May Newsletter

Once again the Scheer’s Western Plains Open Tournament is behind us and I congratulate all who competed and once more thank all of those that volunteered their time. Special thanks is made to Carol Borisenko for taking photos which I will be posting to the Scheer’s Martial Arts Facebook page.


To Sensei Dwight on his induction in the Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame. If you wish to join a contingent of students, there is an induction ceremony and banquet in Calgary on May 26. Ticket information can be obtained from Bruce Winstanley at 403-717-4344 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To the recently promoted Jr Black Belts: Chelsea Andrews, Duske Banman, and Joel Phillips. You are such positive role models for our younger students and I look forward to many more great endeavours from these accomplished young martial artists


  • May 12th - Soaring High Miskisew, in Nipawin, SK (please note there are also light kickboxing events)
  • May 19  - the 34nd Annual Western Canada Karate Championships in Red Deer, Alberta (please note this tournament also holds light kickboxing events)
  • May 26th Alberta Open Martial Arts Challenge in Calgary
  • May 26th Can-Am Classic Open Martial Arts Tournament, Balgonie SK
  • June 30 Mind, Body Soul, Grappling and kickboxing tournament in Edmonton, Alberta


  • Monday May 21 for Victoria Day
  • Canada Day long weekend Friday June 30 to Sunday July 1
  • Saturdays and Sundays for July and August
  • Monday August 6 for Saskatchewan Day

COMING SOON – Summer schedule which starts Monday July 2.

CLASS CANCELLATION – Kata class will resume in September.

FALL SCHEDULE will go into effect on September 4.

PARKING LOT – As you know, Mother Nature was again not kind to our parking lot and we appreciate your patience in dealing with this matter.

SCHOLARSHIP – The Saskatoon Martial Arts Association has a $500 scholarship available for Scheer’s members that are in grade 12 that have been members for at least 3 years. The application is at the front entrance and the deadline for submitting the application is June 10th.    There will be a presentation to the winner of the award at the year-end swim party and picnic.


SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, June 24th and watch for the sign-up poster that will be available in June.

Best wishes for an awesome Victoria Day!

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