Class Changes…

With the growing concerns over the covid-19 outbreak we are implementing a few changes to our classes.

Firstly, classes are still ON.

  • We will not be practicing any contact drills for the next while until the concerns over the spread of the virus have abated.
  • We will not be lending out any of our club-owned hand pads.
  • We will not be using our striking pads/kicking shields/breaking boards, or Bob.
  • We will have an assigned person who will scan in each member for attendance on the computer.

Here are some of the things YOU can do:

  • DO NOT come to class if you/your karateka is feeling unwell! Especially with a cough or fever.
  • Bring YOUR OWN WATER to the dojo, so we don’t have so many mouths on the water fountain.
  • Come to karate class with your hands washed with soap. 
  • Try not to touch your face. Try to explain this to your young karateka (student of karate).
  • Avoid contact with others in dojo. This is where our bowing is handy!
  • If it isn’t yours, don’t touch it.

We appreciate that we in this area of Saskatchewan are at very low risk for the spread of covid-19, however, when the nature of our sport puts us in such close quarters with each other, it only makes sense that we take these precautions.

Thank you for your understanding.

See you at the dojo!

Tournament CANCELLED

The Saskatoon/Warman (Living Skies) tournament that was scheduled to take place on March 20 and 21, 2020 has been cancelled due to concerns regarding the covid-19 virus.

We received the announcement late last night.

The organizers wish to express their sadness and regret at having to cancel their event and hope that all those who were planning to attend will do so when the tournament is rescheduled.

Our classes in Carlyle will continue as scheduled.

See you at the dojo!

Good Luck… and Session 3

Good luck to all of our members travelling to Hamiota this weekend for their annual tournament! We know you’ll do great.

Also a reminder that Session 3 begins on Tuesday. Please be sure to take care of your fees as soon as possible.

See you at the dojo!

SHPKA Fees due on Tuesday; Regular Classes Resume

Anyone wishing to join the SHPKA (Saskatchewan High Performance Karate Association) must bring their fees to class on Tuesday evening. We will also need some registration information at that time. The registration fee is $25.

The SHPKA is our Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) for karate. The SHPKA is an excellent organization dedicated to the development of sport karate in Saskatchewan. It is through this organization that members receive access to high level, nationally certified trainers, provincial and inter-provincial events, and the possibility to be selected to the Saskatchewan Provincial Karate Team to participate in Karate Canada Nationals.

Membership in the organization does not mean you are required to participate in any of these events, but also serves as a “professional membership” in a nationally recognized sport organization. Membership in these organizations also helps pave a way to achieve various certifications within the SWKKF, the WTKA, and Karate Canada.

We urge you to consider membership, and speak to Sensei Kevin or Sensei Jayson on Tuesday if you have any questions.

Regular classes resume on Tuesday. This is the last class of Session 2. We begin Session 3 on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Please be sure to start paying your fees so you are up to date. Remember, you cannot be graded if you have outstanding fees.

See you at the dojo!

Coming Events Update…

The Hamiota/Manitoba Provincial tournament and clinic is coming up soon. You will find a link to the information sheet below.

We will have a sign up sheet at class tonight for anyone wishing to attend the Hamiota tournament and the club will pay for everyone’s registration fees (provided you helped with one of the fund raisers).

Manitoba Provincial 2020

Just a reminder that the dates of the Living Skies Tournament in Warman have been changed to March 20 and 21, 2020. More information to come on that tournament soon.

And one last reminder that there will NOT be classes next week during the family week break. Regular classes will resume after the break on February 25.

See you at the dojo!

Shintani R.E.A.C.H. Program Nominations

Shintani Federation members are able, and encouraged, to nominate worthy individuals to receive recognition through the “Shintani R.E.A.C.H. Program“.

There are 4 awards for which a person can be nominated: Leadership Award – Black Belt (Yudansha) only; Contributor Award – Yudansha only; Ambassador Award – any Shintani member; Karate Athlete Award Male & Female – any Shintani member. 

Any Shintani member can submit a nomination for any award.

The information is posted below. If you would like to submit a nomination, please speak to one of the Senseis. Here is a link to the Nomination page on the Federation web site:

R.E.A.C.H. Nomination Page

On this page, there is a row in the chart called “Application Links”. There is a link under each award. Click on the appropriate link to submit your nomination directly through the Federation if you wish.

Shintani R.E.A.C.H. Program 2020

TICKETS DUE TONIGHT!

Just a reminder to everyone to bring in their sled rally raffle tickets and money tonight.

TICKETS AND MONEY MUST BE TURNED IN TONIGHT!

We also need some adult volunteers to help with a bar shift at the sled rally on Saturday, January 25 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Please let us know tonight if you can help out. It’s an early, easy shift in Arcola at the Prairie Place Hall. Volunteers must be 19 years of age or older.

One more reminder that the Regina Karate Tournament and Clinic is this Friday and Saturday. Here’s some info…

 

 

 

 

 

 

See you at the dojo!

Tickets Due TOMORROW

The sled rally tickets are due at tomorrow’s class. Please make every effort to sell ALL of your tickets!

ALL TICKETS MUST BE TURNED IN TOMORROW – SOLD OR UNSOLD.

The Regina tournament is this coming weekend. More information is coming our way today and will be shared once we receive it.

Regular classes this week.

See you at the dojo!