Classes, Times and Fees

New Students Welcome

Interested in training with us? Not sure whether our style of karate is right for you? Drop by and try out a few classes for free, at no obligation. For more information, contact us at


Fees are on a per-person basis. Fees are paid primarily through eTransfer and can be sent to If you require an alternate means of payment, please speak to an instructor. All prices are based on a semester of classes.

Family Class / Intermediate has two semesters a year:

  • Fall: September - January
  • Winter: February - June

Adult Club has three semesters a year:

  • Fall: September - December
  • Winter: January - April
  • Spring/Summer: May - August


To ensure families are able to participate, we have a maximum fee of $165 per family for the Family and Family (Advanced) classes. Please speak to an instructor if you have any questions.

Adult club

This class is the flagship of the GKC. The co-ed adult class is available to anybody 16 years of age or older. With at least four hours of training available each week, everybody has a chance to advance at their own pace.

On Mondays, coloured belts are dismissed at 8:45 and Black Belts train from 8:45 until 9:30)


Monday, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Thursday, 7:30pm - 9:00pm



Family Class (regular)

Rank: white and yellow all ages

This class is for kids and parents of all ranks, ages 6 and up. It is designed to teach karate basics, including blocking, punching, kicking, strong stances, kata (forms), and kumite (sparring / fighting). It's a unique opportunity for children and parents to experience the martial arts at the same time.


Thursday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm



family class (advanced)

Rank: Orange and up or 12 years old and up (all ranks)

This class is for older kids at higher ranks. It challenges them with more intense and advanced training than the regular family class. It is by invitation only to advanced members of our regular family class.

For added fitness, any member registered in the Advanced Family Class is welcome to stay in the Adult Club (immediately following) and join in the warmup.


Monday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Thursday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm



Additional Fees

SWKKF Annual Fee

Glamorgan Karate Club is part of a larger organization, the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation (SWKKF), and as such there is a $70 annual fee to this organization. SWKKF fees are collected at the beginning of the fall semester (for the Adult Club only). If you are a member of the Family / Intermediate class, the SWKKF fee is rolled into your club fees already.

SWKKF fees are paid primarily through eTransfer and can be sent to If you require an alternate means of payment, please speak to an instructor.

Training equipment

Training equipment can be purchases online at our GKC Store

Gi - (uniforms)

A gi is the traditional karate training uniform. There is no obligation to purchase a uniform at any point and we recommend that you do not purchase a gi in your first semester. The first semester is usually a trial period for most students, and they do not want to commit to anything until a full semester is complete.

Other equipment

  • Gloves
  • Shin / Foot pads
  • T-Shirts