To contact the instructors for this location, please visit www.westshorekarate.com or use the form on the right or call 250-889-3343.
Room 215 at City Centre Park, 1089 Langford Parkway, Langford, BC, V9B 0A5
(to access the dojo, enter the main entrance to the Westhills Arena, turn right down the hallway to the west end of the building and take the elevator to the 2nd floor)
New Students Get The First 3 Classes Free
Bonsai (Ages 3-5): Monday & Thursday 5:00-5:30pm
Beginner Youth White to Yellow Belt (Ages 6-13): Monday & Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Intermediate Youth Orange to Green Belt (Ages 6-13): Monday & Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Adults & Advanced Youth (Adults All Belts & Youth Blue Belt +): Monday & Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Advanced Kata (Purple Belt +): Tuesday 6:00-7:00pm
Black & Brown Belt Class: Tuesday 7:00-8:00pm
Other class times, early morning, day-time or evening, may be available upon request.
All fees are based on a monthly rate.
Bonsai (3-5): 2 classes/week– $65, 1 class/week – $50
Youth (6-13): 2 classes/week – $85, 1 class/week – $70
Adult (14+): 2 classes/week – $95, 1 class/week – $80
Family rate: 2 classes/week – $180, 1 class/week – $160
All Access (Individual All Ages): unlimited classes/week – $100.00
All Access (Family Rate): unlimited classes/week – $230.00
Drop in fee: $20, maximum 2 drop in classes/month
Sensei Rob Walker
Rob joined Kimura Shukokai in 2004 after studying various martial arts since the 1970s and achieved his Sandan in 2014. He was a tournament competitor for 10 years, competing in 40 tournaments including 5 Kimura Shukokai International World Championships. Rob now focuses his sport karate activities on refereeing at local, regional, national and international tournaments. Rob is currently Chief Referee for Kimura Shukokai – Canada West and a certified provincial referee under Karate BC. His approach to self-defense is influenced by his 17 years as a Federal Peace Officer and his interest in traditional kata applications. Rob is a past president of Karate BC and the current president of the Vancouver Island Zone (6) under Karate BC.
Sensei Sarah Kooijman
Sarah started in Shukokai karate in 2004 and achieved her Nidan in 2012. She began competing in 2005, has won numerous medals and is still an active competitor. Her competitive highlights include competing at the 2006 BC Winter Games, winning several medals at Karate BC Provincial Championships and representing Canada at the KSI World Karate Championships since 2006. In addition to many competition-focused training workshops, Sarah trains with the Canada West Kimura Shukokai Tournament Squad. As well as being a certified tournament judge, Fit4Defence Instructor and National Coaching Certification Program coach, Sarah is also the secretary on the Vancouver Island Karate Board.
Established in September 2011