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Kazoku Dojo

Dojo Instructors

Sensei Mike Varro

Sandan - 3rd Dan Black Belt - Karate

Shodan - 1st Dan Black Belt - Kobudo

Shidoin - Apprentice Instructor -

Karate & Kobudo


Student of Sensei Kyle Iseke in Uechi-Ryu Karate 

Student of Sensei Doug Smith in Ryukyu Kobudo  


Sensei Mike starting training in 2006 and has been fortunate enough to train under Masters from around the world including the opportunity to train first hand in Okinawa, Japan.

Sensei Kym Varro

Nidan - 2nd Dan Black Belt - Karate

Shidoin - Apprentice Instructor - Karate


Student of Sensei Kyle Iseke in Uechi-Ryu Karate

Student of Sensei Mike Varro in Ryukyu Kobudo


Sensei Varro is the lead instructor of the children's program. She has over a decade of experience in Early education as well as vast knowledge of gross motor and social development in children.  

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Kinjo Masakazu Sensei

Kudan - 9th Dan Black Belt 

Shihan - Master Instructor

in both Uechi-Ryu Karate and Rykyu Kobudo


Masakazu Kinjo Sensei is a direct student of Katsuhiko Minowa Sensei in both Uechi-Ryu Karate and Ryukyu Kobudo. 


Kinjo Sensei is the President of both the Uechi-Ryu Hozonkai and Ryukyu Kobudo Hozonkia.

Sensei Doug Smith

Kyoshi, Nanadan - 7th Dan Black Belt

Shihan - Master Instructor - Uechi-Ryu Karate


Yondan - 4th Dan Black Belt

Jun Shihan - Instructor - Ryukyu Kobudo


Student of Kinjo Masakazu Sensei in both Uechi-Ryu Karate and Ryukyu Kobudo


Sensei Doug Smith's training began in 1984 and is Uechi-Ryu Hozonkai & Ryukyu Kobudo Hozonkai's first and oldest international dojo. 

Sensei Kyle Iseke

Godan - 5th Dan Black Belt

Shihan - Master Instructor -Uechi-ryu Karate


Student of Sensei Doug Smith in both Uechi-Ryu Karate and Ryukyu Kobudo


Sensei Kyle's training began in 1992 and has been fortunate enough to attend multiple Koshukais (training seminars) and tournaments hosted by Karate Masters around the world, including Okinawa, Japan.   

Programs

Tiny Dragons

Introduction to Karate

4 - 7 years of age

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Tiny Dragons

Introduction to Karate

Children ages 4 - 7 years will enjoy learning the basics of Karate while playing a wide variety of gross motor developing games as well as nurturing their self esteem.  

4 - 7 years of age

Youth Karate

Karate - Beginners / All levels

7 - 12 years of age

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Youth Karate

Karate - Beginners / All levels

Children ages 7 - 12  years will learn the skills of Traditional Uechi-ryu Karate, while increasing their physical fitness and learning the disciplines of a martial art. 

7 - 12 years of age

Teens & Adults

Karate - Beginners / All Levels

13 years & up

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Teens & Adults

Karate - Beginners / All Levels

Participants aged 13 years and older will train in the Martial art of Uechi-ryu Karate. Participants will benefit from improved mental and physical enhancement.  

13 years & up

Kobudo

Ryukyu Weapons Program

13 years & up

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Kobudo

Ryukyu Weapons Program

Kobudo, literally translated, means the "old martial way." However, when we use the term kobudo we refer to weapons. More precisely, the weapons that Ryukyu Kobudo describes are the weapons used by the people of Okinawa in feudal times. 

13 years & up

Contact Us

Formerly Iseke School of Karate

Same Outstanding Program and Instructors, with a new name and location.

Kazoku Dojo

#213, 16504-118 Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5V 1C8

(780) 758-8800

Hours

Mon  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tue   5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Wed  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Thu  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fri, Sat & Sun - Closed