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The more advanced students are able to participate in a wide range of competition opportunities. For example, our brown and black belt students can participate in judging and refereeing training programs and further contribute to the karate world as judges/referees. In addition, coaching opportunities are provided to those who wish to assist our Elite Competition Team.
Organized twice a year (Spring and Fall) the KTK Kata Cup competition is open to all children. Brown and black belt students can participate as judges and support our athletes during these competitions.
Through our network of karate competitions, adult students can participate in regional competitions that include kata and/or kumite. Black belt students can also participate as judges and support our athletes during these competitions.
There are two annual competitions (November to April) organized by our provincial association (AKS) open to adults and children. This is a unique opportunity to learn to manage stress and perform in an environment that is more challenging. Black belt students can also participate as judges and support our athletes during these competitions.
Elite Athletes can also participate in the selection process under Karate Quebec to represent province at the National championships.
At the higher level, students can participate in the Pan American and International JKS Championships. Also, through Karate Quebec under the World Karate Federation (WKF).
The competitions are part of fully certified and well-recognized karate associations:
WKF (World Karate Federation) which overseeing the karate Olympics in Tokyo 2020. We are member of Karate Quebec and Karate Canada, both associations recognized by the government.
We are members of the Japan Karate Shoto (JKS) Federation, which is recognized as a leader in traditional shotokan karate style.