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

Adult Class 

This class is the flagship of Three Elements Karate. The co-ed adult class is open to anybody 14 years of age or older. With four hours of training available each week, everybody has a chance to advance at their own pace.

Minimum age for the Adult Class is 14.

Adult Class has three semesters a year:


Monday, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Thursday, 7:30pm - 9:30pm


$175 / student / semester

Family Class (Beginner)

Rank: All ages and ranks

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 together.

The Beginner Family Class has two semesters a year:


Thursday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm


$125 / student / semester (to a maximum of $350 per family)

Family Class (Intermediate)

Rank: Yellow and up

Starting in September 2022, it was decided that all students yellow belt and up would require two nights of training (Family Beginner and Family Intermediate Classes) in order to develop good technique and foundations for karate. This class is for older kids at higher ranks.  It challenges them with more intense and advanced training than the regular family class. 

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

The Intermediate Family Class has two semesters a year:


Monday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm 

Thursday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm


$150 / student / semester (to a maximum of $350 per family)

Additional information about fees


Fees are on a per-person basis. All 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 Maximum

To ensure families are able to participate, we have a maximum fee of $350 per family for the Family (Beginner and Intermediate) classes. Please speak to an instructor if you have any questions.

SWKKF Annual Fee

This 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. This is above any beyond the semester fees.

Training equipment

Gi - (uniforms)

A gi is the traditional karate training uniform. All new students who are fully registered (registration form filled out and fees paid) will be gifted a gi.

Please speak to an instructor about purchasing training gear.

Other equipment