Facilitated by Nasim Varasteh and Randy Rix
When: Sunday, July 29th
9:30 am - 11 am - 10 -14 years old
11 am - 12:30 - 15 years and up (Elite)
12:30 - 2pm - lunch
2 pm - 4 pm - 15 years old and up (Elite)
15 and up $50
To this day, Nassim Varasteh remains the most successful athlete in Canadian karate history, with two silver medals at the WKF World Karate Championships and no less than six gold medals at the Pan American level. Since dedicating herself to coaching, Mrs. Varasteh has had a strong record of success with many athletes who have won medals at the Pan American and international levels. As a Kumite National Team Head Coach since 2013, Nassim has successfully provided leadership and support to our Senior National Team on numerous occasions over the last few years, including the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, where Canada claimed a record number of medals and achieved its best-ever performance, and several WKF Karate-1 Premiere League events where Canadian athletes have achieved world-class podium results.
Randy began training at the West Island Karate Club in Prince Edward Island where he earned his Sho-dan in Chito-Ryu Karate. In 1994, Randy moved to Charlottetown, PEI where he continued his training at the Charlottetown Chito-Ryu Club and was a member of the PEI team from 1996 – 1999. In 2000 Randy moved to Nova Scotia and was a member of the NS provincial team from 2000-2003. Randy now resides in Fredericton, NB where he trains at the New Maryland Karate Club; his current rank in Chito-Ryu Karate is Go-Dan (Shihan). Randy is also the dojo coach for National team members Kate Campbell, Yashna Hathi and Hilary Pond.
- Chito-Ryu New Brunswick Coach of the Year 2008
- Karate Canada Atlantic Regional Coach – 2013 - Present
- Provincial Head Coach for Team NB – 2017 – Present
- Karate Canada Coach of the year - 2017