• Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give...It's about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward. Sylvester Stallone
  • The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. - John Ruskin
  • Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all others. - Sir Winston Churchill
  • The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of its participants. - Master Funikoshi
  • Concentration is the secret of strength - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. - Bruce Lee

20 Years in Vernon

instructors

RichardLausman

Richard

Sensei Richard has been a member of the Vernon club since the beginning in 1993 and holds a 3rd degree black belt certified by the ISKF.

Richard has been training in Shotokan karate for over 30 years. His karate experiences combined with his occupation in law enforcement enable him to pass on practical and effective skills to club members.

CarlaBuchanan

Carla Buchanan

Senpai Carla has been a member of the Vernon club since 1996 and holds a 3rd degree black belt certified by the ISKF. She has competed at the provincial level. Club members’ benefit from Carla’s interest and skill in karate combined with her occupation as a Registered Massage Therapist and her extensive experience in organized sports.

JonathanMartin

Jonathan Martin

Assistant Instructor Jonathan has been a member of the Vernon club since 1996 and holds a 3rd degree black belt certified by the ISKF. He has competed at the provincial level.

Club members enjoy Jonathan’s tough workouts as a result of his strong interest in karate and fitness.