KV Karate Club
A family club that encourages men & women, boys and girls of all ages to be active and diligent in their karate training. Training often occurs together with parents and children training at the same time for a stronger family support base. The training environment is disciplined and fun with a variety of instructors and different themes from class to class. KV Karate has also produced competitive athletes that have competed at the provincial, national and international level.
Leaders and their rank
Sensei Robert McInnes (Chief Instructor): 7th Dan Kyoshi, 1st Dan in Ryukyu Kobujitsu
Sensei Neil Pond: 4th Dan, Shidoin
Sensei Brent Donovan: Sandan, JunShidoin
Sensei Mike Quinn: Nidan, Leader
Sensei Michael Griffin: Shodan, Leader
Sensei Mark McDevitt: Shodan
Sensei Alexander Cumming: Jr. Shodan
Sensei Alec Hocquard: Jr. Shodan
Sensei Robert McInnes (Chief Instructor): 7th Dan Kyoshi, 1st Dan in Ryukyu Kobujitsu, Technical Director for Canadian Chito-Ryu Karate Association (CCRKA), Technical Director for the New Brunswick Chito-Ryu Karate Association (NBCRKA).
Sensei Neil Pond: Trained from 1980-1984, 2001 – present, received Sho-dan title in 2005, Karate Canada Judge A (kata & kumite). Current President of the NB Chito-Ryu Karate Association and Director for the Canadian Chito-Ryu Karate Association.
Sensei Brent Donovan: Sandan in 2017, Junshidoin.
Sensei Mike Quinn: Training since 2006. Nidan in 2016. Certified in First Aid by Canadian Red Cross.
Sensei Michael Griffin: Training since 2007. Shodan in 2012.
Sensei Alexander Cumming: Training since 2011, Jr. Shodan in 2017. Two time Karate Canada National medalist in kumite (2016, 2018) - Member of Jr. Team Karate Canada 2016, 2018.
Sensei Alec Hocquard: Training since 2010, Jr. Shodan in 2018. Karate Canada National medalist in kumite (2017) - Member of Jr. Team Karate Canada 2017.
Number of active KV Karate club members: 75
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