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Enroll Your Kids in Martial Arts Classes in St. Catharines

Your kids are going to love the kids martial arts classes at the Defensive Arts Training Centre. Sure, you’ll get a thrill out of seeing your children have the time of their live. But, when you enroll your child into our kids martial arts classes in St. Catharines, you’re bound to be impressed by all of the positive changes you’ll see. From improvements in their overall health, to positive behavioral changes, to better listening skills, you’ll see it all and so much more!

4-6 years

Feature Martial Arts Classes

Mini Ninjas Introduction to Kids Martial Arts Program

(For Kids, Aged 4-6) Tons of Fun for Little Ones!

Mini Ninjas’ classes at the Defensive Arts Training Centre will have your preschooler or kindergartener kicking, swinging, and jumping for joy! The perfect introduction to martial arts for kids, our mini ninjas classes teach the basics of martial arts.

Little Ninjas Kids Martial Arts Program

(For Kids, Aged 7-9) Building Character While Building Bodies!

The Little Ninjas class is ideal for kids in the first-fourth grades. As kids begin to find their independence, there’s nothing like the positive reinforcement we provide in our Little Ninjas class. What’s more, the benefits of our kids martial kids class are huge.

Kids Martial Arts for Preteens and Teenagers

(Ages 10+) Building Little Warriors with Big Character!

When your preteen or teen enrolls in our martial arts classes for older kids, we’ll teach them the martial art of ‘Jiu-Jitsu,’ a very powerful self-defence system that’s ideal for the challenges kids face today. We’ll also teach you about concentrating on punching, kicking, stand-up grappling and ground grappling.

What You’ll Learn at Niagara Region Kids Martial Arts

What You’ll Learn at Niagara Region Kids Martial Arts

  • Develop self-esteem and self-respect

  • Learn self-discipline

  • Enjoy learning martial arts in a fun and kid-safe setting

  • Learn what to do if approached by a stranger

Benefits of Niagara Region Kids Martial Arts

Benefits of Niagara Region Kids Martial Arts

  • Improved focus and listening which leads to better grades

  • Development of positive character traits such as honesty and patience

  • An awareness and respect for others

  • A lifelong appreciation for physical fitness

  • An emphasis on self-respect and self-confidence, especially in the face of bullying

  • Reinforcement of traditional martial arts values of honesty, courtesy, integrity and respect

  • Self-control, self-restraint and respect for others

Kids Martial Arts for Healthy Bodies and Strong Minds

More than any other school throughout the province, the Defensive Arts Training Centre knows how to teach kids martial arts. That’s because we’ve assembled an incredibly talented team of advanced-degree Black Belt martial arts masters who are experts at helping kids succeed! All kids love our enthusiasm, and we strive to make sure that every class we teach is bursting at the seams with high-energy excitement and fun!

And, unlike many kids’ martial arts schools in the Ontario area, we have a class that’s guaranteed to suit your child’s skills and abilities. So whether your children have never taken martial arts classes before or they’ve already achieved their very first black belt, the Defensive Arts Training Centre has a class that’s just right for your kids.

Get a Free Trial of Kids Martial Arts Classes!

Give your kids a break from the boredom of the daily grind with a week of classes at the Defensive Arts Training Centre, absolutely FREE! When you enroll, we guarantee you’ll notice a big difference in your child after the very first free class! Taking advantage of this special offer is super easy. Just complete the brief form on this page, and we’ll send you everything you need to give your kids a free week of martial arts classes at any time! Call us to learn more about our programs and promotions.

brazilian jiu jitsu

Brazilian JIU-JITSU

Develop your reflexes and focus your mind through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes.



Strengthen your body or teach your kids techniques that will give them confidence.

Mixed Martial Arts


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Defensive Arts Training Centre

103 Lakeshore Rd.

St. Catharines, ON Canada

L2N 2T1

Phone: 905-704-0374



Sunday Closed

Monday - Friday 09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Saturday 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM


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