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2018 News & Events

  


Current Events Schedule:


November 10: Victor Swinimer Memorial Tournament

Centre Scolaire de la Rive-Sud, Bridgewater Nova Scotia

Please see Karate Nova Scotia Information page.


November 23-25: Douglas Brose Clinic -‏ Sparring Clinic

Dartmouth HIgh School, Dartmouth Nova Scotia

Karate Nova Scotia is pleased to bring back Douglas Brose! Professional Fitness and Sports. Athlete of the Brazilian Karate team. World Champion WKF, World Games Champion, Panamerican Champion and SouthAmerican Champion. Works on developing methodology of physical, technical, tactical and strategic training for Karate elite athletes, specializing in Shiai Kumite.

Please see Karate Nova Scotia information page for further details.



Atlantic Championships Tournament Results - October 7, 2018

The SMU club had a great turnout at the Atlantic Championships this past weekend at both the clinics and tournament.

Even thought we are a small dojo at the end of the day we did well in the medal count :

  • Gold: SMU Kata Team (Shannon, Addrew, Rafee)
  • Silver: 36+ Advanced, Mixed, Kata - Shannon
  • Silver: 18+ Advanced, Male, Kata - Andrew
  • Silver: 18+ Intermediate, Male, Kumite - Rafee
  • Gold: 18+ Novice, Female, Kata - Tashveena
  • Silver: 18+ Novice, Female, Kata - Erica

Well done to everyone who took part in the clinics competition!!


 

2018 KNS Awards

Congratulations to Sensei Shannon Doane who received Senior Female Kata Athlete of the Year and Andrew King who received Club Contributor of the Year awards from Karate Nova Scotia on June 2, 2018.



Tournament Results - January 20, 2018

Congratulations to the SMU karate club members who participated at the Karate Nova Scotia Grand Prix Tournament on January 20 in Windsor.

Results:

  • Andrew - Bronze in Advanced, male, 18+ kata
  • Rafee - Bronze in Intermediate, male, 18+ kumite
  • Brian - Silver in Novice, 18+ kata

Karate tournament winners - January 20, 2018


2017 News & Events


Tournament Results - November 25, 2017

Congratulations to the SMU karate club members who participated at the Karate Nova Scotia Grand Prix Tournament on November 25, 2017, in Bridgewater, NS.

Results:

  • Brian - Gold in Novice, 18+, Kata
  • Rafee - Silver in Novice, 18+, Kata
  • Rafee - Bronze in Novice 18+ Kumite

November Karate Tournament 2017


Healthy Start at the Park September 2017

Members of the Saint Mary's Karate Club participated in the Healthy Start At The Park workshop being held at Point Pleasant Park as a part of the Saint Mary's intertantional students welcome week.

Approximately 35 international students took part in an introductory karate class put on by the SMU karate club as a part of welcome week 2017. The focus of the Healthy Start at the Park workshop was to introduce new students to non-alcoholic activities they can participate in on campus.  Thank you to Travis, Andrew, Mizuho, Brian and Branden for helping out in this event.  

Healthy Start at the Park
The SMU Karate Club with International students.

 
Sensei Shannon teaching karate to international students during welcome week at Point Pleasant Park.

 

Healthy Start at the Park - SMU Karate Club

SMU Karate Club at Point Pleasant Park practicing kata

 


Karate Nova Scotia Awards

2017 Karate Nova Scotia Awards

Congratulations to Sensei Shannon Doane who received "Senior Female Kata Athlete of the Year", Andrew King who received "Senior Male Kata Athlete of the Year" and Fergus Dearden who received "Club Contributor of the Year" awards from Karate Nova Scotia on June, 2017.

Karate Nova Scotia Tournament - January 21, 2017

Well done to our SMU club members who competed today at the first 2017 KNS tournament!

SMu Clueb Members at the January 2017 KNS Tournament

From left: 
Andrew King- Silver in intermediate kata
Nick Potlier - Silver in novice kata
Lily Barraclough - Bronze in advanced 18+ kata
Ally Doherty- Gold in novice kata


2016 News & Events


Grand Prix Tournament Results - November 26, 2016

Congratulation to all of the SMU Shotokan Karate Club members who participated in the 2016 Karate Nova Scotia Grand Prix Tournament!

Six members traveled to Bridgewater to compete on November 26, 2016 and brought home 7 medals.

  • Andrew King - Gold, 18+, novice, kata
  • Ally Doherty - Silver, 18+, novice, kata
  • Nick Potlier - Bronze, 18+, novice, kata
  • Ariel Boulos-Callias - Bronze, 18+, intermediate, kata
  • Salam Elborno - Silver, senior kumite

Well done everyone!

SMU club members competing at the KNS Grand prix Tournament, Nov, 26, 2016 SMU club members competing at the KNS Grand prix Tournament, Nov, 26, 2016

SMU club members competing at the KNS Grand prix Tournament, Nov, 26, 2016 SMU club members competing at the KNS Grand prix Tournament, Nov, 26, 2016

 


SMU Club Donates to the Red Cross to Help Fort McMurray Relief Efforts

The Saint Mary's University Shotokan Karate Club and it's members have donated to the Red Cross to help the Fort McMurray relief efforts. Every bit counts!


Red Cross Fort mcMurray Donation From SMU Club

 


2015 News & Events

Karate Nova Scotia Tournament - December 12, 2015

Congratulations to the members of the SMU club who competed at the Karate Nova Scotia tournament December 12, 2015.

Celina Campbell and Nicole Davies participated in the intermediate, adult, individual kata division and came in second (silver) and third (bronze) respectively. Well done ladies!

Sensei Shannon Doane competed in the advanced, adult, individual kata division and came in first (gold).

Congratulations!

Karate Nova Scotia Tournament Winners


CBC Audio Podcast

Podcast discussion between Norma Lee MacLeod (CBC Radio, Maritime Noon) and Charlene Senn from the university of Windsor Ontario on resistance training for women to avoid sexual violence and rape.
Download Podcast (mp3) Discussion starts at 15:35 into the podcast.

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Class Schedule & Location

Beginner Class

Next beginner class starts January 11, 2019
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Advanced Class

September 6, 2018
Tuesday & Thursday
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Homburg Centre for Health & Wellness
Saint Marys University

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