School of
and Self-Awareness

School of
and Self-Awareness

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We've moved!

We are temporarily located at 133 and 109 Broadway Ave, unfortunately due to a fire, but we are looking forward to finding a permanent home soon! In the meantime classes are fully charged, as are our instructors and students. We are fortunate that Karate is in our hearts and can be practiced pretty much anywhere, inside, outside, on grass, or mats! It’s all the same fun!

Can’t wait to meet you.

It’s certainly been a topsy-turvy time, hasn’t it? How’s your little one doing after enduring lockdowns and uncertainty? How are you doing? It’s exciting that restrictions are lifting, that we can hug each other again, that we can enjoy a meal together, but it is also totally normal to have some anxiety about what’s ahead. We are entering into a new “normal” and with that, comes ups and downs. Maybe being physically close to people makes you a little nervous now, maybe your child is anxious about playing with other children or even about going to school. You may need some support and we’re here for you. We all need an outlet, and now more so than ever as we return to school, work and life having a place to blow off some steam, share a laugh or even a tear is so important. We’ve always said it takes a village and we would love for you to join ours … our JKS village is simply amazing.

The longest running Martial Arts school in Orangeville

We know that a true martial artist is not born from just learning to kick and punch, but from striving to become a better person in every way of life. Our training is rooted in the Five Black Belt Principles: Honesty, Courtesy, Self-Discipline, Perseverance and a Positive Attitude. These are principles we carry with us into everyday life. Johanis’ Karate School is a goal setting school and the minimum goal is black belt. It is our job to empower our students to achieve their goals. Self-defense is a key component of the Johanis’ Karate School system. We are S.A.F.E. and we C.A.R.E. Our mission is to support our students to remain on a “Quest to be their BEST”.

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Fundamental Life Skills For Students of All Ages

Learn fundamental life skills that will last a lifetime at Johanis’ Karate School.

We are a nationally recognized, award winning school serving the Orangeville area since 1994. Our educational and comprehensive martial arts program focuses on both mental and physical skills.

Karate for Every Age

Johanis’ Karate School has programs for ages three to 83, including Little Ninjas (ages 3-4), Kinder Karate (ages 5-6), Junior Karate (ages 7-12) and Teen Karate (ages 13 and up).

We offer adult classes, Tai Chi and much more. Ask about one of our popular camps or host your child’s birthday party with us.

Learn Self-Defense

Under the guidance of Elyse and John Johanis, our programs combine practical and effective self-defense techniques and functional fitness training.

We are a traditional martial arts school based in a high-energy context.

Build Confidence

We understand the mind, body and spirit connection goes far beyond just physical training. Learn to believe in yourself and build confidence with the instructors at Johanis’ Karate School. We have over 25 years of teaching experience.