Martial Arts

Hiro Inoue

Bio

Teaching younger generations ’How Not to Fight’ with training how to use the sword most effectively

Programs Taught

Iaido – Tue/Thu – 6:30 PM – 7:55 PM / Sat – 9:30 AM – 11:25 AM –

Yoshio Ishimura

Bio

Aikido is based on the principle of non-conflict. In Aikido, one uses powerful circular movements to blend with an opponent’s attact and redirect the attack into a throw or immobilization, bringing the conflict to a peaceful

Alexander Kask

Bio

Alex is a direct student of Ono Yōtarō-sensei of the Chōfūkan Dōjō in Kyōto, Japan, who is the 16th lineal headmaster of the Bitchū-den linegage of Takenouchi-ryū Bu-jutsu, one of Japan’s oldest and most respected martial

Ken Stavenes

Bio

Ken began training with the UBC Judo Club in 1995 and has been instructing with UBC Judo for the past 10 years. During his time at UBC he has also had the opportunity to train with

James Chartier

Bio

With 30 years experience, James holds multiple black belts, certificates and gold medals in Jujutsu, Karate, and Judo. The majority of training is in practical street self defense (last 16 years) in Krav-Maga & Combat Jujutsu.

Louisa Weizmann

Bio

A full time self defense instructor (Hit and Run Self Defense), Louisa has over 25 years experience, holds multiple black belts and is one of the few female street safety specialists in North America. With gold/silver

Lucas Trottier

Bio

Tai Chi Chuan translates are “Supreme Energy Fist” and can be regarded as one of the most highly developed martial arts in the world. Using the meditative qualities of Qi Gong and the principal of softness

Ryan Hill

Bio

Professional History:

Ryan began his study of Shotokan Karate as a teenager and has practiced continuously for over 30 years. He spent one year training at prestigious Waseda University in Tokyo, and regularly travels to California

Daniel Pugh

Bio

Sifu Daniel Pugh is a disciple of Master Raymond Cheung and has been teaching Hung Gar Kung Fu for over 10 years.  With its roots in the Southern Shaolin Temple, Hung Gar Kung Fu has been

Gosha

Bio

Gosha has been training Muay Thai since 2009 and has invested his time in several professional gyms, including ones overseas. He was taught the fundamentals of the sport by Chase Ingalls, a 4-time Muay Thai world champion.