Martial Arts

A man in knife-hand pose in Karate Class

Visit recreation.utoronto.ca to sign up for instructional classes.

U of T students, staff and faculty can login and register with their UTORid. Community members will need an account on recreation.utoronto.ca to login and register for classes.

For instructions on creating your account for recreation.utoronto.ca, visit uoft.me/campusrec

Please wear comfortable athletic attire. These activities are done in bare feet. 

These classes are held in the Athletic Centre Fencing Salle which is located in the basement opposite the lower gym. Classes are taught at an introductory level and instruction is provided by the Karate or Kendo club.

Drop-in Move IT

A new and unique approach to interval training, integrating Nia fitness moves inspired by dance, martial arts, and healing arts.  

Also offered for

Dance
Group Fitness (Drop-in)
Interval Training
Yoga, Pilates & Mindfulness

Drop-in Nia

An energizing fitness workout that blends dance, martial arts and healing arts. Discover the joy of movement!

Also offered for

Dance
Group Fitness (Drop-in)
Yoga, Pilates & Mindfulness

Karate Club

Whether your interest is serious martial-arts training, self-defense, exercise or just recreation, there is something for everyone at the U of T Karate Club.

Kendo Club

The U of T Kendo Club is an affiliated member of the Canadian Kendo Federation (CKF), recognized by the International Kendo Federation (FIK). Beginner and advanced practice times available.