2017 MTA Karate News

Below you will find news articles from 2017.

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MTA Karate Members promoted

Dec 4th

Members of the Mount Allsion Shotokan Karate Club were promoted over the weekend. Dale Sherwood - 2nd Kyu (Brown), Laura Beth Gill - 3rd Kyu (Brown), Justina Awe - 5th Kyu (Blue), Merrik Tower - 5th Kyu (Blue), Shawn Levering - 7th Kyu (Orange) and Aminah Simmons - 8th Kyu (Yellow)

Merrik Tower

Merrik Tower - Meet the Maritime IKD

Oct 31st

Merrik Tower is this months featured member of the Maritime IKD website. The only youth member of the Mount Allison Karate club is a delight to teach. He has come a long way since he started training.

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Sensei Robitza Shihan Pyke

Sensei Norm and Shihan Pyke promoted

Jun. 19th

Sensei Norm Robitza was promoted to Godan at the IKD World Honbu Camp in Haliburton, Ontario. He also received his D Level IKD Senior Provincial Instructor's Qualification. Shihan David Pyke was also promoted at the IKD World Camp. He now holds the rank of Hachidan (8th Black Belt).

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MTA Karate Members gain Judge's Qualifications

Apr. 17th

Sensei Jolene Robitza and Andrew Wilcox passed their Judge's course.

Sensei Jolene gained a D Level IKD Provincial Referee's license and Andrew earned his E Level IKD Dojo Referee's license.

Harry Griffiths

Harry Griffiths earns Nidan

Mar. 19th

Harry Griffiths earned his 2nd Degree Black Belt from Shihan W. Dexter Shim, 8th Dan and Shihan Frieda Shim, 7th Dan in Moncton, NB. Also earning new belts were:

  • Justina Awe 7th Kyu (Orange Belt)
  • Sean Liu 7th Kyu (Orange Belt)
  • Wendy Tao 6th Kyu (Green Belt)
  • Laura Gill 4th Kyu (Purple Belt)
  • Dale Sherwood 4th Kyu (Purple Belt)

Classes run Sept-Dec & Jan-Apr
Belt Test at the end of each Semester