Student of the Month

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 […]

Student of the Month

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 […]

Student of the Month

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 […]

Student of the Month

May 2013 – Peter Hoar

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Peter Hoar

Peter Hoar of the Parrsboro IKD has been named the May 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. He started training in January 2011. His oldest son, Nicholas, had started training in September of 2010 and, at his grading, he thought, “I could do that”. The thought of earning a belt, even just a yellow belt, […]

Student of the Month

Mar 2013 – Celine Perczynski-Northen

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Celine Perczynski-Northen

Celine Perczynski Northen of the Mount Allison Shotokan Karate club has been named the March 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Celine was born in Paris, France and is now attending Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB. Celine joined the Mount Allison Shotokan Karate club in January and immediately started to impress her instructors. “She […]

Student of the Month

Jan 2013 – Brendon Drake

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Brendon Drake

Brendon Drake of the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy has been named the January 2013 Maritime IKD Student of the Month. Brendon, who has trained in Uechi-Ryu, Kung Fu and Judo many years ago, joined the Amherst club in April 2004.  He was looking for an all around physical conditioning but couldn’t find it in the workout regimes he […]

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Dec 2012 – Misaki Natsuya

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Misaki Natsuya

Misaki Natsuya is from Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. For those that know Japanese history, this is where Admiral Matthew Perry landed and ordered the nation to open its door to the West. Misaki has a Shodan in Kendo. She studied with Shizuko Onodera Sensei for three years at the Ikuta High School Kendo Club. Misaki wanted to […]

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Nov 2012 – Rod Boland

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Rod Boland

Rod Boland became interested in karate while watching his son Allen training in Parrsboro with his high school friends. Years ago he earned a green belt in judo so karate was an opportunity to resume his interest in martial arts. Rod also started training at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy after his shifts at the Amherst hospital. […]

Student of the Month

Oct 2012 – Gail Gouchie

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Gail Gouchie

Gail Gouchie first joined the Amherst Dojo as a parent in January 2000 when her son Jonathan joined the club. By April 2001 she got tired of watching and joined in herself. Gail came to every class with a smile on her face and worked very hard. In April 2005 she was promoted to Shodan. In July 2007 she […]