BKC’S Olympic Sport Karate Program – ‘Train to Win’

Competition Training

Sport Karate is here and BKC is home to Manitoba’s first National team members!
Our motto…   ‘Champions are Made at BKC’

Bushido-Kai Canada Karate Academy is the largest Karate Manitoba member dojo in Winnipeg and has been ranked the number 1 dojo at the Manitoba Provincial Championships since 2013. Karate Manitoba is the official sport governing body for Karate in Manitoba and represents Manitoba in the National Sport Organization, Karate Canada, representing the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC).

BUSHIDO-KAI CANADA IS THE PREMIER WKF Olympics Sport Karate Training Centre in Manitoba, certified and recognized by Karate Manitoba, Karate Canada and all instructors are NCCP (National Coaching CertificationProgram) http://coach.ca

If you want to compete, Sport Karate, is for you! For students interested in competitive Olympic Karate,  BKC is the largest WKF Karate training center in Manitoba. Led by Manitoba Provincial Karate team Head Coach, Sensei Angelo Mendoza, Bushido-Kai Canada has produced Manitoba’s only national medallists and had the honour of producing the province’s first member of the Canadian National Junior Team (Roene Nasr, 2016), followed up by Manitoba’s second Junior National Team Member, BKC’s Brandon Romaniuk, http://www.karatemanitoba.ca making the 2017 Canadian National Junior Team.

BKC’s Olympic Sport Karate Training Program integrates the leading karate training systems incorporating bio-mechanics, sport science applications, data and video analysis in a target specific program, delivering cutting edge elite high performance training. Sensei Mendoza has mentored under the top International coaches in the world, most recently returning from training with the Russian National Team (Chelyabinsk, Russia, 2016) with leading WKF International Coach, Antonio Oliva Seba.

Our program follows the CS4L (Canadian Sports Centre for Life) Long Term Athlete Development  (LTAD) model, where athletes will learn the dynamic, active WKF competition training techniques and rules of WKF Olympic Karate https://www.wkf.net/. Fitness with strategic technical and tactical skills have propelled this program based on the latest research and  up-t0-date WKF training techniques.  BKC athletes have opportunities to participate in the official stream of Karate Manitoba Provincial, National, and International Olympic style karate competitions and seminars.

The BKC ‘Train to Win’ Sport program has proudly produced elite provincial athletes who have gone on to represent Manitoba at the Canadian National Championships resulting in Manitoba’s first National medal winners.  In 2015, BKC’s Roene Nasr brought home a National Medal in her first Canadian National Karate Championship with a bronze medal in Kata!  Roene has gone on to win 3 international medals (Silver and Bronze) at the 2015 PSKF (Pan American Shito Ryu Karate Championships) in Miami and 2 more National Silver and Bronze medals to add to her haul, and was the 1st Manitoban to be selected on the Canadian National Junior Team, representing Canada at the  2016 PKF (Pan American Karate Federation) Continental Championships in Guayauil, Ecuador. 2017 was Manitoba’s best performance at the Canadian National Championships with two athletes earning medals. In 2017, BKC’s Brandon Romaniuk and National Bronze medallist became the 1st Male competitor from Manitoba to beselected for a precious spot on the 2017 Canadian Junior National Team at the 2017 Junior & Cadet Pan American Championships in Buenos Aires, Brazil.

Athletes in this program are taken under the direct training of Sensei Mendoza, who is a double bronze medallist (Masters Division) , 2009 Canadian National Karate Championships, and the only NCCP certified (National Coaching Certification Program) in Competition Development in the region. The BKC ‘Train to Win’ program will work with an integrative team of assistant coaches and para professionals (fitness trainers, nutritionist, physio & massage therapists) with skill specific programming designed to develop the complete competitor. BKC has  proudly produced Manitoba’s best crop of competitive athletes to date, with more of our athlete’s aiming to represent Manitoba with a spot on  the Canadian National Junior and/or Senior Karate Team as Olympic Karate surges forward for the 2020 Olympics and beyond.

The opportunity to train with other young athletes and develop competitive skill sets for those that seek high performance sport karate, is one of the unique training opportunities students will uncover at Bushido-Kai Canada Karate Academy.


Students may register by contacting Bushido-Kai Canada via sensei@bushido-kai.ca or by phone at (204) 990-7887

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