After months of intense training and preparation, the BC Winter Games have finally arrived!

This weekend, several top ranked athletes from the West Van Karate Academy and Burnaby Karate Academywill travel to Mission, BC to represent Zone 4 (Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, and Delta) at the 2014 BC Winter Games.

Sensei Matt (head coach of the zone 4 team), along with Assistant coach Sensei Kimbery Kimberly Logan and Jr coach Sempai Izzy K Chan, will also be travelling with the team to support and coach the athletes as they compete.

All athletes having been preparing diligently for the competition and are looking very sharp!

Please check out the BC Winter Games website to follow the competition and check out how we’re doing:


Also, Sensei Andrea Maikawa, a multi-Canadian national champion, will be coming to teach at the West Van Karate Academy dojo on Thursday as a guest instructor as Sensei Matt will be away coaching.

Sensei Andrea is a certified teacher who has earned her teaching degree from the university of SFU and has had many years of teaching experience as well as training top level athletes.

It should be an exciting weekend for all! Thank you for your continuous support!