Shitoryu Satokai Canada
Sato-Ha Shito-Ryu International Federation
Chairman and Chief Instructor:
Shihan Akira Sato

Pam Ross, Sport BC, 2019 Coach of the Year

At Sport BC’s gala event on March 13, 2019, Pam Ross was awarded “2019 Coach of the Year”. This is truly an extraordinary achievement since Pam’s award is not only Karate sport specific but over the 25 major sports represented by Sport BC. Pam’s award is well-deserved because of her many years as a coach in Karate BC and at the national level with Karate Canada. Pam is a long-time member of Sato-Ha Courtenay Karate Club.

 


Kumite Seminar with Valentyna Zolotarova

April 10th, 2019, 7-8:30

$10

Peretz Centre, 6184 Ash Street

Vancouver Shito-Ryu Satokai will be holding a kumite seminar with Valentyna Zolotarova. Valentyna is working hard toward competing in the 2020 Olympics in kumite. She has recently returned from Dubai where she finished in the top 10. Come on out and learn from one of Vancouver’s best.


2019 International Sato Cup

August 24th, 2019

Come to beautiful Sri Lanka and join us for the 2019 International Sato cup.

For more information and the registration package, please click here.


Akira Sato, Karate Canada 9th Dan

In the 56-year history of Karate Canada, Akira Sato is one of only 3 Kudans awarded. The first Kudan was the founder Masami Tsuruoka (1929-2014), the second is Shane Higashi. Sato Sensei and Higashi Sensei are the highest ranks in Canada.

Karate Canada is the only karate organization legitimately recognized, supported and funded by the Canadian government, and is the National governing body for the sport of karate in Canada. Karate Canada is a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, the World Karate Federation, the Pan American Karate Federation and the Commonwealth Karate Federation.

Mert Horita

President, Satokai Canada


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