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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Planning for Fall Training
As restrictions begin to lift and we anticipate the end of the pandemic, we are happy to begin planning for karate training in the fall. The school where we trained until March 2020 (École Terre des Jeunes at 3720 42 St NW) has contacted us with the understanding that we will restart, following our old schedule:
As many of you are aware Alberta has begun moving into step 2 of its plan to lift restrictions. Low-intensity individual and group fitness activities, such as low-intensity yoga, Pilates and tai-chi are now permitted. High-intensity activies including combat sports are not permitted at this time. Please note that Sabean Karate will remain closed
Recent announcements from the Alberta provincial government and Alberta Health Services (AHS) have maintained restrictions related to group fitness put in place on November 13, while adding additional business and community-based rules. As such, please note that Sabean Karate remains closed and will not reopen until receiving instructions to do
November 12 Classes Going Ahead
All Classes Cancelled from November 13 to 27
As per Alberta Health Services and the Provincial Government of Alberta requirements, all indoor group fitness classes are cancelled from November 13 to 27. For our dojo, this means that the next scheduled class day would be Monday, November 30.
As Premier Kenney noted, we
Our indoor classes have been underway for just over one month now. We are all getting used to the new space and the new procedures for class entry.Thank you to everyone for following safety guidelines – we have had no problems with checking temperatures, taking attendance and mask wearing.
As a reminder, you must wear a mask in the entry way and
Welcome back everyone! We are looking forward to a new training season with all of you. COVID-19 protocols add a bit of complexity to our training sessions, but if we all follow the guidelines, we can keep each other safe and focus our energy on karate training. The following is a list of protocols to ensure everyone’s safety:
As with almost every other aspect of life, we are all finding ways to adapt in the time of COVID-19. Our optional fun runs at Baker Park have been well-attended throughout the summer – and will continue until September 29, weather (and sunset!) permitting.
We are pleased to welcome everyone back to indoor
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