The Maritime IKD is have gradings throughout the region for the following week. Good luck to everyone testing.
On Sunday, November 28, members of the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy were tested by Shihan David and Shihan Janice Pyke. Congratulations to those that received new Kyu ranks. Also congratulations to those that received new Black Belt levels.
- Sensei Enid Schaller, 3rd Dan
- Wade Abbott, 2nd Dan
- Lance Kaplan, 1st Dan
- Sensei Norm Robitza – 5C National Examiner
On Tuesday, November 30, youth members of the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy and some members of Sunrise Shotokan Karate club were tested. Congratulations to all those students that were promoted.
On Thursday, December 2, Shihan David and Shihan Janice Pyke travelled to Prince Edward Island to conduct several kyu exams. Congratulations to all those that tested.
- Sensei Roy Stuart – 4D Senior Provincial Examiner
The gradings continued, on Saturday, December 4, when Shihan David and Shihan Janice Pyke were joined virtually by Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai to conduct gradings in Riverview, New Brunswick. Congratulations to the new kyu ranks and to the new Black belts.
- Sensei Isabelle Bordage – 6th Dan
- Sensei Tony Fahey – 6th Dan
- Praem Tran Quang – 2nd Dan
- Sensei Duane Leblanc – 1st Dan
- Mireille Roy – 1st Dan
On Sunday, December 5, Sensei Norm Robitza conducted the final grading of 2021, when he tested his students. Congratulations to everyone that tested in Sackville, New Brunswick.