Sorry for the short notice, but the school has informed us they will be needing the gym on October 27, 2023.  As a result there will be no classes this Friday.  Please consult the schedule for alternate dates and times.   

Sorry for the short notice, but the school has informed us they will be needing the gym on September 21, 2023.  As a result there will be no classes this Thursday.  Please consult the schedule for alternate dates and times.   

Once again our club members had excellent results at internatonal events. Donya Movaffagh finished 7th and Omar Almishri finished first in their divisions at Junior Pan Ams  Congratulations to you both! 

Our Alberta Chito Kai Association is holding a first aid course at the Canmore Karate Club on September 15th.  Note there is an online portion that must be completed prior to the course.  For all those interested registration information can be found here.

Well done to the Sabean Karate contingent at the recent Canadian National Karate Championships in Laval, Quebec! Our dojo played an integral part in the success of the Karate Alberta Provincial team and was extremely well represented by the following dojo members:

Sensei Gary Sabean: Technical Director & Coach
Sensei Mariah Blunt: Kumite

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Calgary Karate

 

Registration for both camps can be found here.

The 14th International Soke Cup will be held  August 11-13, 2023 in Kumamoto, Japan.  The tournament presents a unique opportunity to expand our cultural horizons, demonstrate our technical abilities, and to foster strong bonds of friendship throughout the Chito-ryu community. A package of information and registration forms can be found here

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Apologies for the short notice, but the school has told us that they need the gym and classes for Tuesday, April 4th have been cancelled. In the meantime, take this opportunity to do a little training at home by practising on your grading material.  We will see you in class on Thursday. 

25th Annual Spring Tournament and Workshops Invitational March 12, 2023

On March 12, 2023 South Calgary Wado Kai will be hosting a WKF rules tournament. There will be recreational and elite divisions for ages 10 and up. 

The tournament package can be found here.  Please register for the WKF rules tournament on March 12th.

Location Crescent Point Regional Field House - 125 Field House Dr East, Okotoks, AB

Congratulations to Donya Movaffagh and Omar Almishri for their results at the Canada Games
recently held in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Donya took home the gold medal, finishing in top
place in her division. Donya’s accomplishment is especially sweet: as a 15-year old, she needed special
permission to compete in the 16/17 year-old category.

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The WKF has published new competition rules for 2023.  The are number of significant changes including:

Kumite

  • The manditory use of face masks or helmets for U14 categories.  In 2024 the exclusive use of a WKF approved helmet will be compulsory.
  • The combining and reduction of category 1 and 2 warnings into one stream. 
  • Electronic scoring.  Flags used by
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There will be a Holiday kumite training camp with Coach Yevhen Motovylin hosted by South Calgary Karate. 

Dec 22, 23, Jan 2, 4, 6
6:15 set up
6:30-8pm training
$80 or $20/class

Deer Run Community Centre Basement


A registration form can be found here https://form.jotform.com/223446005365047

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

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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

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Since training resumed in January, we have had a busy few months, including the restart of our Friday-night kumite classes. The competitive members in our dojo have had some very strong showings in several tournaments and team tryouts; their commitment to training throughout this unpredictable time has clearly paid off. At the Senior National

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The Dojo is closed for Spring Break the week of March 21st. Fortunately you can still train at home and this would be a good time to work on the material for your grading. Begin with a quick warm-up then practice your kihon and kata from the begining through to your grading requirement.  Be sure to incorporate all the corrections we have been

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SOUTH CALGARY KARATE TOURNAMENT

 

WKF rules tournament is Sunday March 6, 2022.  Registration information and links in document.

There will be no classes on Monday, February 21st. due to the Family Day holiday.  

We are pleased to announce the return of our Friday evening kumite classes.  Classes will be held at the Maranatha Christian Reform Church (2111 - 52 Street NW - Map) from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to help set up mats. See you there.

 

Happy New Year!

 

Classes will begin as scheduled, on January 6.

 I hope everyone had a healthy and relaxing break. Please keep in mind as we restart training, and considering the rapid spread of the COVID Omicron variant, we all need to do our best to prevent the spread so we can continue our karate training.

  • Please stay home from training if you
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