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Sensei Rurak

Head Instructor

Sensei Donna Rurak is a second degree black belt in Shotokan. She finds it important to instill a sense of confidence in all people. Donna's late husband taught her kindness and patience; first with herself - so she can be better others as well. She is happy to bring a compassionate way of training for students of all ages- all inclusivity. Sensei Rurak is the head instructor of Karate at YMATC for both Youth and Adult programs and her goal is to build a healthy level of instruction in karate for the benefit of the Yorkton and area community.

Started Training - Fall 1994

Started Instructing ​- Purple Belt (4 kyu)

Ranks/ Certifications

  • 2nd degree Black Belt in Karate (Shotokan)

  • SMAA - Level 2 coaching

  • SaskSport - Respect in Sport 

Other Styles of interest

  • Weapons Defense

Programs Instructing

  • Youth/ Adult Karate


  • 2nd Dan 2018

  • Women's Self Defense (Anita Bendickson)

  • 1st Dan Karate 2006

  • Clubs in Calder, Springside and Roblin, MB

  • Reiki Master

  • Owner/ operator Precious Therapies (metaphysical classes and supplies)

  • Overcoming fears/ to become comfortable with public speaking

  • Silver medal Kumite (sparring) Provincials


Sensei Rurak
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