About Us

Instructors / Senseis:

Aline Strasdin, Godan (5th Degree Black Belt)

  • Head Instructor
  • Started Judo in 1975
  • Started Judo in Mackenzie BC (instructor: B. Sloan), then moved to PG in 1977 (instructor: John Huntley, 7th dan)
  • Earned black belt in 1980
  • NCCP (national coaching certification program) Level 3 Coach/Instructor
  • National silver and bronze medalist
  • Coaching experience – BC/Northern BC Winter Games, Junior National Championships, 6 Canada Winter Games

Katie Edgson, Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt)

  • Started Judo 1992 (instructor: Aline Strasdin)
  • Earned black belt June 2001
  • NCCP level 2 Coach/Instructor
  • Attended 4 Jr. National and 1 Senior National championships
  • Coached 3 BC Games and 3 Northern BC Games events