Was introduced to karate in 1989 by his father, Hakim Ishmael, 3rd Dan, who train under sensei Sakurai (7th Dan) at Shidokan International. Sensei Trevor has trained in many fighting arts such as judo, boxing, kickboxing, taekwondo and mixed martial arts (mma).
Attained 1st degree black belt, in 1998 at the young age of 12 years old, from Master Mori, 9th Dan
Attained 2nd degree black belt in 2001, from Master Mori, 9th Dan and Master Ohta, 7th Dan
Attained 3nd degree black belt in 2013, from Master Ueki, 9th Dan
Multiple regional and provincial champion (1998-2014)
Junior canadian national champion kata and kumite in 2002
Competed at JKA Pan Am in individual men's kata and kumite (2015)
Competed at the Gichin Funakoshi World Cup in individual men's kata (2014-2017)
Judged at numerous regional and provincial competitions
''The ultimate aim of karate lies not in the victory nor defeat, but in the perfection of the characters of it's participants'' --Gichin Funakoshi
60 rue Saint-Pierre, St Anne de-Bellevue (Qc) H9X-1Y6 or 520 Avenue Saint-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion (QC) J7V-8V9
The Yamato Karate Academy teaches Shotokan style karate, one of the founding styles from which all the other styles of karate practised today originate. Yamato is a proud member of the Japan Karate Association (JKA) and World Karate Federation (WKF). We are located in West Island, Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue and Vaudreuil-Dorion.
With a vast membership in over 100 countries, the JKA is the world’s largest and most prestigious karate organization. Recognized heir to the Shotokan karate tradition, it is the only legal karate entity officially approved by the Japanese government as an association of members Shadan Hojin) for the promotion of karate, and granted a tax-free status. More importantly, the JKA is the preserver of the soul and spirit of the art ofkokufu-bunka karate-do-karate based on the ancient Japanese tradition of Bushido (the way of the samurai). Our mission is to promote this way of karate throughout the world, ensuring that it remains true to the philosophical precepts upon which it was founded.
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Self Defense, Self dicipline, respect, self confidence.
The ability to defend yourself against an assailant is an empowering feeling. Most martial arts use self defense as a cornerstone of the entire program. The precise methods will vary from discipline to discipline, but you can be certain that with regular practice, your child will learn to defend himself in a variety of different ways. Many martial arts schools also teach street-smart techniques to kids to help avoid problems altogether.
BENEFITS FOR KIDS
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND
In karate, all ability levels are always practicing at the same time, so everyone is getting the benefit of the workout and simultaneously increasing their skill level. And while ability levels are different for different people, EVERYONE has a technique that they are good at. And while some individuals are more naturally talented physically than others, no one is great at everything. But you CAN be really good at a lot of things!
There are no secrets or shortcuts to a better you, but there is a better way to get there.
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You might think that you can just assume that martial arts training is good for your health. But do you know why? Martial arts increases your flexibility, balance, hand-eye coordination and your natural strength without weights. It is great for adults and for kids fitness. Building strength without weights means you decrease the risk of injury. Karate uses principles of isometrics and plyometrics to increase natural strength and power. The long term health benefits of a proper karate program is immeasurable. It is not uncommon to see excellent karate students practicing well into their 70’s or even their 80’s!