edward Island for 2 years. Jammy and his brother Jacky started his training in 2013 after a discussion with their parents. They wanted to have some […]

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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 […]

Student of the Month

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 […]