Feb 2019 – Michel Nader

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 boostRead More...
By : ikd | Feb 15, 2019

2019 IKD World Camp Info Released

The IKD has released the information package for the 2019 World Camp. The event will feature a gala event for the IKD Distinguished Service Awards. Visit the 2019 IKD World Camp eventRead More...
By : ikd | Jan 24, 2019

2019 IKD Canada Cup Registration Info Released

Saskatchewan IKD has released the Registration Information for the 2019 IKD Canada Cup.
By : ikd | Jan 18, 2019

The IKD continues to grow

The International Karate Daigaku continues to grow. The organization which was created in 2011 has grown to include 50 Nations. The following Nations have recently joined the IKD; Bermuda, Botswana, Cayman Islands,Read More...
By : ikd | Jan 2, 2019

Jan 2019 – Dale Sherwood

Dale Sherwood, 1st Dan – Sackville, NB, Canada Dale Sherwood, 1st Dan, started training in January 2016, in Sackville, New Brunswick, under Sensei Norm Robitza. Dale started training because of a fascination heRead More...
By : ikd | Dec 31, 2018

SVG 1st National Tournament

The St. Vincent & the Grenadines IKD hosted their first National Tournament on December 16. Congratulations to all those that competed. For tournament results, visit the event page.
By : ikd | Dec 20, 2018

Saskatchewan IKD to host Clinic

The Saskatchewan IKD will host a clinic and tournament March 30-31 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Anniversary event will feature Shihan Clive Hinds, 7th Dan. For more details, visit the event page.
By : ikd | Dec 20, 2018

Sensei Foster awarded Medal

Sensei Jennifer Foster was awarded the IKD National Medal of Service at a clinic and grading conducted by Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai this week in Bruce Mines, Ontario. Sensei Foster is theRead More...
By : ikd | Dec 16, 2018

Sensei Troch awarded Medal

Sensei Chris Troch was awarded the IKD National Medal of Service by Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai earlier this week. Sensei Troch reopened the Sault Ste. Marie dojo after it was damaged byRead More...
By : ikd | Dec 15, 2018

Sault Ste Marie dojo Reopens

In June 2018, while at IKD World Camp, Sensei Chris Troch received news that his dojo in Sault Ste. Marie suffered damage from a fire. Several IKD members and people of theRead More...
By : ikd | Dec 12, 2018

Shihan Janice Pyke receives IKD Award

Last week, while visiting Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Shusheki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai awarded Shihan Janice Pyke with the IKD National Medal of Service. Shihan Janice now becomes theRead More...
By : ikd | Dec 10, 2018

IKD members invited to Nakayama’s dojo

If any members of the IKD are ever in Tokyo, they are welcome to visit Master Nakayama’s dojo, Hoitsugan dojo. The Hoitsugan Dojo was established in 1972 by Shihan Masatoshi Nakayama to welcomeRead More...
By : ikd | Dec 1, 2018

IKD partners with Tokaido

The IKD is proud to announce the partnership with Tokaido to bring discounts to the IKD members. Members who order from Tokaido can get IKD kanji embroidery and a discount. Here isRead More...
By : ikd | Nov 30, 2018

Dec 2018 – Ran Tao

Ran Tao, 1st Dan – Quebec, QB, Canada Ran Tao, 1st Dan, started training in 2012, in Quebec City, under Shihan Périard. “The dojo’s name was “Le club de karaté de Sainte-Foy”, andRead More...
By : ikd | Nov 24, 2018

150th Anniversary of Funakoshi’s birth

Gichin Funakoshi, the Father of Modern Karate, was born on November 10, 1868 in Shuri, Okinawa. He studied karate from a young age and would take the Okinawan fighting style to mainland JapanRead More...
By : ikd | Nov 11, 2018

Nov 2018 – Marc-Antoine Trahan

Marc-Antoine Trahan, 3rd Dan – Laval, QB, Canada Marc-Antoine Trahan, 3rd Dan, started training at the age of 5 at the Centre de karaté Shotokan Laval under the instruction of Shihan Bryan Mattias. InRead More...
By : ikd | Nov 8, 2018

Congratulations Shihan Hughes – 1st IKD National Awardee

The first IKD National Awardee is Shihan Bernice Hughes, 7th Dan. She began training with Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai in 1983. Since then, she has been one of his most trusted, loyalRead More...
By : ikd | Oct 25, 2018

Sensei Marc Boismenu named head of IKD Award department

The IKD Department of Distinguished Awardees was established October 10, 2018 at IKD Honbu Dojo. The head of the department is Sensei Marc Boismenu, 6th Dan, third from the right. He willRead More...
By : ikd | Oct 25, 2018

Oct 2018 – Leah Bergmanis

Leah Bergmanis, 3rd Dan – Toronto, ON, Canada Leah Bergmanis, 3rd Dan, started karate when she was 3 years old. “When I was younger my parents had put me in many different sportsRead More...
By : ikd | Sep 30, 2018
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