The Halifax ISKF (International Shotokan Karate Federation) is a non-profit Shotokan karate club dedicated to the promotion of non contact karate-do, the "Way of the Empty Hand" as founded by Master Gichin Funakoshi and carried on by Shihan Teruyuki Okazaki, 10th degree black belt. Established in 1979 by Sensei Tony Tam, Chief Instructor, 7th degree black belt as the Dalhousie University Karate Club, Halifax ISKF is today the headquarters to the ISKF Nova Scotia with over 300 members and 7 dojos in Nova Scotia. Vice -Chief Instructor is Sensei Danny Tam, 7th degree black belt. They are the highest ranking certified ISKF instructors in Eastern and Atlantic Canada with over 40 years teaching experience each.
We provide a full range of classes for children, students, and adults at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.
We hope this web site will provide an ongoing source of information to both our members and those who wish to try karate for the first time.