BUSHiDO KiDS KARATE
Sensei Mackenzie holds the rank of Nidan, 2nd degree black belt. She is an instructor for our Dragons and Senior Kids classes. Sensei Mackenzie is a skilled student who enjoys helping the kids refine their technique and perfect their kata
Sensei Mitchell holds the rank of Shodan, 1st degree black belt. He is an instructor for our Dragons and Senior Kids classes. Sensei Mitchell is a hard working student who enjoys putting the kids through a good work out and correcting their kata form
Renshi Sandy has studied various martial arts over the past 30 years including Shorin-ryu and Goju-ryu Karate, Judo and Tai Chi. She specializes in self defence and has run seminars throughout Ontario for thousands of participants from schools and organizations including McMaster University, The Ontario Court of Justice, The Ontario Teachers Federation and Toronto Community Services. She presently holds the international rank of Renshi, 5th degree black belt, Godan, in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate and Shodan, 1st degree black belt in Okinawan Kobudo (traditional weapons)
Sensei Tim holds the rank of Sandan, 3rd degree black belt, and has been studying karate since he was a Little Dragon beginning at age 4! Sensei Tim enjoys teaching his teen students a variety of bunkai applications (self defence from the kata), grappling skills and kobudo kumite (partner drills with traditional Okinawan weapons)
All ranks and titles for our Black Belt instructors have been awarded on merit in open testing conducted by a grading board comprised of senior ranking Black Belts and are sanctioned by the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Kyokai in Okinawa, Japan.
Sensei John holds the rank of Nidan 2nd degree black belt. He regularly assists in our kids and adult classes. Sensei John is a dedicated instructor who enjoys refining the students' stances and blocks
Sensei Linda holds the rank of Nidan, 2nd degree black belt. She also holds a Shodan, 1st degree black belt, in Wado-Ryu Karate! She often assists the kids, teens and adults. Sensei Linda has a wealth of experience and knowlege in traditional Okinawan karate to share
Sensei Olaf holds the rank of Nidan, 2nd degree black belt. He is a patient and meticulous teacher. Sensei Olaf enjoys dissecting his kata and perfecting his moves. He studies the details and shares this knowledge with the students
Sensei Patrick holds the rank of Nidan, 2nd degree black belt. He is an instructor for our Dragons and Senior Kids classes. Sensei Patrick enjoys passing on his sparring skills and knowledge to the students
Sensei Yanick holds the rank of Nidan, 2nd degree black belt. He is a dedicated instructor for our kids and teen classes. He is also a certified Ontario physical education teacher. Sensei Yanick brings his enthusiasm to every class!
Sensei Hope holds the rank of Shodan, 1st degree black belt. She assists in our Dragons and Senior Kids classes. Sensei Hope became one of our first splits club members and highest kick winners when she was a little dragon and continues to be a premium high kicker!
Sensei Owen holds the rank of Shodan, 1st degree black belt. He assists regularly in our Dragons and Senior Kids classes. Sensei Owen has been training since he was a little dragon and his long time dedication is evidenced in his kata skills and power!