Meet the IKD

Jul 2019 – Norm Saxon

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Norm Saxon, 2nd Dan – Windsor, Ontario, Canada Norm started his training in London, Ontario. His first instructor was Sensei Reg Daypuck of the Japan Karate Association. He trained with Sensei Daypuck from 1998 until 2004. Norm would achieve his Shodan during this time. “As a young person I was always active in gymnastics and […]

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IKD Hall of Fame Induction ceremony

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During the IKD Honbu World Camp several members of the IKD were inducted into the IKD Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame award has three distinct categories; Pioneer, Instructor/Coach and Athlete. During the ceremony members of the IKD Shihan Kai including Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai, Fuku Shuseki Shihan W. Dexter Shim and Fuku Shuseki […]

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Apr 2019 – Michel Gaudet

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Michel Gaudet, 3rd Dan – Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada 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 […]

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Mar 2019 – Michael Williams

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Michael Williams, 7th Dan – Barbados Michael Williams began his training in Barbados in 1978. “My Cousin Tony, who now lives in California, went to the club to see what it was about. I just went for the drive. I signed up, he didn’t. I got hooked, the rest is history.” In August 2018, Shihan […]

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IKD Canada Cup Registration Update

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2019 Canada Cup

The IKD Canada Cup registration package has been updated. Here is the newly updated information package with a few changes made. PLEASE MAKE YOUR MEMBERS AWARE OF THESE CHANGES AS THEY MIGHT NOT NOTICE THEM ON THE NEW FORMS. Notably: Page 3: The age for the youth has been adjusted to 11 & under instead […]

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Feb 2019 – Michel Nader

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Michel Nader, 3rd Dan – Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada Michel Nader began training at the Amherst Shotokan Karate Academy in September of 2008. His parents enrolled him in karate to help boost his confidence and to get him active in the community. “Ever since the first week I started I’ve loved karate, and I’ve never […]