Martial Arts

Martial Arts at the JCC

NEW Krav Maga Self Defense for adults & teens

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The most effective street safety and bully proofing self defense available. Originating in Israel, the practical approach is designed for men, women and teens of all ages and sizes.

Two multi-black belt and AWARD-WINNING INSTRUCTORS James Chartier and Louisa Weizmann, empower participants through real-life scenarios, escape, diffusion and counter attacks.

Build confidence, keep fit and have fun. No uniform costs.

With 25 years experience each, James & Louisa hold multiple black belt and instructor certificates in Krav Maga and Combat Jujutsu (including awards and street safety recognition from the Richmond Mayor and Honorable MP). As seen on TV and news media, the majority of training is in practical street self defense. Students James & Louisa have trained in classes include security staff, law enforcement and the general public of all ages.

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Tu 5:00–6:00pm 3705
Mar 24–Jun 16 (11 classes)
no class Apr 7
Member Value Price: $121 + gst
Regular Price: $154 + gst

Certified program under Karate BC

The JCC  in partnership  with B.C. Kyokushinkai has presented Kyokushin Karate for 25 Years. The program has demonstrated positive results for thousands of students, improving self confidence, self esteem, fitness and self defence. Children's Karate has been one of the most popular JCC programs. Continue the tradition and sign up for a life lasting experience. Focus your body, mind, spirit and heart.
Chief Instructor Sensei Paul Hucul:

  • BA in Psychology and MBA
  • Police Officer with the VPD for 33 years
  • 4th Degree Black Belt in Kyokushin Karate
  • Certified under the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
  • Multiple medal winner at the World and Police Fire Games
  • Fitness and Tactics Instructor with VPD and the Justice Institute of BC.

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Children’s Karate Gr 1-3
Mo        5:30-6:30pm    3056
Th       5:30-6:30pm    3057

Pre-teen Karate Gr 4-7
Mo        6:30-7:30pm    3200
Th       6:30-7:30pm    3201

Mar 23–Jun 15 (10 classes)
no class Apr 6, May 18, 25
Member Value Price: $100
Regular Price: $120

 Mar 26–Jun 11 (11 classes)
no class April 9
Member Value Price: $110
Regular Price: $132
20% off if registered for both days.

Karate Ceremony:
Thursday June 18 6:00-8:00pm


Adult & Teen Karate  
Mo     7:30-9:00pm              8725
    Mar 23-Jun 22 (12 classes)
            no class May 18, 25
Member Value Price: $150 + gst
Regular Price: $180 + gst 

Th      7:30-9:00pm             8726
    Mar 26-Jun 25 (14 classes)
            no class April 9
Member Value Price: $185 + gst
Regular Price: $215 + gst
10% off if registered for both days

Adult & Teen classes subject to gst.


Ongoing till Jun 25, 2015
No classes during JCC holiday closures Spring break: March 9-13
Pesach Break: April 3-10

Please use TKD Registration form
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Fees (charged monthly):
1 class p/week         
Member Value Price: $48
Regular Price: $60      
2 classes p/week
Member Value Price: $80
Regular Price: $100     

Children & Youth TaeKwonDo
Children learn TKD forms (patterns), which build memory and imagination, and safe use of TKD techniques.
Age 4-8    Tu/Th  6:00-7:00pm
Age 6-10    Mo/We  4:00-5:00pm
Age 9-12    Mo/We  6:00-7:00pm
Age 9-14    Tu/Th  4:00-5:00pm
Age 10+ adv. Mo/We  7:00-8:00pm

Jun 29-Aug
Age 4-9    Mo/We  6:00-7:00pm
Age 10+    Mo/We  7:00-8:00pm
Please use TKD Registration form
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Adult & Teen Taekwondo Training
Ongoing till last week of Jun 2015
Tu/Th     7:00-8:30pm
Price per month:  
1 class p/week        
Member Value Price: M$48
Regular Price: $60      
2 classes p/week
Member Value Price: M$80
Regular Price: $100

TKD Tournament: Sunday June 14

JCC TaeKwonDo Program

Instructors: Natalia Orekhova  and Alexei Orekhov

Alexei Orekhov is an accomplished athlete with over 20 years experience in martial arts, as a coach and personal trainer.

JCC TKD offers programs for children and adult of all levels of skill. We treat all of our students with respect and emphasize the positive attributes of our students, helping them gain self-esteem, improved physical fitness, and reduction of stress.

  • Strength
  • Endurance
  • Flexibility
  • Mind –Body Balance
  • Self-Defense
  • Self Discipline
  • Passion & Purpose in Life
  • Have Fun!