Welcome Back to all our returning students and a special welcome to those joining us this year!
We’ve been back at training for two weeks now, so hopefully we are getting used to the routines and workouts. To ensure that we all have the best opportunity for training, please arrive 10 minutes before class begins. This way everyone gets a proper
Greetings. I hope everyone had a great summer and are ready to get back into training. Our first class of the new season will be Tuesday, September 10th at 6:00PM. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Updated schedules and version 1 of the draws have been posted on the Soke Cup Website. You can view and/or download the draws using this link.
Now that classes are over we will be holding our Baker Park running and training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays right up to the Soke Cup. This would be a great opportunity for those of you attending Soke Cup to get a little extra training in before the event. The training starts at 7:00PM rain (no thunder) or shine. If you would like to
Soke Cup Update – registration for competitions and the banquet has been extended to June 9. See the Soke Cup web page for more information. Please note that each athlete must register – we are not doing a group dojo registration. If you have any questions about how to register, which category to compete in or the event overall, please contact
Classes on Friday May 3rd are cancelled as all our instructors will be attending the Junior Nationals in Edmonton. We will be running additional classes in June to make up for the ones we have been missing. Stay tuned for more details. In the meantime please check the schedule for alternate class times.
Sometimes you might wonder why we focus on the things that we do in class. Killer abdominal workouts, lunges, plyometrics, line-work, technical drills with a variety of partners, you name it. When you are focused on the next competition or grading, you might wonder: why don’t we simply work on kumite or kata? Surely, by this point in the year our
Congratulations to Sensei Mariah Blunt for her strong results at the recent Canadian National Karate Championships held in Gatineau, Quebec on January 19 and 20. Blunt Sensei finished second overall in a very challenging kumite division. Congratulations also go out to Sempai Brooklyn Buckie for her strong showing – she finished 5th in the same
Our Fall 2018 training session is about to wrap up before the Christmas/Holiday break. Though we got off to a slow start with the gym floor out of commission for almost one month, since then I have seen excellent effort and focus in the dojo.
Congratulations to Sensei Mariah Blunt and Sempai Brooklyn Buckie as they were selected to the Senior Karate Alberta
There be only one kids class on Thursday, December 20. Class starts at 6:45PM. For those of you that attend the early class at 6:00PM please plan to attend this class instead.
Congratulations to all who competed in the October 27 Karate Alberta Tournament and thank you to all who volunteered to help the tournament run smoothly. Complete tournament results can be found here.
November presents us with opportunities to continue reinforcing our basics, as we did throughout October. Those of you who competed in the October 27
There will be no classes Friday, November 9, 2018 due to the long weekend. Please check the schedule for alternate times and days.
Due to the inclement weather we will be cancelling classes tonight. Stay home and stay safe. Now would be a good time to do a little training on your own. Perhaps a little stretching?
Welcome back to all returning members and to those new to the dojo, thank you for choosing Sabean Karate Academy! We have had a challenging start to the year with our dojo being unavailable while the floor is being refinished. Though we haven’t begun our physical training together for the year – currentlyour start date is September 25 – now is a
Update - The saga continues.
We just received another call from the school indicating that the contractor is late on getting the gym ready for use. Unfortunately this means the gym will not be ready until at least Tuesday, September 25th. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Owing to the lateness of the start of classes we will not be
We are now in the last month of classes before summer, with a short break before the Nova Scotia summer camp being held July 11 to 15 in Halifax.
We have had a busy few weeks with various tournaments and, most importantly, a visit from Soke and Higuchi Sensei at the end of April for a three-day workshop. That workshop provided karateka at all
This past month was busy with preparations for belt testing and of course the competition at the Canadian National Karate Championships held in Halifax. Congratulations to our dojo members who advanced a belt level – including our three new Shodans: Sempai Peter Lawrence, Sempai Ethan Baker and Sempai Diego Ruiz.
At the national championships, the
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