Karate training for everyone.

Medical history not required.


Traditional Karate was developed on the Ryukyu Islands south of mainland Japan. The practice of Karate greatly increases health and peace of mind.


Shorinji Ryu is the main style of Karate taught at the Dojo which includes Kata from the Shuri-Te, Naha-Te and Tomari-Te lineages respectively.  Along with training Traditional Karate the Dojo also teaches the principals of Aiki-Jujutsu and Kobudo (traditional weapons) like Bo, Jo, Sai, Tonfa and Tanbo.

For a list the Kata practiced at the Vancouver Dojo Please Click Here

For a deeper explanation of what traditional Karate-Do is please read the Blog article titled "What's in a name; What Shorinji Ryu Karate Do means" here

Benefits of training may include:

Core Strengthening

Increased Flexibility and muscle tone

Self Confidence

Focus And Clarity Of Mind

Increased Stamina

Increased Situation Awareness

Increased Overall Energy and Drive

Self Defense and situational awareness

Increased Confidence

Better focus and mental clarity

Inner calmness and peace

Greater understanding of other people and cultures

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