Martial arts training aims to provide several benefits to trainees, such as their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Try a Martial Arts class at the Y today - from Aikido to Jiu Jitsu, we have a variety to suit your needs.

Aikido

This nonviolent martial art will teach you to turn the energy of your attacker against them while increasing your strength, stamina and balance.

Drop-In Aikido

This nonviolent martial art will teach you to turn the energy of your attacker against them while increasing your strength, stamina and balance.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Beginner

Grappling-based martial art designed for self defence and sport. Learn leverage techniques to gain superior positions and finishing holds. Leg locks, arm locks, shoulder locks, wrist locks, take downs, sweeps and counters will be taught. Kimono is not required.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Intermediate

Grappling-based martial art designed for self defence and sport. This class builds on techniques learned in the beginner course.

Drop-In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Beginner

Grappling-based martial art designed for self defence and sport. Learn leverage techniques to gain superior positions and finishing holds. Leg locks, arm locks, shoulder locks, wrist locks, take downs, sweeps and counters will be taught. Kimono is not required.

Drop-In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Intermediate

Grappling-based martial art designed for self defence and sport. This class builds on techniques learned in the beginner course.

Group Fight

Group Fight is for anyone wanting a challenging, athletic, and motivating workout. It’s explosive, electric, and thrilling. MMA moves drive a great cardio experience that also strengthens the entire body. It’s a great way to add variety to your training and improve timing, precision, and focus. Plus it’s a great way to kick stress out of your life!

Judo

Judo is a sport that employs throwing and grapplingtechniques to control your opponent. Programdevelops self-discipline and fitness for all levels. Themain focus of the YMCA Judo program is excellencethrough fun. This class runs September to June (nonew participants accepted after September 30). Please note that there is a mandatory Judo Albertamembership fee of $70–80 depending on age. A...

Judo (6–13yrs)

Judo is a sport that employs throwing and grapplingtechniques to control your opponent. Programdevelops self-discipline and fitness for all levels. Themain focus of the YMCA Judo program is excellencethrough fun. This class runs September to June (nonew participants accepted after September 30). Please note that there is a mandatory Judo Albertamembership fee of $70–80 depending on age. A...

Moh Pai Kung Fu

This dynamic and fun martial arts class will challenge participants of all fitness and experience levels. Classes focus on different aspects of the self-defence martial art.

Drop-In Group Fight

MOSSA Group Fight is for anyone wanting a challenging, athletic, and motivating workout. It’s explosive, electric, and thrilling. MMA moves drive a great cardio experience that also strengthens the entire body. It’s a great way to add variety to your training and improve timing, precision, and focus. Plus, it’s a great way to kick stress out of your life!

Self-Defence

Learn self-defence skills in a safe and engaging environment.

Drop-In Moh Pai Kung Fu

This dynamic and fun martial arts class will challenge participants of all fitness and experience levels. Classes focus on different aspects of the self-defence martial art.

Drop-In Self-Defence

Learn self-defence skills in a safe and engagingenvironment. Beginner and advanced coursesavailable.

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do provides aerobic exercise and improves flexibility, concentration, and overall well-being. Participants will develop fitness, confidence, and self-defence skills in this program led by qualified instructors.

Tai Chi

A registered Tai Chi Program. Mediation andmartial arts based format will help improverange of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing,and the mind/body connection. Increase bonedensity, strength, stamina, agility and balancewith gentle flowing movements.

Tai Chi – Level 1

The meditation and martial arts-based format will help improve range of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing, and the mind/body connection. Tai Chi increases bone density, strength, stamina, agility and balance with gentle flowing movements.

Tai Chi – Level 2

Continue to build on movement patterns learned in Level 1, improving your overall health and reducing tension while building strength, balance, agility and coordination.

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do provides aerobic exercise and improves flexibility, concentration, and overall well-being. Participants will develop fitness, confidence, and self-defence skills in this program led by qualified instructors.

Tai Chi

A registered Tai Chi Program. Mediation andmartial arts based format will help improverange of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing,and the mind/body connection. Increase bonedensity, strength, stamina, agility and balancewith gentle flowing movements.

Drop-In Tai Chi

The meditation and martial-arts-based format of Tai Chi will help improve your range of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing, and the mind and body connection. Tai Chi increases bone density, strength, stamina, agility, and balance with gentle, flowing movements.

Drop-In Tai Chi – Level 2

Continue to build on movement patterns learned in Tai Chi, improving your overall health and reducing tension while building strength, balance, agility, and coordination.