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Karate Poised to Exemplify The Olympic Core Values in Tokyo 2020

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on June 22, 2015 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (14)

You might be surprised to learn that karate is not yet an Olympic Sport when even popular action movies about Kung Fu use the name "Karate Kid" . Could this be an indicator that the public is interested in karate? Karate has one hundred million practitioners worldwide, ten million competitors and two thousand karate events held every month worldw...

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Beginning 2013 with determination and looking back at 2012 with joy!

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on January 25, 2013 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (1)

As we celebrate 2 years since the opening of Hayabusa Karate, let’s look at our accomplishments:


Three athletes from Hayabusa Karate officially became members of the 2013 BC Team on January 20th at the Richmond Olympic Oval and will ...

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6 Silver Medals at Sato Cup 2012

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on February 24, 2012 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (1)

On February 18th, Masha Mincov, Mehar Mehmi and Nathan Dong competed at the 2012 Sato Cup and won 6 silver medals. Masha won a silver in both Kata and Kumite and lost the gold by a decision of Hantei, with an even score of 4:4. Mehar achived her goal and won her first medal in Kumite while Nathan won silver in 3 different Kata divisions.  Congratulations to the 3 competitors and a big thank you to members all who volunteered!

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2012 Karate Canada National Championships

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on February 3, 2012 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Hayabusa Karate is proud to support the 2012 Karate Canada National Championships, which will take place  March 16th -18th 2012 at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The instructor at Hayabusa Karate, Valentyna Zolotarova, will be competing in the Senior Women's Kata Division at the 2012 Karate Canada National Championships.

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Celebrating One Year Since the Opening of Hayabusa Karate

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on January 20, 2012 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

As fast as it may seem, Hayabusa Karate has now been open for one year. We have wrapped up 2011 with some great news!


Peter Eliuk, Andrei Mincov, Maria Mincov and Mehar Mehmi  tested for their yellow belts and all four of them passed the examination.  Congratulations to Peter, Andrei, Maria and Mehar!


Some of our youngest  white belts: Armaan, Jenika,  Nick, Sam, Tai and Casey have shown tremendous improvement in their kata. Rachel and...

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Hayabusa Karate White Belts win their 1st Tournament!

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on October 25, 2011 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (2)

On October 23rd, 2011, our white belts participated in the Zone 5 Qualifying Tournament. Zone 5 includes Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Squamish. The winners of the competition will have a chance to compete at the BC Provincial Championships next month!


Five-year-old Maria (Masha) Mincov won a Gold medal in Kumite (fighting) an...

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Watch these Karate Kids as young as 3 years old training at Hayabusa Karate!

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on May 17, 2011 at 11:04 PM Comments comments (0)

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Hayabusa Karate @Ron Zalko's on 1st and Burrard in Kitsilano Vancouver

Read the Vancouver Mom article about Hayabusa Karate!

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on March 8, 2011 at 7:14 PM Comments comments (1)

Read the Vancouver Mom article about Hayabusa Karate here


AcentoLatinoTV Interview with Hayabusa Karate Club Instructor: Valentyna Zolotarova in Vancouver

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on February 11, 2011 at 7:02 PM Comments comments (0)

Watch the AcentoLatinoTV Interview with Hayabusa Karate Club Instructor: Valentyna Zolotarova here in Vancouver!


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What to do in Vancouver - Visit one of the Newest Karate Clubs in Town

Posted by Hayabusa Karate on January 13, 2011 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (4)

Are you looking for activities for kids? Wondering how to lose weight or get fit?  Tired of your old workout routine? Don't know what to do in Vancouver? Hayabusa Karate is here for you. Whether you are interested in lifetime fitness, traditional karate, competitions or motivation, Hayabusa has something for you, your friends and your family. Read About Us to learn more about the instructor.

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Hayabusa Karate School (1407 Laburnum Street)


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Hayabusa Karate offers classes of Shotokan Karate for children and adults in Vancouver, Canada and Revolutionary Online Karate Classes worldwide. Our Vancouver classes take place at the Billy Bishop Legion at 1407 Laburnum Street in Kitsilano, Vancouver. Children aged 2 and up and adults of any age are welcome to try out the first class for free. Attractive family rates are available. Hayabusa Karate members can benefit from insurance through membership in Karate BC and the National Karate Association. In addition to Karate BC, Hayabusa Karate belongs to the International Shotokan Karate Federation and the World Karate Federation. Detailed information about the instructor is available here.

Hayabusa Karate students have an opportunity to develop karate skills, discipline, self confidence and if they wish they can also have a chance to move up in belt ranks and participate in a variety of tournaments, seminars and other important karate events. For more information, contact Hayabusa Karate at [email protected] or call 604-831-3965. See what others are saying about Hayabusa Karate here!

1407 Laburnum Street

Billy Bishop Branch 176 Royal Canadian Legion

(2 minute walk from Kitsilano Beach)

Kitisilano, Vancouver

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