Who’s down to do some Jackie Chan moves. ” WE ARE” or do the famous Bruce Lee expression of “Woohyah!”  or the one inch heart punch. “Yaaaa that’s what we are talking about”…It is indeed a fun activity especially for our kids or anyone to learn some martial arts any time this year and even us! Not only will they be able to defend themselves against bullies (yeah!) But they will also learn the aspect of self-discipline on how to control themselves from abusing this skill. Let’s check out the best schools for our child or anyone for that matter to learn some new skills and martial may be that perfect fit.



– No, not the underground fist fight tournament. This school focuses on self-defense with no competition training or belt system. They offer lessons for both kids and adults. They are located at Donlands Avenue south of O’Connor.




2lovethiscitytvRevolution MMA

– The largest MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) facility in Toronto, they offer different classes for kids and adults like boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and kickboxing. They are located at 401 and Leslie.




3lovethiscitytvAxe Capoeira

– Are you looking for a more fun way to learn both dancing and martial arts? Then Axe Capoeira is the place to go. They teach Capoeira classes. This is an Afro-Brazilian martial arts that uses dance steps. They also offer gymnastics and dance lessons. They are located in St. Clair west of Dufferin.




4lovethiscitytvNorthern Karate Martial Arts Club

– They have 10 gyms in the GTA and they offer basic and advance karate programs for kids and adults. They also have workshops called “Bully Proof” which will teach kids and parents to deal with bullying.




5lovethiscitytvToronto BJJ

– Located at Bloor between Christie and Ossington, this academy teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai kickboxing. Bullies, be better off if you don’t want your butt to be kicked into the trash.