January 2022


Happy New Year!


Classes will begin as scheduled, on January 6.

 I hope everyone had a healthy and relaxing break. Please keep in mind as we restart training, and considering the rapid spread of the COVID Omicron variant, we all need to do our best to prevent the spread so we can continue our karate training.

  • Please stay home from training if you

December 2021

We have just wrapped up our fall 2021 training session! And though this year has been like no other, it has been great to train together and focus some time on karate. Thank you to everyone for your support and for trusting the dojo with the health and well-being of all members in the children’s and adult’s classes. I appreciate everyone’s


Sabean Karate Holiday Chocolate Fundraiser

We are exited to announce our fundraiser with Purdy's Chocolate for this holiday season!
Anyone can purchase chocolate using our link below. You can buy some for yourself, for friends/family, and also forward the link along to anyone you would like that would then also be able to purchase and support our dojo.
Step 1: Follow the fundraiser link 

Classes Start Thursday September 9, 2021 - Updated

We are pleased to welcome everyone back! Classes will be starting on Thursday September 9th at our temporary location in the Montgomery Community Association.  Class times will be the same as last October.  We hope to see you there.

We are still in the process of finding a location and times for our 4 to 6 year-old class.   We will update you as soon


September Classes Start - Stay Tuned

Greetings everyone.  A number of folks have been checking in with us as to when we are going to start classes in September.  Tentatively we are scheduled to start classes in the second week of September back at École Terre des Jeunes. We are still waiting for confirmation from the Principal of the school who is, in turn, waiting to hear from the


Casino Volunteers Needed As Soon as Possbile

Karate Alberta's Casino has been an on again, off again event for us the last number of months due to the various restrictions the pandemic has placed on their operations. Karate Alberta has been given the opportunity by the AGLC to volunteer at the Cash Casino on July 22nd & 23rd.  This is absolutely the best bang-for-the-buck way to raise funds


Summer 2021

Planning for Fall Training

As restrictions begin to lift and we anticipate the end of the pandemic, we are happy to begin planning for karate training in the fall. The school where we trained until March 2020 (École Terre des Jeunes at 3720 42 St NW) has contacted us with the understanding that we will restart, following our old schedule:


May ICKF Seminar

Seminars will be held live via the ZOOM platform and will be 2 hours in length. You must register separately for each seminar.    Registration requirements include your full name and dojo affiliation and can be made via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


ICKF Online Seminars

ICKF Canada would like to reach out to its karate family to bring everyone together in the only way possible right now - virtually. ICKF Canada is very happy to announce that it will be hosting a series of online seminars where we can train together once again. The seminars will be taught by members of the ICKF Technical Committee and are open to all

March 2021

As many of you are aware Alberta has begun moving into step 2 of its plan to lift restrictions.  Low-intensity individual and group fitness activities, such as low-intensity yoga, Pilates and tai-chi are now permitted.  High-intensity activies including combat sports are not permitted at this time.  Please note that Sabean Karate will remain closed


November 2020 - Update 2

Recent announcements from the Alberta provincial government and Alberta Health Services (AHS) have maintained restrictions related to group fitness put in place on November 13, while adding additional business and community-based rules. As such, please note that Sabean Karate remains closed and will not reopen until receiving instructions to do


November 2020 - Update

November 12 Classes Going Ahead

All Classes Cancelled from November 13 to 27 

As per Alberta Health Services and the Provincial Government of Alberta requirements, all indoor group fitness classes are cancelled from November 13 to 27. For our dojo, this means that the next scheduled class day would be Monday, November 30.

As Premier Kenney noted, we


November 2020

Our indoor classes have been underway for just over one month now. We are all getting used to the new space and the new procedures for class entry.Thank you to everyone for following safety guidelines – we have had no problems with checking temperatures, taking attendance and mask wearing.

As a reminder, you must wear a mask in the entry way and


Safety Protocols for Indoor Training

Welcome back everyone! We are looking forward to a new training season with all of you. COVID-19 protocols add a bit of complexity to our training sessions, but if we all follow the guidelines, we can keep each other safe and focus our energy on karate training. The following is a list of protocols to ensure everyone’s safety:

  • Before

September 2020

Outdoor Training

As with almost every other aspect of life, we are all finding ways to adapt in the time of COVID-19. Our optional fun runs at Baker Park have been well-attended throughout the summer – and will continue until September 29, weather (and sunset!) permitting.

Indoor Training

We are pleased to welcome everyone back to indoor


June 2020

Indoor classes remain cancelled due to COVID-19.

The adult class fun runs are underway – good to see everyone at Baker Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Remember, these sessions for our adult class members are optional and weather dependent. If you are interested, we meet in the Baker Park parking lot at 5:50 pm. Sessions run until approximately 8 pm.


May 2020

Classes remain cancelled due to COVID-19.

Hope you are all finding ways to keep active!  Though we are still under significant restrictions, the conversations among public health and government officials have become more encouraging with proposed plans for lifting restrictions.  Lifting restrictions will of course depend on how the disease


April 2020: Update

Classes remain cancelled due to COVID-19.

Note that the Junior National Championships, slated for early May, have also been cancelled.

While we are all wondering what challenges we will face next, we have had some very positive news to share.  Sensei Mariah Blunt has won a $1,800 bursary from Karate Canada!  With support from the Government of


Classes Cancelled Until Further Notice

As a result of the ever changing COVID-19 situation the Calgary School Board has suspended all facility rentals until at least March 27, 2020.  All classes are cancelled until further notice.  As the situation develops we hope to learn more about future gym rentals before the end of the month.  As soon as we hear anything we will pass it on.  For


March - April 2020 - Update

In addition to our recent reminders for good hygiene and health practices, we ask that if you have a person in your household who has travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days, that you monitor your health carefully. Anyone who has travelled outside of the country in the last 14 days is being asked by Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer to self