OSKD has been in operation in the Ottawa area for over 15 years. By training Karate-Dō in a safe and friendly atmosphere, we encourage students to achieve personal development both physically and mentally. Our training follows the guidelines provided by the Japan Karate Association (JKA).
OSKD is affiliated with the JKA Shōtōkan Karate-Dō Canada (JKA-SKD Canada) which is part of the international umbrella organization of the Japan Karate Association World Federation (JKA-WF). The JKA headquarters (Honbu Dōjō) is located in Tokyo, Japan.
OSKD is under the technical direction of its founder, Chief Instructor Oscar Avellaneda Sensei. He is a certified JKA GoDan (5th degree black belt) who has been involved with martial arts for over 34 years. Avellaneda Sensei is under the technical guidance of Master Mori Masataka Sensei (9th degree black belt), Chief Instructor of Shōtōkan Karate-Dō International. Our other instructor is Bio Aikawa Senpai who holds the rank of YonDan (4th degree black belt) from the JKA.