Summer Training Camps with Coach Yevhen Motovylin.

Calgary Karate


Registration for both camps can be found here.

14th International Soke Cup, August 11-13, 2023

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


Class Cancelled - Tuesday April 4, 2023

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. 

South Calgary Wado Kai Spring Tournament - March 12, 2023

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

February - March 2023

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.


New Competition Rules for 2023

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


  • 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

Holiday Kumite Training Camp

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

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


Back to Normal - Classes Start September 6th.

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


Spring 2022

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


Spring Break - March 21st to March 25th.

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


South Calgary Wado Kai Tournament



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

No Classes - Family Day Holiday

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

Friday Kumite Classes are Back

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.

January 2022


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

December 2021

We have just wrapped up our fall 2021 training session! And though this year has been like no other, it has been great to train together and focus some time on karate. Thank you to everyone for your support and for trusting the dojo with the health and well-being of all members in the children’s and adult’s classes. I appreciate everyone’s


Sabean Karate Holiday Chocolate Fundraiser

We are exited to announce our fundraiser with Purdy's Chocolate for this holiday season!
Anyone can purchase chocolate using our link below. You can buy some for yourself, for friends/family, and also forward the link along to anyone you would like that would then also be able to purchase and support our dojo.
Step 1: Follow the fundraiser link 

Classes Start Thursday September 9, 2021 - Updated

We are pleased to welcome everyone back! Classes will be starting on Thursday September 9th at our temporary location in the Montgomery Community Association.  Class times will be the same as last October.  We hope to see you there.

We are still in the process of finding a location and times for our 4 to 6 year-old class.   We will update you as soon


September Classes Start - Stay Tuned

Greetings everyone.  A number of folks have been checking in with us as to when we are going to start classes in September.  Tentatively we are scheduled to start classes in the second week of September back at École Terre des Jeunes. We are still waiting for confirmation from the Principal of the school who is, in turn, waiting to hear from the


Casino Volunteers Needed As Soon as Possbile

Karate Alberta's Casino has been an on again, off again event for us the last number of months due to the various restrictions the pandemic has placed on their operations. Karate Alberta has been given the opportunity by the AGLC to volunteer at the Cash Casino on July 22nd & 23rd.  This is absolutely the best bang-for-the-buck way to raise funds