Yamato Academy of Martial Arts has been offering instruction and training in Karate since 2006. Located in Oakville, Ontario, Yamato Academy of Martial Arts has produced champions in life as well as in the martial arts.

The academy is headed by Chief Instructor Essi Lak, 5th Dan in Goju-Ryu and 3rd Dan Japan Karate Federation (JKF).

Yamato Academy of Martial Arts offer many different programs for physical fitness and instructions in Karate.

We invite you to come visit our facilities and consider enrolling in one of our outstanding programs such as:

You can also reach us by e-mail at info@yamatokarate.com or you can call us at 905-618-0028


WE ARE EXCITED TO HOST OUR 6TH INTER-SCHOOL TOURNAMENT

ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014 AT 1:30 PM

AT ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH IN OAKVILLE

ALL STUDENT MAY PARTICIPATE!

HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL AT TOURNAMENT.

 


KARATE SEMINAR ON NOVEMBER 22, 2014  WITH RENSHI-SHIHAN ROBERT RICHARDSON,  Secretary of the IKGA North American Bloc, and member of the IKGA Canada Technical CommitTee
Chair of the IKGA Canada Competition Committee AND Karate Alberta Provincial Champion - 1999 - 2003 (Kata and Kumite

THERE WILL BE 2 SESSIONS:

1ST SESSION IS FOR YELLOW TO GREEN BELTS  1-2:30 PM

2ND SESSION IS FOR GREEN BELST AND UP         3-5 PM

THIS SEMINAR IS MANDATORY FOR GREEN BELTS AND UP!


Lil' Dragon Age 3-4 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Lil' Dragon Program has been professionally developed specifically for preschoolers to teach them important life skills with an exciting, enriching and age-appropriate curriculum that is always fun. We teach your child focus, discipline and confidence, which are life skills vital to succeed in school, relationships and life. More than Just Learning To Kick and Punch!


Goju-Ryu Karate-do

 is a fulfilling and enjoyable martial art that improves all aspects of all around fitness: balance, strength, speed, flexibility, endurance, and agility. It is a style identified by its combination of two extremes; it practices and utilizes both hard and soft techniques. Read More


Karate Schools

 In 1868, the Meiji restoration ended the Japanese Samurai feudal system and established a centralized governing system. Japan opened free trade with western countries and western culture and educational system flourished in Japan in the late 1800's and early 1900's. At this time, there were no specific styles, names, ranks or belts that are known today. Read More


Origin of Karate

 It is generally believed that the art of Karate-Do can be traced back to sixth century China when a sect of Buddhism composed a sutra or collection of precepts to promote the physical development of the monks and missionaries and to help protect them from bandits and criminals. Read More

Yamato Karate In The News:

Yamato students earn medals
Yamato students win medals at karate tourney

Map to Yamato Karate in Oakville

Yamato Academy of Martial Arts Inc
1226 White Oaks Blvd.
Unit #7 Oakville, ON L6H 2B9

Telephone: (905) 618-0028
E-mail: info@yamatokarate.com


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Training Schedule

Sunday

Closed
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Monday


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Karate Do Beginner
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Karate Do & Self Defence
5:40 PM - 6:25 PM

Karate Do Kata
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Karate Do Intermediate Kumite
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM

Tuesday


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Karate Do Beginner 4&5
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Karate Do & Self Defence
5:40 PM - 6:25 PM

Karate Do Intermediate Kata
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Adult Karate & Self Defence
7:40 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday


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Karate Do Beginner
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Karate Do & Self Defence
5:40 PM - 6:25 PM

Karate Do Kumite
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Karate Do Intermediate
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM

Thurday


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Karate Do Beginner 4&5
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Karate Do & Self Defence
5:40 PM - 6:25 PM

Karate Do Kata
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Karate & Self Defence
7:40 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday


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Karate Do Beginner
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Karate Do & Self Defence
5:40 PM - 6:25 PM

Karate Do Intermediate Kumite
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Karate Do Intermediate Kata
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM

Saturday

Karate Do Beginner
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Karate Do & Self Defence
10:20 AM - 11:05 AM

Karate Do Family Class
11:10 AM - 12:10 PM

Karate & Self Defence
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Map to Yamato Karate in Oakville

Yamato Academy of Martial Arts Inc
1226 White Oaks Blvd.
Unit #7 Oakville, ON L6H 2B9

Telephone: (905) 618-0028
E-mail: info@yamatokarate.com

A junior karate student receives his orange belt

Lil' Dragons

Lil' Dragon Program has been professionally developed specifically for preschoolers to teach them important life skills with an exciting, enriching and age-appropriate curriculum that is always fun.

More than Just Learning To Kick and Punch!

Our Lil' Dragon Program will keep your child physically fit as well as encourage the benefits of good behavior, teamwork, and being their best at home, at school and social situations.



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A junior karate student receives his orange belt

Kid's Karate

Helping Kids be their Best!

Through martial arts discipline and positive reinforcement your child will develop Self-confidence, self-esteem and self-respect. Th Y We build healthy bodies and fitness awareness by developing your child's balance, coordination and motor skills. We give your child the special attention they deserve while making their learning experience fun and interesting!

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Build self-esteem and assertiveness

Women's Self Defence

Build self-esteem and assertiveness.

Focus on pressure point control tactics, breaks, releases, blocking, striking techniques, streetwise precautions and situational awareness.

Contact us for more information!

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Sensei Essi Lak with 2 adult students after a tournament

Adult & Youth Karate

Martial Arts are an excellent form of stress management. Getting in shape and feeling good offers a balance to our often busy and demanding lives. Martial Arts improve the quality of your life by teaching you valuable life and success skills such as mental focus, self control and life balance.

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