Chief Instructor:  Sensei M. Saeki 7th Dan


Chief Instructor of Canada JKA Karate Federation

Sensei Saeki started his karate career in Japan more than 40 years ago, training at JKA Headquarters for a number of years. In 1973 he moved to Ottawa and established the Ottawa JKA.

Sensei Saeki has one of the most respected reputations across Canada and the USA. As a traditional Japanese karate instructor, he is the embodiment of the philosophy and spirit of Shotokan Karate. His teaching maintains the quality and technical aspects of Karate taught the Japanese way.

  Sensei Simon Davies 2nd Dan


Sensei Davies has been training in Shotokan karate for 20 years. Sensei has also trained in various other fighting arts including Boxing, Traditional Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Sensei focuses more intensely on traditional, technical and self defense aspects of Shotokan.

Simon has been an instructor in his homeland of Wales under the Karate Union of Wales for several years and is dedicated to helping people develop a true understanding of Shotokan Karate and themselves.