Martial Arts


Vancouver’s Premiere Foil Fencing Program comes to the J!
Instruction by S-Class Fencing Joseph and Eli Schenkel – Olympic hopefuls with 20+ years of combined competitive and coaching experience. Read instructors’ bios

Program will cover aspects of modern Olympic fencing, starting with the foil sword. Students will be mentally stimulated while developing critical thinking, coordination and agility, resourcefulness and decision-making under pressure. Fencing equipment is made of stab-proof Kevlar.

Fencing SK – Gr 4
Mo 5:30-6:30pm
Sep 14 – Dec 14 – 12 classes
P3060A M $120 / R $148 Register

Fencing Gr 3 – 8
Mo 6:30-7:30pm
Sep 14 – Dec 14 – 12 classes
P3260A M $120 / R $148 Register

Fencing Teen & Adult
Age 13+
Mo 7:30-8:30pm
Sep 14 – Dec 14 – 12 classes
P3760A M $120 / R $148 Register


Age 6+ All levels
Participants progress at their own pace, according to individual effort and ability. Two instructors per class. Max 10 participants per class.
Instructors: Alexei Orekhov and Natalia Orekhova

Mo 4:30-5:30pm
Oct 5 – Dec 14 – 10 classes
P3080 M $120 / R $155 Register

Mo 6:00-7:00pm
Oct 5 – Dec 14 – 10 classes
P3081 M $120 / R $155 Register

We 4:30-5:30pm
Oct 7 – Dec 16 – 10 classes
P3082 M $120 / R $155 Register

We 6:00-7:00pm
Oct 7 – Dec 16 – 10 classes
P3083 M $120 / R $155 Register


The most effective street safety and bully-proofing self-defense available. Award-winning, multi-black belt INSTRUCTORS JAMES CHARTIER and LOUISA WEIZMANN empower participants through real-life scenarios, escape, diffusion, weapons safety, and counter attacks. No uniform, contract, or association fees.

*For Health/Wellness, physical distancing guidelines will be in effect, with a reduced class size. We encourage everyone to register with someone to learn with (sibling, spouse, family member, parent/kid or friend from your social bubble). If alone, we can match students with a partner that they would train with exclusively for the season. All JCC protocols for cleaning, hand sanitization, building entry, etc. will be followed.


YOUTH Krav Maga Age 8-14

Build confidence, keep fit, improve grades, and bully proof with the most effective self-defense program available! Kids learn realistic street safety and effective self-defense in a fun and cooperative environment. 2 multi-black belt instructors (male & female) teach striking, ground protection, weapons safety, escapes (grabbed/pinned), rolls, falling, pad hitting and more.

Tuesdays 6:45 – 7:45pm  in the JCC Gym
Sep 15 – Dec 15 (14 sessions)
Only $13/class.

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ADULTS & TEENS Krav Maga Age 15+

2 multi-black belt instructors (female and male) empower students with realistic self-defense, street safety, escapes, striking, multi-attacker, weapons safety, pad hitting, de-escalation strategies and more in this fun and safe class. Stay strong physically and mentally with weekly training that enhances work, travel, and all aspects of life.

Tuesdays 6:45 – 7:45pm  in the JCC Gym
Sep 15 – Dec 15 (14 sessions)
Only $15/class.

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