Where the tradition of Karate continues to grow.

Am I too old to start Karate?

This is one of the most common questions that I get asked by adults who are considering Karate as a form of exercise.  The answer is you’re never too old!  Karate is a great because not only can you get into shape doing it but also, as a new student, you are working at your own level.  You should not feel forced to perform at any certain standard.  If your instructor is competent and in touch with the performance level…

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Eihachi Ota Seminar – 2014.

Your core is the centre of all your power. Of course – this is something that we’ve all heard before.  Striking by just swinging your arms is… well, it’s just a waste of time.  It has been several years since I’ve seen Sensei Ota and not much has changed – yet everything has changed.  It never ceases to amaze me;  Sensei Ota is 69 years old – but has the speed, agility and power of someone 1/2 his age.  A…

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Classes are in session!

Students, Pennell’s Dojo Classes are now starting at 180 Niagara St.  I’m looking forward to our first class Tomorrow evening at 6pm. Please remember that the entrance to the Dojo is at the rear of the building – 180 Niagara St. Please see the Dojo’s schedule for up to date information. See you tomorrow! Sensei Pennell.

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