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Martial Arts Programs

Whether you're new to martial arts and looking to learn a new skill or continue your training here at the University of Guelph, our talented instructors will demonstrate the skills for each in a safe and inclusive manner. 

Winter Registration is open.  Program details below.

Summer Registration will open February 6th @ 6:30am.  Program details below.

Below Activities require registration & fees apply.  

Karate

Karate originated in Japan and is an unarmed martial-arts discipline employing kicking, striking & defensive blocking with arms & legs. Emphasis is on concentrating as much of the body's power as possible at the point & instant of impact. Karate is known for emphasizing the mental aspects of the discipline as well as values like courtesy & respect. This class will focus on the traditional karate styles under the supervision of experienced Goju-Ryu & Shotokan instructors. It is a great place to improve yourself & meet amazing friends.

Activity Details

29774 - January 16, 2023 to March 29, 2023

Muay Thai - Open

Thailand's national sport of Muay Thai is a full contact ring sport in which competitors use fists, feet, elbows & knees to strike their opponents. Training is conducted in a safe & inclusive manner, providing challenges for those at all levels ranging from beginner to intermediate to advanced levels. Participants should be in good physical condition & must have their own hand wraps & mouth guard, with both being available to purchase at Client Services.

Activity Details

Currently not offered

Muay Thai - Women's Only

Thailand's national sport of Muay Thai is a full contact ring sport in which competitors use fists, feet, elbows & knees to strike their opponents. Training is conducted in a safe & inclusive manner, providing challenges for all ability levels. Participants should be in good physical condition & must have their own hand wraps and mouth guard, with both being available to purchase at Client Services. This program is for Women only.

Activity Details

Currently not offered

Tae Kwon Do - Beginner

Tae Kwon Do (also known as Taekwondo) is the art of self defense that originated in Korea. It is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world, reaching back over 2,000 years. The name was selected for its appropriate description of the art: Tae (foot), Kwon (hand), Do (art). This course is geared towards beginners or those who have previously practiced Taekwondo and are looking to refresh the basics.

Activity Details

29613 - January 17, 2023 to March 30, 2023

Tae Kwon Do - Intermediate/Advanced

Tae Kwon Do (also known as Taekwondo) is the art of self defense that originated in Korea. It is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world, reaching back over 2,000 years. The name was selected for its appropriate description of the art: Tae (foot), Kwon (hand), Do (art). This course accommodates those with more experience, such as intermediate/ advanced or those looking to challenge their skills.

Activity Details

30116 - January 17, 2023 to March 30, 2023

Muay Thai - Open

Muay Thai - Open
Women's Muay Thai
Tae Kwon Do
Muay Thai - Open
Women's Muay Thai
Tae Kwon Do
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