• Children's Junior Beginner Class

    White, Yellow & Orange Belt — 5 - 8 years old

    There are four (4) classes available for this age group, offered Monday through Saturday. Your child will begin a more in-depth study of karate. Besides physical and mental growth, children work on developing character and leadership skills. Anti-gang involvement, street awareness and anti-bullying concepts are introduced.

  • Children's Senior Beginner Class

    White, Yellow & Orange Belt — 9 - 13 years old

    There are four (4) classes available for this age group, offered Monday through Saturday. Your child will begin a more in-depth study of karate. Besides physical and mental growth, children work on developing character and leadership skills through personal challenge. The older children are encouraged to be role models for the younger ones. Responsibility and ethics are regularly discussed. Topics include anti-gang involvement, street awareness, anti-bullying and a variety of the nationally promoted safety programs.

  • Children's Intermediate Class

    Green & Blue Belt

    There are four (4) classes available each week for this group. This is a continuation of the children’s beginners’ class. In a positive, yet disciplined environment, the children begin to progress in the art of karate as new skills are taught and earlier ones are refined. At this class level they begin their study of kobudo (weapons), which include the Bo, Sai and Tonfa. Self-defense is emphasized through bunkai (application).

  • Children's Advanced Class

    Brown to Junior Black Belt: Shodan-ho*

    There are four (4) classes available each week for this group. At this level, new skills will continue to be added. There will be greater stress on the development of leadership skills, personal and social responsibility. Students will begin to take a more active role in assisting the younger or less experienced children. Those who succeed to this level will often advance to black belt.

  • Federal and Provincial Fitness Tax Credit

    The Meibukan Gojyu Karate Winnipeg traditional karate program is a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recognized physical fitness activity for which you may claim at the Federal and Provincial level up to $500.00 of your child’s membership fee until age 15. If you are between the ages of 16 and 24 you may only claim the Provincial amount of $500.00. Submissions for this fitness tax credit must be in accordance with the CRA guidelines. Tax receipts will be issued on request and at no cost to the member in February of each year for the claimable tax year.

Child Class Schedule

Monday  
6:00 – 7:00PM Junior White, Yellow & Orange Belts
7:00 - 8:00PM Senior White, Yellow & Orange Belts
Tuesday  
6:00 – 7:00PM Green & Blue Belts
7:00 - 8:00PM Brown to Black Belts
Wednesday  
6:00 – 7:00PM Junior White, Yellow & Orange Belts
7:00 - 8:00PM Senior White, Yellow & Orange Belts
Thursday  
6:00 – 7:00PM Green & Blue Belts
7:00 - 8:00PM Brown to Black Belts
Friday  
6:00 - 7:00PM All Belt Ranks
Saturday  
10:00 - 11:00AM White to Orange Belts
11:00 - Noon Green to Black Belts
Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
10:00 - 11:00AM White to Orange Belts
11:00 - Noon Green to Black Belts
6:00 - 7:00PM Junior White, Yellow & Orange Belts Green & Blue Belts Junior White, Yellow & Orange Belts Green & Blue Belts All Belt Ranks
7:00 - 8:00PM Senior White, Yellow & Orange Belts Brown to Black Belts Senior White, Yellow & Orange Belts Brown to Black Belts

Note 1: The aforementioned class divisions are currently in effect at the Meibukan Gojyu Karate Winnipeg Dojo, subject to change at the discretion of the Chief Instructor. Changes in class scheduling will only be made for the betterment of the overall student body.

Note 2: It is recommended students take a minimum of two classes per week, up to a maximum of three.

Note 3: There are no restrictions to the number of classes a student may attend per week.

* Note 4: Children’s Advanced Class - within this age group, the highest ranking a child may be presented is Shodan-ho, a black belt encircled by a white stripe. As a member of the International Meibukan Gojyu Karate Association, no child may receive a full dan ranking, i.e. full Shodan, until the age of 16. At this age, the karate-ka is considered mature enough, both mentally and physically, to have conferred upon her/him, all the rights and privileges of an adult, within karate.