A Sad Day indeed!

April 29th, 2020 marks a sad day for the martial arts community. After 25 years in business, Shihan Marty Petrovich of Maine Kyokushin Karate announced the closing of his dojo located at 29 Main St, Norway, Maine, The covid-19 pandemic has shut down martial arts schools all throughout the U.S.A. Without students attending classes, it […]

Be Like Water – Session 1

Fighting Spirit Karate presents “Be Like Water”. A series of virtual training sessions for adult karatakas of all styles from all over the globe. On April 23rd, 2020, Shidoshi Sean Schenker, owner of the Fighting Spirit Karate school in Gardiner, NY hosted the first “Be Like Water” virtual training session. Sensei Matt Dickie of Danbury […]

Workout from Home Videos

Danbury Kanreikai Karate has just released the “Workout from Home Video Library! Danbury Kanreikai Karate just released a new tool to its students. In addition to the live online interactive classes being provided, students can now select from a library of¬† videos to keep focused on good health and keep techniques strong. Many of the […]

Event Postponed

The 2020 NYC Invitational has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Danbury Kanreikai Karate regrets to inform you that the 2020 NYC Invitational you were invited to attend on March 4th, has been postponed. Unfortunately, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has prevented us from moving ahead with our martial arts tournament as scheduled. This […]

Moving to Online Classes

Danbury Kanreikai announced that Online live classes will be available throughout the month of April, 2020 for all students. In the continued effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 (corona-virus) and to ensure all our safety, Danbury Kanreikai’s dojo will remain closed until April 25th, 2020. Throughout the month of April, DKK will be […]

Dojo Temporarily Closed

An order from Governor Ned Lamont, directs all indoor gyms, fitness centers, or similar facility or studio offering fitness, sporting, or recreational opportunities or instructions to close as of 8:00 pm, March 16th. Danbury Kanreikai Karate announced that it’s dojo would be closed from March 17th to March 31st. The dojo’s closing is a precautionary […]

Belt Promotion Test

Sensei Matt hosted a Belt Promotion Test at the Danbury Kanreikai dojo Thursday, February 20th, 2020. Thursday, February 20th, 2020, Sensei Matt supervised a Belt Promotion Test at the Danbury Kanreikai dojo. Sensei Dan Lachance. Sensei Luis Naula, Senpai Christian Naula, Senpai Sasha Solovyev, Senpai John Riebe and Senpai Tony Vournazos where all in attendance […]

New Years Training

Danbury Kanreikai Karate celebrated its 16th Annual New Year’s Training Saturday. January 11th, 2020. The students and instructors from Danbury Kanreikai Karate got together for a spirited training session to set the tone for the coming year. The event started with rigorous techniques to kata performances to sparring. Smiles on the student’s faces shone brightly […]

Holiday Party

The Danbury Kanreikai Family come together to celebrate the holidays! On December 12th, 2019, the Danbury Kanreikai family came together to celebrate the holidays.  It was an evening of fun and laughter as the all joined in on games, enjoyed a buffet dinner and shared Kanreikai memories. So many stories where told of promotion tests, […]

Belt Promotion Test

A handful of DKK students progress in the ranks. December 3rd, 2019 the students of Danbury Kanreikai participated in a Belt Promotion Test supervised by Hanshi Manny Matias. Each student put in a great effort throughout the event. Congratulations! The following students have been awarded the rank of: Justin Cando Yellow Belt Miguel Burgos Yellow […]