Top Martial Arts Classes for Kids in Vancouver

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Published Aug 28, 2015

Martial arts are the perfect blend of exercise, discipline, and most importantly--fun. Bully-Proof your kids by keeping them active and involved in the safe, fun classes.

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Top Martial Arts Classes for Kids in Vancouver


Vancouver Martial Arts

Vancouver Martial Arts offers a unique program devised from the most effective Martial Arts styles, including Taekwondo, Kickboxing, Kung Fu and Grappling. Their belt system follows the World Taekwondo Federation rankings. Kids Classes are offered for young ones starting at 4 years old.




Third Eye Martial Arts Studio

The most important aspect in Martial arts is discipline which is strictly enforced in at Third Eye Martial Arts. As children learn the foundations of Taekwondo and the essentials of self-defense techniques, they will improve their strength, coordination and flexibility. Parents appreciate the children's program (for ages 4-12) because they notice the changes in their child's behavior and confidence within 3 months.



Academie Duello

Academie Duello is a school of Western martial arts that specializes primarily in the Italian school of swordplay. Programs span multiple disciplines of combat. Youth programs cater to ages 8-14, which has a centre focus on mastery of the arts, personal fitness and growth, stage combat and performance, as well as team-building and youth leadership.



Aikido Yoshinkai Burnaby

Aikido Yoshinkai Burnaby is a traditional martial arts school, offering professional and expert instruction in Yoshinkan Aikido for adults and kids. Robert Mustard Sensei, the Chief Instructor, is dedicated to providing world class Yoshinkan Aikido, helping you build a strong mind and body in a strictly focused, supportive and friendly environment.




Budo Mixed Martial Arts

Owner Scott Boudreau is a multiple time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion and Pan American Champion. He has trained in countless martial arts schools and knows how hard it can be to find the place with the right vibe. Budo MMA lives by the tagline “Free Your Warrior”, which means that deep within we all have the potential to be at our best every moment in our own unique ways. Classes are available in Burnaby and Vancouver.



Richmond Martial Arts

In children, martial arts promote emotional, mental, and physical balance. At Richmond Martial Arts & Fitness Karate Academy, kids as young as 2 years old can take lessons. Classes are offered in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, mixed martial arts, and Taekwondo.





Metro Performance Tae Kwon Do

Metro Performance Tae Kwon Do is Burnaby’s premier martial arts school specializing in Olympic-style and traditional Taekwondo. Kids programs are tailored children ages 4 to 7. Basic self-defense is taught as well as poomse (patterns) and one-step sparring. Anything seemingly dangerous is taken out of the curriculum and taught to the students at an older age or higher level.



Lions MMA

Lions MMA provides a fun and safe environment where children can learn the fundamentals of boxing, kickboxing, and Jiu Jitsu, and build self-confidence. Confident children who are getting enough exercise are much less likely to be involved in bullying, and are more likely to build strong, positive relationships with their peers. Their kids classes are open for both boys and girls.



Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu

The Gracie Barra Future Champions Program was created to provide children ages 3-15 with an environment that allows them to experience and understand core values like focus, discipline, persistence, cooperation and respect. The outcome of continued practice of GB BJJ goes far beyond the accomplishments on the mats, as skills are transferred to success in school and in life.




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