Karate Alberta Recreational & Elite Tournament, Oct 15/16
Please see the tournament package linked below for a great opportunity for all ages and levels of karate-ka! The Recreational Tournament will be Saturday, Oct 15 and the Elite Tournament will be Sunday, Oct 16.
Here is the tournament package for this 3rd annual WKF invitational tournament organized by Sensei Adam Wackershauser (Ippon Dojo) and Sensei Gary Sabean (Sabean Karate Academy). This will be a fun event and a great opportunity to compete and train with the best across Western Canada.
Please let Sensei Kristie or Sensei Chris know by Nov 10 (early registration date) if you’d like to attend.
Tournament Date: Saturday, Nov 26, 2016, 9am start
Tournament Location: Notre Dame High School, 1900 Country Village Link NE, Calgary
There will also be a very special seminar with three world-class Japanese karate athletes: Masayoshi Nishiuchi, Hiroto Shinohara, and Hideyoshi Katawa. This is a very unique opportunity to learn from some of the best karate competitors in the world.
Seminar Date: Sunday, Nov 27, 2016, 10am – 3pm
Seminar Location: Ecole Terre de Jeunes, 3720 42 St NW, Calgary
Upcoming Seminar with Sensei Ray Tio (5th Dan) at World Class Karate Calgary
World Class Karate Calgary is happy to announce that we will be hosting our 1st Annual Sensei Ray Tio Seminar from October 1-2, 2016! Sensei Ray Tio holds an incredible resume under his belt. With over 33 years of karate experience, he holds 6 JKA world medals (the most of any competitor outside of Japan), is a 7 time JKA Pan-American Champion, 20 time JKA National Champion, and currently holds a 5th Dan in JKA Shotokan Karate.
There will be a belt grading on Sunday, September 18 at the South Dojo. Please bring your grading books and $25 cash or cheque made out to A. S. Karate Council Alberta. Registration for the grading will take place between 12:30-1pm before the class.
Kyu (colour belt) gradings will follow the ASK Grading Syllabus.
Dan (black belt) gradings will use a combination of the syllabi of the ASK and South African Shotokan Karate Shihahkai.
Both syllabi can be found under the Resources tab of this website.
The 2016 AGM will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016. This meeting is open to all ASK members and we will need a quorum of at least 7 voting members (adult members or parents of members).
The Quintero family (Orlando, Alicia & kids) have generously offered to host the meeting and provide some food and drinks at their home. Families are welcome! We can enjoy the sunshine in their large backyard and there is XBox & Wii for the kids downstairs.
We will relocate from the dojo to the Quintero residence after the grading is finished (~4pm).
For the address and contact info, please see Orlando or see the details in the email sent on May 2, 2016.
Congratulations to all the ASK athletes that competed at the 2016 Junior International and US Open Championship this past weekend in Las Vegas. We had an exceptional representation of our Association at these two international tournaments. There was even some new hardware to show off including a gold medal, a bronze medal and a silver medal in team kata. Our athletes made us proud during exciting matches in the medal rounds!
We would like to thank Helen for organizing the team and our coaches, Sensei Chris and Sensei Kristie for all their hard work.
Next event coming up is the 2016 Calgary Open Shotokan Cup April 16, 2016. We look forward seeing all of our members there.
The seminar weekend was a huge success! More than 80 people from seven different dojos attended the three-day seminar. Many thanks to Chris, Kristie Schafer for organizing, and to all of the attendees for coming out. Here are some photos … Continue reading →