​​Due to the stay-at-home order effective April 8, 2021, IKD Honbu will be temporarily closed.

ABOUT US

IKD Honbu is the headquarters of the International Karate Daigaku. The IKD is a traditional Shotokan Karate organization dedicated to the teachings of Master Gichin Funakoshi and Master Masatoshi Nakayama.

The organization is lead by Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai who has trained with many Japanese Masters included Master Nakayama, Nishiyama, Okazaki, Yaguchi and many more.

​We have two locations in the Toronto area, IKD Honbu Upper Beaches & IKD Honbu Downsview

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COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Dojo Safety Measures:

  • If possible, students arriving by car or nearby are encouraged to wear their gi to and from training.

  • Only three students at a time are allowed in the change room. Showers prohibited.

  • Visitors/spectators prohibited. Please wait outside or visit the nearby coffee shop.

  • Upon entering the dojo, first, sanitize your hands with gel provided. Second, after removing footwear and storing, spray your feet with the fast-drying spray. Because you have to hold the bottle to spray, please sanitize your hands again.  

  • Dispensers are located at the entrance/reception, front and back of the dojo, and also outside the change rooms. Please wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap in the change room.  

  • Bring your own water bottles and place them in the dojo cubby-hole along with your personal items. There will also be disinfecting wipes for you to wipe your spot before and after you leave. 


Class Schedule:

  • There will be two classes per day with a maximum of nine (9) students and one (1) instructor in the Adult/Family Class. Maximum of eight (8) students and two (2) instructors in the Youth Class, with six feet social distancing (floor marking).

  • Classes are from 6:00pm to 7:00pm and 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes begin and end on the allotted time. 30 minutes is allotted for dojo sanitization before, in between, and after classes. 

  • The line up for the opening and closing bowing ceremony shall be from your designated spot; only standing bows.

  • Please do not shake hands; greet each other with a bow.  

  • Only “silent kiai” and no loud utterances of “osu” or rei!”

  • Kumite/bunkai will be social distanced. 

INSTRUCTORS

FRANK WOON-A-TAI

Shuseki Shihan

9th Dan

MAUREEN WOON-A-TAI

Fuku Shuseki Shihan

8th Dan

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KEITH DA COSTA

Shihan

8th Dan

 
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