Classes & Fees

Tuscany Karate Calgary NW - Dynamic Karate - Classes

Monday Nights: Tuscany - Twelve Mile Coulee School Family Class: 6:30 – 7:30  

Adult Class: 7:30 – 9:30

Address: 65 Tuscany Hills Road N.W., Calgary, AB  


Wednesday Nights: Tuscany - Eric Harvey Elementary School Family Class: 6:30 – 7:30 

Adult Class: 7:30 – 9:00

Address: 357 Tuscany Dr NW, Calgary, AB T3L 3C9  


Thursday Nights: Turner Valley School

Family Class: 6:30 – 7:30  

Adult Class: 7:30 – 9:00 

Address: 114 Royal Avenue, Turner Valley, AB, T0L 2A0

Session Length (approx. 16-20 weeks)

Fall: September – January 31

Winter: February 1 - June 20

Summer: July – August 

Note: no classes are held on scheduled public holidays.

Class Fees

Individual Youth– $150  

Adult – $195 

Family Maximum – $350

Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation - $70 per member payable in fall each year.

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Rules - Code of Conduct - Equipment

Kids Karate / Family Karate: (Parents and children 6 – 12 years) 

A fun filled program specially designed parents to attend with their children ages 6 to 12. Parents have the option to participate or watch and must initially remain on premise for children who are newcomers to the program. Through games and drills the children learn the basics of karate, stressing the need to respect themselves and others. It develops karate technique and helps to build self confidence, discipline and control. The benefits go beyond the dojo. A positive attitude will help with every aspect of life, home, school, or otherwise.


Youth/Adult Karate: (13+ years) 

A dynamic program for teenagers and adults alike intended to teach both the physical and mental sides of karate. Fun, exhilarating, and a great confidence booster. Adults of all ages can benefit from the art and sport of karate. Condition the entire body while relieving stress. Feel your spirit soar as you build self-confidence accomplishing things you never thought possible. Perhaps even achieving the rank of black belt. Learn to defend yourself with dynamic and effective techniques. And best of all, meet and develop new friendships. Whether your goals are to just be active, learn some self defense or to potentially travel the world and compete with our Wado Kai National Karate team, all that is required is to show up and try your best. Everything else will fall into place.


Students are welcome to attend classes at other clubs that are part of the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation at no additional charge. Please be courteous, introduce yourself and your home club to one of the club instructors.


Code of Conduct

No alcohol or drugs will be taken before class. 

No Karate student will provoke violence outside the dojo or allow himself or herself to be provoked into violence.

Students will behave at all times as gentlemen/ladies both inside and outside the dojo. 

All Black Belts will be addressed as “SENSEI”. 

Higher belts will aid the lower belts in their training, but will not teach a technique or Kata without a Sensei’s permission. Lower Belts will follow. 

There will be no sparring without the supervision of the Sensei or his delegate. 

All Gi’s will be completely white. The Wado-Kai lettering may be sewn on the left breast of the Gi top only. Any accessories (T-shirts, head bands etc.) must be white only. 

All students MUST wear protective equipment for sparring (Kumite). 

No rings, watches, earring, studs or any other jewelry may be worn during class. 

Students must comply with the dojo health rules. Personal cleanliness is essential. Finger and toe nails must be clipped short. 

No smoking, eating, chewing gum or drinking is permitted on the dojo floor. 

All students will bow upon entering and leaving the dojo. Bowing to instructors when making requests is mandatory. 

Students will maintain a serious attitude at all times. No profanity or loud talking is permitted in the dojo. Vulgarity and rudeness will not be tolerated. 

Students will not criticize other Karateka. Only criticism of a constructive nature is allowed. 

Under no circumstances will any form of Karate be taught by any member to any non-member. 

Students are responsible for making sure that their financial obligations to the club have been met. 

It is the responsibility of every student to maintain the cleanliness of the dojo. 

All students are expected to support club activities and club sanctioned activities.


Equipment

Karate is one of the few sports that requires very little equipment. After their first month in Karate, students are required to purchase a white karate Gi which is free from all markings. The approved Wado lettering may be sewn on the left breast of the Gi top. A mouth guard and, for male students, an athletic support is required for sparring (kumite). All equipment is available for purchase through the club.

White Karate GI (65% Poly/35% Cotton)

Sizes: 000 – 00 – 0 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 6

White Super Heavyweight GI (100% Cotton)

Sizes: 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 

Hand Pads: Cloth Hand-Arm or Vinyl Chop

Foot Pads: Cloth Shin-Instep or Vinyl Kick

Shin Guards: Cloth Shin or Vinyl Shin 

Rib Protection: Chest Guard 

Mouth Protection: Mouth Guard & Case

Groin Protection: Male and Female


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