​​​Martial Arts 

JKA Karate 

Karate means "empty hand" -- self-defence without weapons. Karate emphasizes unity of body, mind and spirit, operating in harmony. Karate helps to keep fit, to improve co-ordination, concentration and self-image, to boost confidence, and to develop character.

The instructor, Sensei John Selinger, is a sixth degree black belt with the Japan Karate Association (JKA). He has been practising karate with the JKA for more than 43 years, and teaching for over 38. As an internationally certified JKA Instructor, Examiner and Judge, he is one of an elite group in Canada. Some highlights of his competition history include being Manitoba, Western Canadian, and Canadian champion. He has also represented Canada in international team competition.The JKA SKD Winnipeg dojo at LWCC is a member of the Japan Karate Association (JKA) ( The style of karate taught is JKA Shotokan karate

Classes are held Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays

Saturdays (September to June only)

10:00-11:00AM – Beginners (age 8 to adult)    * 11:00-12:00PM - General (yellow & up)

Mondays     (all year)

6:45-7:30PM – Beginners (age 8 to adult)    * 7:30-8:30PM -- General (yellow & up)

Wednesdays      (all year)

  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. - General (yellow & up, plus adult beginners)    
  • * 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Advanced (black & brown belts only)

* Exceptions will be considered by the instructor.

Registrations are accepted at any time.  


All ages, all ranks -- $ 135 (3-month session)

Family rate (3 or more, all ranks) -- $ 310 (3-month session) 

For further information: or Mark Bishop at 489-7819

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Classes :Monday's 8:30pm to 10pm and Saturdays noon to 2pm

Contact: Dave Westhead  ,

Tesshin Kendo Club (徹心剣道クラブ), teaches the Japanese art of Kendo; The way of the Sword.

 Kendo is a fast paced and dynamic martial art practiced by millions of people in Japan and has a very fast growing international community. Kendo takes its traditions and culture from the age of the samurai however todays kendo is largely related to mastery of the techniques thus mastery of the self. Kendo’s competitive component boasts world championships held every 3 years involving over 50 countries displaying the “sports” strongest athletic examples. Kendo can be experienced and practiced on multiple levels making it an excellent path of self discovery for everyone. Kendo is fast, exciting and demanding both physically and mentally​



Beginner 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Advanced 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM


Beginner 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Advanced 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM 

For more information please go to Winnipeg Ki Aikido Club

Tai Chi

UcanFlow Tai Chi Academy started with a group of Tai Chi lovers get together to practice Tai Chi and Qi Gong in Winnipeg. U can Flow with us! You will enjoy a pleasurable, energizing hour learning Tai Chi with experienced Tai Chi instructors. A series of slow and graceful body movements helps enhance muscle strength, flexibility and balance. The instructors will guide you through simple warm-ups, breathing exercises and Tai Chi movements in short and manageable segments.

Saturday & Sunday

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Contact: Danzhu Mowat or (204) 890-8881

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