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Shihan Guy Salter was NewBrunswick Kickboxing champion for 7 years. In 1994 he demonstrated the true power of Kyokushinkai and the gedan mawashi geri by breaking 25 baseball bats in one minute and three seconds!


In 1997 he fought for Canada in the First World Cup in Japan.

Since then he has been one of the leaders in establishing Shinkyokushin in Canada. Most current achievement is being elected in 2016 as the Canadian Representative for Shinkyokushin WKO Japan. 

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11 Mottoes

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1. The Martial Arts way begins and ends with courtesy. Therefore be properly and genuinely courteous at all times.

2. Following the Martial Arts way is like scaling a cliff - continue upwards without rest. It demands absolute and unfaltering devotion to the task at hand.

3. Strive to sieze the initiative in all things, all the time guarding against actions stemming from selfish animosity or thoughtlessness.


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When entering or leaving the Dojo, stand in the doorway, face the front, bow and say "Osu". This represents a mark or respect for the Dojo and the people in it.


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Shinkyokushin karate

473 St. George Street, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 6G8, Canada

(506) 855-1232

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Guy Salter, karate, shinkyokushin

Instructor

Shihan Guy Salter started his life long journey of the Ultimate Truth in October of 1974 in Campbellton New Brunswick, Canada. He achieved his Shodan in 1980 while living in Montreal Canada and training with Shihan André Gilbert. In July 1980 he opened his first Kyokushin club, which he had for 7 years. This club is still going strong under the direction of Sensei Lucien Leblanc (Sandan) While living in Campbellton once again he started in Kickboxing and full contact fighting. He gained the New Brunswick Kickboxing title in 1983 and kept it until he retired 7 years later. During that time he was fortunate to be able to do two different exhibition bouts with the famous World Champion kickboxer Jean Yves Theriualt (The Ice Man)

Also in 1983 he went to further his training at the Hombu in Japan for six weeks. After training in Japan he decided to pass his Nidan ,which he did in 1984. Then in 1985 he fought again in the Full Contact Canadian Championship in Montreal taking 3rdplace. In 1988 he passed his Sandan grading and fought again in the Canadian Knockdown Championship organized by Shihan André Gilbert.

In 1990 that he began to referee in full contact bouts. Still in search of the Ultimate Truth he passed his Yondan grading in 1992. In 1994 he demonstrated the true power of Kyokushinkai and the gedan mawashi geri by breaking 25 baseball bats in one minute and three seconds!

In March 1996 he was awarded his Branch Chief Certificate for the Maritimes in Canada from Shihan Yukio Nishida. He also is the current Vice Chairman of the North American Kyokushinkai Organisation under the direction of the Kyokushinkai-Kan in Japan, and has since also been awarded his 5thdan.

In 1997 he fought for Canada in the First World Cup in Japan.

Since then he has been one of the leaders in establishing Shinkyokushin in Canada. Most current achievement is being elected in 2016 as the Canadian Representative for Shinkyokushin WKO Japan. While running his karate school, and teaching Shinkyokushin karate in Moncton.


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mottoes

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01. The Martial Way begins and ends with courtesy. Therefore, be properly and genuinely courteous at all times.

02. Following the Martial Way is like scaling a cliff. Continue upwards without rest. It demands absolute and unflattering devotion to the task at hand.

03. Strive to seize the initiative in all things, all the time guarding against actions stemming from selfish animosity or thoughtlessness.

04. Even for Martial Artists, the place of money cannot be ignored. Yet one should be careful never to become attached to it.

05. The Martial Way is centered in posture. Strive to maintain correct posture at all times.

06. The Martial Way begins with one thousand days and is mastered after ten thousand days of training.

07. In Martial Arts, introspection begets wisdom. Always see contemplation of your actions as an opportunity to improve.

08. The nature and purpose of the Martial Way is universal. All selfish desires should be roasted in the tempering fires of hard training.

09. Martial Arts begin with a point and end in a circle. Straight lines stem from this principle.

10. The true essence of the Martial Way can only be realized through experience. Knowing this, learn never to fear its demand.

11. Always remember: In Martial Arts the rewards of a confident and grateful heart are truly abundant.

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Philosophy

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# If late for training, kneel at the side of the class towards the back, facing away is SEIZA (formal kneeling position). When the instructor acknowledges you, stand up, turn to the front , bow and say "Osu", then quickly join the back of the class. TRY NOT TO BE LATE.

# Do not eat, drink, smoke or chew gum in the Dojo.

# Always move quickly in class when instructed to do something. DO NOT STROLL.

# Do not practise KUMITE unless the instructor is present.

# Do not break rank for any reason, without asking permission from the instructor. If you must leave your position, do not walk between the instructor and the class. Walk behind the row you are in to either side and proceed from there.

# Always address the instructor by their proper title (SEMPAI, SENSEI, SHIHAN) inside the Dojo. Acknowledge them with a loud "Osu" when they speak to you.

# Your training should be a serious matter. Do not laugh, giggle, talk or cause disruption during the class. You should always stand in FUDO DACHI when awaiting the next command.

# All directions, by instructor, should be obeyed in the Dojo, without question. You will not be asked to do anything that your instructor has not done him/herself already. If you cannot keep up, do the best you can. DON'T GIVE UP.

# Keep fingernails and toenails short and clean.

# During the break: No sitting on chairs, leaning against the wall or lying down. Do some training rather than waste time.

# It is everyones responsibility to ensure the Dojo is clean, tidy and safe at all times.

# All mobile phones and pagers must be turned off when class is in session.

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