Where the tradition of Karate continues to grow.

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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Stressed? Try Karate Breathing Meditation

Stress can take its toll on us.  In fact, research has shown  that high stress levels experienced consistently over a long period of time can actually shorten your lifespan.  So, there is little wonder that many of us look for effective ways to lower our stress levels. Meditation in the Dojo – breathing. Part of your Karate training should include focusing on your breathing.  Not only is breathing an important part of combat – you can’t fight if your out of…

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Lose Weight – Join Karate!

Karate your way to fitness! We all find ourselves wanting to lose a little weight from time to time, but what about those of us who really want to get back into shape and lose more than 10 pounds – is Karate a good option?  Well there is good news for those who want to make a significant change in their weight.  Karate is a great way to get back into shape. Aerobic Exercise Karate can be an excellent source of…

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