• Little Dragons

    Children born in 2012 and 2013 (4 and 5 year olds)

    This 45 minute class is offered once a week on Wednesdays from 5:15pm to 6:00pm. This class is designed to introduce your child to karate. Learning is gained through interactive games, training in basic karate techniques, forms and the history and teachings of Gojyu karate. The purpose of our beginner classes is to use karate practice as a vehicle to build physical, mental and social skills. Physically, your child will work to develop coordination, strength, balance and both large and small motor skills. Mentally, your child will work towards improving concentration. Socially children will learn responsibility for their actions, to work with others, learn discipline and be introduced to the basic moral precepts of the dojo.

  • Children's Beginner Class

    White Belts 6 years and up

    There are four classes available each week offered Monday through Saturday. Your child will work on developing confidence and respect for oneself and others while learning self defence through the way of karate. Classes will focus on physical fitness, discipline, basic techniques and forms. The purpose of our beginner classes is to use karate practice as a vehicle to build physical, mental and social skills. Physically, your child will work to develop coordination, strength, balance and both large and small motor skills. Mentally, your child will work towards improving concentration. Socially children will learn responsibility for their actions, to work with others, learn discipline and be introduced to the basic moral precepts of the dojo.

  • Children's Intermediate Class

    Yellow & Orange Belts 6 - 15 years old

    There are four 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.

  • Children's Senior Class

    Green & Blue Belts

    There are four classes available each week for this group. This is a continuation of the children’s intermediate’ 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

    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.

Children's Summer Class Schedule

Junior Belts: White/Yellow/Orange
Senior Belts: Green/Blue/Brown/Black

Monday  
-
No Classes
Tuesday  
6:30 - 7:30PM
Senior Belts
Wednesday  
6:30 - 7:30PM
Junior Belts
Thursday  
6:30 - 7:30PM
Senior Belts
Friday  
6:30 - 7:30PM
Junior Belts

Saturday  
9:30 - 10:30AM
All Belts
Assiniboine Park
Times
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
9:30AM
to
10:30AM
All Belts
Assiniboine Park
6:30PM
to
7:30PM
No Classes
Senior Belts
Junior Belts
Senior Belts
Junior Belts

Note: 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.