Bushido Karate Association

Welcome To The Bushido Karate Association

The Bushido Karate Association is a Non-Profit Organization that has been offering youth and adult programs to people in the University-Area and southwest communities in Edmonton since 1993. Learn more about us here, or browse below for the latest news and information from our organization.

Summer Schedule

Adult Club Members,

We being to switch to our summer program times this week:
Tuesday May 2 - Combined ranks 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday May 5 - Combined Ranks 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Sunday May 7 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday May 9 - Combined ranks 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Adult Club Grading - Friday May 12 - 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Youth Grading Results


What an awesome grading yesterday! 90 participants, 10 helpers, and 12 black-belts oversaw a grading where 62 young people achieved new rankings.

I want to thank members of the teen and adult class for helping, parents who, throughout the year, got their kids to class, and instructors, who helped make the day special for many bright talents.

Upcoming Events in April/May 2017

Students, here is a quick update of the events coming up in the next few weeks!

Youth Spring Kyu Belt Grading
April 29th, 2017 - 9AM-1PM
Hairy Ainlay School, Edmonton AB

Provincial Black Belt Grading Weekend
May 5th-6th, 2017
Calgary, Alberta

Adult Spring Kyu Belt Grading
May 12th, 2017 - 6PM-9PM
Grandview Dojo, Edmonton AB

Spring Fitness Testing
May 19th, 2017 - 6PM-9PM
Grandview Dojo, Edmonton AB

National Tournament (and Shintani Team selection)
May 26th-28th, 2017
Simcoe/Port Dover, Ontario

Whitecourt Tournament Results

Wow! 25 attendees from Bushido out to the tournament this weekend. On behalf of the instructional team, thank you for your incredible support. We'd also like to again thank Sensei Shelley McGregor for hosting a fantastic tournament this weekend.

Here are the attendees and results from the event this weekend.

Scott Knowles (Sandan - Grandview)
Gold - Kata (Sandan and Up), Gold - Kumite (Nidan and Up), Silver - Open Kata (All Black Belts), Team Gold - King of the Ring Competition, King of the Ring Overall Champion, Overall Black Belt Competitor Award

Bernadine Jugdutt (Nidan - Grandview)
Gold - Open Kata (All Black Belts)

Mike Reynolds (Nidan - Grandview)
Silver - Kumite (Nidan and Up), Team Bronze - King of the Ring Competition

Raye Willms (Nidan - Grandview/Derrick)
Bronze - Kata (Nidan), Team Silver - King of the Ring Competition

Elise Leong-Sit (Shodan - Grandview/Derrick)
Gold - Kata (Shodan), Gold - Kumite (Shodan + Nidan Female), Team Gold - King of the Ring Competition

Michael Chmay (Shodan - Grandview)
Silver - Kumite (Shodan Men), Team Silver - King of the Ring Competition

Sidney Taylor (Shodan - Grandview)
Team Gold - King of the Ring Competition

Bryn Murray (Brown - Grandview)
Gold - Kata

Gene Klenke (Brown - Grandview)
Bronze Kata, Silver - Kumite

Julieta Dikova (Brown - Grandview)

Tony Kurani (Brown - Derrick)
Gold - Kata, Bronze - Kumite

Shawn Larmand (Blue - Grandview)
Bronze - Kata, Gold - Kumite

Alex Wong (Blue - Grandview)
Gold - Kata

Ryan Bangit (Blue Youth - Derrick)
Gold - Kata

Finn Orom (Blue Youth - Derrick)
Bronze - Kata, Gold - Kumite

Andrea Milne-Epp (Green - Grandview)
Bronze - Kata

Emily Muddle (Green Youth - Derrick)
Gold - Kata, Silver - Kumite

Jackson Ulrich (Green Youth - Derrick)
Bronze - Kata

Denise Parsons (Orange - Grandview)
Bronze - Kata, Silver - Kumite

Bayne Murray (Orange Youth - McKernan)
Gold - Kata

Eric Milne-Epp (Orange Youth - McKernan)
Silver - Kata, Bronze - Kumite

Tessa Muddle (Orange Youth - Derrick)
Bronze - Kata

Ava Milne-Epp (Yellow Stripe Youth - McKernan/Grandview)
Gold - Kata, Bronze - Kumite

Jennifer Muddle (Yellow - Derrick)

Jojo Bangit (White - Derrick)
Gold - Kata

Whitecourt Tournament

Students, the Whitecourt tournament is approaching quickly!  If you are interested in attending this tournament, information is available in the events section of the website - or you can see Sensei Scott at the dojo for details!

South Calgary Tournament

Students, the South Calgary 20th anniversary tournament is approaching quickly.  For more information on the tournament, please visit the South Calgary Wado Kai Karate club website.  Highlights include black belt team competitions and WKF rules kumite for black belts.  Register by March 1st to receive your complimentary T-Shirt!

2017 Northern Alberta Black Belt Pre-Grading

Students,  The Bushido Karate Association is pleased to host the Annual Northern Alberta Black-Belt Pre-Grading Assessment Sunday March 19 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Derrick Club 3500 119 Street. All Blue and up students are welcome to attend, and students who will attempt rankings in May are strongly advised to attend.

Youth Inter-Club Tournament


A reminder that our Youth Inter-Club tournament is coming up on Saturday February 25th - from 9AM-1PM at S. Bruce Smith School.  Information to be distributed over email and in class over the next few weeks.  Flyer also available for download in our events section.

Return to Classes in 2017

Students, please check our "classes" page for updated information on when classes resume for the youth and adult programs at Grandview, McKernan, and the Derrick dojos.  We're looking forward to a fantastic year in 2017!

Winter Break Classes

Adult Members,

As we move into the holiday season, we will shift to combined classes open to all ranks and the following schedule:

Sunday December 11 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday December 13 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday December 16 - (Grading - Derrick Club)
Sunday December 18 - No class
Tuesday December 20 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday December 23 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm followed by Club Social
Tuesday December 27 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday December 30 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday January 3 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday January 6 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Regular Times resume
Sunday January 8 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday January 10 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday January 13 - 6:00 - 7:30; 7:00 - 9:00

Happy Holidays to all members and friends of the Bushido Karate association.
This closes 22 years serving university-area communities, and we look forward to 2017!
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