Instructor: Pejman (Paige) Hedayati



Paige began his karate training in 1978 under Sensei A. Sharifi, a student of Sensei Mikami, and received his Shodan (first degree black belt) from Sensei H. Nishiyama in 1984.

After moving to Regina in 1982, where he trained with Sensei's Rick Jorgenson and Jerry Marr, Paige landed in Montreal where he continued his training under Sensei Yutaka Katsumata. In 1989 he graduated from McGill University with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

Paige's employment took him to South East Asia and Japan for 6 years and he continued his training during this time. He then moved back to Canada and settled in Vancouver in 1996. He Joined the ISKF/JKA group and has been involved with this organization ever since. Paige currenty hold a fifth degree black belt (Godan) in ISKF.