Photo Gallery Canada East Summer Special Training (2016), Bishop’s University, Quebec. The inaugural practice of Ottawa area karate members was held at Carleton University on October 27, 2022, with participants from the Ottawa West Karate dojo and the Shotokan Karate Ottawa dojo. Members of the Ottawa West Dojo attended a special practice led by Norman Welch (Shihan, Canada Shotokan) in Montreal on November 27, 2022. A tournament at the La Prairie dojo, Quebec, 2013, with Godan Jocelyn Bourdeau refereeing the match. A tournament at the La Prairie dojo, Quebec, 2013. A tournament picture from the Waseda Karate Club’s 85th-anniversary celebration event in Tokyo, September 2016. An inspirational moment for Hashmat Khan with Ohshima Sensei at the Canada 35th Anniversary Celebration Dinner in Vancouver, Canada (August 2007). A happy moment for Hashmat Khan with Ono-san at Ohshima Sensei’s 88th Birthday Party at the Shotokan Ohshima Dojo (SOD) near Santa Barbara, California (August 2018). Waseda 85th Anniversary Celebration group photo (September 2016). La Prairie tournament, Quebec (2010) organized by Godans Jocelyn Bourdeau and Daniel Trudeau. Practice with Godan Roland Duval at the University of Ottawa’s Monpetit Hall (2009). A visit to the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) dojo (July 2009). The 2012 Oizuki Practice at the Bonsor Community Centre, Burnaby, British Columbia. Ono-san’s practice, Vancouver, British Columbia (March 2012). Tournament action, Quebec, May 2013. Canada East 2012 Summer Special Training at Bishop’s University, Quebec. The 2nd practice of Ottawa area karate members was held at Carleton University on December 1st, 2022, with participants from the Ottawa West Karate dojo and the Shotokan Karate Ottawa dojo. Nine members from Canada East visited Vancouver in November 2009 to practice with Norman Welch. L to R: Late Luc Villain, Norman Welch, Faycal Beydoun, and Hashmat Khan. Missing members in the photo: Jerome Asselin, Vanessa Brazeau, Costa Kanelos, Richard Selhi, Dominic St. Amour and Gordon Wong. Canada-East 2018 Summer Special Training, Bishop’s University, Quebec. On May 9th, 2008, Ohshima Sensei led the Daniel Chemla Memorial Practice at the Finn Hall Dojo in Berkeley, California. Sensei spoke about Daniel’s life and led Jutte practice – Daniel’s favourite kata. Following that, white belts did Heian Shodan, brown belts did Bassai, Shodans did Kwanku, Nidans did Jion, Sandans did Jutte. Sensei asked each Yodan participant to demonstrate his or her favourite kata. The Godans did iai practice. Pacific West 2012 Winter Special Training, Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA. Japan Trip October 2019. Near the Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo with Godan Bernie Doyle. Enjoying a celebratory atmosphere at the Shotokan Ohshima Dojo Japan (SODJ) 10th Anniversary Banquet, October 2019, Tokyo. Left to Right: Gurmail Gill, Hashmat Khan, Bernie Doyle, Ono-san, Don Gee. Post-Summer Karate Session Celebration – July 5th, 2022. Dojo members celebrating after the Kyu test held on December 15th, 2022. Fall 2009 Special Training, Sept-Illês, Québec. A memorable moment for Maya Papineau and Hashmat Khan with Oshima Sensei, after practice with Sensei at the Shotokan Ohshima Dojo (SOD) in 2004. Thanks to Yodan Ian Gan for taking this photo. The “2023 Oizuki” practice was held on January 7th, 2023 to punch-start the new year with a great tradition and a strong group spirit. One junior member (not in the photo) from our youth class completed the first 1000 Oizukis. One dojo member, Elias Roberts, did the practice alone in Halifax as he could not be in Ottawa. Canada-East members at the Spain Shotokan’s `Fraternidad 2002′ gathering in Torremolinos, near Málaga, Spain.