Back-to-School Special!

Back-to-School Special!

The back to school season is just around the corner, and we at West Van Karate Academy are looking forward to it! During the months of…

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BC Day Holiday

BC Day Holiday

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder there will be no classes held on Monday August 5th due to BC Day Celebrations. Enjoy the long weekend! PS. Please contact us to…

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Grouse Grind

Grouse Grind

We made it! Grouse Grind 2017 is in the books! This was the first time we have taken students younger than 10 years old with…

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WKF Youth World Cup

WKF Youth World Cup

Congratulations to Parvin Mayan and Kole Macmillan on their wonderful performances over the weekend! These athletes were in Croatia competing at the WKF Youth World…

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No Class Monday July 3rd

No Class Monday July 3rd

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder that there will be no classes held on Monday July 3rd due to Canada Day celebrations. Enjoy the long weekend,…

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Summer Fun

Summer Fun

Hope everyone is excited as we are for our upcoming events! So far we’ve ran our Jr. Skills Competition, Competition team Dinner, and Competition team grouse…

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Canada Open Results

Canada Open Results

Last weekend we were at the Richmond Olympic Oval for the Canada Open Karate Championships. This was our last major competition of the season, and…

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Tournament Update

Tournament Update

Congratulations to everyone for their fantastic performances last weekend at the Golden League Kumite Tournament! All of the Senseis at the event were very impressed…

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How to Succeed in Karate

How to Succeed in Karate

These are 4 pillars needed for success in karate: Attendance – This one is obvious. How is one supposed to learn if they are not…

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Be the Black Belt you're meant to be!

Be the Black Belt you’re meant to be!

We talk about the idea of a ‘real black belt’ in many of the kids classes every day. KARATEbyJesse has hit the nail on the head…

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