Vancouver Karate School in Kitsilano, Vancouver. For Kids and Adults in Vancouver.



To book your FREE TRIAL lesson, please call 604-831-3965 or

e-mail with the preferred time and day.

Summer Schedule

We currently offer two classes.(Karate for Life for adults and children and Little Champions for young children aged 2-5 years old. Please see the detailed description of each class below:

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7 pm (Karate for Life)

This class is for  adults and children (age 4+). You will find some parents and children training together in this class. Some of our practitioners are beginners. Others are intermediate and some advanced competitors preparing for competition. Our dojo educates all members of the class about Kihon (basics), Kata (form) and Kumite (sparring). We take all three aspects of traditional karate as well as sport karate very seriously. Individuals that are committed to karate and exemplify the determination to improve and perform in tournaments have additional opportunities to train with Sensei Valentyna who is also a competitive athlete.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6 pm (Little Champions)

This class is for children 2-5 years old. The young practitioners will learn the about respect, karate terms, techniques and their names as well as improve agility, balance, flexibility and strength. Parents may participate or observe.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available. Semi-private lessons are also a possibility for a more affordable rates. Please e-mail o request rates and specify the reason why you are requesting private lessons.

Competitive Athletes

Our competitive athletes train with the "Karate For Life" class as well as other additional times. Please inquire about these times  if you attend all 6-7 pm classes and are serious about competing. Valentyna Zolotarova (Canadian Champion 2003-2008) has recently returned to competition after having 3 children and is the 2015 Karate BC Provincial Champion. She hopes to help the next motivated future champion accomplish his or her goals and is willing to help anyone who exhibits determination, focus and commitment to karate.

Hayabusa Karate School (1407 Laburnum Street)


Hayabusa Karate offers classes of Shotokan Karate for children and adults in Vancouver, Canada and Revolutionary Online Karate Classes worldwide. Our Vancouver classes take place at the Billy Bishop Legion at 1407 Laburnum Street in Kitsilano, Vancouver. Children aged 2 and up and adults of any age are welcome to try out the first class for free. Attractive family rates are available. Hayabusa Karate members can benefit from insurance through membership in Karate BC and the National Karate Association. In addition to Karate BC, Hayabusa Karate belongs to the International Shotokan Karate Federation and the World Karate Federation. Detailed information about the instructor is available here.

Hayabusa Karate students have an opportunity to develop karate skills, discipline, self confidence and if they wish they can also have a chance to move up in belt ranks and participate in a variety of tournaments, seminars and other important karate events. For more information, contact Hayabusa Karate at or call 604-831-3965. See what others are saying about Hayabusa Karate here!

1407 Laburnum Street

Billy Bishop Branch 176 Royal Canadian Legion

(2 minute walk from Kitsilano Beach)

Kitisilano, Vancouver

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