Martial Arts

Instructor Shihan Hamid

Shihan Hamid started Kyokushin Karate in 1979. then travelled to Japan in 1992 and practiced Kyokushin under Sosai Oyama, the founder of Kyokushin Karate, where he achieved his his black belt 4th Dan and was assigned as a branch chief. Shihan Hamid got his 5th Dan in 1999 and managed Iran’s Kyokushin Karate Organization until he immigrated to Canada in 2002. Due to his outstanding background, he was given a title of Canadian branch chief of Kyokushinn-Kan Karate Organization. He achieved his black belt 6th Dan in 2004 and 7th Dan in 2018. He is now serving the Organization as a Chairman of North America. www.kyokushinkan.ca

Children’s Karate (Ages: 5-10)

Thursday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Sep 15-Dec 15 (14 Classes)  Register
M $168.00 / R $210.00 F3057KT

Youth Karate (Ages: 9-13)

Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Sep 15-Dec 15 (14 Classes)  Register
M $168.00 / R $210.00 F3257KT

Adult & Teen Karate

Monday 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Sep 12-Dec 12 (11 Classes)  Register
M $132.00 / R $165.00 F8730FA

Thursday 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Sep 15-Dec 15 (14 Classes)  Register
M $168.00 / R $210.00 F8731FA

Taekwondo & MMA

Participants progress at their own pace, according to individual effort and ability.
Instructor: Alexei Orekhov

TKD (Ages: 6+)

Monday 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Sep 12-Dec 12 (11 Classes)
M $165.00 / R $220.00 F3080MO

Wednesday 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Sep 14-Dec 14 (13 Classes)
M $195.00 / R $260.00 F3084MO

Wednesday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Sep 14-Dec 14 (13 Classes)
M $195.00 / R $260.00 F3086MO
Contact mirella@jccgv.bc.ca to register

Mixed Martial Arts Teens & Adults

Monday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Sep 12-Dec 12 (11 Classes)
M$165.00 / R$220.00  F3082MO
Contact mirella@jccgv.bc.ca to register

Capoeira

(Ages: 6+)
Instructor: Edson Da Silva Gomes
Learn self-defense in a fun environment with music, rhythm and dancing – based on Capoeira martial arts of Brazil.
Tuesday 5:45pm – 6:30pm
Sep 13-Dec 13 (10 Classes)  Register
M $120.00 / R $140.00 F3221CP
Drop in: M $15.00 / R $20.00

KRAV MAGA SELF DEFENSE

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. www.hitandrunselfdefense.com

*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.

Sep 13-Dec 13 (14 classes)
Tuesday 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Tuesday 7:20pm – 8:20pm
$13/class

SCHEDULE NOTE: Due to the Jewish holiday closures, Tuesday classes on Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18 will be held on the Thursday of that same week: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13, Oct. 20.

REGISTER and learn more

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.

Sep 13-Dec 13 (14 classes)
Tuesday 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Tuesday 7:20pm – 8:20pm
$15/class

SCHEDULE NOTE: Due to the Jewish holiday closures, Tuesday classes on Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18 will be held on the Thursday of that same week: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13, Oct. 20.

REGISTER and learn more