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.