A Successful Kick-A-Thon

Making our way to the Olympics, one kick at a time!

The Olympic Games are just under 100 days away and it has all of us hyped up since it will be the debut for Karate as an Olympic Sport. Amongst the athletes who will be competing our kumite instructor, Sensei Hamoon and his wife Sensei Samira, will be headed to the games; a dream come true for these two.

But it does not come with its own challenges, especially with the global issue we have all been fighting against throughout 2020 and into 2021.

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Leave Your Mark With Our Local Olympian

Sensei Hamoon and his Olympic Dream

At Kazoku Martial Arts, we are proud to say that we have the chance to work with Sensei Hamoon and his wife, Sensei Samira, as they work towards the Olympic Games this coming Summer in Tokyo, Japan.

It’s not often that a local athlete gets accepted in a global event like the Olympics, this is why we are asking for our community’s support to help him get the training he needs to bring home the gold for the Waterloo Region.

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Sensei Hamoon is Going to the Olympics

Hamoon Derafshipour is Representing Canada in Tokyo 2021


It has been announced that our Kumite instructor and friend, Sensei Hamoon Derafshipour, is headed to the Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan this coming Summer. With multiple gold medals in the Asian Club Championships, World League Championships in Indonesia and Turkey, as well as several silver and bronze medals it all comes down to this!

Representing Canada in Tokyo 2021.

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