Kids & Parents Karate in Vancouver Since 2010

The Vancouver Dojo offers kids karate classes in Vancouver for kids aged 7+.

Karate is the perfect year round activity for kids who have excess energy to burn off, not to mention device-free quality time.

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Kids Karate Classes Build Confidence

Karate classes will give your child confidence by giving them achievable goals to work toward and encouraging continued learning, regardless of their skill level.

In fact, karate classes encourage kids to not be afraid to make mistakes, to be courageous and to keep trying. Karate and the martial arts teaches kids the mindset of continual self-improvement. 

Two kids training outdoors in their gi with a bo staff

Fitness & Leadership

Kids karate classes develop many types of skills. Each class involves a warm-up and stretch which exercises all major muscle groups. Kids are often encouraged to lead the warm-ups and stretches in order to develop leadership skills.

Each class also involves partner work that requires being careful and considerate towards others and works to reinforce good social skills with a sense of humble yet solid self-confidence.

Adults and kids warming in push-up stance on the floor of the dojo

For the Whole Family

Kids & Parents Karate at the Vancouver Dojo is designed for kids ages 7 to 14 years old and assumes one parent at minimum will be involved in training alongside their child.

Kids 12 years old and older may train without a parent, though we strongly encourage parents to join as well.

See here for our Family Membership.

Kids and parents learning karate kata

6 Benefits of Karate for Kids

Mind. Body. Spirit.
The benefits of Karate training for kids is plentiful and is increased when you, as a parent, train alongside your child.

Every class contains strengthening exercises, stretching, balance, mental awareness and focus.

Students of all levels train together and beginners can join at anytime.

The diverse nature of individual skill levels relies on a supportive community where the more experienced students help others and together they creative a supportive community.

Self Defence
Increased Confidence
Ability to Focus
Leadership Skills
Productive Energy

What Our Students are Saying...

Our entire family (two adults, one kid) have been training at the Vancouver Dojo for a couple of years now and we have had a very positive experience.

Alex H.

Tai Chi Student

Sensei Lucas works with each student and helps them discover their own best potential.

Paul B.

Kids & Parents Karate

So thankful for a dojo and community of this caliber on the west side!


Karate, Kids & Parents Karate, Tai Chi Student

Sensei Lucas is a kind, knowledgeable and skilled martial artist and an excellent teacher. He is great with kids, encouraging them to reach new heights of confidence both mentally and physically.

Dave G.

Kids & Parents Karate

Flexible Training Schedule

Our Karate classes run three times a week. Come as many times as your schedule allows.

> Tuesdays 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
> Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (Flexible end time)
> Saturdays 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Check out our full dojo schedule.

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