Michelle Maizis  •  •  •

Soke (Nidai) MichelleMe and Bo 2 Maizis is a world-class martial artist with over 30 years of experience and Certified ASP Expandable Baton and OC Aerosol Projectors Instructor, certified by Armament Systems and Procedures INC. and Safariland Training Group Defence Technology.  As head of the Genki-Do Kempo system and sixth degree black belt in Chinese Kempo, she has also studied various styles including Jiu Jitsu, Sankudo, Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Hapkido, Chito Ryu and Tai Chi C’huan.  Soke Maizis brings her impressive expertise and experience to the classroom in teaching the hands on portion of Canine Foundations’ innovative Canine Self Defense course.

Soke Maizis is a WKA World Karate Champion, multiple gold and silver medalist at the World Championships, nine-time Canadian Champion and has been rated number one in Canada in four national sport karate circuits.

In addition to being inducted into three World Hall of Fames and two local Hall of Fames for her achievements, Soke Maizis has also acted as a stunt double in movies such as Talons Of The Eagles.