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About The Instructor


Mendoza Sensei

In 2019, Sensei Angelo Mendoza graduated from the MHPCTL program at the University of British Columbia’s School of Kinesiology earning his Master's. This has been a significant achievement as he pursues excellence in teaching and transferring knowledge to his students. He currently lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he became the Provincial Head Coach for Karate Manitoba for over 10 years. In addition, Angelo is a High School teacher with over 21 years of experience. He has coached karate at both the provincial and national levels. Angelo started his karate journey at the age of 14. During this journey, Angelo has competed at the local and provincial levels and earned his black belt 5th Degree (Shito Kai). He has been exposed to many teaching and coaching styles that gave him the foundation to develop his own coaching style, which proved to be very successful for his students and athletes.

Godan Certificate
Manzo Iwata
  • Founder of Bushido-Kai Canada

  • Godan (5th Dan Shito Kai)

  • Godan (5th Dan WKF Karate Canada)

  • Nidan (Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu)

  • Technical Director, ShitoKai Karate Canada (SKC), Manitoba region

  • NCCP Com Dev Certified, National Coaching Certification Program, Coaching Canada

  • High Performance Coaching & Technical Leadership Certificate, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia

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