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Two of the amazing instructors who will be teaching at our upcoming 12-Hour Training Day on Saturday October 5th! Fellow Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame Inductee’s Hanshi Alex Atkinson (9th Dan – Karate, Kung-Fu, Kickboxing) and Hanshi Ken Tallack (9th Dan Karate, Kung-Fu, Kobudo & Master Instructor of Tallack Martial Arts) will both be…

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Another great event we have coming up in October, TMA game night at the Kingston Frontenacs on Friday October 18th! The Tallack Dojo Demonstration Team as well as some of our members traveling to Kyoto, Japan will be performing demonstrations in the showcase corner before the game and during the intermissions. We have a group…

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Our event poster for our upcoming 8th Annual 12-Hour Training Day! RSVP on Facebook HERE! Downloadable PDF copy here! On Saturday October 5th, TMA will be hosting our 8th Annual 12-Hour Training Day. This event will run from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM with an optional social gathering afterwards. The event is a memorial for…

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Our next raffle item fundraiser for our upcoming Japan trip! Made and donated by a parent of some of our students, he applied the Japanese woodworking technique of “Shou Sugi Ban” to char and waterproof the wooden candle holder. Thank you Tim for your wonderful hand-made donation! Tickets will be on sale until September 16th,…

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The last 5 days for our current Japan Trip fundraiser! Our wonderful Japanese Porcelain Statue made in Kyoto from our 2008 trip, raffle tickets are on sale until August 13th! 1 for $1 – 5 for $3 and – 10 for $5 All founds go towards our upcoming 2020 trip. We will announce the winner…

Throwback Thursday Pic of the Week

A shot from my 2010 trip to Kyoto for a summer budo camp, we had a great time! Taken on the grounds of the Silver Pavaillion (Ginkaku-ji).

Thursday Pics of the Week

A reminder of our current fundraiser raffle for our upcoming trip to Kyoto, Japan in 2020! A Japanese Porcelain Statue made in Kyoto, it was a commemorative gift graciously donated by Hanshi Tallack from our 2008 trip to Japan for the 3rd World Butokusai. Tickets are 1 for $1, 5 for $3, and 10 for…

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Taken on our last visit in 2016, the grounds of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Throwback Thursday Pics of the Week

My first trip to Kyoto, Japan, back in 2004 for the 1st World Youth Butokusai. We all can’t wait until we are back at the Heian Jingu Shrine when we visit again in May 2020!

Thursday Pic of the Week

Throwback Thursday! A great shot of the beautiful Osaka Castle when we visited Japan in 2008 for the 3rd World Butoku Sai!