The province of Manitoba has declared fitness facilities can open with some strict restrictions in phase 2. As we work through developing our protocol for meeting the new restrictions and policies established by the province we are focused on ensuring that all our members attending live classes are safe! With this in mind we have […]
The support of the community has been truly overwhelming, thank you, thank you, thank you! Due to the overwhelming response of our members, we are continuing and expanding our fundraiser! For those that are seeing this for the first time, we have started a fundraiser to help keep Charleswood Karates doors open (virtually of course) […]
The Bacon that we have is restaurant-quality centre cut bacon. It's a thick-sliced and good for any use including breakfast. We are selling it in a 5kg case for $55.00. For comparison, the average store-bought package of bacon is 374 grams, so this is about 13.36 packages. If you bought 13.36 packages at the store […]
Charleswood Karate 10:30 am on-line class cancelled Saturday, April 25, so students can attend the ISKF on-line seminar. First-class is with Hiroyoshi Okazaki Shihan - 9:00 am CST. Hope to hear how you enjoy it. There are numerous classes for all levels and ages. Go to this link. No related posts.
In order to Combat COVID-19, and still, keep everyone training karate, Charleswood Karate has started teaching online! In Italy, they sing from balconies, in Karate we kick and punch from the safety of our homes. Join us as we practise hard, work up a sweat, and connect with other martial artists from around the world. […]
The City of Winnipeg has ordered all wellness centres offering physical activities, gyms, fitness centres and athletic clubs and training facilities to be closed as of 4:00 pm today for the next 30 days. Please see the notice here: https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.html?item=47137&posted=2020-03-20 We are very sad that this has been implemented, but we have no option and […]
Charleswood Karate Schedual Update March 16th, 2020 In light of recent developments and in order to do our part with the disruption of the spread of the COVID-19. We will be reducing our classes to once daily Starting Monday, March 16th. Class for all ages and ranks will be 6:30-8:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and […]
Wow, that happened fast… COVID-19 has seemingly changed the world overnight. I wanted to take a few minutes to say, we are just like you, we’re concerned about the ongoing health risks of COVID-19, and just like you, we don’t have all the answers either. So we are going to try to navigate the uncertainty […]
Be the first to come to see the changes to the dojo! As some of you may already know, as of January 1st, the building and business had changed hands from Longtime owner and founder Ron Proth to Darryll and Nicole Esch. Although ownership has changed, Sensei Ron has committed to remain the chief instructor […]
The ISKF Manitoba Provincial Tournament is fast approaching. EVENT DETAILS SATURDAY MARCH 14TH 2020STARTING AT 9:00 AM PARK LA SALEE SCHOOOL190 HOUDE DRIVE ST. NORBERT YOUTH AND ADULT DIVISIONS KUMITEKATATEAM KATA For children/youth the cost is $10.00 per event or $15.00 if you want to do 2 events. For adults, the cost is $15.00 per […]
Keep tuned to learn about special programs that run along with regular scheduling at the dojo! No related posts.
Brazil-021 Winnipeg School of Jiu-jitsu has opened a class for the Students of Charelswood Karate to come try. March 6th 7-8:30pm (after Friday's sweat class) Christina is an amazing black-belt professor and instructor of BJJ as well as a competitive boxer. She runs her classes out of the Charleswook karate Dojo three times a week. […]
Class Cancelled for Senior Student event hosted by Sensei Ron. Sweat class will resume February 29th at its usual time. No related posts.
We are pleased to announce that Sensei Ron has returned to the Dojo Floor! Post hip surgery and well-rested and eager to continue his role as Cheif Instructor at Chareleswood Karate. He will be rotating through all the classes over the next two weeks. Let's be sure to give him a welcome return. No related […]
No Karate Classes Saturday, February 15th and Monday February 17th (for Louis Riel Day) This includes Young Tigers, Youth and Adult programming. Enjoy the long weekend! No related posts.
Sweat & train class 6 to 7 and then all youth and adult hang around for a get together. Sensei will provide drinks, refreshments and pizza. Bring a friend. All friends of Charleswood Karate welcome to attend. No related posts.
Next session of karate schedule above, except Thursday, Jan 2 ; 6:30 for kids & family ; 7:30 for Youth & Adult. Regular schedule as above starts Saturday, Jan 4, with Young Tigers starting Jan 11. No related posts.
Class schedule for December - don't forget the BOWLING PARTY Friday, Dec 13 - sign up in dojo! Season greetings & Merry Christmas! No related posts.
Young Tigers intro karate for children 4-6 - you can register now! For more information:Email: email@example.com Call 204-896-3354 or drop into the dojo. The program starts mid-January & includes 10 class session, a uniform (AKA gi) certificates of achievement and special last class event! Key to class is self-discipline & focus - but taught with […]
Charleswood Karate bowling party - open to family and friends. Pizza and drinks included, prizes for all and silent auction. Bring a few dainties to share - cost per person is $15. Polo Park Bowling Centre. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Friday, Dec 13. Sign up & pay in dojo. No related posts.
Open training with Larry Loreth Sensei, 8th Dan ISKF. Wednesday, Nov 27. The regular kumite class is cancelled and we will have this special class for youth adult and all brown and black belts. The class will be training for all but will have a dan testing focus. Great opportunity to train under a very […]
Game night for youth 10 and older, Friday night starting at 7:00 pm going until 11:00 pm. Laser tag and video games plus treats. Sensei providing laser tag guns and projector - kids to provide the game player, terminals and games (hope I used the right terminology, I mean jargon). No related posts.
Add titleImage IDSL – open tournament training, perform kata & kumite – moved to 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Saturday, Nov 23. Open to all clubs, students brown to black belts all ages. Kata will be shotokan shitei (heian kata plus tekki shodan). Kumite will be jiyu (non-contact single point). Compete, judge or watch. No related posts.
IDSL – open tournament training, perform kata & kumite – moved to 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Saturday, Nov 23. Open to all clubs, students brown to black belts all ages. Kata will be shotokan shitei (heian kata plus tekki shodan). Kumite will be jiyu (non-contact single point). Compete, judge or watch. No related posts.
Monday, 7:30 self-defence classes are cancelled for the month of November, starting this Nov 4. No related posts.
Sign up in the Dojo for our 2019 Dojo Family Halloween Party! Come play some games, eat some snacks, and enter the costume party! OCTOBER 25 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Dojo! PIZZA will be available at $2.00 a slice. No related posts.
Seminar with Sensei Larry Loreth Location: Parc La Salle School 190 Houde Drive, St. Norbert ISKF Manitoba Seminar and Testing - No classes at Charleswood Karate Thursday, Oct 17 to Saturday, Oct 19Exception -there will be a Young Tigers 9:00 Saturday, Oct 19 Oct 17, Thursday Evening 6:00-7:00 p.m. White to Purple Belts 7:00-8:00 p.m. Brown and […]
IDSL - open tournament training, perform kata & kumite - 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Friday, Sept 27. Open to all clubs, students brown to black belts all ages. Kata will be shotokan shitei (heian kata plus tekki shodan). Kumite will be jiyu (non-contact single point). This event is a practice event but puts a little pressure on […]
ISKF Manitoba Seminar and Testing - No classes at Charleswood Karate Thursday, Oct 17 to Saturday, Oct 19Exception -there will be a Young Tigers 9:00 Saturday, Oct 19 Seminar with Sensei Larry Loreth Location: Parc La Salle School 190 Houde Drive, St. Norbert Oct 17, Thursday Evening 6:00-7:00 p.m. White to Purple Belts 7:00-8:00 p.m. Brown and […]
Charleswood Karate is holding an Open House on Saturday, September 14th 2019. Everyone is welcome! Come for a free Karate Class, and stay for the free BBQ. Existing members are invited to bring a friend to join them in class. Remember Karate is way more fun with friends! No related posts.
Open class, drop ins welcome- just $10. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Iaido is the traditional Japanese martial art of drawing and cutting with the katana (sword). The purpose of iaido is to develop awareness, and mental and physical harmony through the practice of traditional sword techniques. The introductory class on August 29th will focus on the Toho, 5 […]
Fall classes start Tuesday, Sept 3. Come out and try couple classes before signing up. Classes over the summer are a good time to try and you can show up Mondays at 5:30 to try a class. Regular summer classes are 6:30 kids & family and 7:30 youth & adult Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. Otherwise […]
Dark Crystal - by Jim Henson, Friday Aug 23, 6 to 8 don't be late! We will have our usual "Musubi dachi" challenge before the movie. Everyone welcome - bring the family and one friend. No related posts.
Thursday, Aug 15! This is our first sleep over, the unique part will be the kids versus adult karate skill class 7:30 to 8:30 to start the night. Sign up in the dojo so we know how much food to prepare. No related posts.
Young Tigers intro karate for children 4-6 - you can register now! email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 204-896-3354 or drop into the dojo. Program starts mid September & includes 10 class session, an uniform (AKA gi) certificates of achievement and special last class event! Key to class is self-discipline & focus - but taught with a fun […]
This Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 pm, Franciso "Chico" Simoes Pires will be sharing some of his learnings from kumite as a guest teacher at Charleswood Karate. This is an open class - please come out and welcome Chico Sensei. Franciso "Chico" Simoes Pires started training goju-ryu karate in Brazil in 1974 under the guidance […]
Fun competition using shotokan kata, Open to purple black belt kids, Free - no charge, Location - 5924 Roblin Blvd - Charelswood Karate, Friday,July 19, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Flag competition using heian kata 1-5, tekki shodan & bassai kai, Certified judges and those interested in learning invited, This is meant to be a sharing opportunity […]
<img alt="" width="1012" height="477" title="65522259_2230215140359338_2450229411589390336_o" data-id="134149" src="https://charleswoodkarate.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/65522259_2230215140359338_2450229411589390336_o.jpg" style="width: 100%;"> Saturday July 6 2019 - Karate on the Beach! Join Charleswood Karate, no mater your dojo or affiliation, for some fun Shotokan training, both in and out of the water! Class is FREE! Wear your gi. We will meet up on the beach in front of […]
Special movie night Wednesday, JUNE 26, 6:00 to 8:30 pm. For all green to black belts ages 8 and up plus all kids 10 and older. This is a special movie night from Sensei for the extra effort everyone is making in classes. MOVIE SUGGESTIONS WANTED send your pick to email@example.com No related posts.
All members should attend classes and or testing with Hiro Sensei this weekend. Sign up in the dojo and ask Sensei Ron if you are ready to test. No Classes Thursday, June 20 & Saturday, June 22 cancelled except Young Tigers at 9:00 am. No related posts.
Wednesday 6:30 kids kumite classes have stopped for the summer. The new summer hours will start after the June 20 - 22 seminar with Hiro Okazaki Sensei. Summer hours starting Monday, June 24. No related posts.
Special movie night Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. For all green to black belts ages 8 and up plus all kids 10 and older. This is a special movie night from Sensei for the extra effort everyone is making in classes. MOVIE SUGGESTIONS WANTED send your pick to firstname.lastname@example.org No related posts.
Message from the JKA/MB Technical director The JKA Manitoba is very excited to be holding its second Traditional Shotokan Karate tournament on June 1st, at the Marymound School, 442 Scotia Street in Winnipeg. As this is an invitational tournament we hope that you and your group can participate and come out to have some fun and enjoy a […]
No classes Good Friday or Saturday. Monday, April 22, 6:30 free training. Friday, April 26, 7:30 baby shower for Katja and Felipe. Please provide donations by Monday April 22. Saturday, April 27, 11:30 Shotokan meets Goju class. Tuesday, April 30, kids all levels 5:15, testing 6:15 to 7:30, youth/adult class 7:30. Friday, May 3, 7:00, […]
ISKF Manitoba Seminar and Testing - No classes at Charleswood Karate Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13 Exception -there will be a Young Tigers 9:00 Saturday, April 13 Seminar with Sensei Larry Loreth Location: Parc La Salle School 190 Houde Drive, St. Norbert April 11, Thursday Evening 6:00-7:00 p.m. White to Purple Belts 7:00-8:00 […]
Saturday, April 27th, 11:30 am Charleswood Karate will host a goju karate class. Training will focus on the kata tenchi with the partner application taught and some specific oyo for the techniques of the kata. The class will be lead by senior students form Meibukan Goju Karate Winnipeg. Like always Saturday classes are open to […]
Training & Tournament for all ranks and ages at the Canadian Nationals in Calgary. The format allows everyone to participate, making it great for a family event. Training May 16 & 17 for all ranks and ages with Master Hiroyoshi Okazaki as lead instructor and of course Master David Jones from Alberta - 2 great […]
Movie night open to whole family. Don't miss it! Each movie starts with the "Musubi Dachi challenge". Movie starts at 6:30 pm - popcorn, juice and a movie. Bring family and friends. For your comfort bring a pillow, bean bag chair or blanket. No charge but donations accepted to help pay for special events. Suggested donation […]
The wrong boots were taken Thursday night after class. A size 1 was left but size 3 were taken. The size 1 is still at the dojo. Please exchange the boots ASAP. Thank you Young Tiger Registration Young Tiger Registration Young Tigers Spring 2019 No related posts.
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in April - for ages 4-6. Sign up now! Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. Ten classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at 5:30 pm. Uniform […]
ISKF Manitoba Seminar and Testing - Wednesday night, Jan 30, class cancelled by Parc la Salle School. Seminar with Sensei Larry Loreth Location: Parc La Salle School 190 Houde Drive, St. Norbert January 30, Wednesday Evening 6:00-7:00 p.m. White to Purple Belts Cancelled Due to cold Weather 7:00-8:00 p.m. Brown and Black Belts Cancelled Due […]
ISKF Manitoba Seminar and Testing - No classes at Charleswood Karate Wednesday, Jan 30 to Saturday, Feb 2 Exception -there will be a Young Tigers 9:00 Saturday, Feb 2 Seminar with Sensei Larry Loreth Location: Parc La Salle School 190 Houde Drive, St. Norbert January 30, Wednesday Evening 6:00-7:00 p.m. White to Purple Belts 7:00-8:00 […]
The schedule had an error showing Saturday Youth Adult class at 11:00 instead of 11:30. Youth/adult class is 11:30 to 1:00 on Saturdays. Next Saturday, Shihan Larry Loreth will teach the Youth/adult class all adults and children green and up are welcome. Schedule - Calendar Jan 2019 Jan 31, Thursday& Feb 2, Saturday regular classes […]
Annual Membership payment & form to be filled in; please complete before Jan 20th - new organization International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) *printable form ISKF Individual Registration Jan 13, Sunday, 10:30 to 12:30 class & judges clinic Monica Danz Studio *sign up in dojo Jan 17, Thursday 6:15 to 7:30 green belt testing, Charleswood Karate […]
Note class changes Thursday Jan 17 5:15 kids all level class 6:15 warm up and testing 7:30 adult-youth class Sign up in dojo for test, No related posts.
Saturday session of Young Tigers Karate starts January 12 - for ages 4-6. 5 spots open! Instructor - Sensei Ron A great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. Ten classes either Saturday at 9:00 […]
Regular class schedule starts Saturday, Jan 5! Be ready for 2019 techniques to start the new year off with! Please note changes to schedule. Kids classes during the week now start at 5:15 instead of 5:00. Advanced kata is now Monday nights 8:00 pm instead of Tuesday. Weapons is now taught during the last part […]
For kids and family, games and a movie - Wednesday, Jan 2, 6:00 to 8:30 pm. No cost just come out and have fun. No related posts.
Friday, Dec 14, adult get together after kumite class - Sensei will provide drinks. You don't need to attend class to come. Open to friends of Charleswood Karate. Saturday, Dec 15, weapons will be part of the 11:30 class Thursday, Dec 20, testing of white to orange belts - sign up in dojo. Wednesday, Jan […]
Charleswood Karate dojo classes this weekend Friday 6:00 kumite class - cancelled for special class with Gilles Periard Shihan 6:00 - 7:00 pm white to 4th kyu, coloured belts (Gilles Periard Sensei) 7:30 - 8:30 pm- brown & black belts (Gilles Periard Sensei) Saturday Young Tigers class 9:00 to 9:45am will take place as scheduled […]
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in January - for ages 4-6. Sign up early! Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. Ten classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at 5:30 pm. Uniform […]
Special classes & testing with Sensei Gilles Periard - Friday Nov 30 & Sturday Dec 1. Saturday 9:00 Young Tigers class will take place but 10:00 & 11:30 classes cancelled! Sign up and pay in dojo for classes & testing. Shichidan Gilles Periard , 7th Dan Seminar & Testing Schedule Where: Ecole Riviere Rouge School, […]
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, November 24, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $10 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up […]
Regular classes Saturday, November 10, but evening classes on Monday November 12 will be cancelled. No related posts.
Wednesday, Oct 31, Halloween- no classes Friday Nov 2, kumite class (6:00 - 7:30) & adult get together after class. You don't have to attend class to come to the party but it is always a good idea. Bring a snack to share. Sensei will have karate trivia games for the group and will have […]
Learn karate Tuesdays 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Charelswood Karate Dojo. 5 classes free. You can start anytime, come out and try a class first, bring friends or family members. This is great way to try karate and see if the martial art discipline is for you. email - sensei@charleswoodkarate for more information No related posts.
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, October 27, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $10 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. […]
Kumite class cancelled this Friday, Oct 12, due to Movie Night. Come out to see Jet Li and Jackie Chan in Forbidden Kingdom, popcorn and drinks provided. Movie starts at 7:10, earlier movie for young kids at 6:00 - Curious George Halloween Special. No related posts.
Movie night will have 2 movies, popcorn, and drinks, costumes are optional, students and family invited. 6:00 to 7:10 pm Curious George Halloween Special (for younger viewers) 7:10 to 9:30 pm Forbidden Kingdom -Jet Li and Jackie Chan Don't forget the "musubi dachi challenge" - 1 minute for the younger kids and 5 minutes for […]
ISKF Manitoba Invites Charelswood Karate to attend Seminar with Sensei Hiroyoshi Okazaki - October 18-20, 2018. Great opportunity for students to see Master Okazaki and train with old & new friends from another group. Locations and Times 17 Wing- Building 21 - See Map at bottom October 18, Thursday Evening 6:00-6:45 p.m. White to Purple Belts 6:45-7:30 p.m. Brown and Black Belts […]
A beginner is a future black belt. Future black belt karate classes for youth & adults starts Tuesday, Oct 9, 8:00 pm. Great opportunity to start and try karate - 5 free classes. Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:00 pm. To register send an e-mail to email@example.com or come out for your first class. Existing students can […]
Learn karate Tuesdays 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Charelswood Karate Dojo. 10 classes & the uniform (AKA gi) for $50. You can start anytime, come out and try a class first. This is great way to try karate and see if the martial art discipline is for you. No related posts.
Current & past students invited - bring the family! Fall BBQ on Saturday, Sept 29, 12:30 to 1:30. Sign up in dojo so we can make sure we have enough food or send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org. Hot dogs (beef, regular and veggie) snacks and ice tea. Share a desert if you like but don't […]
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, Sept 15, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $10 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. […]
Tuesday & Thursday, Aug 28 & 30, there will be belt grading at 6:30 between the two classes. Attend the 6:00 class before your testing day. You must register in the dojo to test. Sensei will attend all classes next week including Monday. email sensei if you have more questions - email@example.com No related posts.
Fall classes start Tuesday, Sept 4. Note some new class times and additional classes. A few more teachers are helping out giving you more variety. It will be a great season for karate at Charleswood. printable calendar Calendar Fall 2018 2 No related posts.
Friday, August 17 & Sunday, August 19 kumite classes cancelled while Sempai Felipe is competing at IKD world's in Barbados. Wish him the spirit of a tiger! No related posts.
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in September - for ages 4-6. Sign up early! Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. Ten classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Uniform […]
No classes July 1 or 2. Summer schedule starts Tuesday July 3. Class times are 6:00 pm kids all levels and 7:00 - 8:30 pm youth and adult all levels, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Have a great summer - keep training even if not coming to the dojo! No related posts.
Classes Monday, Tuesday and Thursday starts last week of June and for the months of July and August. July 1 there will be the kata challenge. 151 kata to celebrate Canada Day! 9:00 to 11:00 am. Don't forget the Grand beach training Saturday, July 7, class at 10:30. No related posts.
[column col="1/4"][/column] [column col="3/4"][/column] Sempai Felipe will lead the training. It is very aerobic and focusses on increasing your speed coordination and kumite skills. Adult kumite Friday 7:00 to 8:30 pm (no training June 22) Kids kumite Sunday 6:00 - 7:00 pm (no training July 1) Barbados team training Wednesday 6:00 to 7:00 pm […]
[column col="1/2"][/column][column col="1/2"][/column] All adults and youth 13 and older invited to class party Thursday, June 28th. Pizza and drinks and great conversation. Sensei will talk about IKD and its plans and then we can discuss direction for Charelswood Karate. Very casual not a meeting but your thoughts and help always appreciated. Kids Class - 6:00 […]
[column col="1/2"][/column][column col="1/2"][/column] Open tournament using the same rules as IKD. Good opportunity for any student to participate. I know we had classes that day but I will arrange support for any students attending - hopefully Sensei Ryan and Sempai Felipe will both be there. Register in dojo and make payment to Charelswood Karate. The […]
[column col="1/2"] [/column][column col="1/2"] [/column] Current & past students invited - bring the family! Summer BBQ on Saturday, June 16, 12:30 to 2:00. Sign up in dojo so we can make sure we have enough food or send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org. Hot dogs (beef, regular and veggie) snacks and ice tea. Share a desert if […]
The planned self-defence class 11:30 Saturday, May 26th is postponed until Saturday June 9th. There will be the regular karate classes: kids 10:00 to 10:45 and Youth & Adult 11:00 to 12:30 this Saturday. No related posts.
WKF Manitoba Provincial Tournament Saturday May 26, 10:00 am, Glenlawn Collegiate. You must register before Monday , May 19 and copy me to fulfil the registration. There is kata and kumite - kumite is free sparring so I only recommend blue and up for kids but the youth adults are ready. You register online here is the […]
Karate is a great activity for all ages. It's a great physical activity providing endurance and coordination. it focusses on self-discipline which strengthens a person far more than the physical aspect. And of course it provides ability to defend oneself, giving a new level of confidence. Try a couple classes free before signing up. Special […]
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, May 12, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $10 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. […]
Competition training Saturday May 5, June 2 & 16, from 12:00 to 1:00, and continue every second Saturday. The youth/adult class will be from 11:00 to 12:00 with competition training kata & kumite right after so you can do both! Sensei Ryan will lead the training on Saturdays. Starting this Sunday there will be kumite training led […]
IKD Budo Manitoba brown & black belt training & testing. Class 6:30 to 8:00 Sensei: Clive Hinds, Ron Porath & Debbie Hinds instructing. Testing 8:00 to 9:30 brown & black belts. Train with other higher rank students, support each other testing and then those still with some energy can get together for some fun. Location: Ecole […]
Saturday, April 21, you can get your boards, cost is $5 per board. Board breaking is April 28, Saturday 10:00 am to 11:00 am. You can decorate your board and you should treat it by drying in the oven at 175F / 80C for 4 hours or even over night. Kids will break using kekomi geri […]
Lots going on at Charelswood Karate this month. Self-defence classes open to anyone 13 and older - 11:30 to 1:00, Saturday, April 14 & 28 IDSL - open tournament training, perform kata & kumite - 12:00 to 2:00, Saturday, April 21 Board-breaking for all ages, purchase boards in dojo or bring your own - 10:00 - […]
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday,April 14, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $5 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. Class […]
Dennis the Menace, Friday Night Movie, April 6. Don't miss it! Starts at 6:30 pm - popcorn, juice and a movie. Bring family and friends. Donation of $2 per person or $5 per family. For your comfort bring a pillow, bean bag chair or blanket. No related posts.
No classes Easter Weekend Movie night tentative plan for Friday, April 6, movie suggestions to sensei. Board breaking planned for Saturday, April 21. Prize for best demonstration for blue belts & higher. No related posts.
Annual Stonewall Tournament, Stonewall Legion, 401 Main Street, Stonewall, MB Saturday March 17th, 2018 9 to 4 p.m. Free admission for spectators! Children ages 4 to 17yrs Individual Kata or kumite - $15 Both events- $25 Teams - $30 Adults ages 18 & up Individual Kata or kumite- $20 Both events- $35 Adult Teams - $45.00 Please indicate intention by March 10th, 2018 […]
Thursday night someone took the wrong size boots. The ones taken by mistake were kids size 13 and the ones left were larger. "Snow slide water proof" Please check your boots at home. Thank you No related posts.
Belt grading at Charelswood Karate Dojo Thursday, March 22, 5:30 to 6:30 white to orange, 6:30 to 7:30 green & up. Regular class 7:30 to 8:30 open to al levels and ages. Please sign up in dojo and of course talk to Sensei to know if you're ready. No related posts.
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, March 3, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $5 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. […]
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in April - for ages 4-6. Sign up early! Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. Ten classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Uniform […]
Just a reminder no regular classes Saturday, Feb 17, or Monday, Feb 19. Riel Day in Manitoba - enjoy your long weekend. For those diehards we have self-defence on Saturday, Feb 17, 11:30 to 1:00. This is open to anyone 13 and older, club members free and non-members just $5. Bring a friend or an […]
Competition training starts Saturday Jan 27, from 12:00 to 1:00, and continue every second Saturday. The youth/adult class will be from 11:00 to 12:00 with competition training right after so you can do both! For all ages and all ranks focus is on strong training and skills to be ready to compete. Major goal is […]
[column col="1/2"][/column] [column col="1/2"]The Batman your parents watched - really![/column] Movie, popcorn and a drink $2each, family $5 - all funds for CK Fundraising (Barbados World Tournament). Family invited - everyone expected to help with sound effects - POW! No related posts.
Many things happening - don't miss out Movie night - Jan 26, Friday 6:00 - 8:00 pm Competition training - Jan 27, 12:00 - 1:00 pm (every second Saturday) Self-defence - Feb 3, 11:30 am -1:00 pm Board Breaking - Feb 24, 10:00 am & 11:00 am IDSL competition - tentative Feb 24, 12:00 - […]
Hope you enjoy your holidays! Next class is Thursday Dec 28 and regular class schedule starts Saturday, Jan 6. We have open self-defence as well on Jan 6 starting at 11:30 - open to anyone 13 and older. No related posts.
[column col="1/3"][/column] [column col="2/3"] This week - order club tees, jackets hats etc, samples in dojo to try on - order will be ready before Xmas - don't miss out! Friday, Dec 8, Get together Party for youth adult 7:00 pm, see post for details, parents invited even without your children! Saturday, Dec 9, Open […]
Charleswood Karate Get-together party. Friday, Dec 8, 7:00 to 11:00 pm. Get together with your dojo friends and their families - Karate trivia and other games or sit around and share stories. Kids are welcome and we will have an activity corner for them. Location - Charelswood Karate Dojo, sign up in dojo. Potluck refreshments […]
NAAMAO tournament Saturday, Dec 2. The karate event will start right after the opening ceremonies which start at 10:00 am. Sign up in dojo for the event. Cash or cheque payment to "NAAMAO Committee". Cost is $10 for kata and $10 for kumite event - total $20. Location s the Canadian Mennonite College off Shaftesbury […]
Special classes & testing with Master Maureen Woon-A-Tai - 10:00 & 11:00 Charelswood Karate dojo classes cancelled, see you at Ecole Riviere Rouge School for seminar and/or testing. 9:00 Young Tigers class will take place but 10:00 & 11:00 classes cancelled! Sign up and pay in dojo for seminar if you haven't already. Master Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 8th […]
We're going to the IKD World Tournament Aug 16-19, 2018, in Barbados - hope you're coming too! The tournament is open to all brown and black belts ages 8 and up but you don't have to compete to participate and have fun - there will be opportunity to train and watch the event. Charleswood Karate […]
Regular Classes cancelled Remembrance Day, Saturday, Nov 11 except an Open Self-defence class will be held 11:30 to 1:00 pm. Please register for the self-defence class either in the dojo or at Facebook Event or email email@example.com. No related posts.
Special classes & testing with Master Maureen Woon-A-Tai - don't miss out Budo IKD Manitoba Karate with Charleswood Karate are pleased to be hosting a weekend Seminar & Testing with: Master Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 8th Dan Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 8th Dan, is a Deputy Chief Instructor of the International Karate Daigaku, making her the first female Traditional Karate […]
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, Nov 4, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $5 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. […]
My red registration folder went missing Tuesday, Oct 24, between 7:30 and 8:30 during class. As well, on a previous occasion money has gone missing from the drink fund and and a student has mentioned money was taken from the change room. Please protect your valuables! The registration book had many registration forms that I will need […]
Classes Cancelled for Halloween Night Regular classes Monday, Oct 30, with treats for all who try hard! White to green belts - 5:30 Blue to brown belts - 6:30 Black belts - 7:30 No related posts.
Open self-defence class for ages 13 & up, male & female. Date & time - Saturday, Oct 21, 11:30 to 1:00. Location - Charelswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg Open to anyone 13 & older. No charge for CK students, $5 for non-members. Contact ron@Charleswoodkarate.com to reserve a spot or sign up in dojo. […]
Movie Night - Friday, Oct 20th, 6:00 to 8:00, movie starts at 6:15. Location - Charelswood Karate Dojo Movie, popcorn and drink no charge, family invited. Costumes encouraged. Challenge before the movie - stand in musubi dacha for 5 minutes -success button award. No related posts.
All classes are cancelled but the dojo is open for free training - an adult must participate or watch! Tuesday, Sept 26! No related posts.
Fall BBQ on Saturday, Sept 30, 12:00 to 2:00 - whole family invited. Sign up in dojo so we can make sure we have enough food. Hot dogs (beef, regular and veggie) snacks and ice tea. Share a desert if you like but don't bring too much please. No charge but donations to IKD Karate […]
IKD Manitoba will be hosting our Annual General Meeting and Family Picnic on Saturday Sept 16 at the Stonewall Dojo in Stonewall of course. Great time to see what's happening in IKD Manitoba and meet other karate students. Great food and great fun for the whole family - see you there! AGM - is at 3:00 […]
Summer classes are almost over - Tuesday 6:00 PM will be testing and 7:00 PM will be a class for all. Thursday is our last day of classes for the summer - Kids at 6:00 PM and Youth/adult at 7:00 with drinks and refreshments after. Even if you haven't been training over the summer or are […]
Fall Schedule starts Tuesday, Sept 5, new students welcome - special promo for 13 and older (free gi and free month of classes). Try two classes free before deciding. All black belts must talk to Sensei about helping with teaching - working as a team for a particular class is the best way to manage without taking […]
Belt grading at Charelswood Karate Dojo Tuesday, August 29, 6:00 to 7:00. Class after at 7:00 open to all levels and ages. Please sign up in dojo and of course talk to Sensei to know if you're ready. No related posts.
Two movies Friday night, first 6:00 for younger audience and second movie 7:30 for an older audience. Popcorn, drink, family and a movie. Family invited or bring a friend. Cost - donation of $2 or more for Guyana Karate College Help select the movie send an email to Sensei@charleswoodkarte.com and let sensei know your suggestion. The Guyana Karate College […]
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in September - for ages 4-6. Sign up early! ****Wednesday class is full still room Saturdays at 9:00**** Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. 10 classes either Saturday at […]
Karate training in the sand and in the water, always great. Bring the family. Training is open to all and is meant to be fun and friendly. Training starts at 11:00 AM see map below or on website. After training we share in a pot luck picnic and stay to enjoy the sun and waves. Here […]
[column col="1/3"] [/column] [column col="1/3"] [/column][column col="1/3"][/column] Keep Canada Strong - 150 kata on Canada Day. Charleswood Karate will be open 7:00 am to 10 am Canada Day - anyone from any club can come to do 150 kata or at least as many as you can or want! Come anytime between 7 & 10 […]
Note - no noon classes July or August. Charelswood Karate summer hours, start Monday, June 19. Summer session starts Monday, July 3, with a special promotion - existing students bring in a new member, and you and the new member pay 1/2 of the class fees for the summer! Printable calendar No related posts.
Movie Night, this Friday 6:30 for 9 years and older. Family included and of course adults. Pop corn and drinks - no charge. BBQ, Saturday 12:30 - 2:00, don't miss out, bring the whole family. If you can send me a note or sign up in the dojo so I know how much food to […]
Kumite lead by Sempai Edris Bagheri, every Thursday 6:30 to 7:30. This is a regular class at Charelswood Karate and is open to all ages, recommended blue belt and higher. Class is also open to other clubs with a drop info of $10 per class. Sempai Edris is a world class competitor and has trained with world champions and is […]
Charleswood Karate Club is where Karate and Science will come together! Enjoy our week-long Crazy Science Karate Camp; July 10 to 14, from 9 am to 4 pm. Campers, everyone from white belt to black belt, will partake in a non-contact style of Japanese Karate focusing on the perfection of one's character. In these classes, […]
Kumite class, Movie Night, Hot Dog Day, Kata Tournament, Special classes, Camps and Grand Beach Training - WOW! Thursday, May 18 - 6:30 to 7:30 kumite class for blue belts & up all ages - taught by Sempai Edris Friday to Sunday, May 26/28 - special classes and kata tournament at U of W […]
Opportunity to train with other clubs and enjoy the excitement of a tournament. This event is for all ages and ranks. Classes taught by Sensei Scott Middleton (WTKO) May 26 to May 28. Kata Tournament May 28. Cost for classes and tournament is $20 for kyu ranks and $30 for dan ranks - charitable tax […]
Kata competition & kumite training for brown to black belt, all shotokan clubs invited. Planned for once a month. Saturday, May 13, 1:00 to 3:00 PM Location 5924 Roblin Blvd - Charelswood Karate Cost $2 - toonie Kata competition flag system - after competition you can stay for kumite partner training. Last class we had […]
April 21, Friday: Special class by Guru Alvin Catacutan, Jeet Kune Do concepts for karate-ka, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Sign up in dojo or email to register - cost is $25. firstname.lastname@example.org No related posts.
Saturday, April 22, show your technique with board breaking. At the end of the 10:00 am class we will break boards. Young kids will use thrust kicks and we will practice in classes before. 15 and older can use any technique they want. Boards will be available starting Tuesday and will come in 2 sizes […]
Classes cancelled for the holiday weekend Friday April 14 to Monday April 17. Board breaking planned for Saturday, April 22, 10:00 am. Boards will be available starting next Tuesday. Please sign up in dojo. No related posts.
Kata competition & kumite training for brown to black belt, all shotokan clubs invited. Planned for once a month. Saturday, April 8, 1:00 to 3:00 PM Location 5924 Roblin Blvd - Charelswood Karate Cost $2 - toonie Kata competition flag system - after competition you can stay for kumite partner training. Adult judges invited but […]
Save the dates and don't miss out! March 18, Saturday: Seminar, Classes, Testing and Tournament Stonewall, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm March 18, Saturday: 10:00 & 11:00 classes cancelled at dojo March 24, Friday: Movie night in dojo, starts at 6:30 pm April 8, Saturday: IDSL competition and kumite training at Charelswood dojo, 1:00 to […]
Team & Individual kata practice for all that are planning on attending the Stonewall March 18th tournament, at Charelswood Karate dojo. Wednesday, March 8th,- 7:00 PM, Saturday, March 11- 12:30 PM and Sunday, March 12 - 1:45 PM. Remember Seseni will pay for all teams that practice together before the event and you can get […]
International Karate Daigaku of Manitoba seminar, grading & tournament Stonewall Legion, 401 Main Street, Stonewall, Saturday, March 18 9:00 -10:00 am Brown and Black Levels Class 10:00 -11:00 am All levels Class 11:00 - 12:00 Testing 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Kata, and Team Kata Tournament Sign up in dojo - classes will be cancelled that […]
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in APRIL - for ages 4-6. Sign up early! Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. 10 classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Uniform […]
Train hard and be ready to test for your next belt level. Saturday, February 25th. Charelswood dojo. Class for white to orange - 10:00 and testing to follow. Class for green to black - 11:30 and testing to follow. Check with Sensei Ron, Sensei Ryan or Sempai Karl if you are ready and then sign […]
Kata competition & kumite training for brown to black belt, all shotokan clubs invited. Planned for once a month. Saturday, Feb 11, 1:00 to 3:00 PM Location 5924 Roblin Blvd - Charelswood Karate Cost $2 - toonie Kata competition flag system - after competition you can stay for kumite partner training. Adult judges invited but […]
Happy New Year - it's going to be a great one starting with 2017 punches! Karate classes start Monday, January 2, & 3, 6:30 kids and 7:30 youth/adult. Regular schedule continues starting January 4. calendat-jan-2017 No related posts.
Train hard & then socialize with our karate family - sorry only for the adult students. Open to Charelswood Karate and fellow adult karate students. Karate class 7:30 to 8:30 and get together right after in the dojo. Some snacks & drinks provided - bring your own refreshments. No related posts.
Karate classes over the holidays but check times. Don't miss games & movie night Friday Dec 16. Just a few less classes starting Dec 13, printable calendar - calendar-holiday-break-2016 In the New Year there will be a special seminar with local Senseis plus the IDSL tournament will start in the new year. Have a great holiday […]
[column col="1/4"][/column][column col="1/4"][/column][column col="1/4"][/column][column col="1/4"][/column] Holiday fun for all, games and a movie Friday Night, Dec 16, 6:00 to 8:30. Theme is helping others, bring donations for the food bank and a decoration for a tree. Games will be for adults and kids, popcorn and drinks and of course a movie to finish. Please sign up in […]
[column col="1/3"][/column][column col="1/3"][/column][column col="1/3"][/column] Some great gifts for the holidays! Charelswood Karate times plus Teas & Honey from Chizma tea. Charleswood Karate sling bags $20, T-shirt (one kids med., 1 adult large) $10, long sleeve (2 youth large and adult large) $15 Adult hoodie medium $25 and one medium jacket $50. Teas and honeys as per […]
Classes (10:00 & 11:00 am) at Charelswood Cancelled on Saturday Nov 19. You should attend - its great to train as a large group and see old or meet new friends. Friday November 18, 2016 6:00-7:00pm All Levels Class ** 7:00-8:00pm Brown/Black Belt Class 8:00-9:00pm Instructor Class Saturday November 19, 2016 10:00-11:00am - Brown & Black […]
Classes cancelled on Halloween night - Sensei will be handing out treats on Saturday, Oct 29 after each class. No related posts.
[column col="1/4"][/column][column col="1/4"][/column][column col="1/4"][/column][column col="1/4"] [/column] Don't miss out on the special events coming up BBQ & Movie Friday night Oct 14, 5:00 - 8:30 - attend one or both, sign up in dojo, no charge - https://charleswoodkarate.com/2016/09/family-bbq-movie-night-friday-oct-14/ Special seminar for seniors, Oct 22 & 23 with Scott Langely Sensei from Ireland wtko-canada-2016-fall-seminar-schedule IKD Seminar & testing […]
[column col="1/3"][/column][column col="2/3"] [/column] Charleswood Karate BBQ & Movie Night on Friday, Oct 14, BBQ 5:00 - 6:30 - Movie 6:30 - 8:00. Great chance to meet the new students and their family and share interests. Location is the dojo and your whole family is invited. Make sure you sign up on the sheet in the […]
[column col="1/2"][/column][column col="1/2"] [/column] Nervous - relaxed, scared - confident: how would you feel performing in front of people? Now is your chance to understand your emotions and how to control them using your karate skills. Kata (forms) tournament only 10:00 AM until 1:00PM. Shotokan karate students will compete with other shotokan karate students, but there will […]
SORRY BUT THE INSTRUCTOR HAS HAD TO CANCEL THIS CLASS! No related posts.
Charleswood Karate members are members of International Karate Daigaku and are invited to attend the meeting and family BBQ Saturday, September 17, 2016, 3:00 pm. All Adults members are requested to attend the Annual General Meeting. Come for the meeting and stay for the picnic. Meet other karate families in Manitoba. Bring your whole family! […]
Fall class schedule starts Tuesday, September 2, first class 5:30 kids blue to black then 6:30 kids white to green followed by youth adult 7:30 to 8:45. A schedule will be set up in the dojo for sempai to help with new students on the side. There is a special offer for students 13 and […]
Location - Charleswood karate, 5924 Roblin Blvd Winnipeg Day & Time - Friday, August 26, 6-9 pm Cost - $20 payable to Charleswood Karate Registration - Call 204-896-3354 or email email@example.com to register, limited to 30 participants Requirements - Age 10 & older, rubber knife (I can provide up to 18 knives but you must […]
Noon Hour Karate classes Monday and Wednesday continue all summer - take advantage of additional classes. Sensei Ron teaches Monday noon and Sempai Al teaches Wednesday. Hope to see you there. No related posts.
What will you do this summer? Charleswood Karate Club is where you can challenge both your survival and your karate skills! Come test your survival skills at our week-long Survival Karate Camp, August 8th to 12th from 9 am to 4 pm. Campers, everyone from white belt to black belt, will partake in a non-contact […]
Great opportunity to try uechi ryu taught by a master, Itokazu Seisho Sensei 10th Dan in Konnan Ryu Karate (Uechi Ryu), and the founder and head of the Matayoshi Kobudo Shinbukai. With more than 60 years of Okinawan martial arts training, Itokazu Sensei is part of an elite cohort of modern day martial arts instructors. […]
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in September - for ages 4-6. Sign up early! Great program to start karate with - many of the children continue and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. 10 classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at […]
Itokazu Seisho Sensei is visting Winnipeg and will be at the Charleswood Karate dojo. Itokazu Seisho Sensei holds the rank of 9th Dan Hanshi in Matayoshi Kobudo and 10th Dan in Konnan Ryu Karate (Uechi Ryu), and is the founder and head of the Matayoshi Kobudo Shinbukai. With more than 60 years of Okinawan martial […]
Oops wrong photo!!!! Aaahhh, that's better!!!! Weather should be plus plus 30 not minus 30. All students and friends welcome to attend, even if you've taken the summer off you can still enjoy this fun day at Grand Beach. Saturday, July 16, 11:00 am meet at beach ready to train, lunch and fun after. […]
Charleswood Karate Grading - Saturday June 11, 2016 Time Class: 10:00 - 11:30 all levels/ages Grading: 11:30 Location: Charleswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd Sign up & pay in dojo and let Sensei know if you are planning on testing but can't make the June 11 grading. For more information […]
Sensei Iain has agreed to teach both a kids class as well as an adults class. Charleswood Karate, Heijoshin and Lac du Bonnet get first access to register. Please register this week, you can send an email or sign up in the dojo. This should be a great event and if you can make it […]
Charleswood Karate Club is where Karate and Lego® will come together! Campers, white to black belt alike, will partake in a non-contact style of Japanese Karate focusing on the perfection of one's character. In these classes, children will practice self-discipline, aerobic & isometric exercise through drills and games, as a way to master karate […]
OK, we're set to go with Karate in the Park on Sunday, May 15th. We've got site #17. There's parking along the road that goes around the Formal Gardens and there's a parking lot just west of Formal Garden Road. Site 17 is right beside Formal Garden Road. http://www.assiniboinepark.ca/images/default-source/Park-Map/picnic-site-rental-map-2015.jpg?sfvrsn=2 Instructors include Dave Ogren (Lac du […]
Yoga Friday night May 6, 6:00 to 7:15 then stay and relax & unwind. If you can't make the yoga come out after to relax with the others. This is open to any student 12 or older and any parents or friends. Cost is just $5.00. If staying after bring along some refreshments. Sensei will […]
Saturday, May 7, 1:30 to 3:30 at Charleswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd. Cost just $10 - pay at door. [column col="1/3"][/column][column col="1/3"][/column][column col="1/3"] [/column] Come early for hot dog and snacks 12:00 - 1:30 (free). The class is for 13 and older and is OPEN TO ALL including "first time tryers". This workshop is […]
Charleswood Karate BBQ on Saturday, May 7, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Great chance to meet the new students and their family and share interests. Location is outside the dojo and your whole family is invited. Make sure you sign up on the sheet in the dojo so we prepare enough food, but don't […]
Sorcerer's Apprentice by Disney - Friday, April 22, Start time 6:00 PM Popcorn, drink, family and a movie. Family invited, if no family bring a friend. No related posts.
Here is reminder of the events taking place. Thursday, April 7, 8:30 PM - Adult get-together - after class (don't have to attend class to come out after) - drinks and snacks and tall tales Sunday, April 10, 1-3 PM - Competition Class for 7-17 year old yellow belt and higher, no charge (good preparation […]
Competition class - Sunday, April 10, 1:00 PM to 3:00, for ages 7-17 yellow belt and higher, no charge. We will go over rules for kata & kumite and then practice in groups. Participation buttons provided. Black adults welcome to help out - spectator room limited. No related posts.
Matayoshi Kobudo Manitoba and Charleswood Karate are pleased to host a three‐day seminar on Matayoshi Kobudo (Okinawan weapon techniques) taught by Itokazu Seisho Sensei who studied under the legendary Matayoshi Shinpo. Itokazu Seisho Sensei holds the rank of 9th Dan Hanshi in Matayoshi Kobudo and 10th Dan in Konnan Ryu Karate (Uechi Ryu), and […]
Monday 7:30 pm class is open to all brown and black belts. The class will focus on katas and bunkai. No related posts.
Charlesswood Karate 10:00 & 11:00 am classes cancelled Saturday - testing & classes in Stonewall Saturday, Mar 12, starting 10:00 AM- Classes & Testing, Stonewall legion, Instructor class 8:30 & all level classes 10:00-11:00 & 11:00- 12:00 and testing at 12:30 see link for info - http://ikdmanitoba.com/calendar.htm Check with Sensei if your ready and sign […]
Here is reminder of the events taking place. Friday, Feb 26, 6:00 PM - Yoga for family and friends ages 12 and up, $5 per person Sunday, Feb 28, 1-3 PM - Competition Class for 8-17 year old yellow belt and higher, no charge (if planning on testing you should attend) Friday, Mar 4, 6-8 […]
Karate for Young Tigers ages 4-6. Registration is now open. Two classes to choose from Wednesday at 6:00 PM & Saturday at 9:00 AM. Registration is on a first come basis so please register early. Detailed information sheet - Young Tigers Spring 2016. Registration sheet and payment can be dropped off anytime. - IKD MB […]
Competition class - Sunday, Feb 28, 1:00 PM to 3:00, for ages 8-17 yellow belt and higher, no charge, sign up in dojo so we know the numbers and can plan. We will go over rules for kata & kumite and then practice in groups. Participation buttons provided. Black adults welcome to help out - […]
Check out what's happening over the next couple of months - sorry Grand Beach training not for another 6 months! Competition training for 8 - 17: Sunday, 1:00-3:00 PM Feb 28 - Charleswood Karate Dojo, no charge No Classes: Louis Riel weekend Feb 13 & 15 Yoga in the dojo: Jan 29, Feb 19, Feb […]
3 events this month - don't miss out! Yoga classes - Friday, Jan 15 & Jan 29, 6:00 pm to 7:15, open to parents and friends 12 & older. Cost $5, sign up in dojo or send e-mail for attendance. Stay after to get to know each other, nice casual evening. Competition class - Sunday, […]
SELF-CONFIDENCE, DISCIPLINE: DEVELOP YOUR INNER STRENGTH WITH KARATE Classes for adults, youth, children and families. Many classes to choose from Calendar Winter 2016 Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (204-896-3354) for additional information. Try a couple classes free before signing up. Traditional karate with focus on etiquette, discipline, integrity. Karate training with Kihon (basic technique), Kata (forms), […]
First classes back are Monday, January 4. Looking forward to the spirit that comes with a new year. Don't forget we try for 2016 techniques in the youth adult classes and 1016 in the children's classes. Class times are the same as last term - Calendar Winter 2016 A tournament class is planned for Sunday, […]
Regular classes up to and including Saturday, Dec 19, then reduced schedule. Regular schedule starts Monday, Jan 4. Dec 18, Friday, BOWLING PARTY, still room for a few more, sign-up and pay in dojo. Contribute to silent auction. Dec 19, Saturday, MAKE-UP TEST, for those that missed the seminar and testing, make sure you've talked […]
Yoga Friday night Dec 4, 6:00 to 7:15 then stay and relax & unwind. If you can't make the yoga come out after to relax with the others. This is open to any student 12 or older and any parents. Cost is just $5.00. If staying after bring along some refreshments. Sensei will have glasses, […]
Karate for Young Tigers ages 4-6. Registration is now open. Two classes to choose from Wednesday at 6:00 PM & Saturday at 9:00 AM. Registration is on a first come basis so please register early. Detailed information sheet - Young Tigers Winter 2016 Email ron@Charleswoodkarate.com or call 204-896-3354 for more information. No related posts.
Regular classes this Saturday, November 21. Seminar & Testing with Sihan Joseph Woon-a-tai Nov 27 & 28 - sign up in dojo Bowling Party Friday, December 18, sign up in dojo Kids Challenge Day, Saturday, December 12 - beat your score from last time , 12 and under No related posts.
Bowling, pizza, silent auction, prizes, family & friends Friday, Dec 18, 7:00 to 8:30, Polo Park Bowling Lanes The whole alley is ours for one & one half hours. Pizza and drinks and prizes provided. Contributions of deserts appreciated. Also there is a silent auction. (All contributions welcome, there is a letter of request for […]
This event is cancelled - update to come later On behalf of the non-contact karat groups we have organized a fun event for kids & youth. No medals only matches (minimum 3) to try your karate and see what other clubs can do & make new friends. Location : Westgrove School - 50 Westgrove […]
These boots were left and a pair of Ugg look alikes were taken instead. Please exchange at next class. No related posts.
On behalf of the non-contact karat groups we have organized a fun event for kids & youth. No medals only matches (minimum 3) to try your karate and see what other clubs can do & make new friends. Location : Westgrove School - 50 Westgrove Way Day: Saturday, Nov 21, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm […]
This is the first time we are having Joseph Woon-a-tai Shihan do our seminar and testing - please come out to welcome him. Class is attended by all clubs in Manitoba - great opportunity to see who else trains and to train with some new people. Testing (grading) is not just about your physical ability […]
Come out and have some fun at movie night with your friends from karate. Last year Halloween movie goers - costumes are optional. Movie, popcorn and a drink - no charge just clean up after yourself. Movie starts just after 6:30 and is kid appropriate - maybe Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Forbidden Kingdom or Nim's […]
No classes Saturday or Monday. Enjoy Thanksgiving! No related posts.
Welcome back to fall karate classes - we will hold our Club BBQ on Saturday, September 26, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Great chance to meet the new students and their family and share your summer stories. Location is outside the dojo and your whole family is invited. Make sure you sign up on […]
Charleswood Karate members are members of International Karate Daigaku and are invited to attend the meeting Saturday, September 12, 2015 3:00 pm. All Adults members are requested to attend the Annual General Meeting. Come for the meeting and stay for the picnic. Meet other karate families in Manitoba. This will be Followed by Family Pig […]
What does this mean? Will Charleswood Karate continue? The building is for sale not the Karate School. Sensei has already checked for new locations in the Charleswood area but nothing will be decided until an offer is made on the building. The building may not sell for over a year so plans are very loose […]
Third Young Tigers Karate class for 4-6 year old has been added Wednesday 5:00 PM. Class starts September 23. Great program to start karate with - many of the children continued and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. 10 classes either Saturday at 9:00 am […]
Fall class schedule starts Tuesday, September 1, first class 5:30 kids blue to black then 6:30 kids white to green followed by youth adult 7:30 to 8:45. Please note the time changes - kids classes are starting at 5:30 instead of 5:00 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, this impacts the time for classes after these. A […]
Great effort by all the kids and the sempai. Aadila, Jack, Grace & Grace and Matt thank you. There have been a number of comments in having this again next year or even during the spring break. The camp went all week 9 to 4 and was for kids 6 to 12, existing karate-ka and […]
As always no classes Monday Aug 3 long weekend. Try training at the beach. The training last weekend at Grand Beach was fantastic. Hope you all had fun. Don't forget to sign up for the special seminar with Iain Abernathy if you haven't yet. IainAbernethySeminarPoster-2 No related posts.
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in September - for ages 4-6. Sign up early Great program to start karate with - many of the children continued and are now black belts - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. 10 classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at […]
The Grand Beach Training day is now Saturday, July 25. We meet at the beach by the channel parking lot 11:00 am - see map below. No charge just bring your gi some food and any beach toys you want. The whole family is welcome. I will bring ice tea and cups for all. See […]
Take Note - Fewer classes this week and summer schedule starts next week. Very good testing this Saturday and congratulations to Constantine & Bonnie for Shodan and Grace & Andrew for Nidan. For those who could not make the Saturday test, Tuesday's class at 6:00 will be for those testing and regular attendance for kids […]
Grading/testing will be Saturday, June 20th Location: Charleswood Karate dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd Class: 10:00 - 11:15 am Grading: 11:30 to 12:30 Please sign up at dojo and pay before June 20th. Membership fees are now due - everyone should check if they have paid. Board breaking Saturday, June 13th not June 20th No […]
Don't miss out on the board breaking on Saturday June 13th. Pick up your board at the dojo to prepare it and decorate if you want. Kids 10-11:00am, parents allowed on floor for photographs & videos. We'll practice more this week. Thrust kick used by kids. Youth & adult 11:00 am class. Break more than […]
It can be hard to come back to train. So here is some incentive: From now to the end of August all past students 13 & older can come to train free. You will be returning with other like minded individuals and getting back to the rewarding experience you've missed. Summer classes usually have fewer […]
Saturday, May 30, at 10:00 to 11:00 will be the games challenge. This is for children 12 and under. The games will have challenges that each child can try to improve upon for the next challenge day. Children should wear their gis and be ready to work hard and have fun. Helpers needed - parents […]
Now is the time to try karate or get back to it. Karate for 2 months plus uniform (AKA gi) for $50. Promotion for the months of May to August 2015. Come out and try a couple classes first. Daytime and evening classes Call 204-896-3354 or email email@example.com No related posts.
The Saturday, May 9, 1:30 PM instructor assistant class will be re-scheduled. This is due to low attendance. We will coordinate a day that works better for the group. No related posts.
Charleswood Karate Club is where Karate and Lego® will come together! Campers, white to black belt alike, will partake in a non-contact style of Japanese Karate focusing on the perfection of one's character. In these classes, children will practice self-discipline, aerobic & isometric exercise through drills and games, as a way to master karate techniques. […]
May 1, Friday, 6:30 PM, Yoga $5 May 8, Friday, 6:30 PM, Movie night no charge May 9, Saturday, 1:30 PM, Instructor class # 2, no charge May 22, Friday, 6:30 PM, Yoga, $5 May 30, Saturday, 10:00 AM, game challenge day, no charge June 13, Saturday. 10:00 AM, board breaking - cost for board […]
All levels including beginners - take advantage of Monday & Wednesday 12:00 noon classes and Saturday 11:00 am class. Special rate for those that can only make daytime classes. Come out and try a couple of classes. Monday's focus is on kata, Wednesday is a general class taught by Sempai Al Moore and Saturday is […]
Yoga Friday night, April 17 and May 1 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm - at the dojo - friends and family are welcome - cost $5. Stay for refreshments and some adult time after. Beginner or expert can participate and enjoy. Everyone needs to be more flexible - especially Sensei. Sign up but drop ins […]
Saturday, April 18, at 10:00 to 11:00 will be the games challenge. This is for children 12 and under. The games will have challenges that each child can try to improve upon for the next challenge day. Children should wear their gis and be ready to work hard and have fun. Of course there is […]
There was a notice in the paper for the sale of the Charleswood Karate building at 5924 Roblin Blvd. Yes, I am looking at the sale of the building only. To ease your mind - Charleswood Karate is not for sale but we may move to another location. We would still operate in the Charleswood […]
Lots happening over the next few weeks, please read and don't miss out. Saturday, March 21 - no classes at dojo - special classes & testing at Stonewall everyone should attend if they can. https://charleswoodkarate.com/2015/03/testing-special-classes-saturday-march-21/ Thursday, March 26 - alternate test date - Kids class at 5:00 Testing at 6:30, Adult class at 7:30. Classes […]
Yoga Friday night, March 13, open to any student 12 or older and any parents, family members or friends. Cost is just $5.00 Starts at 6:30 until 8:00 and then you can stay to socialize. You can just drop in but try to sign up on the sheet inside the dojo entrance or email sensei […]
Next session of Young Tigers Karate starts in April - for ages 4-6. Sign up early Great program to start karate with - certificates for discipline (listening), focus (not giving up) and karate skills. 10 classes either Saturday at 9:00 am or Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Uniform (AKA gi) included in cost. Call 204-896-3354 or […]
Time to get that next belt rank and train with your friends from other clubs. Special classes Saturday, March 21 at Stonewall Legion. Instructor class 9:00 - 10:00 Brown & black belt class 10:00 - 11:00 All levels 11:00 - 12:00 Lunch - can be purchased right in Legion All levels 12:30 - 1:30 Dan […]
My jump i the river on Saturday was exhilarating to say the least. We waited outside for an hour before our jump and it was -22 centigrade. The wind was only bad when the sides of the tent where we waited flapped. Oh yeah that was all the time. I wasn't as brave as […]
Have a great weekend and a happy Valentine's Day - no classes Saturday, Feb 14th, or Monday, Feb 16th. Related posts: Fri 9p Brown & Black Meeting Re: Team Events Dec 12: Holiday Schedule Begins! Bowling Party Pictures & Thank You's! Feb 15: Stripe & Colored Belt Testings
There is an open class to try Matayoshi Kubodo weapons at Charleswood Karate. Start time is 11:00 and runs until 12:30. Anyone 12 and older can try. You don't have to be a Charleswood Karate member to try and there is no charge. The weapons used are bo, tonfa and sai. This trial class is […]
The link is now updated in the first blog and attached here. You can sponsor Charleswood Karate and Sensei Ron Porath to jump in the icy water at this link http://my.e2rm.com/PersonalPage.aspx?SID=5385210&LangPref=en-CA Your support will be very appreciated and all donations of $50 will receive a Charleswood Karate Sling bag - don't forget this is tax […]
I will be testing my focus when I jump into an ice hole on the Winnipeg River at Lac du Bonnet on Feb 21. I'm doing it to help raise money for KidSport and will be part of the Lac du Bonnet Karate team with Sensei Dave Ogren. Anyone from our club who donates $50 […]
Plan to participate in the special classes, compete and see the IKD World Tournament this summer in Toronto. It can be a great vacation for the family and a great experience for young and old. Meet other people from around the world, kids and adults who like karate. Karate training is fun but sharing it […]
Saturday Feb 7, 1- 3 is a special class for instructors and assistant instructors. We will review key elements for teaching karate, let you practice and discuss ideas.Adults purple and up can attend and youth brown and up can attend. Please sign up or send an email conforming your attendance, firstname.lastname@example.org. No related posts.
Big Trouble in Little China or The Spy Next Door which will it be? Come out and find out! Popcorn, iced tea, friends and a movie - almost as much fun as a karate class. Remember to bring a pillow or blanket to sit on. No related posts.
Saturday, Jan 24 10:00, kids class, someone took the wrong boots. The ones left are a smaller size than the ones taken. The boots left are these. Please let me know if you think you have the pair taken by mistake. Sensei@charleswoodkarate.com Thank you No related posts.
Time to plan for the IKD World Tournament & Camp in Toronto. Rekindle those friendships with the students from all the other countries that will be there. It is right downtown, a great location to vacation and enjoy karate. It will be held at Ryerson College on Gerrard Ave. Inexpensive rooms are available at the […]
Friday, 6:30, February 6th is movie night - for kids and adults. Bring a pillow or blanket to sit on. Popcorn and ice tea provided. Let us know your idea for the movie (so far Spy Next Door, Kung Fu Panada) - suggestion sheet in the dojo! No related posts.
Don't forget yoga Friday night Jan 9 and Jan 23. This is open to any student 12 or older and any parents. Cost is just $5.00 Starts at 6:30 until 8:00 and then you can stay to socialize. Please sign up on the sheet inside the dojo entrance or email sensei - email@example.com. Leave contact […]
[column col="1/2"][/column] [column col="1/2"][/column] Friends, family, food, games and prizes - all you need for a great party! Thanks to all those that helped out made donations and made us laugh. Sensei had a great time even if he didn't bowl. Check out the photos below. Don't forget reduced classes starting Monday, Dec 15, […]
Charleswood Karate sling bags - holds water bottle, iPod pouch and can carry a kids gi or adult light gi & belt. Has a place to put your name so you know which bag is yours. Cost $20 - pick it up at the dojo. Other great gifts include t-shirts, hoodies and jacket check for […]
I hope everyone enjoys the holidays and I wish you a fantastic year in 2015 The 2015 schedule starts Saturday January 3rd with our New Year challenge of 2015 blocks. Calendar winter 2015 No related posts.
This Friday is the Bowling Party - don't forget to pay before Friday. Cost is $10 for 10 & under and $15 for 11 & up. We have room for a couple more but need to be sure that all those that have signed up will be there. Bowling, pizza, silent auction, prizes, family & […]
No classes at dojo this Saturday, Dec 6. Everyone should be at the seminar (special classes & testing) at Garden City Collegiate December 5 - 6 Seminar & Testing with Master Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan Kancho (Founder) and Shuseki Shihan (Chief Instructor) of the IKD Friday Evening, December 5th 6:00-7:00 pm Kyu class (Coloured […]
Give a gift that lasts - Karate Lessons at Charleswood Karate Personalized gift cards and presents can be picked up before Christmas and the lessons start Jan 2015. Three gifts to choose from: Young Tigers Ages 4-6: $160 - 10 classes, uniform (AKA gi), membership & certificates of achievement Youth Ages 6 - 12: $265 […]
Bowling, pizza, silent auction, prizes, family & friends Friday, Dec 12, 7:00 to 8:30, Polo Park Bowling Lanes The whole alley is ours for one & one half hours. Pizza and drinks and prizes provided. Contributions of deserts appreciated. Also there is a silent auction, Karl Roberts is managing with help from Trish Prosen. (All […]
The Inter Dojo Shotokan League (IDSL) is a fun tournament held approximately once a month. Brown and black belts participate and have two matches in kata and kumite. It is a great way to get ready for testing or for tournament practice. But most of all it is with friends and is a fun event. […]
Here is the latest list of events on for Charleswood Karate so here is a list for easy reference. Friday, Nov 7, 6:30 pm - Charleswood Karate Dojo Hatha Yoga lead by Ruth This is great for improving flexibility and breathing - open to all 12 and older including family members. Charge $5 per person […]
December 5 - 6 - SIGN UP & PREPAY IN DOJO Seminar & Testing with Master Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th Dan Kancho (Founder) and Shuseki Shihan (Chief Instructor) of the IKD Friday Evening, December 5th 6:00-7:00 pm Kyu class (Coloured belts) Black/Brown belts encouraged to attend 7:00-8:00 pm Brown & Black Belt Class Saturday, […]
Next two Yoga classes this Friday, 6:30 to 8:00, Nov 7 & Nov 28 Please contribute and stay for refreshments after class. Class, is for beginners but is still hard work, it is taught by Ruth and is Hatha yoga. The cost is $5 per person and is open to students and family members […]
The dojo was magical as many creatures, monsters heroes, princesses and wizards came together to form a Forbidden Kingdom. Oh yeah that was just the name of the movie we watched. Anyways the evening was magical. All the right ingredients, popcorn, drinks, treats, costumes, movie and of course the most important ingredient - friends. Thanks […]
Note: Adult social night is Wednesday Oct 29th not the Oct 28th There are quite a few events going on for Charleswood Karate so here is a list for easy reference. Friday, Oct 17, 5:30 pm - Japanese Cultural Centre, 180 McPhillips Ave Officials training lead by Clive Sensei - this is in preparation for […]
Yoga class this Friday, 6:30 to 8:00 and people can stay after to share refreshments etc. Class, is for beginners but is still hard work, it is taught by Ruth and is Hatha yoga. The cost is $5 per person and is open to students and family members 12 and older. Next class is tentatively […]
It was the coldest day I can remember for our hot dog day but I think more people stayed longer than usual. All those warm hearts made up for the cold weather. Sensei enjoyed his birthday cake and the present will be up in the dojo today. Here are some photos from the day. Don't […]
The first yoga night had perfect timing for Sensei. He had worked on a deck first digging the base and then putting down the foundation and finally cutting and constructing - a good stretch was definitely needed to relax and ensure no cramps in those old muscles of his. The turn out was very good […]
Everyone has a good story to tell but can use help to tell it. Josh Wilson who is in journalism is willing to help with those stories. If you have an interesting story or a testimonial that you would feel comfortable sharing, now is the time! Josh will help with the writing. The stories will […]
Welcome back to fall karate classes - we will hold our Club BBQ on Saturday, October 4th, from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. Location is outside the dojo and your whole family is invited. And you can bring a friend. Make sure you sign up on the sheet in the dojo so we prepare enough […]
The rain held off perfectly for our family picnic and IKD Manitoba Annual General Meeting. The kids and adults who are kids at heart played badminton, soccer, football and the smaller kids made up their own games. Big thank you to the people form Budokai and Stonewall Karate for all their work in setting up. […]
What a great opportunity to become or maintain your flexibility. The first fall yoga night for Charleswood Karate will be Friday, Sept 26. It will start at 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM. This is intended for 12 and older students or family of students. There is a small cost of $5 each to pay for […]
You can save money and help Charleswood Karate Fundraising. Some great coupons for you or a great little gift for friends or family. Buy a book at the club - just $20 and you can save more than that with one coupon at Superstore. If you like eating out there are coupons for all types […]
Best way to have an organization meeting - with food friends and family. AGM notice Budo International Karate Daigaku Manitoba (IKD) is holding its annual general meeting & family feast this Saturday at Stonewall Karate Club of course in Stonewall (only 25 minutes from Charleswood). Annual General meeting 3:00 pm - for all adult karate […]
Thank you to those who provided input on our fall class schedule. Here is the the schedule that we will start with as of Tuesday, September 2. The one posted last week has a simple change to the kids' classes. The times for the Tuesday classes 5:00 class for kids all levels and the 6:oo […]
I don't know if there was more action in the movie or by the kids before and after the movie. Either way it was lots of fun. I think "3 Ninjas" was a good pick for the kids. Thanks Sensei Ryan. The popcorn was great - thanks Jacquie for the loan of the popcorn machine […]
For all existing students you can now get a month of training free if you bring a friend and they sign up. If you bring 3 friends that is 3 months free. The details: - introduce someone to the club, let Sensei know they are your guest - bring them out to try 2 classes […]
Fall class schedule starts Tuesday, September 2. As always the schedule ti subject to change depending on attendance of each class. Comments are welcome Some minor changes to the schedule this fall Monday, kids class at 5:00, Youth adult beginner class at 6:15 and Black belt class at 7:30. No daytime class on Monday. Thursday […]
This Wednesday 6:30 is movie night - for kids and adults. Bring a pillow or blanket to sit on. Popcorn and ice tea provided. Don't worry if you're not attending summer classes - the more the merrier. No related posts.
Sensei enjoyed the backyard party and hopes you did too. The joint class of kids and adults was enjoyable and a number of senior students said they would like to come to more kids classes as they thought it was hard work but lots of fun. Thanks to Ryan Sensei for setting up the food […]
Hey kids! (And adults too!) Charleswood Dojo is having a movie night and everybody is invited! We will be showing a G-rated karate themed movie for everyone to enjoy. Please come out and have some fun on Wednesday, August 27 at the dojo. The movie will start at 6:30. We will be serving popcorn and […]
Saturday 9:00 AM class is now full - still room on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM. Karate for 4 to 6 year old - registration is now open. 10 week session of discipline camouflaged as fun karate. Great exercise, strength training and karate skills for little tykes. Uniform(AKA gi) included plus certificates of achievement presented. Registration […]
Thursday, August 14, we will have a join class for all ages and ranks from 6:00 to 7:15 pm. After that we will have fun in the backyard. Watermelon and other snacks will be provided along with drink (age appropriate). If you can't make the class right at 6:00 still come for later, I'm sure […]
We will do some special training on how to fall (ukemi) during regular classes on Thursday July 17. We are lucky to have Glenn Nakauchi, coming to our dojo to teach how to fall during the regular classes. Break falls not only help for kumite (fighting) in karate class but are beneficial for […]
Sempai - Al Moore will be away July 9 & 16 for the noon class on Wednesday but Semapi - Karl will teach these two classes for him. Hopefully he will have a good turn-out showing support. Summer training is probably the best - even just do drop ins if you can't attend the classes […]
Don't forget the Grand Beach Training day Saturday, July 5. We meet at the beach by the channel parking lot 11:30 - see map below. No charge just bring your gi some food and any beach toys you want. The whole family welcome. See you there. More info at this site http://ikdmanitoba.com/maps/map_grandbeach.htm No related posts.
Summer schedule will start Monday, June 23. No Saturday classes until September. Summer session officially starts Tuesday, July 2. Classes for current session continue until the June 26, Thursday. Don't forget special class Saturday, June 21, 10:30 at Westgrove School - see post for testing. No related posts.
Charleswood Karate & Heijoshin Karate will have a special class and testing Saturday June 21. The test is for coloured belts white to brown plus we will do some mock tests for black belts. There is room for family and friends to watch. The location is Westgrove School, 50 Westgrove Way. Class time is 10:30 […]
We will have a BBQ/hot dog day on Saturday June 7. Regular classes on Saturday except the youth adult class will finish early 12:00 with the BBQ starting right after. Sign up in the dojo so we know how many hot dogs (beef, veggie, regular) to purchase. Hot dogs , carrots, celery, chips, watermelon & […]
The shirts are here and you can pick them up now. The hoodies and jackets are done but you can get your name on the sleeve at no charge. Just let us know what name you want on the sleeve and it will be done. I would like to have the list to send to […]
Lots of excitement on Saturday - for those who were not available you can still break boards before or after the next class you attend. Sorry I didn't get more photos. No related posts.
The IKD Canadian Nationals are being held in Winnipeg this year, May 17-18. Brown belts all ages can compete and anyone over 16 can volunteer to help out. Volunteers are needed: score keepers, time keepers and security/floor monitors. There will be training for these and as a volunteer you get to see the action up […]
The last Wednesday of each month the Charleswood Karate Social Committee (CKSC) has proposed a get together at the Thirsty Lion on Dale Blvd. This will be after the Wednesday 7-8 class and will start at 8:30. Just a casual night to sit and chat and forget about other things. Sensei will tell at least […]
The following are the subjects for the black belt kata classes April 14 - May 5: April 14 - Nijushiho April 21 - Gojushiho Sho April 28 - bunkai Jion May 5 - all 26 kata No related posts.
Board breaking is a great challenge for all ages. For the kids we use the foot with a thrust kick to protect their hands; adults can use hands feet elbows even head. I have never had anyone not break a board, but sometimes they have taken more than one try. Boards are provided before so […]
Sensei, made buttons for all students at Charleswood Karate and started handing them out last week. If you haven't got yours yet ask the sempai or sensei teaching class for yours. Anyone handing out buttons please mark on the list so I know that students have received them. Thanks No related posts.
Note the schedule has a few updates. Monday 8:00 - 9:00 class is now a free training where sempai (senior belts) will help kohai (junior belts) on a one to one basis. Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 white to green class moved to Wednesday 7:00 - 8:00. More senior belts welcome to participate. Wednesday 8:00 to […]
Here are the topics for the next Monday 7 to 8 black kata classes. Monday, March 17 - Gankaku Monday March 24 - Tekki Sandan Monday March 31 - bunkai Bassai-dai Monday April 7 - review all 26 kata Related posts: Upcoming Events & Class Cancellations Wed Dec 4: Make Up Testing Dates Updated! Upcoming […]
Instructor class set for Tuesday, March 18, 8:15 to 9:45 Refreshments provided Meeting for Instructors, nidan and higher with some special invites. Topics: * review Ray Tio Seminar * review Stonewall tournament * review next steps from senior belt meeting * discuss and work on schedule for classes * Related posts: Upcoming Events & […]
Meeting set for Tuesday, March 18 after class, class will end early to allow for meeting Following our senior belt meeting we have a couple of items to take care of. What I want to do is set up a time that works for the majority of instructors & senior belts to meet. Please […]
Charleswood Karate is looking for a few good people to help input to the social media used by Charleswood Karate. Sempai Jill Lampi has been doing this work almost exclusively by herself and needs help. She is willing to help train/set up anyone that can help. We have a volunteer to work on the blogs […]
It's the long weekend! While Charleswood Karate is open all through the summer and even through the Christmas and New Years season, the dojo is normally closed on long weekends. However, because this weekend Sensei has scheduled a testing, not all classes are cancelled. Saturday, February 15: Kyu Testing There is only one class on […]
About Testing at Charleswood Karate Testing is one of the ways used to help both students and instructors set goals and reward progress. It is an important part of learning and skill development for most students who join martial arts, whether children or adults. The early testing for children is easier than for the adults […]
Important information from Sensei Ron: It appears the schedule will be busy over the next month and I will need your help. Please plan to help out as much as you can but as always the expected support from the senior belts is attend what you can (not just what you want), try hard and […]
All Charleswood Karate Brown & Black Belts aged 16+ are invited to a meeting on Saturday Feb 8, 2014 from 12:30PM to 2PM, lunch provided. Black belt students under 16 are welcome to attend, but minimum age of 14 is recommended. Where & When Location: Charleswood Karate Dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd Time: 12:30PM to 2PM […]
Winter 2014 schedule is getting ramped up for the seminar and competition season! In February, there are TWO excellent karate seminars going on. Future posts will let you know when the Stonewall Provincial tournament is finalized, and will give information about the upcoming IKD Nationals being hosted here in Winnipeg in May. Feb 21/22: IKD-Sponsored […]
Happy New Year! Charleswood Karate's regular training schedule resumes on Thursday January 2. New members welcome any time! Call Sensei Ron ahead of time for info: (204) 896-3354 Regular Training Schedule For Thurs January 2 5p: Kids 12 & under 6p: Kids 12 & under 7p: Youth & Adult, 13+ White-Brown 8p: Youth & Adult, […]
Sensei Ron has talked about various important elements of karate and those who are really interested have researched them on their own. Sensei Ron would like to ensure we understand the goals and benefits of karate by looking at all the important elements of karate by putting together a list. Your contribution to this project […]
Earlier this month, Sensei Ron coordinated a food donation from Charleswood Karate to go along with the Red Cross food shipment to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillippines. Thank you to all who donated! Charleswood Karate would like to do more to help the Typhoon victims in the Philippines, so Sensei Ron has come […]
In the Fall, Winter and Spring sessions, Charleswood Karate offers a 10-week "intro to karate" program called Young Tigers, designed for children aged 4-6. Sessions to choose from: Saturday, 9-9:45a Wednesday, 6-6:45p Our general training program for students aged 6-12 is full of kids who started out as Young Tigers and kept right on […]
Sensei Ron let me know I got the Holiday Schedule start date wrong, and the first day on the Holiday Schedule is actually this Thursday, December 12th. Please check the Google Calendar in case you're not sure (especially for the daytime classes) but in general, the schedule until Thursday January 2 is now: 6-6:45 Kids […]
From Sensei Ron about the bowling party recently held on Friday, Dec 6: We had 81 people attend - this was our smallest attendance but everyone who made it had a great time. The pizza was great again and the contribution of dainties is always appreciated as much by the kids as the adults. If […]
Charleswood Karate is one of the few karate clubs that continues training right through the holiday season. The training schedule changes a little bit from Thursday, December 12 (corrected) through to January 1, 2014. Regular training resumes on Thursday, January 2, 2014. Holiday Schedule As Follows In short, it's: Mon, Tues & Thurs: 6-6:45p Kids […]
Charleswood Karate is participating in a Food Drive coordinated by the Red Cross for Typhoon Haiyan victims, and needs your support! Please Donate Non-Perishable Food Items There are boxes at dojo just waiting for your donation of a non-perishable food item (ie: something that won't go bad while it's being shipped - canned goods, dried […]
You're invited! Winnipeg is hosting the IKD Nationals tournament for elite brown & black belt competition in 2014, and IKD clubs in Winnipeg are getting prepared! Come Watch The Demo & Celebrate With The Kids! Related posts: Oct 20, 2p Kids Nationals Team Events Training What's Up In October - 2012 Sept 28, 2pm: IDSL […]
For those who were unable to make it to the Seminar & Testing with Shihan Marcel Lussier recently, a make up testing is being held at Charleswood Karate dojo. Black belt helpers and Instructors invited to assist. Where, When & Costs Where: CK Dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd When: Wed Dec 4, 6:30p Cost for test: […]
Attention adult brown & black belts! If you're interested in Team Kata, Team Bunkai or Team Kumite (black only) events in the IKD Provincials tournament out in Stonewall in the spring in order to try out for a spot at the IKD Nationals being held in Winnipeg in May, a meeting is being held to […]
Shihan Marcel Lussier, 7th Dan, is conducting Seminars & Testing from Thursday November 21 through Saturday November 23, 2013. Sensei Lussier is Chief Instructor at Saskatchewan Shotokan Karate, and Saskatchewan Director for IKD Canada, and brings many years of competitive and Masters' seminar history with him. Seminar and Testings will be held at the Manitoba […]
Mark your calendar, the annual Charleswood Karate Christmas Bowling Party has been scheduled for December 6 at Polo Park Bowling lanes! Last year we had over 100 people come out to take part in the festivities which included Bingo Bowling with prizes for teams, Silent Auction, plenty of pizza and soft drinks and of course, […]
The results from the IDSL#7 kata and kumite rounds from this past weekend out in Stonewall have been posted! Sensei Ron thanks everyone who came out to participate: "Fantastic job by Tiffany, Cyrus, Steve, Daniel, Jill, Dawn, & Sensei Phil & Ron" Here's some information directly from the IDSL website itself about the next event, […]
The 2014 IKD Nationals will be held in May in Winnipeg and hosted by Budo IKD Manitoba. With the help of the local IKD community, we are fundraising via Grey Cup Raffle Tickets ($2 is the suggested donation). If you’re not familiar with the Grey Cup Raffle Tickets, this is how it works: - there […]
We're deep into the Fall 2013 training schedule and there's lots going on at Charleswood Karate! Class Cancellations Oct 28 & Nov 4 - Monday 9:30 AM classes are cancelled. Evening schedule on as usual. Oct 31 (Thurs) - ALL classes cancelled for Halloween. Open training time available, check with Sensei Ron. Nov 11 (Mon) […]
This Sunday, October 20th will be our second IKD Manitoba childrens' team events training session. We had a wonderful turnout last time but are still looking for some new recruits ages 8-17. It is not too late to join!! This week we will continue to improve our team katas, learn more bunkai and the 2nd […]
Just a reminder that Charleswood Karate is closed during long weekends, and all classes are cancelled during that time, including Young Tigers. Oct 12-14, Thanksgiving Weekend In October 2013, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on Monday, October 14, and therefore classes are cancelled on Saturday, October 12, Sunday, October 13 and and Monday, October 14. Classes resume on […]
On Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 2-4p, the first session of the Kids Nationals Team Training program begins! First training session is being held at Charleswood Karate. Future training sessions may be held at Winnipeg Budokai, Stonewall Karate, and other IKD-affiliated dojos in Manitoba. Level Up Your Karate! This coming May, IKD in Winnipeg is […]
RESCHEDULED FROM SEPT 28: After the 11-12:30p class on Oct 5, Charleswood Karate IKD Shotokan is holding a Hot Dog party! It might start as early as 12 noon. If you'd like to bring something to donate, desserts and snacks are a great idea! Sensei provides the dogs & drinks (iced tea). Members of Charleswood […]
This fall, Charleswood Karate has Show and Save coupon books for sale! Available now at the dojo for $20 each. Read on for details! Excellent Savings For Your Family The Show & Save coupon book is stuffed full of coupons redeemable all over the city: Restaurants Activity Centers Grocery Stores Clothing Outlets and more! There […]
Charleswood Karate is honored to welcome Shihan Clive Hinds, 7th dan, head of IKD in Manitoba and head instructor of Winnipeg Budokai Karate, as a special Guest Instructor at our club! When: Wednesday, September 25 at 7 PM Where: Charleswood Dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd Who Can Join: Members of Budo IKD Manitoba (all CK brown+ […]
Round #6 of the Inter-Dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba is coming up later this month! Where? Charleswood dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd When? September 28, 2pm Cost: $5 Brown & Black Belts: Tune Up For Nationals! IKD Canada Cup 2014 is a karate tournament being held in Winnipeg in May 2014, and Charleswood Karate plans to […]
Wednesday daytime karate class for September 4 has been cancelled for this week. Class resumes next week! Who Is Eligible To Train Daytime Classes? Students of all ranks are welcome to join the daytime classes, although students under 13 must train with a parent to participate. This class is part of the General Training schedule […]
Registrations still being accepted for Young Tigers program (4-6 years) - only a few slots left, call (204) 896-3354 to reserve your child's spot today! Shotokan Karate Ages 6+ - General Schedule The general training schedule for Fall 2013 has been posted on the Class Schedule page, and is updated for new events and class […]
Reminder: No classes Monday, Sept 2, 2013 due to the September Long Weekend. Fall schedule starts on Tuesday, Sept 3: 5-5:45p: Kids aged 6-12, all ranks 6-6:45p: Kids aged 6-12, blue to black belt 7-8:30p: Teens & Adults 13+, all ranks See the full training calendar for more information about classes in the Fall Schedule. […]
In the Fall, Winter and Spring sessions, Charleswood Karate offers a 10-week "intro to karate" program called Young Tigers, designed for children aged 4-6. Sessions to choose from: Saturday, 9-9:45a Wednesday, 5-5:45p OR 6-6:45p Our general training program for students aged 6-12 is full of kids who started out as Young Tigers and kept right […]
August long weekend is nearly upon us! Charleswood Karate is closed on holiday weekends, including Monday classes. Class cancellations in early August include: – Monday, August 5: all classes – Monday, August 11: 9:30AM class is canceled, and resumes on the 18th. Evening classes still running. Stay tuned for information about Young Tigers registration. Kids […]
This Thursday, July 18 at 7pm is your chance to train with the Bo staff during class time! In place of the regular 7-8p training for students 13+ this Thursday, the first half hour or so will be a regular Shotokan Karate warmup, followed by some Matayoshi Kobudo practice with the Bo. It is very […]
Do You Train Monday Day Classes? If you're someone who comes to the Monday daytime karate classes and you're committed to continuing throughout the summer at this time slot, please let Sempai Heather know. Monday daytime class slots may be cancelled for the summer if demand is not great enough. Wednesday daytime class slots are […]
June 22 is a packed day at Charleswood Karate! Classes, Testing, Hot Dogs & IDSL competition Yes, we've got all that going on on the same day. For some, it will be a near-full day of karate! 10 AM: Kids class (12 & under) 11 AM: Youth & Adult class […]
Spring is here! (FINALLY!) May Long weekend is coming up, and Charleswood Karate falls into "holiday mode": All classes (including Young Tigers) on the following days are cancelled: Saturday, May 18 Sunday, May 19 (Matayoshi Kobudo) Monday, May 20 Upcoming Events But wait, there's more coming up! Don't forget: May 25: Round #4 of IDSL […]
Sensei Ron has recently announced the next testing date for Charleswood Karate students! Date: June 1, 2013 Class: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Testing: 11:15 am to 12:30 pm Testing cost $45 per person No charge for class If you are testing you MUST attend the pre-testing class. Location: Westgrove School, 50 Westwood Way Students […]
Round #4 of the Inter-Dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba is coming up soon! Fun Competition For Shotokan Brown And Black Belts With head-to-head kata matches and two-point rounds of freestyle kumite, the IDSL is an excellent way for brown and black belt students to challenge themselves and improve their skills. Competitors from all Shotokan style […]
Sensei Ron has recently announced that the May 4, 2013 class from 10-11 AM will be designated Games Day, open to all students 12 and under! Keeping Karate Fun Everyone at our club knows that Sensei Ron runs fun classes - especially in the 12 & under sessions! Not only do students build their kicking, […]
Reminder for Monday April 1 classes: All classes are cancelled as part of the Easter Long Weekend. See you on Tuesday! Seminar & Testing with Sensei Bryan Mattias The spring IKD Seminar & Testing with Sensei Bryan Mattias, 7th Dan, and head of IKD Quebec, is upon us! Because of the full karate schedule including […]
It's Seminar Time once again! On April 5, 6 and 7, Sensei Mark Minarik, 5th Dan from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is holding a training seminar at a location near the Charleswood dojo. Minarik Sensei is affiliated with the ITKF (Victoria Karate Club here in Winnipeg) which is another International Shotokan association with dojos around the world like our association, […]
Round #3 of the Inter-Dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba is just around the corner! Fun Competition For Shotokan Brown And Black Belts With head-to-head kata matches and two-point rounds of freestyle kumite, the IDSL is an excellent way for brown and black belt students to challenge themselves and improve their skills. Competitors are not required […]
CORRECTION! Only the 5 PM class is cancelled. 6PM class is on as usual. On Thursday, March 14 we have a last minute class cancellation due to lack of available instructors. The 5 PM Kids class will resume as usual for next week: 5-5:45 Kids Class - CANCELLED 6-6:45 Kids Class - Sensei Scott is teaching […]
Just a reminder about this weekend's training calendar... Because of the all ages, all ranks tournament at the Stonewall Legion in Stonewall Manitoba on Saturday, March 9, 2013 all Saturday classes except for Young Tigers are cancelled. Young Tigers program continues as usual, but the 10 AM and 11 AM classes, as well as the […]
You've heard Sensei Ron talking about it at the club, and it's been written on the board for over a month! Last chance to register for this fun ALL AGES ALL RANKS tournament is Saturday March 2! The 17th Annual Interlake Open Shotokan Tournament is once again being hosted by Stonewall Karate in the month […]
Sensei Ron has just opened registration for the Spring 2013 Young Tigers karate schedule for children aged 4-6. About Young Tigers The Young Tigers program is a fun "intro to karate" program for children aged 4-6. If your child is not quite ready for the general program's kids classes aimed at kids aged 6-12, this […]
Sensei Ron has finalized the location and timing of the March 2 make-up testing for kyu ranks! Location: Charleswood Karate Dojo, 5924 Roblin Blvd Schedule: Class - 10 to 11 Testing - 11 to 12 Teaching class - 12 to 1 If You Are Testing The 10:00 am class is for all those testing and any […]
Hello everyone! Lots going on at the dojo over the next while! From home you can watch for updates by checking the Charleswood Karate blog or by subscribing to our Google Calendar, and at the club, keep an eye for updates on the white board in the lobby, since that's updated regularly as well. And […]
Sensei Ron has confirmed: Due to the Master Seminar being held at Garden City Collegiate on Saturday, February 9, 2013, all classes, EXCEPT for Young Tigers at 9AM, are cancelled. Young Tigers program continues as usual at 9 AM. Last Chance To Register At The Dojo If you haven't already, you can register for the […]
Sensei Ron has recently announced another testing date for students testing for kyu ranks (colored belts). Instructors and black belts of all ages are invited to assist teaching at the pre-testing class. See info below for more details. SIDE NOTE: Location and Costs for the Feb 8/9 Seminar & Testing with Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-a-tai, […]
Assiniboine Credit Union has been good in letting CK users park in their lot after hours but they do ask that you do not use their lot during the credit union's regular business hours. Credit Union's Business Hours: Mon-Wed 9:30-5:00, Thu 9:30-7:00 Fri 9:30-6:00 Other Places To Park At class change-over time the Charleswood Karate […]
The second season of the Inter-Dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba begins on Saturday, January 26, 2013! Charleswood Karate is hosting the season kick-off event in January, and the second event is hosted by Stonewall Karate on the last Saturday of February. Click through on the "register today" picture to find out where to email Sensei […]
Don't forget! Charleswood Karate is having a fun Board Breaking Day on Saturday, January 19, 2013. Sempai Derek has provided the boards and they are available for purchase at the dojo - $4 each. Boards are to be baked in the oven prior to Saturday's Board Breaking event, (UPDATED INFO: 175F for 2h) so it's […]
Sure we're only a few weeks into the new session, but we're STILL rapidly approaching the first Seminar & Testing of 2013 with the IKD here in Winnipeg. Times, dates, location and costs are below. Participants in this all-ages, all-ranks seminar and testing will include students from Charleswood Karate, Winnipeg Budokai, Stonewall Karate, and Westman […]
Happy New Year everyone! Sensei Ron recently announced a fun Karate event at our club on January 19 during both the 10 AM and 11AM classes - Board Breaking! (be sure to watch the Upcoming Events playlist posted on our YouTube channel as well - new posting January 7) Board Breaking Day at Charleswood Karate […]
Is NOW! Since the world didn't end in December 2012, I guess life goes on as usual! If increased fitness is one of your goals, and you've got room for more fun and friends in your life, Charleswood Karate has exactly what you're looking for! Now Is The Perfect Time To Start Karate Why? Simple! […]
Happy New Year from Charleswood Karate! Thank you for an awesome 2012 full of fun events and experiences... and here's to an even better 2013! Be sure to check out our video on YouTube that talks about upcoming events, giving extra details that aren't included in the blog post or Google Calendar. Get Ready For […]
Keep Up To Date The Charleswood Karate training schedule page includes a Google Calendar with information about our complete training schedule, including placement and cancellation of general schedule classes. The Google Calendar also includes information about events outside the general schedule that are happening at and around our club - seminars, testings, tournaments, and a […]
This post is serving as a test of the new email list that Charleswood Karate has set up to keep members and their families updated about what is going on at our busy club. If you aren't on the notification list, sign up on the Charleswood Karate Student Handbook page and as a bonus of signing […]
Just released! Young Tigers registration details for the January to March session. Young Tigers is a structured but fun intro to karate for children aged 4-6. Wednesday, 6:00 - 6:45 PM Classes Jan 9 to Mar 13 Saturday, 9:00 - 9:45 AM Classes Jan 5 to Mar 23 No classes Feb 16 or Mar 9 […]
Don't forget, this Wednesday from 7-8pm is the bi-weekly extra training class for blue belts and higher. If you're a new blue belt, come on out and get some advanced kyu rank training - this class is part of the general training schedule, and a great time to enjoy the energy of a lot of […]
It's time for another round of the Inter-Dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba as the 2012 season draws to a close. This is the last IDSL event of the 2012 season! NOTE: Be sure to let Sensei Phil know if you're coming to this event, and if you're sticking around for the pizza & drinks afterwards. You […]
Just a reminder about... Sat, Nov 17: Make Up Testing Sensei Ron has announced the time & date of the make-up testing for kyu rank students who have been training regularly and missed the recent testing with Shihan Maureen Woon-a-tai. Where: Charleswood Karate Dojo 5924 Roblin Blvd When: Saturday November 17 Pre-testing Class starts […]
Excellent work to those who went to 8th dan Shihan Maureen Woon-a-tai's excellent seminars this past weekend, and congratulations to those who passed their gradings! Those who didn't grade, be sure to congratulate your fellow karateka when you notice someone with a new belt on. Share the love! Pictures will be posted soon, and you […]
Fall 2012 session of karate classes for kids, teens and adults is in full swing! On top of the very active general training schedule for students 6 and older, and the Young Tigers kids karate program for 4-6 year olds, here are some important dates and events in November. Fri/Sat, Nov 2/3: All Classes At CK Cancelled While Shihan […]
This is the last all ages Blue+ Wednesday night training session before Shihan Maureen Woon-a-tai's visit on November 2 and 3, 2012 for Seminars & Testing! All Ages Blue+: Wed, 7:00 – 8:00p Every second Wednesday evening from 7-8pm Sensei Ron will hold an advanced Kyu Rank focused class for students of all ages ranked […]
As you may have noticed, Charleswood Karate facilities are periodically rented by other groups, during off-hours from our training schedule. During this week (October 22-26), Sara Hutniak from SWEATMARKS Boot Camps is starting a 21 Day Rapid Fat Loss Boot Camp at the club, and there's a discounted rate for Charleswood Karate members and their families to […]
Have you paid for your family's spot at the bowling party yet? Pay in advance THIS WEEK, so Sensei Ron can relax and enjoy himself at the party too! UPDATED START TIME: 6:30 PM - bring your family! Eeps, the end of the Mayan Calendar is fast approaching! Sensei Ron made sure to book the […]
It's time for another round of the Inter-Dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba as the 2012 season draws to a close. This is the second-to-last IDSL 2012 event. What: Two head-to-head kata matches and two kumite rounds per competitor Where: Charleswood Karate, 5924 Roblin Blvd When: 2-4PM How Much: $5 at the door, sign waiver if not […]
Fall 2012 session of karate classes for kids, teens and adults is in full swing! On top of the very active general training schedule for students 6 and older, and the Young Tigers kids karate program for 4-6 year olds, here are some important dates and events in October. Mon, Oct 8: No Classes Happy […]
Shihan Maureen Woon-a-tai, 8th Dan with the IKD and Canada's highest-ranking female karate instructor is coming to Winnipeg in early November 2012! This seminar includes testing at all ranks (colored belts and black belts) and will be held at Garden City Collegiate in the West Gym (Airlies St. end). Last time Shihan Maureen was in town […]
Just a reminder that Charleswood Karate is closed during long weekends, and all classes are cancelled during that time, including Young Tigers. Oct 6 & 8, Thanksgiving Weekend In October 2012, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on Monday, October 8, and therefore classes are cancelled on Saturday, October 6 and Monday, October 8. Classes resume on Tuesday, October […]
(sorry if you already received this update in your email this morning...) START TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED! Saturday, October 13 from 12PM to 6PM Carpool leaving from Charleswood Karate dojo at 9:15 AM There are a couple of spare seats available in the carpool still, contact either Sensei Ron or Jill/Webmaster through the contact us […]
If you enjoy taking part in kumite in karate tournaments, or you're brown belt and higher and looking for some inspiring advanced training, this karate seminar announcement is for you! Sensei Ron has already mentioned this seminar at the dojo over the past few days, so here's more complete information for those who want it. […]
The first week of fall karate classes are complete! Starting with a healthy group returning for the 4:30 kids karate class on Tuesday, and ending with a spirited group for both Saturday morning classes, the whole week was not only about training, but also about getting used to having lots of class times available to […]
The Charleswood Karate calendar on Google has been updated a few ways recently: Young Tigers start dates corrected Every second Wednesday evening Blue+ for all ages corrected for age and start date Every second Saturday elite conditioning class start date corrected Addition of an Association Events section Young Tigers Young Tigers programs begin in the last […]
(mirrored from the Inter-dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba website) Mark your calendars! We return from summer break on Saturday, September 29th for 'Round 6' of the IDSL. This is the 3rd last IDSL event of the competitive season. Once again, we will be holding the event at Charleswood Karate at 5924 Roblin Blvd between 2PM […]
If you follow us via the Charleswood Karate Facebook page, you have probably already seen the notifications about the fall schedule having been posted for both the General session and the Young Tigers program dates. If the information slipped by you, the PDFs are available for download from the Class Schedule page, and the Google […]
What? It's testing time at Charleswood Karate already? Doesn't that mean that summer's nearly ... oh, nevermind. Kyu Testing Details Thursday, August 16, 2012, @ Charleswood Karate, 5924 Roblin Blvd. Pre-testing class runs from 6:30p to 7:15p with testing immediately afterward. If you are testing but cannot make it to the class beforehand, be sure […]
You may have already heard about it at the dojo or on the Charleswood Karate Facebook page, but if it's news to you: IKD club Charleswood Karate, in conjunction with ISKF club UND Hisshou Karate invites you and your friends to a 2-day Karate & Self Defense camp (ages 13+) in North Dakota on the […]
Hey folks! If you weren't aware, Sensei Ron and a handful of our black and brown belts are out in Toronto right now, taking part in the 1st Annual IKD Shoto Camp and IKD World Cup tournament. The IKD Shoto Camp for 2012 started on July 3, and lead right up to the IKD World […]
Brown and black belts - here's an opportunity to attack your friends with old-fashioned weapons! Er, I mean "here's an opportunity to get some intro instruction on how other styles make use of the bo, sai and tonfa Okinawan weapons in their training". Get A Taste Of Matayoshi Kobudo Matayoshi kobudo are "an eclectic mix […]
The Summer Training Schedule has officially begun here at Charleswood Karate. The evening classes (M, Tu, Th from 6:30 to 8pm, half general, half advanced) will likely be pretty full, so any adults who can make it to the Daytime Adult Kyu rank classes (M & W from 10 to 11am) should certainly take part […]
LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED! Sensei Guido Chabik is going to hold this camp at the Calvary Temple in Winnipeg. Contact Guido Sensei at (204) 421-4996 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Original posting follows... Sensei Ron has just announced a 2012 Summer Karate & Gymnastics Camp for Kids (<-- PDF download) that is to be hosted at […]
Get Ready To Learn Great Stuff! This week's advanced training class on Wednesday night from 7-8 PM at Charleswood Karate is dedicated to youth students ranked BLUE belt and higher. As with all youth-focused classes, black belts interested in helping instruct are also encouraged to attend. New blue belts are invited to join in - […]
THE LAST dedicated kata classes before the summer schedule kicks in... This Wednesday (June 27) 7-8pm advanced kata class is for brown & black belts who are interested in practicing kata beyond the Heians. This is an all-ages class, so as long as you've got your brown belt you're welcome to come on out. Since […]
Remember, there are no 4:30 kids karate classes now until the fall schedule kicks in, around September. If you were going to the 4:30pm classes, you're welcome to join in during other time slots, like the Youth Karate Class that runs from 6-6:45pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday, 7-8pm, Blue+ Youth Karate Class […]
Just a few days left until the Karate Manitoba 2012 Open Provincial Tournament on June 2, 2012. It's being held at Glenlawn Collegiate, which is in St. Vital on the corner of St. Mary's Road and Fermor. 770 St. Mary's Road to be exact. Parking & Entrance Tips It's easiest to get into the parking […]
Sorry about the last minute notice, but tonight's 7-8pm class has been expanded to include BLUE and higher, vs BROWN and higher. Originally the schedule had an Advanced Kata Night for Brown+. Because of the Karate Manitoba 2012 Open Provincial Tournament that is on the weekend, with its rules and procedures that are "World Karate […]
The summer session is rapidly approaching here at Charleswood Karate! As one of the many schedule changes coming up over the next month or so, Sensei Ron wants parents and students to know: As of June 1, 2012, all 4:30-5:30 Youth All-Levels classes will be suspended until the fall session begins. Come on out to the […]
Are you ready to test for your next rank, but missed the class and testing at Westgrove School in May? Last week, Sensei Ron announced a make-up test for those who were not able to join in with those who tested in May. If you've got any questions, be sure to ask. Related posts: Reminder: June […]
Register Tonight (Tues), Forms At Dojo! Karate Manitoba's 2012 Open Provincial Tournament is just about here! When: Saturday, June 2, 2012, starting at 9 AM Where: Glenlawn Collegiate Who can compete: ANYONE! White-Black belts, Young Tigers aged and up! Styles competing: Shito ryu, Shotokan, Isshinryu, and others! (World Karate Federation rules) Deadline for entry is Wednesday, […]
Hold on, this isn't right!... Related posts: Reminder: Class Cancellations & Fall Schedule Wed, 7-8PM: All Ages Kata Brown+ Times & Parking Tips for June 2 Tourney Sept 28, 2pm: IDSL Round #6
Just a reminder that because of the Victoria Day long weekend, there are no classes of any kind at Charleswood Karate on Saturday or Monday, May 19 and 21. Enjoy your long weekend, and see you next week! Related posts: Reminder: Class Cancellations & Fall Schedule Holiday Schedule for 2012 Feb 9: CK Dojo […]
On Friday & Saturday, May 4 & 5, Budo IKD Manitoba hosted an excellent seminar with guest Sensei Marcel Lussier, 6th Dan and head of the Saskatchewan IKD. Also, black belt testings were held on Saturday afternoon out in Stonewall at the Stonewall Karate club. Sensei Lussier has an extensive competitive history up to and […]
Seminars & Black Belt testing time is here again! (Charleswood's next testing for kyu ranks is on May 12 at Westgrove School) Friday and Saturday, May 4th and 5th Budo Manitoba welcomes Sensei Marcel Lussier, 6th dan & Chief Instructor of IKD Saskatchewan for an excellent weekend of Shotokan karate here in Winnipeg. Seminar: When, […]
Saturday, May 12 has an important schedule change, affecting all but the Young Tigers program. All regular classes at the Charleswood dojo on 5924 Roblin Blvd (Young Tigers program excepted) are cancelled on Saturday May 12, 2012. [singlepic id=405 w=290 float=right]Instead, Sensei Ron has reserved space at Westgrove School (50 Westgrove Way) in order to […]
(note, this event is over but the links are still relevant) Parents! Tournament competitors! Karate Manitoba is completing its ruleset switch-over to WKF (World Karate Federation) rules this year at the Open Provincial Tournament scheduled for June 2, 2012. The IDSL and Stonewall tournaments have been using the JKA (Japan Karate Association) ruleset, so there […]
Hold on, this isn't right!... Related posts: Mon/Wed, 10AM Adult Karate Classes Reminder: June 9: Last IDSL Until Fall! Last Chance To Enter June 2 Tourney! Reminder: Class Cancellations & Fall Schedule
Hey everyone! Grab your mouthguards and gloves, it's time for another round of the Inter-dojo Shotokan League of Manitoba! The IDSL is the brainchild of Sensei Phil Harris, 5th Dan and head instructor of the Heijoshin Karate club here in Winnipeg. Its purpose is to provide a fun way for all brown and black belts […]
Another annual Interlake Tournament has come and gone, thank you to Stonewall Karate for organizing and hosting the event, and congratulations to those from Charleswood Karate who participated. The event was held on March 10, 2012 at the Stonewall Legion in Stonewall, Manitoba, and the rounds went quickly and smoothly and it sounds like everyone […]
THIS EVENT IS OVER (from 2012) Do you like seminars with guest instructors who both teach and inspire? I sure do! Sensei Mark Minarik, 5th Dan from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is coming to town, and while he's affiliated with the ITKF and not the IKD like we are, he's still an excellent Shotokan practitioner who is […]
On the weekend of March 24 & 25, 2012, Charleswood Karate is hosting a pair of Self Defense seminars at our facility, located in the west end of Winnipeg, Manitoba. These seminars are open to both Charleswood Karate members as well as the general public, with a base requirement of 13 years of age. The […]
Another Inter-Dojo Shotokan League monthly match has come and gone, thank you to Sensei Phil Harris from Heijoshin Karate for organizing the event! [singlepic id=307 w=320 h=240 float=right]The event was held on February 25, 2012 at the Charleswood dojo, and while we got off to a late start due to "technical difficulties", the rounds went […]
[singlepic id=286 w=320 h=240 float=left]Karate is a sport that children as young as four can safely get involved with and benefit from. Charleswood Karate is a place they can make new friends, learn the basics of Shotokan karate, and be encouraged to focus, be respectful to themselves and others, and participate with spirit. Our "Young […]
THIS EVENT WAS IN 2012 AND IS COMPLETE! Stonewall Karate Club is hosting its 16th Annual Interlake Karate Competition on March 10th, in Stonewall, Manitoba. Costs and registration forms for the various events can be found at the dojo, and the registration deadline is March 1, 2012! Stonewall Tournament Open To All In Shotokan Sensei […]
[singlepic id=203 w=320 float=left] Just a quick reminder that all classes are cancelled on Monday, February 20, because of the holiday. Upcoming Events Here are some events that are coming up that you might be interested in: Feb 25: 2nd IDSL League Match, hosted at Charleswood Dojo Feb 29: Make up […]
[singlepic id=196 w=320 h=240 float=left]Heijoshin Karate is organizing the second IDSL league match for brown and black belts who practice Shotokan in Manitoba. Any Shotokan dojo can participate, regardless of club or affiliation. Next Match: Feb 25, 2012, 2-4p Hosted by: Charleswood Karate club About The IDSL The Inter-Dojo Shotokan League (IDSL) is an annual […]
[singlepic id=254 w=320 h=240 float=right]Are you ready to test for your next rank, but missed the seminar and testing with Shihan Maureen Woon-a-tai in February? Sensei Ron has announced a make-up test for those who were not able to join in with the rest of the group at the recent seminars. If you've got any questions, […]
[singlepic id=247 w=320 h=240 float=right]Thank you to all who participated in the recent seminar and testing with Shihan Maureen Woon-a-tai at Garden City Collegiate. It looks like everyone trained hard and had a good time! Sensei Ron is very proud of everyone! Friday Night, Lights Out! Even during the black out on Friday night which […]
[singlepic id=206 w=320 h=240 float=left]To those who took part in last weekend's first Inter-dojo Shotokan League event that was organized by Heijoshin Karate and hosted at the Charleswood Karate IKD Winnipeg club, thank you for making this event a great one! With 30 competitors, plus volunteers to scorekeep and timekeep, and officials to run the […]
Advanced Class For Senior-Ranked Youth [singlepic id=329 w=290 float=right]Since February 1, Sensei Ron has been running a karate class for senior-ranked youth students, ranked blue belt and higher. Adult blue to brown belts are also invited to attend, but the focus will be on the youth students. If you're planning on testing or competing in […]
Hey brown and black belts training Shotokan around Winnipeg, are you ready for the Shotokan karate league competition being held at the Charleswood Karate club this Saturday, January 28, from 2 to 4 PM? Sensei Phil Harris, 5th Dan, of the Heijoshin Karate club here in Winnipeg, Manitoba has organized this style-specific competition as the […]
Reminder of Special class & testing with Sensei Maureen Woon-a-tai Charleswood Karate and Heijoshin Karate IKD Manitoba dojos in Winnipeg, MB, in conjuction with Budo IKD Manitoba Karate are pleased to be hosting a weekend Seminar & Testing with: Master Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 7th Dan Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 7th Dan, is a Deputy Chief Instructor of […]
Heijoshin Karate is organizing a karate tournament for brown and black belts who practice Shotokan in Manitoba. Any Shotokan dojo can participate, regardless of club or affiliation. Next Tournament: Jan 28, 2012, 2-4p Hosted by: Charleswood Karate club About The IDSL The Inter-Dojo Shotokan League (IDSL) is an annual tournament for brown and black […]
May 2012 Update: Monday 10-11 AM is now a Co-Ed adult class for beginner and intermediate students. Charleswood Karate has also added a Wednesday daytime slot at 10-11 AM to this program. Contact us for more information, or drop in to watch it in person! Happy New Year! In September 2011, Charleswood Karate introduced a […]
New class fees as of January 2012. Monthly rate - $80, Drop in rate - $15/class Three month rates: Single student $ 210, Family of 2 $350, Family of 3 $ 420, Each additional family member $70. Four month rates: Single student $ 280, […]
Hope you have a great holiday season and expect to see many of you over the holidays. Here is the schedule for the rest of the year plus the schedule for 2012 January to March. Saturday classes change starting Dec 10th. The 11:00 to 12:30 class is expanded to include all levels, white to black. […]
Karate For Kids 4+ The Charleswood Young Tigers Introductory Karate program is an activity program designed for children aged four to six. Taught by black belts Allan Moore and Allison Paige, or brown belt Claire Mahoney, each session includes 10 classes, certificates of achievement, and a uniform if required. Activities For Kids in Winnipeg, Karate […]
Resend of Notice - please sign up soon early! Annual Bowling Party at Polo Park Bowling Centre is planned for December 16, Friday from 7 to 8:30 All Charleswood Karate students and family are invited. Food: Pizza and drinks will be provided and everyone brings some holiday baking to share. Prizes for all! Silent auction: […]
May 2012 Update: Monday 10-11 AM is now a Co-Ed adult class for beginner and intermediate students. Charleswood Karate has also added a Wednesday daytime slot at 10-11 AM to this program. Contact us for more information, or drop in to watch it in person! Women's Beginner karate classes Mondays 10:00 am - 11:00 […]
Charleswood Karate is a proud member of IKD. Originally part of ISKF, Sensei Ron Porath & his senior instructors recognized the progressive approach taken by Sensei Frank Woon-a-tai, the technical chairman, of IKD and decided to join and become part of this advanced organization. IKD is a very new organization but is comprised of many […]