Athlete Development

KNS in partnership with the Windsor Karate Club club and Bridgewater Uechi Ryu offers the following developmental program to members of KNS/PEIKA/KNB/KNL.


Atlantic Regional Kata Competition Development Program

For Ages 11+

The series of kata workouts are open workouts for anyone (11 years and up) who is interested in seeing what it is like to train and compete at a National level.  We are looking to prepare athletes for future years also, just not current year.  An Open workout includes those athletes who might not be ready to be on their Provincial teams but want the experience.

Dojo Coach’s are encouraged to attend!

See the KNS Events page for scheduled dates.

Instructor:

David Griffin – 6th Degree Black Belt. Chief Instructor Windsor Karate Club. Former Nova Scotia Karate Team Head Coach, former Athlete, Currently a Pan Am Certified Referee and Kata Judge

If you have any questions on the kata clinic, contact Dave Griffin, d19560809@eastlink.ca


KNS in partnership with the Halifax Ryuseikan Karate club offers the following developmental program to members of KNS/PEIKA/KNB/KNL.

Junior Kumite Competition Development Program

For Ages 8-13

  • minimum rank of yellow belt or equivalent
  • must own sparring gear (wkf-style gloves, mouthpiece and groin protectors)
  • must be registered with KNS

The Junior Competition Development Program (1 hr 15 mins per week) program focusing on youth competition & tournament preparation.   The focus is on Kumite. Students will learn development skills through a series of drills and exercises aimed at preparing youth for competitions and prepare for potential future provincial team selection.   Kumite drills, speed & coordination exercises, tournament rules and other related subjects will be introduced throughout the program.

Instructors:
Mitchell German – 5th Degree Black Belt. Chief Instructor Halifax Ryuseikan.  Current Nova Scotia Karate Team Head Coach, former National Coach and former Canadian and International Champion.
San Fung-German – 2nd degree Black Belt, Nova Scotia Karate Team Assistance Coach, former Canadian, Provincial, Maritime and International Champion
FALL SESSION
(September – December)
$125.00
WINTER
(January – March)
$100.00
SPRING SESSION
(April – June)
$100.00
Every Friday from 6:30 to 7:45 pm
Location is at the Halifax Ryuseikan Main Dojo (1237 Cole Harbour Rd)
(Class is limited to 25 participants)
In case of bad weather call (902) 448-8098 to check facility is open.

 

KNS in partnership with the Halifax Ryuseikan Karate club offers the following developmental program to members of KNS/PEIKA/KNB/KNL.

Kumite Competition Development Program

  • minimum rank of yellow belt or equivalent
  • must own sparring gear (wkf-style gloves, mouthpiece and groin protectors ) – Kumite program only
  • must be registered with NSKA
The ATHLETE “KUMITE” DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM is a weekly, (1 1/2 hr per week) program focusing on competition & tournament preparation.   The focus is on Kumite. Students will learn development skills through a series of drills and exercises aimed at preparing for competitions and prepare for potential future provincial and national team selection.   Kumite drills, speed & coordination exercises, tournament rules and other related subjects will be introduced throughout the program.  This class is for competitors ages 13 & up.
Instructors:
Mitchell German – 5th Degree Black Belt. Chief Instructor Halifax Ryuseikan.  Current Nova Scotia Karate Team Head Coach, former National Coach and former Canadian and International Champion
Karen Armour, 1st Degree Black Belt, Karate Canada Junior National Team Assistant Kumite Coach since 2014, Karate Nova Scotia Provincial Team Coach and Manager since 2007, Involved in karate for over 15 years in various capacities, NCCP Comp Dev trained, and trained as Learning Facilitator and Evaluator.
Prices (includes tax):
FALL SESSION
(September – December)
$135.00
WINTER/SPRING SESSION
(January – June)
$205.00
SUMMER SESSION
(July – Aug)
$65.00
 
Every Sunday from 9:00 to 10:30 am
 
Location is at the Halifax Ryuseikan Main Dojo
(1237 Cole Harbour Rd)
(Classes are limited to 25 participants)
In case of bad weather call (902) 448-8098 to check facility is open.

 

 

 

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