Throwback Thursday

Today’s Throwback Thursday is taking us to the Annual Winter Training Festival in 2019! Here’s a glimpse into some of the Saturday Seminars. Can you recognize some familiar faces (and hair) in these photos? Photo credits: Steven Ecclestone

Web Wisdom Wednesday

We are back for another Web Wisdom Wednesday! Who is Miyagi Chojun Sensei? He is a common figure in movies and tv shows, but he was a real person! Chojun Sensei is the founder of the style we practice, Goju Ryu Karate Do. One of his students, Yagi Meitoku DaiSensei became a prominent karate practitioner…

Quote of the Day

Today’s inspirational quote is our very own dojo motto in honour of World Ocean Day! “Flowing water meets no resistance” is a simple but powerful expression Happy World Ocean Day!

Weekly Update

Great news was released today that Ontario will be entering Stage One of re-opening this Friday at 12:01am! Congratulations on 72% of adults having received their first dose! This means we can begin having limited outdoor gatherings, and restaurant patios and retail stores will be opening. Remember to practice courtesy and self-discipline as we learned…

Throwback Thursday

This Throwback Thursday is a little bittersweet! Normally, we would be preparing for the annual Black Belt Grading that occurs the first Saturday of June. Instead, we are reminiscing. These photos are from way back in 2010 at the Black Belt Grading with Corey Young, Tyler Doucet, and more! Do you recognize anyone in these…

Weekly Update – May 31, 2021

Welcome Girl Guides! Today we are hosting a special class for Girl Guides. We hope this short introduction to martial arts is fun and exciting for them! If you are a group or organization interested in a fun virtual activity, let us know and we would be happy to have you. Martial arts are great…

Throwback Thursday

Ready for some feel-good nostalgia? This #ThrowbackThursday we are taking a trip down memory lane all the way back to the 2016 Princess Street Promenade! These feature Black Belt candidates Daphne, Isaac, and Xander as well as some of our instructors and long-time dojo members. Can you spot yourself in these photos?

Weekly Update May 26, 2021

We hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing long weekend! Online training continues this week with our regularly scheduled Zoom classes. Unfortunately, with the latest announcement from the provincial government, we will not be able to re-open for in-person training until the province reaches Phase 3 of the Vaccination Plan. This is currently scheduled for…

Long Weekend Notice

Hello Everyone! We hope that everyone is keeping well and enjoying the beautiful weather. We hope that you enjoy the Victoria Day Weekend. Please note that classes will be postponed on Saturday and Monday. Keep healthy and safe, Melanie

Quote of the Day

The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future. Philip Emeagwali