The BKC Karate Academy



Winnipeg’s Premier Martial Arts Academy!

BKC Karate Academy offers traditional Japanese ShitoRyu Karate and Sport Karate.  With Karate’s debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, BKC Karate Academy is the hub of WKF Sport Karate in the province of Manitoba. We are the only Manitoba chapter  for ShitoRyu Karate Canada (SKC), as well as the only recognized WKF Olympic Sport Karate (World Karate Federation/Karate Canada) centre in Manitoba.  

At BKC, we provide a gold standard, comprehensive training program curriculum developed in the traditional art of karate-do with a progressive application technique. Our program has been nationally recognized for offering as the leading centre of WKF Sport Karate, with our Chief Instructor, Sensei Angelo Mendoza, 6th Dan, and Provincial Coach of the Manitoba Provincial Karate Team, producing Manitoba’s only national medallists. As the provincial team Head Coach Sensei Mendoza has coached Manitoba athletes to 8 provincial medals, a first for province. with two BKC provincial athletes earning spots on the Canadian National Team.


We are the only Karate Academy in Manitoba that requires all our instructors to be NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) certified by Coaching Canada.  Our programs offer age specific curriculum delivery based on Karate Canada’s LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development) model which is the driving force in making an active and healthy lifestyle. At BKC, we ensure the skills delivered are age specific and set for long term sustainable success in building life skills. What sets our program apart is being able to deliver a curriculum than instils the important values of the Karate way, integrated with sport science application and training techniques in a dynamic movement environment. Our instructors are active, interact and lead by example.  

BKC has a rigid instructor training program. Our instructors train under Sensei Mendoza, following the NCCP instructor development framework, which results in highly trained instructors, not just Black Belts. All our instructors are registered with Karate Manitoba, the provincial sport governing body for karate in Manitoba, and are NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) certified by Coaching Canada, and recognized by Karate Canada.


Tradition - Sport - Health