- Published: 03 November 2022 03 November 2022
- Last Updated: 03 November 2022 03 November 2022
Our time in the dojo since September has been focused on helping members get ready for tournaments and competitions. Right from the start we stepped up the fitness and spent a great deal of time working on tactics in the kumite ring – building on the work our athletes did to get ready for the Canadian National Championships this past summer. At the national championships, Donya Movaffagh finished first in her cadet kumite division and Omar Almishri took home the silver medal in his cadet division. Diego Ruiz achieved a silver medal his division in the senior category and a bronze medal in the U21 category. These performances qualified Donya and Omar to participate in the Pan American Junior Championships in Mexico in August and the Junior World Championships in Turkiye in October. Both had excellent showings in the tournaments, with Omar finishing 5th in the Junior World Championships. Congratulations to all our athletes for their hard work, commitment and excellent results, and a big thank you to their coaches, dojo members and families for all their support.
Congratulations also go out to all the participants of the recent Karate Alberta Tournament in Edmonton. Hopefully it was a fun and rewarding experience for all involved!
Enjoy Your Training!
- Published: 03 August 2022 03 August 2022
- Last Updated: 14 August 2022 14 August 2022
Greetings everyone. We are happy to announce we are back at our regular location of Ecole Terre De Jeunes starting September 6, 2022. For those of you who have recently joined you can view our location here. Please note a few changes to our class times as documented to the right. The kids orange belt and up class will run Tues/Thurs from 6:00 to 6:45PM. The kids white/yellow belt class will run Tues/Thurs from 6:45 to 7:30PM. Finally, the Friday night adult class has will start at 6:45PM. We are looking forward to seeing everyone getting back to our normal routine.
- Published: 08 March 2014 08 March 2014
- Last Updated: 26 June 2016 26 June 2016
From Karate by Jesse http://www.karatebyjesse.com
Note: I came across the following article and thought our dojo parents might enjoy it. I know I did!
Imagine the horror:
- You’ve been driving your kids to Karate class, tournaments and camps for years.
- You’ve spent boatloads of money on uniforms, belts, gradings and equipment.
- You’ve invested hundreds of hours to relentlessly push your kids to the limit.
Then one day…
BANG! They quit. Just like that. You’re heartbroken. Flabbergasted. Why?! You try to talk to them. You try to convince them to continue. You tell them they’ve come too far to quit now – give it another shot, kiddo! But nothing works. When a child makes her mind up, there’s not much you can do really.