Self-Defense Programs

Self-Defense Programs

The West Van Karate Academy offers a high school self-defense program as a part of the PE curriculum for grades 9-10 around the greater Vancouver area.

All students enjoy learning a valuable life skill in a safe, motivating, realistic setting and have a great time while doing so!

The program runs for 5 classes and focuses on:

  • Practical self-defense escapes
  • Striking techniques
  • Controlling a potentially dangerous situation
  • Awareness/Scenario training
  • Fitness

High schools including: Eric Hamber Secondary, David Thompson Secondary, Burnaby South Secondary, and Byrne Creek Secondary have supported this program since 2010.