Class Information

University of Waterloo Classes

To register, talk to one of the instructors at any of our classes listed in the class times. Make sure you bring your Watcard, some comfortable workout clothing (avoid shorts) and a water bottle. You are welcome to try out the class before you sign up to make sure that it is a good fit for you. Newcomers are welcome throughout the term. All karate classes are open to members.

Participants must have a membership with the Campus Recreation program at the University of Waterloo. These memberships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students (free for registered students), faculty, alumni, and staff. Information about the membership can be found by visiting the Campus Recreation website. 


The focus of these classes is the main karate curriculum. Students should make an effort to attend two of these classes per week for normal progression. More classes will be required as a student progressed up through the belt levels, and there are teaching requirements at blue belt and beyond. Please see the syllabus for more information regarding what will be covered in classes.

KUMITE (sparring)
Wednesday- 9:30-10:30 pm

These classes focus on sparring drills and matches and are for colour belts only. Beginners who have previous martial arts experience must ask Sensei for permission to attend these classes.

JUJUTSU (Japanese)
Friday- 5:00-6:30pm

Jujutsu focused classes take place on Sunday evenings with an emphasis on throws, locks and ground work. The Jujutsu lessons are on a Japanese style which is different from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but does still involve groundwork.

Dates for Jujutsu can be found on the calendar. Extra classes may take place at throughout the term. These classes may come at an extra cost and will be announced during the term.