Archive 2018

Dale Sherwood receives Black Belt

This weekend the Maritime IKD hosted Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai. Members of the Mount A dojo tested and were promoted to new belt levels including Dale Sherwood who was promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt.

Here are the results:

Dale Sherwood – Shodan (1st Black Belt)
Merrik Tower – 2nd Kyu (2nd Brown Belt)
Justina Awe – 3rd Kyu (1st Brown Belt)
Shawn Levering – 5th Kyu (Blue Belt)


Merrik Tower earns Brown Belt

During the Maritime IKD Summer Clinic, Merrik Tower of the Mount Allison Shotokan Karate club was promoted to the rank of 3rd Kyu (brown belt). Merrik spent several weeks training in Amherst with Shihan David Pyke to prepare for this test after the MTA club closed for the Summer break.

MTA Instructors attend World Camp

The annual IKD World Honbu Camp takes place in Haliburton, ON., every June. Sensei Norm and Jolene Robitza attended the camp this year and each completed the technical portion for the C Level of the IKD Instructors program. The camp focus this year was preparing for the IKD World Cup and celebrating Shihan Woon-A-Tai’s 50th anniversary as an Instructor.

Members attend Maritime Tournament

Members of the MTA club attended the Maritime IKD Tournament today.

Congratulations to:

  • Sensei Norm Robitza – Bronze in Kata & Kumite
  • Merrik Tower – Silver in Kata
  • Dale Sherwood – Silver in Team Kata.

Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to everyone who achieved their new ranks.

  • Dale Sherwood – 1st Kyu
  • Merrik Tower and Justina Awe – 4th Kyu
  • Shawn Levering – 6th Kyu
  • Aminah Simmons – 7th Kyu

Also congratulations to Laura Beth Gill, Zoe McIntyre, Jonathan Bradet-Legris and Michael Bradet-Legris who will be graduating Mount Allison University.

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