April 6, 2017

Congratulations to Carolyn Steele-Lane (shodan) and Myryja Friesen (nidan) on their successful gradings taken this past weekend in Victoria. The examiners were very pleased with both their performances and both received very positive comments. 

January 6, 2017

We are back to regular training nights at Selkirk Street School after the Christmas break, gearing up toward a tournament in a couple of weeks. 

Our own Joe Muff couldn't make it to the Christmas party but he received his own personal statue from our talented Carolyn St...

December 24, 2016

We had a great year in 2016 with many new members but, as usual, saying goodbye to some old friends and colleagues. Mostly it was a year of accomplishments. 

October 5, 2016

Our own Sempai Judy Boyko has been accomplishing great things this year. Not only did she make sandan at Summer Camp in one of the most brutal self-defense demonstrations ever, she has just returned from Chilliwack where she graded to kobudo shodan in front of Tamayose...

September 6, 2016

Every year, we have held early registration at the the City Registration Fair at the end of August. This year, under the direction of Judy Boyko and Gordon Doerksen, our team showed off its skills in karate, kobudo and iaido. Congratulations to Joe Muff and Valerie Bil...

July 25, 2016

Once again, Kita Kaze was one of the best represented clubs at the 10th annual ShotoCanada Summer Camp. This year was very special for two reasons. First, Saeki Minoru, chief instructor of the Ottawa JKA taught at camp. Sensei is incredibly knowledgeable and still move...

December 14, 2015

The adult class has moved over to Machikan for the Christmas holidays while we are out of Selkirk Street School. Here they are this morning doing... I'm not sure what they're doing. Ah, Maezato no Tekko I think. We are going to take the Christmas Holidays as an opportu...

November 11, 2015

 

Judy Boyko (nidan) leads the warmup last night. We had a hight number of beginners this year with four adults and eleven children. We are starting to look like a club! When the forerunner to this club started back in 1981, it followed the collapse of both another Shot...

October 17, 2015

Here we are in day two of a four day seminar with Kyoshi Nanadan, Ken Maneker. So far we have reviewed Toho kata and we are working our way through the Eishin Ryu syllabus from shoden to okuden forms. We are also spending some much needed time on the two person Tachi U...

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