Karate Classes

Anatolia Islamic Centre is proud to organize Karate Classes with Instructor Raafat Elfeky, Third Degree Black Belt with over 40 years of experience in Karate and Martial Arts.

This program is designed to teach Shotokan style karate which includes fighting techniques, development of speed and strength in step-wise levels. The course taught by Brother Raafat Elfeky. The philosophy of the training is based on self-discipline, perfection of character, faith, excellence, respect and refrain from violent behaviour. Brother Raafat has practiced karate since 1972 and has the rank of Sandan from Sensei Saeki. He has participated in various National Championships in Egypt and Provincial Tournaments in Canada.

For Karate Classes ages 5 and up are welcome.*

For Sisters’ Self-Defence Classes, ages 10 and up are welcome.**

SIsters’ Self-Defence Classes: Sundays, 12:30 PM

Karate Classes: Wednesdays 7:00 PM, Sundays 11:00 AM

Venue: Anatolia Islamic Centre – 5280 Maingate Dr, Mississauga, ON L4W 1G5

Price: $20 a month

Register here: https://rebrand.ly/aickarateform

For further questions, please contact us via email at youth@anatoliacentre.ca or call Brother Fettah at 647-248-7804

*Please note that the parent or guardian will need to sign a waiver if the participant is below the age of 18

**Sisters’ Self-Defence Classes will be lead by a qualified female instructor. 

Who is Raafat Elfeky?

Started Karate in 1972 in Cairo Egypt with Sensei Hideki Okamoto the chief instructor of the middle east (JKA) until 1976.

Resumed training with Sensei Hidetaka Nishiyama in National Karate Institute in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A  from 2003 to 2005.

Attended Karate classes in Caltech Institute in Pasadena California U.S.A with Sensi Randi under Sensi Tsutomu Oshima (Shotokan Karate of America) from 2003 to 2005.

Moved to Montreal Canada and trained with Sensei Melarie Taylor under Sensei Mori (JKA-SKD) from 2006 to 2008.

Moved to Toronto and joined World Class Karate Dojo, training under Sensei Ray Tio, Sensei Stan Tio and Sensei Ed Leung in 2008 until Present.

Achieved the rank of Shodan in 2008 from Sensei Minoru Saeki, 7th Dan, Chief Instructor of The Canada JKA Karate Federation (CJKF)

Achieved the rank of Nidan in 2011 from Sensei Saeki.

Achieved the rank of Sandan in 2016 from Sensei Saeki.

Participated as a competitor in National Championships in Egypt and Provincial Tournaments in Canada.

Participated as an organizer in National championships in Egypt and Provincial Tournaments in Canada.

Was a member of the board of directors of provinces of Cairo And Giza Karate zone of the Egyptian Karate Federation.

Source: http://www.worldclasskarate.ca/instructors/raaf.html