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Kimya Najafi

2nd Degree Black Belt from Japan Shotokan Karate Association

National Championship, Team Kata, Bronze Medal (2017)

B.A in Psychology from UBC

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About Kimya

Kimya Najafi, eldest daughter of Ali and Kamelia Najafi is a karate champion just like her parents. She has been practising karate since she was young and was influenced by her parent's passion and dedication to this sport.


Throughout the years Kimya has accomplished a bronze medal in the Karate National Championships, is a member of Team Canada, and acts as a Regional Judge for competitions. Kimya has always had a passion for learning and has recently graduated from UBC, majoring in sciences. 

  • 2nd  Degree Black Belt from Japan Shotokan Karate Association (JSKA)

  • Born in September 2000

  • Started karate at the age of 8

  • National Championships - Team Kata - Bronze (2017)

  • First-person from our dojo to be in Team Canada and to bring the first medal from Canadian National Championship 

  • Provincial medalist in both Kata and Kumite

  • Regional Judge

  • 2013 Female Sportsmanship Award from Karate BC

  • Honour roll student

  • Current First Aid and CPR Certified

  • Police records including vulnerable sectors are checked every 3 years

Motto:  "Go the extra mile"

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