Sensei Jolene Robitza, 2nd Dan, is Sensei Robitza’s wife. She assists by preparing the beginners for their yellow belt test. She is very adept at breaking down the techniques so the beginners can understand.
On June 21, 2012, she finally took her Shodan test and received the rank from Shihan David Pyke.
In 2013, she served as a scorekeeper at the 2013 IKD Canada Cup. She also received her Official Dojo Instructors course from Master Frank Woon-A-Tai.
November 2014, Sensei Jolene received her Nidan from Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai.
February 2015, Sensei Jolene passed here Level E Dojo Referee’s course. She would go on to capture her first medals in a karate competition winning a Bronze in Black Belt Women’s Kata and a Gold in Team Enbu with Sensei Norm Robitza and Sempai Jonathan Bradet-Legris.
In 2016, she travelled to the IKD World Camp in Ontario for the first time. She closed out the year by making a scrapbook for the celebration of 35 years of Karate in Amherst. The book was presented to Shihan David and Sensei Janice Pyke in December by Sensei Norm and Jolene Robitza.
2017, saw Sensei Jolene receive her D Level judge’s license.
In 2018, Sensei Jolene competed in the Maritime IKD Championship tournament. She attending the IKD World Camp where she completed the C Level technical portion of the IKD Instructor’s program.
Sensei Jolene works for a local food production company and part time as a Private Security Officer. She has gradutated from the Responder Training’s Officer Safety Tactical Defense Program. Like Sensei Norm, she has provide security for some of the most famous performers in the World including U2, Metallica, ACDC, Bon Jovi, Kiss, Paul McCartney, Black Sabbath, NickelBack, Bruce Springsteen and many many more.