• QUALITY MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTION IN EDMONTON

    A NON-PROFIT AUTHENTIC OKINAWAN ARTS DOJO OFFERING TRAINING IN GOJU-RYU KARATEDO AND OKINAWAN KOBUDO. WE TEACH CLASSICAL MARTIAL ARTS FOR TODAY'S WORLD!

  • Our Classes

  • Our Adult classes are available to anyone 13 yrs and up at all skill levels from beginner to advanced and offers a focus on deeper elements of the system.

     

     

     

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  • Youth classes are designed for children 7-12 yrs with no prior karate experience. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join and train with their child as they begin their education in this martial art. Our dojo is not focused on belts or trophies or becoming tough or invincible, we are a community of people who are dedicated to their training.

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  • Kaizen Dojo's Okinawan Kobudo program is open to dojo and non-dojo members. The classes are available to anyone ages 13 and up with prior karate and/ or martial arts experience. Our training system includes bosainunchaku, tonfa, eku  and tekko.

     

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  • Upcoming Events

    Jul

    20

    Dojo Excursion to Okinawa

    Our next trip to Okinawa as a group will take place in July 2019 - the Tesshinkan international embutaikai. The objectives of the event event will be to:
    - explore and celebrate Okinawan culture and history
    - further our study and exploration of Okinawan Karate and Kobudo
    - celebrate Tamayose Sensei's 70th birthday.

    Details will be added as the date gets closer - save the date now! Note: the excursion is listed as a two-week event. You are welcome to attend if you can stay a week, two or even three!

    Jan

    03

    Hatsugeiko

    Hatsugeiko (初稽古 ) first training of the year.

    Classes resume on January 3 at the Gold Bar Community League Hall, regular times apply.

    Karate classes will focus on basics and requirements for grading.

     

    Kobudo classes will focus on kihon and kata

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  • Can you dig it? Yes, I can! Sun, fun and some good old fashioned karate! Our dojo offers classes for youth( ages 7-12) and adults! Parents are welcome to train with their kids in the youth class! It's Canada's 150th birthday - let's kick it off right! People kicking, people blocking. A real celebration! Members of the dojo will be out training in Rundle Park on Canada Day from Noon to 2:30 p.m. Come get your sweat on with us - try a free session with us. Try your hand at our special balloon break! For more information, give us a call or send us an email - details in the [...]

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    Karate is for everyone but not everyone can do karate. This may seem like a contradictory statement, but at its heart, it is entirely true. I’ve been teaching martial arts for a little over 30+ years now (full disclosure, at least four of those years was spent with a taekwon do club), and I have watched countless people come and go. They came to class for different reasons, and they all left for different reasons. It doesn’t matter the age of the person, I am always fascinated by the declaration of what brings the person to the dojo. For example, if you wish your child to learn [...]

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    2017 Western Canada Ryusyokai Goju Ryu Seminar - registration now open!

    We are now accepting early registrations for the September 2017 Western Canadian Ryusyokai seminar. This will be Senaha Sensei's first visit to Western Canada. The senior student of Yagi Meitoku and a kobudo proponent (in the teachings of his instructor Taira Shinken), Senaha Sensei is considered a leading authority of Okinawan Goju ryu and on the concept of Okinawan ti. Senaha Sensei's visit will encompass the Ryusyokai curriculum including kata and application, futari geiko and various drills.

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